Can the tax foreclosure sale be stopped or redeemed from sale?

State law provides that any owner, mortgage holder, or defendant in a filed tax foreclosure proceeding can stop the foreclosure process at any time by redeeming the property. The redemption price is equal to the taxes, interest, legal fees, and costs of the foreclosure proceeding to the date of the redemption. Anyone can contact the Staff Attorney’s Office for a payoff. Once paid in full, the action will be dismissed.   

Bankruptcy proceedings filed by the property owner under federal law can also halt tax foreclosure actions. All the taxes, interest, fees, and costs to the date of the bankruptcy filing must be paid as a priority or secured claim in the bankruptcy proceeding.

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1. What is the process after the Office of the Tax Collector assigns a property to the Staff Attorney’s Office?
2. What is the legal effect of a tax foreclosure filing?
3. What happens after the filing of the tax foreclosure lawsuit?
4. When and where are tax sales conducted?
5. Where can I find a list of properties for sale?
6. How are opening bids determined?
7. What is the process for a mortgage style foreclosure tax sale?
8. What is the process for upset bids?
9. Can the tax foreclosure sale be stopped or redeemed from sale?
10. What happens if the successful bidder does not bring in the purchase price?
11. What warranties and guarantees are included when a property is conveyed by tax foreclosure proceedings?