GALLEGOS, RACHEL vs. VELOCITY MORTGAGE
(Court 061, JUDGE F. PHILLIPS)
OCT 31, 2021 – JUL 5, 2022 | REPUBLISHED BY LIT: OCT 31, 2022
Petition and Exhibits Released… After Unwarranted Sealing
The material movement between the two court filings is this lawsuit, Pestova is purchasing the 2nd Rental home at 7802 Ford for $150k, which now means she owns both 7844 and 7802 rentals.
The ‘buyer’ for Gallegos main residence at 2210 Briarstone remains unknown, as no TREC contract is supplied.
None of This Adds Up, At All…
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New foreclosure wherein we’ve extracted the information from the prior suit as the HCDC docket is withheld again from being published for at least 24 hrs.
The BK Property Schedule…
New Property Valuations, All 3 Properties Listed as Owned by Gallegos
Rachel Gallegos files 3rd Bankruptcy Petition Pro Se on Nov. 1, 2022.
Notably her property schedule valuation for the 3 properties is materially lower than the $1,100,000 claimed in her Oct.31 lawsuit in Harris County District Court. Here, she values the 3 properties at only worth $842,663.
7802 FORD RENTAL PROPERTY
Gallegos claims in her latest Harris Court filing that she repaid the $143k outstanding loan for 7802 Ford, extinguishing that debt.
That cash injection came from the sale of the rental property to Pestova on Oct. 28, 2022 for a sum of $150,000.
Meanwhile, 7802 Ford is listed in the above schedule as her property with a value of $140,000.
7844 FORD RENTAL PROPERTY
This property was the first rental sold to Pestova on Nov. 21, 2021.
Meanwhile, 7844 Ford is listed in the above schedule as her property with a value of $175,000.
However, to further complicate matters, there’s an alleged mortgage debt of $193,819 due to Velocity, per mortgage servicer PHH Mortgage.
We’re not sure how you can have a loan on a property you’ve sold or list it as owned property.
And on top of that, Gallegos has submitted email correspondence (as exhibits in her latest Harris Court case) seeking to settle the loan on this property, but Velocity is yet to provide a payoff amount. However, now Gallegos is under BK protection for a 3rd time, that changes matters.
Gallegos lists her main residence at a current market value of $527,663.
There’s an alleged mortgage debt of $476,583 due to Velocity, per mortgage servicer PHH Mortgage.
Southern District of Texas (Houston)
Bankruptcy Petition #: 22-33282
|Assigned to: Bankruptcy Judge David R Jones
Rachel P Gallegos
2210 Briarstone Bluff Crossing
Houston, TX 77089
SSN / ITIN: xxx-xx-8506
|represented by||Rachel P Gallegos
William E. Heitkamp
Office of Chapter 13 Trustee
9821 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
Office of the US Trustee
515 Rusk Ave
Houston, TX 77002
|Filing Date||#||Docket Text|
|Chapter 13 Voluntary Petition Individual . Receipt Number O, Fee Amount $313 Filed by Rachel P Gallegos . (JacquelineMata) (Entered: 11/01/2022)|
|Certificate of Credit Counseling (Filed By Rachel P Gallegos ). (JacquelineMata) (Entered: 11/01/2022)|
|11/01/2022||4||Statement of Social Security Number Filed. Does this document change the social security number for one or more debtors? No. Has the Meeting of Creditors been set in this case? No. (JacquelineMata) (Entered: 11/01/2022)|
|Schedule A/B: Property for Individual (Filed By Rachel P Gallegos ). (JacquelineMata) (Entered: 11/01/2022)|
|Notice and Order regarding exchanging of exhibits and witness lists in all contested matters and adversary proceedings. (Entered: 11/02/2022)|
|PACER Service Center|
$57k a Year income for Rachel P. Gallegos
ZERO Rental Income from 2 “Surrendered” Rental Properties
(as at Jun. 14, 2022)
James Q. Pope, The Pope Law Firm
GALLEGOS, RACHEL PICAZO vs. VELOCITY COMMERECIAL CAPITAL
OCT 5, 2021 – JUL 5, 2022 | REPUBLISHED BY LIT: OCT 31, 2022
Notably, no Exhibits Showing Loans or Deeds or Rental Income Due are Attached to Complaint by Gallegos
Rental 1; $131, 600 mortgage
Rental 2; $ 93,100 mortgage
Sub-total; $224, 700 funds received.
Main Res “Est Market Value” (no purchase price mentioned);$550,000
However Zillow shows at same time as her purchase it was for sale at $460,000, so we’ll use this value.
Down-payment required (if purchase price $460k); $166,000
LIT AUDIT FINDS:
Rental properties are not or are no longer owned by Gallegos.
RENTAL PROPERTY #1 SOLD TO PESTOVA 11/22/2021 – after filing suit #1 in Harris County District Court.
Velocity financed the property in 2020, at which time Gallegos owned the investment property.
RENTAL PROPERTY #2 OWNED BY GAITAN ESTATE SINCE 2004.
However, both rentals show a mailing address which leads to an individual named ARTEM A PESTOV. And that property 1400 Hermann Drive 4A, Houston was sold by Svetlana A. Pestova to Artem Pestov in 2019. And now Pestova owns 7844 Ford. LIT notes there’s a helluva “A’s” floating around for these named individuals.
There is an obvious relationship between Gallegos and Pestov[a] based on the detailed financing, all via Velocity.
PROPERTY SOLD TO PESTOVA 11/22/2021
PROPERTY OWNED BY GAITAN ESTATE SINCE 2004
Wed, Nov. 2, at 0942 hrs by email to all parties emails in exhibits
We’ve spent quite some time with Ms. Gallegos’s case(s).
You can review our article and findings on LIT, here;
Can anyone help us out – as this does not add up, at all?
We’d like to clarify any misunderstandings we may have, but the public records contradict the funding of these 3 loans and the status of ownership.
Y’all have a great day.
Response from Luis Escobedo on Wed, Nov. 2 at 1032 hrs
Please note :
7802 Ford Houston, TX 77012 Was sold just few days ago and it may not show in record yet, it was just funded and paid in full on Ocotber 31, 2022 , Mrs Gallegos was afraid that the subject property may not have closed on time and the property was about to be foreclosed .
2210 Briar Bluff Crossings Houston, TX 77089 is the homestead of Mrs Rachel Gallegos , the house is financed by Velocity mortgage, and she is in the process of selling the property. She is disputing the pay off of this property.
7844 Ford Houston, TX 77012, Loan with Velocity is under Mrs Rachel Gallegos , she is trying to pay this loan in funds with the funds of her buyer but she is disputing the pay off.
Do not hesitate to ask any specific questions you may have about Mrs Gallegos Properties , i can help you or I can research the right answer for you . Thanks