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What do you mean? Did you purchase a home that has a lien on it? If so, you do not have a clear title to your home and the lien holder can take posession of your property. A lien should be paid off prior to completing a sale of a property. Good Luck

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What happens if there is a lien on my house?

It means that you can't sell your house without paying your bills.

What happens if you buy a house with a lien on it and you didnt know?

Whose responsible for the house payment= mortgagee or owner

What happens when a lien is put on your house?

When a lien is recorded against your property you cannot sell or mortgage the property until the debt is paid.

What happens to a lien on a house after it expires?

The lain stays with the mortgage. And if the owner of the mortgage does not settle up with the lien holder that person cannot sell their house, car, boat or whatever the lien is on. They have to pay lien first or sell and before they get the money the amount of the lien will be deducted from total sell

Can the lien against my property be released when the the original owner apparently with a tax debt died.?

Assuming you are talking about an IRS lien, then yes. If you were not liable for the taxes, then the lien should not be on your property. The first thing to determine is whether or not the lien actually attached to your property. If the previous owner of the house owned the house at the time the lien was filed, then the lien probably legally attached to the house. If this is the case, this is something you should take up with the title company that did the title work when you purchased the house. More common is that the IRS filed a lien and the address they had on record was still his old house (your house). Just because the lien had that address on it doesn't mean you have a lien on your house. If the property wasn't his, then it did not legally attach. If a title company still has issues with this (if you are trying to sell your house), you may need to get a Certificate of Non-Attachment from the IRS to show them that it's not attached.

Is it legal for your father in law to put a lien on the house you purchased from him?

Yes, but the specifics matter, as well. Consult a legal professional on this matter.

Can a house be built on a property with a lien without being encumbered by the existing lien?

No. Once a house is built it becomes an intrinsic part of the real estate. If the land has a lien on it the lien holder will get your house.

Can you sell a house with a lien on it?

You have to pay off your bills. That is why these people put a lien on your house.

What happens when the city puts a lien on your house for unpaid taxes?

Eventually the city will take possession of the property and sell it.

If your house is foreclosed on what happens if you get a personal lender and get a new house Can they put a lien on the new house?

Check the laws in your state, but NO, they cannot. Your old house secures the mortgage on THAT house. Nothing else.

What happens if someone does not pay a property lien?

In BC, when you sell a house, the lawyer must pay the lien and any other outstanding debts, such as taxes and utilities, before the person selling the house receives any of the money from the sale

How does a person with a tax lien on him buy a house?

A person doesn't have a lien; only property can have a lien.

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