Hardship Letter Examples

   Hardship Letter for Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

{Your Name}
{Your Address}
{Address Continued}
{Your Phone Number}

{Mortgage Company Name}
ATTN: {appropriate department}
{Address Continued}


RE: deed in lieu of foreclosure on {address}

To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing to begin the process of offering the deed to my home, in lieu of foreclosure.

I have missed {number} payments on my mortgage with your company, due to significant financial hardship in my life. The hardship was caused by {detail the reasons you're struggling to make the payments; be specific and emotional}.

The home has been on the market for {length of time}, and in that time the asking price has been reduced from {amount in dollars} to {amount in dollars}. I do not have a buyer willing to purchase the home, despite my best efforts to find one, so a short sale is not an option.

I believe I will be unsuccessful in my attempts to sell this home, nor will I be able to make the mortgage payments. Rather than deal with the foreclosure process, I would like to give you the deed to my home, in exchange for forgiveness on the loan. I do not have a second mortgage, and there are no other liens on the property.

I have attached all relevant documents for the house and for my current economic situation.

Please contact me as soon as possible so that we may begin this process.


{Sender Name}

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