In little-known foreclosure world, owners can lose homes over as little as $50 in back taxes
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CLOSE Patricia Miller talks about how her father's west Phoenix home was lost because $808 in property taxes had gone unpaid.
It was the home where Devoe Poleeson, the proud family cook and grill master, taught his daughter how to fry eggs. It was the home where he set the oven timer to awaken the kids for school before he left for work. And it was the family gathering place — for holiday parties, wedding receptions and even wakes — during the four decades he lived in the modest west Phoenix home.
The mortgage had long since been paid off. But in 2010, a decade... read more
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