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In California, is the seller responsible for past due property taxes during a short sale?

Napa, CA |

If I want to short sale my home, will I be responsible for the past due property taxes I owe?

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It is part of the negotiation with the bank and the buyer. If you just walk away from the property you will not be responsible for the taxes.

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