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If a buyer purchases a property through a tax sale, are all other existing liens against that property extinguished at that time?

Delinquent Property Tax

A sale properly made under Section 7-38-67 NMSA 1978 Link to: http://www.conwaygreene.com/nmsu/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&2.0 constitutes full payment of all delinquent taxes, penalties and interest considered as a lien against the property. The sale extinguishes only the tax lien. No other liens are extinguished. The responsibility to inspect the property and review the chain of title belongs to the buyer prior to the sale.


Property Tax

A sale properly made under Section 7-38-67 NMSA 1978 constitutes full payment of all delinquent taxes, penalties and interest considered as a lien against the property. The sale extinguishes the tax lien only. No other liens are extinguished. The responsibility to inspect the property and review the chain of title belongs to the buyer prior to the sale.

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