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what is the difference between secured and unsecured property tax

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Submitted: 10 years ago.
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Expert:  Ed Johnson replied 10 years ago.


Secured Property Taxes simply means that the taxes are secured by the property on which the tax is levied. That by law, a lien exists on the property even though a lienn is not filed. So, if the taxes are delinquent 5 years, the property can be sold. (even though a lien document has not been filed.)

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