Does a tax deed sale provide a marketable title?

No, a tax deed sale does not provide a marketable title. In the process of the tax deed sale, certain persons who have recorded interest in the property are notified of the tax deed sale. However, for the purpose of obtaining marketable title, the title must be quieted so that notices provided to not just those individuals who were notified in the tax deed sale but also to any other persons who may be claiming an interest in that property.