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Old 04-28-2018, 07:01 AM
 
Location: southwest TN
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Are you thinking of adverse possession? Yes, a squatter can trespass on a property and after a certain number of years if the owner does not evict them the squatter can file with the court and claim title. The squatter must improve the property and pay taxes. The original owner gets nothing.

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclope...ers-46934.html
The person wasn't asking about squatters, but was asking about "abandoned"/tax liens and was given appropriate information.


Tax liens have been described appropriately in other responses. It varies by state the length of time the previous owner has to reclaim the property.
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Old 05-02-2018, 07:46 AM
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The person wasn't asking about squatters, but was asking about "abandoned"/tax liens and was given appropriate information.


Tax liens have been described appropriately in other responses. It varies by state the length of time the previous owner has to reclaim the property.
Thank you and to the others that answered my question.
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Old 05-02-2018, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Ocala, FL
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This is one of those things where rules vary from state to state.
And city by city and county to county. There is no single, universal process in all locations.
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