Q: Can a mortgage be discharged if there are still liens/Judgments on it?
We are in the process of buying a home and the process has been dragging out. we are now a full month passed our scheduled closing date. We have multiple stories coming from the lawyers stating there are judgments on the home. We waited 3 weeks for the lawyer to tell us the seller agreed to pay 3x the escrow and now have waited another week for our lawyer to chase a form from the title insurance for her to do so. seller happens to be my fathers neighbor and told them there are no dues on the home at all that the house has been paid off for years. Public records show the mortgage was discharged over a month ago. When i called the lawyer to tell him the seller had told us this information he said he had received a call that morning saying the judgments were paid off.. something seems super fishy here. So im looking for some help.
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