What Public Notice Requirements are There for a Real Estate Foreclosure in Maine?

Public notice is only required in a foreclosure of Maine property if the foreclosure is going to occur by sale. The terms and conditions of the foreclosure sale are set by the court. However, Maine law specifies that public notice must be provided in the local newspaper. The Notice of Sale must be published weekly for three consecutive weeks. The foreclosure sale must occur between 30 and 45 days after the date of the first publication of the Notice of Sale.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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