Aiken, SC asked in Real Estate Law for New Hampshire

Q: what is the NH statute of limitations of a private mtg w/a maturity date of 4/1/1998

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Alexandra Brewer
Alexandra Brewer
  • Manchester, NH
  • Licensed in New Hampshire

A: This really depends on your claim. In New Hampshire, undischarged mortgages that have been on record for more than 50 years become void unless prior to the 50 years the mortgagee or assignee state the mortgage is not discharged, and upon recording of such, the 50 years begins again. N.H. RSA 479:28. New Hampshire also has protections for mortgagors where a mortgagee neglects to record its discharge within 60 days of the discharge, in some situations. I was unable to determine your specific situation based on your questions so please excuse the overly broad generalizations in my answer.

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