Alfa Alemayehu

Document Type

Case Summary

Publication Date

Fall 9-6-2019

Case Synopsis

The Court determined that each party in a quiet title action has the burden of demonstrating superior title. Further, once a bid is accepted and payment is made, the foreclosure sale is complete and title vests in the purchaser, and the person conducting the sale does not have discretion to refuse issuing the foreclosure deed. Lastly, the correct standard for determining whether to set aside a sale on equitable grounds is whether there has been some showing of fraud, unfairness, or oppression affecting the sale.