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This category concerns issues for homeowners, like with improvements, contractors, neighbors, mortgages, taxes, and titles. It also includes problems with owning a home, including foreclosures and liens.

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Dealing With Neighbors And Trees

If you own a place in Louisiana, you need to know what you can and can't do with the trees, bushes, and plants there. This is all about the laws and rules for looking after trees, especially when it comes to dealing with your neighbors and trees that are near the borders of your property.

Executory Process Foreclosure

This resource discusses the quick legal process of executory proceedings to foreclose on a home.

Forbearance For Mortgage Loans

This resource goes over information about forbearance, or asking the lender to pause or reduce your mortgage payments for a limited time while you build back your finances.

Home Loan Modification

This resource goes over information about modifying a home loan as an option to avoid foreclosure.

Insurance Claims After A Disaster

This resource covers information about various insurance claims after a disaster event. This includes information about renter's insurance, flood insurance, and homeowner's insurance - including how to file, determining your coverage, documenting issues, and managing disputes with insurance companies.

Mortgages And Other Financing For A Home

This resource covers issues that a homeowner might have when taking out a mortgage, finding support and opportunities, dealing with scams, keeping up on their mortgage obligations, and understanding their options if problems arise.

Options To Avoid Foreclosure

This resource provides an overview of different strategies to prevent foreclosure, which includes options like loan modification, loss mitigation, budget counseling, and foreclosure prevention services.

Reverse Mortgages (Loans Using Home Equity Conversion)

This information is about reverse mortgages. These are a special type of home loan only for homeowners who are 62 and older. Reverse mortgage loans generally must be repaid when you sell or no longer live in the home. Learn more about reverse mortgages and other issues related to reverse mortgages.

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