In the context of property acquired through a tax deed sale,
a Quiet Title action is a Court procedure that is required
in order to get a Court Order confirming that the procedures
undertaken by the Clerk of Court in performing the tax deed
sale were done in accordance with Florida Statute.
is sold at a tax deed sale, the effect is to eliminate any
claim that the prior owner or mortgage holder or lien holder
may have to the title. Thus, when the successful bidder at
a tax deed sale obtains the deed to the property, it should
be free and clear of any other liens or encumbrances, except
for certain excluded liens for municipalities, etc.
the buyer of the tax deed property does not have "marketable
title" unless a Quiet Title action is performed.
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