From the Editor – Property of Estate

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Debtor could redeem property sold at prepetition tax sale. Under Pennsylvania law, tax sale purchaser had inchoate, defeasible title, subject to debtor’s right to redeem, and purchaser essentially held secured claim that could be treated by redemption over course of plan. In re Pittman, 549 B.R. 614 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 2016). Accord In re Gonzales, 2016 WL 2944281 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 2016). See also In re Washington, ________B.R.________, 2016 WL 3398448 (Bankr. M.D. Ala. 2016) (similar . . .

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