Major Changes to Abandoned Property Law in Pennsylvania

In many areas of Pennsylvania, people live in homes where title to the property is not clear. Unclear title is especially prevalent in cities with older homes. Two examples are tenant-landlord relationships where the landlord disappeared or died and inheritance properties where the legal process was never completed. Residents of a so-called “tangled title” property […]
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How an Occupant of a Property May Claim Legal Title after 10 Years

Real estate investors searching for property acquisitions often locate properties with deceased owners. These properties might make a good investment if the property could be legally purchased from the owner. But if the owner is deceased and left no heirs, or the heirs cannot be found, it may not be possible to purchase the property. […]
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