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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
- Chapter 38. Alaska Exemptions Act
- Section 10. Homestead Exemption.
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AS 09.38.010. Homestead Exemption.
- (a) An individual is entitled to an exemption as a homestead of the individual's interest in property in this state used
as the principal residence of the individual or the dependents of the individual, but the value of the homestead
exemption may not exceed $54,000.
- (b) If property owned by the entirety or in common is used by one or more individual owners or their dependents as their
principal residence, each owner is entitled to a homestead exemption of that owner's interest in the property as
provided in (a) of this section. The aggregate value of multiple homestead exemptions allowable with respect to a
single living unit may not exceed $54,000. If there are multiple owners of property exempt as a homestead, the value
of the exemption of each individual owner may not exceed the individual owner's pro rata portion of $54,000.
- (c) If property that includes a homestead is sold under an execution, the sale becomes effective upon confirmation by
order of the court. The court shall enter the order of confirmation unless, within 60 days after the sale, the
individual repurchases the property under this section or the court extends the time for confirmation upon the filing
of a timely motion by a party in interest. The individual may repurchase property, including that individual's
homestead, at a sale on execution before confirmation by paying into court the costs of the sale plus the lesser of
either (1) the difference between the highest bid and the amount of the exemption in the property, or (2) the amount of
the creditor's claim. If the individual does not exercise the repurchase right under this subsection, the clerk of the
court shall first remit an amount determined to be exempt to the individual from the proceeds of sale and the balance
less the cost of the sale to the creditor. For the purpose of collecting an amount remaining unpaid on a judgment after
repurchase of property by an individual under this subsection, the creditor or the creditor's assignee may not make
another levy on the property repurchased.
- (d) Upon entry of the order of confirmation under (c) of this section and expiration of the time period for repurchase,
the clerk may execute a deed to the property and when delivered it shall be sufficient to convey all title of the
individual in the premises sold to the purchaser at the sale.
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