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We understand that life can be challenging and we’re here to help. Let us work with you during these difficult times. We may be able to offer options based on your goals and you may have more options than you think. We encourage you to reach out to discuss the options NBT has available to you.
The following information provides options for whether you want to stay in your home or if you are considering selling or leaving. Each option has specific steps to be completed. We encourage you to explore your options to find the solution that’s best for you.
If you would like to talk about your situation, learn your options or need help with any forms, please contact us right away to learn more.
NBT Bank offers two repayment plans where a portion of the past due payment is made either within a three (3) or six (6) month period. This payment is in addition to your current monthly payment, which works quickly to bring your loan current.
Under this option, you may reach an agreement with NBT Bank to change the original terms of your mortgage—such as payment amount, length of loan, interest rate, etc. In most cases, when your mortgage is modified, you can reduce your monthly payment to a more affordable amount.
Here's how the Loan Modification Option works:
There are a few ways to proceed with this route:
A Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure is a document that transfers the title of a property from the property owner back to NBT Bank. Please contact us to review this option.
If you have listed your home for sale and have a valid purchase offer for less than the balance owed, NBT Bank may accept the purchase offer.
Here are the steps to start the Short Sale Option:
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No, NBT does not pass any of the cost associated with a loan modification back to the borrower.
A modified loan is reported to the credit bureaus and may negatively impact your credit. But you will be able to remain in your house if you continue to make your monthly payments on time.
If your mortgage loan is modified due to a prior deferment; you will have to show three months of continued payments before applying to refinance.
Please call or email to inquire if your loan is a Federally Backed loan.
You may be eligible for one of our assistance programs. Call us to review your options and discuss your next steps. The sooner you call the more options you may have.
A loan modification could be right for you if you are behind in your loan payments and are now able to resume paying your home loan.