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Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Property Foreclosure Timeline E-mail

PUBLIC ACT 123
PROPERTY FORECLOSURE TIME LINE
2016 PROPERTY TAXES

JULY AND
DECEMBER 2016
2016 TAXES BILLED BY THE CITY OR TOWNSHIP TREASURER.
MARCH 1, 2017 UNPAID 2016 PROPERTY TAXES ARE FORWARDED TO THE MANISTEE COUNTY TREASURER FOR COLLECTIONS. THE COUNTY TREASURER ADDS A 4% ADMINISTRATION FEE AND 1% PER MONTH INTEREST. MCL 211.78 (3) - COURTESY BILLING MAILED TO TAXPAYERS IN APRIL, 2017.
JUNE 1, 2017 FIRST WRITTEN NOTICE VIA FIRST CLASS MAIL.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 SECOND WRITTEN NOTICE VIA FIRST CLASS MAIL.
OCTOBER 1, 2017 COUNTY ADDS A $15.00 FEE TO EACH DELINQUENT PARCEL. MCL 211.78d
JANUARY, 2018 THIRD WRITTEN NOTICE VIA CERTIFIED MAIL.
MARCH 1, 2018 PROPERTY IS FORFEITED TO THE COUNTY. THE COUNTY ADDS A $175.00 TITLE SEARCH FEE. INTEREST IS INCREASED FROM 1% PER MONTH TO 1.5% PER MONTH RETROACTIVE TO MARCH 1, 2017, THE DATE THE TAXES BECAME DELINQUENT. MCL 211.78g(1)
BETWEEN MARCH, 2018  AND FEBRUARY, 2019 1. TITLE SEARCH IS CONDUCTED TO IDENTIFY PARTIES WITH LEGAL INTEREST TO THE PROPERTY.
2. PETITION SEEKING FORECLOSURE FILED WITH CIRCUIT COURT.
3. PERSONAL VISIT TO FORFEITED PROPERTY WITH PERSONAL SERVICE AND POSTING OF NOTICE.
4. ADMINISTRATIVE SHOW CAUSE AND CIRCUIT COURT HEARINGS SCHEDULED.
5. FOURTH NOTICE OF DELINQUENCY AND FINAL FORECLOSURE SENT VIA CERTIFIED MAIL.
DECEMBER 1, 2018 COUNTY ADDS A $50.00 PUBLICATION FEE TO EACH PARCEL. THIS NOTICE IS PUBLISHED ONCE A WEEK FOR 2 SUCCESSIVE WEEKS. MCL 211.78ia(5)
FEBRUARY, 2019
CIRCUIT COURT ENTERS A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE.
PROPERTY OWNERS HAVE UNTIL MARCH 31, 2019 TO REDEEM THE TAXES BEFORE FORECLOSURE IS FINAL.
APRIL 1, 2019

CLEAR TITLE TO PROPERTY PASSES TO THE MANISTEE COUNTY TREASURER.

BETWEEN JULY AND NOVEMBER, 2019 FORECLOSED PROPERTY IS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 May 2018 09:37
 

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