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How can I get a short refi when I'm getting a divorce from my wife, whose name is on the deed?

Asked by Pat, Lassen County, CA Thu Sep 30, 2010

I bought a house that is now $100,000 over what it is assessed at. I want to try to keep the house and get my wife's name off of it and get a short refi to the value. How can I do that? Is there a deadline?

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Oct 2, 2010
If your current lender is willing to participate, yes you can. However very few lenders are actually doing short refis. It's a very tough situation you're in and you might have to short sell the house. However your attorney would probably know the best ways of doing what you need.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Oct 2, 2010
The best person to answer your question is your attorney--consider a consultation and see exactly what options you may have.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Sep 30, 2010
Hi Pat,

A real estate attorney would be your best choice to get the best answers.
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