Removing Unwanted Persons After a Tax Deed Sale

Ejectments After a Tax Deed Sale

We often have clients approach us about removing occupants from residential real property after a successful bid at a mortgage foreclosure auction or tax deed sale. The process and procedure governing removing occupants after a tax deed sale or foreclosure auction is significantly different from an eviction. Eviction attorneys remove tenants from property. “Tenant” is the operative legal word. A tenant is one who rents real property from a Landlord. If you bought real estate at a tax deed sale or foreclosure auction, chances are you do not have a landlord-tenant relationship with the occupant. The correct legal theory governing the removal of such persons is known as an ejectment, not an eviction.

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