If there is a lien placed on my property, how long before further action is taken by the Town?

If taxes remain unpaid two years after the execution of a tax lien, the Tax Collector shall deed the property to the Town of Goffstown. At least 30 days prior to the deeding, a title search is completed and a Notice of Impending Deed is sent to the current owner and all mortgagees recorded at the Hillsborough County Registry of Deeds.

Once a property is deeded, the property owner, as well as anyone holding a mortgage, lose all interest in the property. To reclaim that interest the property owner at time of deeding or any mortgagee must notify the Town of Goffstown within 3 years after the deeding. In addition, the property owner must pay all back taxes (including all those which would have accrued had the property owner continued to own the property), all costs assumed by the Town and a repurchase penalty of 15% of the equalized assessed value within 15 days of the notice of intent to repurchase. Should the Town decide to sell the property within 3 years after the deeding the Town must notify the last known owner via certified mail and allow 30 days for a decision to be made on whether or not to repurchase the property.

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1. When are property taxes due in Goffstown?
2. When are property tax bills estimated to be mailed out?
3. How do I change my address for my tax bill (no edits)?
4. What period does the tax bill cover?
5. What types of payment does the Town of Goffstown accept?
6. My taxes are paid through an escrow account. Do I have to forward my tax bill to them?
7. When does my account start to accrue interest?
8. What will happen if I cannot pay my property taxes in full?
9. What is the interest rate if lien is put on my property?
10. If there is a lien placed on my property, how long before further action is taken by the Town?
11. What effect will a lien have on my property?
12. How can I get help paying my property taxes and avoid having a lien placed on my property?
13. What process can I follow to determine whether or not my taxes may be reduced or deferred?
14. What kind of tax exemptions/credits does the Town of Goffstown offer?
15. How soon after I pay off a lien will the redemption be recorded with the Registry?
16. I recently purchased my property in Goffstown. How long before future tax bills are sent in my name?
17. Why would my property assessment be higher than the current market value of my property?