Posts Tagged ‘in rem’

More In Rem Resources

Friday, May 27th, 2016

In rem foreclosure is becoming an increasingly popular remedy for enforcing local government liens on real property.  The process is quicker and cheaper than traditional mortgage-style foreclosures and can be used for a variety of liens including property tax liens, nuisance abatement liens, minimum housing code enforcement demolition liens, and ambulance service liens. The increased […]

In Defense of In Rem

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

The in rem property tax foreclosure process under G.S. 105-375 has recently come under criticism from some title insurance companies and attorneys. They raise two related arguments against using in rem.  First, they argue that courts are quick to overturn in rem sales based on concerns about the notice given to owners and lienholders during […]