Murfreesboro, TN asked in Tax Law for Tennessee

Q: How long do I have to foreclose on a home that I bought the tax certificate on in Tn?

A friend has Six days to vacate his property and instead of it going to auction he wanted to see if we were interested. He is only behind $3,800. What do I need to do to buy this home and have it in my name and how long does he have to vacate the property and have no claim to it?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You need a competent attorney for purchase at any Tax Sale. He needs to perform a Title Search and look at the value, prior to you making a bid at the auction. If it does not look good, walk away.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

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