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Foreclosure Law in Ohio: Land Contract Foreclosure

This guide provides an overview of foreclosure law in Ohio.

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About this Guide

This guide is intended to provide basic information about land contract foreclosure and eviction under Ohio law. 

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Ohio Laws

Different statutes exist with respect to foreclosure and evictions for land installment contracts. Some laws which MAY apply can be found below:

Information about Land Installment Contract Foreclosure

Below you will find some basic information about land contracts in Ohio, including information about foreclosures.

How Land Contracts Work - Avoid Foreclosure Ohio

When the Buyer Misses a Land Contract Payment - Avoid Foreclosure Ohio

Subject Guide

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