NOTICE OF SALE AND EXPIRATION OF PERIOD OF REDEMPTION

TO: Melissa L. Shepherd

    4708 W. State Road 114

    North Manchester IN  46962

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for The Lending Group, Inc.

    P.O. Box 2026

    Flint, MI  48501-2026

Sidney Sewer System

    Attn: Lana Wolfe, Clerk Treasurer

    104 N. Monroe Street

    Sidney, IN  46562-8919

The Lending Group, Inc.

    13901 Sutton Park Drive South, Suite 150

    Jacksonville, FL  32224

    And any other person with a substantial interest of public record in the real property described below.

    Pursuant to Indiana Code § 6-1.1-25-4.5, as the owner of record of the real property described below or a person with a substantial interest of public record in the real property described below, you are hereby notified that:

    In accordance with IC § 6-1.1-24-6.1, the tax sale certificate for the following-described real property in Kosciusko County, Indiana was sold on April 1, 2019 by the Kosciusko County Commissioners to Samuel Politano:

    The West Halves of Lots 69 and 72 in the Town of Sidney, as Shown in Plat Book 3, Page 359, In the Office of the Recorder of Kosciusko County, Indiana.

    Key Number/Property ID:  030-716000-30

    Brief Legal Description (as shown on tax sale certificate):  030-011-055 W 1/2 LOTS 69 & 72 OP

    Street Address or Common Description (as shown on tax sale certificate): 201 E. Center Street

    The tract or item of real property described herein has not been redeemed.  Any person may redeem the tract or item of real property described herein.  The period of redemption expires on July 30, 2019.  Pursuant to IC § 6-1.1-24-6.1, a person redeeming the tract or item of real property described herein must pay:

    (A) the amount of the minimum bid under IC § 6-1.1-24-5 for which the tract or item of real property was last offered for sale; (B) ten percent (10%) of the amount for which the certificate was sold;  (C) the attorney’s fees and costs of giving notice under IC § 6-1.1-25-4.5; (D) the costs of a title search or of examining and updating the abstract of title for the tract or item of real property; (E) all taxes and special assessments on the tract or item of real property paid by the purchaser after the sale of the certificate plus interest at the rate of ten percent (10%) per annum on the amount of taxes and special assessments paid by the purchaser on the redeemed property; and (F) all costs of sale, advertising costs, and other expenses of the county directly attributable to the sale of the certificate.  

    If the tract or item of real property described herein is not redeemed, the owner of record of such tract or item of real property at the time the tax deed is issued may have a right to the tax sale surplus, if any.  You may contact the Kosciusko County Auditor for the exact amount required for redemption or for further information regarding this sale.  The telephone number for the Kosciusko County Auditor is (574) 372-2469.  A petition for a tax deed will be filed on or after July 31, 2019.  The purchaser or purchaser’s assignee is entitled to receive a deed for the tract or item of real property described herein if it is not redeemed before the expiration of the redemption period.  Samuel Politano, as purchaser, intends to petition for a tax deed to be issued on or after July 31, 2019.

    DATED:  June 3, 2019

Randall L. Morgan, #18087-49

Snyder Morgan Federoff & Kuchmay LLP

    200 West Main Street

    Syracuse, Indiana 46567

    Attorneys for Purchaser, Samuel Politano

Samuel Politano

    202 E. Arthur Street-Sidney

    Pierceton, Indiana 46562

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