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NJ Sheriff Sales are Back and Why You Should be Paying Attention

On Behalf of Veitengruber Law | Oct 12,2021

COVID-19 brought a lot of devastation that went far beyond the physical. We don't use the word lightly, but luckily there were some regulations put into place throughout the length of the pandemic at both the federal and state level that helped those who suddenly found themselves jobless. Eviction moratoriums prevented landlords from kicking out non-paying renters and stopped lenders from moving forward with foreclosures when homeowners missed mortgage payments.

The moratoriums have now come to an end, and NJ Sheriff Sales are back on the calendar. You should be paying attention if you are a homeowner in New Jersey who is behind on your mortgage payments. Many people have been caught resting on their laurels, too comfortable with not making rent or mortgage payments for over a year.

Now, when we say that NJ Sheriff Sales are back, the good news is that foreclosure defense is one of the things we do best at Veitengruber Law. While the physical eviction (actual removal of you from your residence) cannot legally occur until January of 2022, lenders all over the state have now scheduled Sheriff Sales on the calendar. If the eviction moratorium resulted in a postponement of a Sheriff Sale that was already scheduled before the pandemic, your lender is not required to notify you of the new date.

Mortgage lenders have no restrictions right now on taking a foreclosure case all the way to Final Judgement in New Jersey.
THIS IS IMPORTANT! If you do nothing, you are in serious danger of losing your home.

Get in touch with your county sheriff's office to make sure you have the right date, and then give us a call next. We have helped thousands of homeowners avoid foreclosure and actually end up better off financially afterward.

We can file for up to two adjournments, which gives us a very small amount of time to work with, but we've done it many times. Our foreclosure defense team is strong, well-versed, and believe it or not, friendly. The Veitengruber Law team is not interested in taking our clients' money unless we know we can help them.

Reach out for help now, before it's too late. If you have received notice in the mail of a Sheriff Sale date, you are in danger of being evicted from your home.

Additionally, if you are a lower-income NJ renter who has been relying on the eviction moratorium in order to avoid being kicked out due to non-payment of rent, you will only be protected from eviction through December 31, 2021.

If you're in danger of losing your housing in New Jersey, give us a call so we can go over options that are individualized to your specific situation. The only thing you shouldn't do right now is nothing. Action must be taken, or your next news will be of your eviction date.


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