Posted by Denise Evans on
You buy a tax sale or foreclosure property. The lawn is a jungle, or maybe everything is dead. Either way, you restore it to something attractive, and then maintain it with twice-monthly mowing, plus other landscaping maintenance as needed. Can you recover this expense if the owner redeems? Yes! Certainly "yes" after a foreclosure, but I think also "yes" after a tax sale. My answer is based on the case of Godfrey v. Black, 240 Ala. 151, 197 So. 892 (1940) which was a foreclosure redemption case. After a foreclosure, the redeeming party must pay, in addition to other charges, the...
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