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property owners do not pay their
property taxes, counties in many states
issue what is called a tax lien
These tax lien certificates
are then sold at a public or internet auction, typically once per year in most counties.
During these sales, investors
can bid on the certificates. Bidding starts at the state-mandated interest rate and is typically bid down in most states. Depending on the state, interest rates can range from as low as 8 percent to as high as 36 percent per year.
The winning bidder
receives a legal claim to the tax
debt, usually called a tax lien
certificate or certificate of
purchase, that records the amount
of money due to the investor
should the property owner pay off
the debt by redeeming the
the property owner pays back to the county the property taxes and penalties due, plus the winning interest rate at the sale (i.e., the certificate is redeemed), the
certificate owner gets their money back plus
the winning interest rate.
the certificate is not redeemed, then the investor
can foreclose on the property, often getting it for
only the taxes, penalties and
Here are some states that offer tax lien certificate investing:
Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, and Wyoming.
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