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Property Tax Sale – Free Lists Online

| June 15, 2011 | 7 Comments

Property Tax Sale / Delinquent Property Files Often Found Online – Free! Property tax sale lists used to be a bit of a pain to get a hold of – you either had to make a public records request and wait for that to be fulfilled, or purchase a property tax sale list from a […]

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Tax Sale Property Where Government Pays Itself Rent?

| November 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Tax Sale Property Collects From, and Then Pays the Government Rent! I hope the writers of “The Onion” (sarcastic newspaper) have taken note of this one in their tax sale property column. They have my permission to reprint this post in its entirety. I have a feeling they won’t have to change a word to […]

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Indiana Commissioners Sales – Part 4

| December 23, 2011 | 10 Comments

Indiana Commissioners Sales – An Advanced Method You know what to look for, where to find it, and how to make a safe investment at Indiana Commissioners sales. The only problem? Scaling things up! You might want to participate in several sales, but traveling all over Indiana just isn’t part of your game plan. Here’s […]

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Indiana Commissioners Sales – Part 3b

| December 22, 2011 | 4 Comments

Indiana Commissioners Sales Strategies (Continued) What should we buy at Indiana Commissioners sales, and where do we find it? We answered that in Indiana Commissioners sales Part 3 – be sure to take a look at that if you haven’t seen it yet. We’re looking for single family homes in at least fair condition, that […]

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Indiana Commissioners Sales – Part 3a

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Indiana Commissioners Sales Strategies We covered the big upsides of Indiana Commissioners sales in Part 1 – and then looked at the downsides that we’ll need to manage in Indiana Commissioners Sales Part 2. Now, it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty specifics – strategies you can actually use when investing at Indiana Commissioners Sales. […]

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Indiana Commissioners Sales – Part 2

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Indiana Commissioners Sales – Traps and Downsides In Part One of this series on Indiana Commissioners sales, we went over the benefits of participating. In a nutshell, the benefits were: 1. Shorter redemption time (120 days vs 1 year) 2. Reduced minimum bid 3. Much less competition 4. Much greater chance of acquiring property 5. […]

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Indiana Commissioners Sales – Part 1

| December 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

Indiana Commissioners Sales About to Kick Off Again Indiana Commissioners Sales will be kicking off in earnest right after the new year. What’s a commissioner’s sale? It’s a tax lien sale with special rules, where liens that weren’t purchased at the last sale are offered. More details here and in future installments. I’ve decided to […]

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Nationwide Tax Sale Directory

| July 6, 2011

Coming Soon!

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Michigan Tax Deed Sale Affects 3000 Owners

| June 10, 2011 | 32 Comments

Unjust Michigan tax deed sale system and others like it continue to rip off property owners It probably doesn’t come as a big surprise to you that there was a big Flint, Michigan tax deed sale this year. It didn’t surprise me in the least. After all, Flint may be one of the hardest-hit towns […]

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Tax Sale Property – By the Boatload

| November 29, 2010 | 2 Comments

Tax Sale Property An Epidemic When properties are taxed at outrageous rates, they can become worthless (even as a tax sale property) in a hurry! I n a previous article, “Second Chance Tax Sales“, I briefly mentioned the irony of ANY property not selling at a county tax sale. Any given property, you would think, […]

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Over the Counter Tax Sales

| November 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

At nearly all tax sales, there are parcels that do not sell for even the minimum amount of taxes owed. An interesting thing to note about this phenomenon is that it indicates overassessment of a property to an almost unbelievable degree. The property is being taxed in excess of its true market value over the […]

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