Last week I was telling you about George’s problem. He had transferred his home to a trust to protect it but then received a letter from the bank referring to something called the due on transfer clause. A transfer of title without permission could trigger the bank’s entitlement to
To follow up on the same topic of the past two weeks, transferring the home, recently we received a call from George regarding the transfer of his home to a trust. He received a letter from the bank holding his mortgage, stating something about the due on transfer clause.
Last week I told you about Jamie’s mistake. Mom and Dad transferred their home to Jamie 7 years ago to protect it from Medicaid’s spend down requirements. While the transfer was outside of Medicaid’s 5 year look back, now that Mom was planning to move in with Jamie the
Jamie called because her dad was in need of Medicaid. He was now in a nursing home and Mom was living at home. They had about $120,000 of countable assets. I asked about the home and Jamie told me her parents had transferred it to her 7 years earlier.