Hi, I live in PA and a house I like was in the paper for deliquent taxes. Is it true that if you purchase a?

Asked by Jennifer, Webster, PA Sat Aug 16, 2008

house for deliquent taxes, you are also responsible for any liens against it? or does the money owed the government over-ride the money owed the bank? Thanks :)

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Michael D De…, , 18969
Mon Aug 18, 2008
Jennifer,
All liens follow the property so you would be responsible for them. However, if you can get the title company to insure clean title you would not be responsible for any future liens. The very best of luck to you.
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Chris & Step…, Agent, Philadelphia, PA
Sat Aug 16, 2008
Jennifer,

Title is tricky in these cases. We have had many investors try to resale properties that they acquired through sheriff sales with guaranteed "clear title" only to find out later that it was not.

I would look at the sherifff sale site for more info: http://www.phillysheriff.com/homesales.html .

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