Myrtle Beach, SC asked in Foreclosure and Tax Law for South Carolina

Q: Does a delinquent property tax sale go on your record as a foreclosure?

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D. Nathan Davis
D. Nathan Davis
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: Which record are you referring to? I assume you are referring to property records. Of course, when the sale is completed, the property records will reflect that the property was sold and who the buyer was who purchased the property at tax sale.

The credit report will reflect that the property was sold, was sold for failure to pay taxes, that you no longer own the property, and other relevant information. Of course, this will impact your credit report because you no longer have an asset and did not pay your property taxes when they were due.

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