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5.31.085 Redemption.

A.  Any person having an interest in the property, or their legal representative, may redeem the property within one year from the date of sale.  The one-year period is computed as follows.  The date of the sale shall not be counted.  The period shall begin to run the day after the sale.  The last day of the one-year period shall be the 365th day at5 p.m. on the next working day.  Purchasers have no redemption rights.

B.  Redemption shall be subject to the payment to the Treasurer of the amount of the property sale price, the interest to date and the penalty to date.  Property which has been sold at a foreclosure sale is not eligible for installment payments.  Property may be redeemed only by payment in full.

C.  The Treasurer shall issue a receipt to the person redeeming the property and shall report the redemption to the Auditor.  Redemption discharges the property from the effect of the sale.

D.  If redemption is made by a lien creditor, the amount paid for redemption shall thereafter be deemed a part of the judgment, decree, mortgage or tax lien and shall bear like interest and may be enforced and collected as a part thereof.

E.  Upon deposit of the sum in redemption, the Treasurer shall issue a check or warrant for the amount paid to the holder of the certificate of sale shown o the lien docket for the amount of the delinquent account, costs and interest.