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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 58: Redemption of property

Section 58. (a) Any person whose property has been levied upon shall have the right to pay the amount due, together with the expenses of the proceeding, if any, to the commissioner at any time prior to the sale thereof, and upon such payment the commissioner shall restore such property to him, and all further proceedings in connection with the levy of such property shall cease from the time of such payment.

(b)(1) The owners of any real property sold as provided in section fifty-six their heirs, executors, or administrators, or any person having any interest therein, or a lien thereon, or any person in their behalf, shall be permitted to redeem the property sold, or any particular tract of such property, at any time within one hundred and eighty days after the sale thereof.

(2) Such property or tract of property shall be permitted to be redeemed upon payment to the purchaser, or in case he cannot be found in the county in which the property to be redeemed is situated, then to the commissioner for the use of the purchaser, his heirs, or assigns, the amount paid by such purchaser and interest thereon at the rate of twenty per cent per annum.

(c) When any lands sold are redeemed as provided in this section, the commissioner shall cause entry of the fact to be made upon record mentioned in section sixty-one and such entry shall be evidence of such redemption.