ORS 86.761¹
Failure to give notice to grantor
  • remedy

(1) A grantor shall have the same rights possessed by the holder of a junior lien or interest who was omitted as a party defendant in a judicial foreclosure proceeding if:

(a) The notice required by ORS 86.756 (Notice to grantor) is not sent to the grantor;

(b) The grantor does not actually receive a copy of the notice at least 25 days before the date on which the trustee conducts the sale; and

(c) The grantor informs the trustee, the purchaser, the beneficiary or any loan servicer in writing not later than 60 days after the purchaser takes possession of the property upon which a trust deed was foreclosed that the grantor did not receive the notice and did not have actual notice of the sale.

(2) The purchaser at the trustee’s sale, or the purchaser’s heirs, assigns or transferees, shall have the same rights possessed by a purchaser at a sheriff’s sale following a judicial foreclosure. [Formerly 86.739]

Notes of Decisions

For purposes of Oregon Trust Deed Act, beneficiary of trust deed is per­son named or otherwise designated in trust deed as per­son to whom secured obliga­tion is owed. Niday v. GMAC Mortgage, LLC, 251 Or App 278, 284 P3d 1157 (2012), aff’d on other grounds, 353 Or 648, 302 P3d 444 (2013)

Statutes regulating trust deeds do not regulate transfers of promissory notes. Sovereign v. Deutsche Bank, 856 F. Supp. 2d 1203 (D. Or. 2012)

Statutes regulating trust deeds are not preempted by federal Home Owner’s Loan Act. Higley v. Flagstar Bank, FSB, 910 F. Supp. 2d 1249 (D. Or. 2012)

For purposes of Oregon Trust Deed Act, “beneficiary” is lender to whom obliga­tion that trust deed secures is owed or lender’s successor in interest; an entity that is not a lender may not be trust deed’s “beneficiary” unless it is lender’s successor in interest. Niday v. GMAC Mortgage, LLC, 353 Or 648, 302 P3d 444 (2013); Brandrup v. ReconTrust Co., 353 Or 668, 303 P3d 301 (2013)

For purposes of Oregon Trust Deed Act, only pertinent interests in trust deed are beneficial interest of beneficiary and legal interest of trustee. Brandrup v. ReconTrust Co., 353 Or 668, 303 P3d 301 (2013)

Law Review Cita­tions

23 WLR 37, 55 (1987); 67 OLR 306 (1988); 69 OLR 851 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 86—Mortgages; Trust Deeds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors086.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 86, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano086.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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