With foreclosures in the Dallas area on the rise, we are hearing more and more questions about the rights that homeowners have during the foreclosure process. Foreclosure is obviously a challenging and confusing time, and understanding your rights is crucial for navigating the process effectively. Since we know more people are searching for these answers, I wanted to outline the key rights you have as a homeowner in Texas during foreclosure.
Right to Notice
Notice Before Acceleration: In Texas, before your lender can accelerate your loan (demand the full balance), they must provide you with a notice that gives you at least 20 days to “cure the default” (the official term for paying off the overdue amount and late fees). (more…)