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I am 69 years old I have a homestead exemption on my home and have had it since I was 65 but now the say they atre selling my home for the back taxes is that leagal

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I am 69 years old I have a homestead exemption on my home and have had it since I was 65 but now the say they atre selling my home for the back taxes is that leagal

Response: Unfortunately, it is legal. A homestead exemption does not exempt your home from foreclosure due to delinquent property taxes. See Texas Property Code Title 5 Chapter 41 Section 41.001(b)

You need to find a way to come up with the money to pay the taxes due. You should also contact the taxing authority to see if you can make a payment arrangement.

I am sorry that I do not have better news for you. However, as an Attorney and an Officer of the Court, I have ethical and professional obligation to provide you with accurate and honest information eventhough that information may not be in your favor.

Best wishes,

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