Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for New Jersey

Q: My mortgage company (with escrow) did not pay my property taxes and property was sold at tax sale. What is my recourse?

My original loan provided paid taxes on both lots listed on the deed. A third party then bought my loan and in the escrow account they only paid taxes on one of the lots on my property. The other lot went unpaid for a year and then was sold at a tax sale.

I understand I have a redemption period to resolve this with, but I would like to know if I have any grounds for suing the mortgage company for negligence.

This is in NJ. Thank you

2 Lawyer Answers
Morris Leo Greb
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Morris Leo Greb
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  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Speak to a real estate attorney to discuss what action you might pursue.

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
Answered
  • Foreclosure Defense Lawyer
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney to review all the documents and pleadings involved to determine what causes of action you have and against who. Good luck.

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