Monthly Archives June 2018

Satisfaction of an “Ancient” Mortgage

Satisfaction of an “Ancient” Mortgage If a mortgage has been satisfied the mortgagee is required to sign the satisfaction in order to remove the lien on the property. However, in cases where the mortgagee dies, cannot be located or refuses to sign the satisfaction, the mortgagor has options available to remove the mortgage as a lien on the real property.  If a mortgagee is deceased, an executor of the deceased mortgagee can sign the satisfaction in the mortgagee’s place. If it is not possible for an executor of the mortgagee to sign the satisfaction, or if the
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