Orlando Tax Lien Tour

We just returned from our third tax lien tour this year in Orlando.  Although we have held the tour throughout the country Orlando is by far the most popular spot. With the amazing amusement parks. Incredible dining and awesome night life Orlando has something for everyone. Plus it is always 80 degrees and sunny, how can you not love that? …

Generating Revenue with Tax Liens

Athens county recently received over $200,000 from a company who has purchased liens against delingquent taxpayers. The tax collector’s office was able to organize payment plans with nearly 80 property owners who owe overdue property taxes, interest and penalties. The individuals participating signed the contract for payment plans for up to two years and will no longer have to pay …

New Orleans Online Auction

Next week, 1,800 properties that were taken over by the city due to unpaid taxes will be available for purchase in an online auction in New Orleans. There are around 90 tax adjudicated properties that are mostly vacant lots within the city that will be up for virtual auction. The winning bidders will receive full owenership of the properties, not …

Private Investing in Flathead

Tax lien sales helped the county of Flathead be on budget. The money came from 250 tax liens that tax buyers purchased from the county. During the week it came out to be $643,710. A company from New Orleans was the biggest investor that purchased over $333,360 worth of tax liens. The sale of tax liens have become popular in …

$500,000 in Overdue Property Taxes

A half million dollars in overdue property taxes are going on the auction block in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, in mid-June. Ted Thomas, a tax sale investor believes that many of the past due taxes will be paid off before the auction. The remaining ones were available for purchase at a public auction at the Township Hall last week …

National Tax Lien Association

Each year, the National Tax Lien Association confirms through research that cities and counties fail to collect $14 billion in property taxes. This money is crucial to fund public schools, libraries, parks, fire and police departments and all other necessary services. The government is then forced to shut down public schools, lay off teachers, nurses, police, firemen, shutdown community parks …

Hartford County Annual Tax Sale

Harford County held its annual tax lien sale putting up for bid 486 tax-delinquent properties. This online auction did bring in $988,404.46, however, the total number of properties was down from last year. For the county as a whole, this situation is ideal meaning that the property owners are paying their property taxes. The winning bidders from the sale have …

Chicago Tribune Discusses Tax Lien Investing

  There are many questions regarding the tax lien process. Most homeowners do not understand that if they don’t pay their real estate tax bills, tax buyers can end up as owners of their properties. As a tax buyer this could be a great opportunity. When homeowners do not pay their taxes the local government starts to add interests that …

Top 10 most expensive property taxes in LA county

Los Angeles property taxes for million dollar homes can escalate up to the point where owners could use that money to buy smaller abodes. Case in point, here are the 10 biggest real estate tax payers in Los Angeles: 1.    Petra Ecclestone, owner of the Spelling Manor The daughter of British Formula 1 billionaire Bernie Ecclestone paid $85 million back …