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Fri Mar 12, 2010
Jeremy Sulak answered:

I am glad you're here! Are you dealing with a local lender? Go in person or get them on the phone. Many real estate agents dealing with short sales have found that you need to get a human being on the phone to make things happen. Even then some banks are going to make you dance around for 45-60 days.

If the email has not worked yet, it probably wont work tomorrow either.

Here is a link to the government program you are referring to:

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Wed Jan 21, 2009
Mike & Darlene Anderson answered:
You need to research this in your county. If you cannot get a clear title search you may not be able to sell the property if the buyer cannot get title insurance. You can get a clear title but it can cost you thousands of dollars more than you would want to pay. Usually the county has to run an ad in the state paper in your area on all property up for tax sale. Contact your local paper and see when they will run the ad. You can also contact your county office and someone there should be able to give you a date. The home owner does have 12 months to pay the taxes in our area in S.C. but you would be paid the interest on that the amount they owe if they pay the taxes. ... more
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