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REDEMPTION PERIOD the period during which a former owner can reclaim FORECLOSED property. See EQUITY OF REDEMPTION. Example: Collins' property was foreclosed. If she acts within her state's redemption period, she can reclaim her property by paying the DEBT and legal fees.
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REDEVELOP the process of demolition of the existing improvements and construction of new improvements on a site. The new improvements are often of a different type from the old. Example: Since the old building has outgrown its usefulness, the owner plans to redevelop the site as the location of a new office tower.