Yes, this can actually happen. The homeowner filed a petition to set aside the tax sale with the Beaver County Court of Common Pleas, but lost. Pennsylvania’s tax upset sale laws are very specific and give explicit directions on how notice must be provided to homeowners before their property may be sold for unpaid taxes. This case may be appealed to the state Commonwealth Court of Appeals, but there is no guarantee of a positive outcome for this homeowner.
If you have questions about your real estate tax situation, it is crucial that you have an experienced real estate tax sale attorney review your case.
At Amori & Associates, LLC, experienced real estate tax sale attorney Scott M. Amori would be happy to discuss your situation. Please contact Amori & Associates at (570) 421-1406 for a no obligation consultation.