South Dakota Foreclosure is Judicial.
South Dakota foreclosure law states that first a complaint initiating a civil action is to be served. All parties are given 30 days to answer. Once judgment is entered, there is a 30 day stay that can be waived by the court.
South Dakota Foreclosure Sale
Following the period, notice of sale must be given by publication once a week for four successive weeks in a newspaper where the property is located. At least 21 days before the sale of the property, the lender must serve a written copy of the notice of foreclosure sale to the borrower and any lien holder whose interest in the property being foreclosed would be affected by the foreclosure. Once publication is complete, the South Dakota foreclosure sale is conducted.
The sale will be conducted between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Any person including the mortgagee (lender) may bid at the sale. The winning bidder will receive a certificate of sale.
South Dakota Foreclosure Redemption Period
In most cases, borrowers have 1 year from the date of the South Dakota foreclosure sale to redeem the property.
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