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This undated photo shows a home in Southfield, Michigan, that was foreclosed and sold for $24,500 after the owner failed to pay taxes. (AP photo)

Michigan’s top court takes ‘windfall’ foreclosure case

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court in the new year will decide whether counties can continue to hit the jackpot when foreclosing on properties. Counties routinely sell real estate when taxes are long overdue. State law allows them to pocket everything — even if the sales price exceeds the amount of debt. The Supreme Court ...

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