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Alaska Statutes Title 34. Property § 34.25.080. Tax deeds validated

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(a) A sale of real property is valid and sufficient in law to sustain a tax deed based on the sale when

(1) the sale is heretofore or hereafter made in the state in a proceeding to enforce a tax lien against real property;

(2) the money bid on the property is paid in good faith to the clerk, or the successor of the clerk, of the city conducting the sale;  and

(3) the sale is confirmed or acquiesced in by the court ordering the sale.

(b) When no deed is executed, a sale that satisfies the conditions of (a) of this section entitles the purchaser to a deed.

(c) The deed, when executed, is sufficient to convey all of the right, title, or interest of the delinquent owner or a person in privity with the delinquent owner in the real property sold to the purchaser at the sale.

(d) All defects or irregularities in the delinquent tax roll, notices, presentations of delinquent tax roll to a court, proofs of notice, orders of sale, confirmation of sale or other proceedings before or in connection with the sale, in obtaining the order of the court for the sale, or in the making or conducting of the sale by the clerk of the city, or by another person authorized to make or conduct the sale, the lack of an order confirming the sale, and the lack of, or failure to issue, a certificate of sale and purchase, shall be disregarded if no suit is filed in a court of record in the judicial district in which the real property affected by the deed is located within 10 years from the date of the deed, to have the deed set aside, altered or otherwise changed, or reformed.

Cite this article: - Alaska Statutes Title 34. Property § 34.25.080. Tax deeds validated - last updated April 21, 2021 |

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