Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Florida

Can a house that was supposedly bought at an auction for 5000 still be foreclosed on because the previous owner has an unpaid mortgage? My landlord says she bought a house at an auction But they just posted foreclosure papers on the door For the previous owner.

Asked on 7/08/13, 10:46 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary

Yes a superior mortgage or an inferior mortgage which was not properly included in the first foreclosure can foreclose on their own.

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Answered on 7/08/13, 10:48 am

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

Apparently, your LL did not obtain clear title.

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Answered on 7/08/13, 10:49 am

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