2013 Indiana Tax Lien Auctions

2013 Indiana Tax Lien Auctions

I wanted to point everyone to a quick guide I created last year to give you an overview of Indiana tax liens.  Indiana is a very lucrative state to purchase tax liens in; however, it’s not without risk because the bidding prices can well exceed the amount of taxes owed–this is called an overbid auction.  Find our more on my page dedicated to the Indiana tax sale.

You can also find great information about a specific Indiana tax lien auction by going directly to the auction or tax collector sites for the counties you are interested in.  The largest auction is held in Marion County, the county seat for Indianapolis.  It’s a public auction and the Marion County Treasurer provides great information about bidding procedures and requirements on their tax sale webpage.

If you’re interested in the smaller counties in Indiana, I’ll direct you to the website of SRI Incorporated.  They manage the delinquent tax certificate auctions for a large number of counties.  Be sure to click on their FAQ guides about Indiana tax certificates if it’s your first time to one of these tax auctions.

Do I Need to Hire a Tax Lien Attorney for Quiet Title?

Do I Need to Hire a Tax Lien Attorney for Quiet Title?

STOP!  If you’ve found this page because you’re looking for a TAX LIEN ATTORNEY to solve an IRS issue or Federal or State Tax problem, then click here for a directory of local attorneys in your state that can help you SOLVE your IRS/Government Lien Issue.

Find a qualified local TAX LIEN ATTORNEY in your state to help you NOW!

If you’re looking to hire a tax lien attorney to help you with your investment (tax lien certificate, tax deed, quiet title), then keep reading below!


If you purchased a tax lien or tax certificate in a state that does not have a strict judicial foreclosure process, then your more than likely going to need to hire a tax lien attorney to file for quiet title if your lien does not redeem.  However, this step is not always required.  It really depends on what you are going to do with the property. 





 

What is a quiet title action?

An action for quiet title is a lawsuit that you, as the tax deed recipient, file with the court to eliminate any future title claims against the property and remove what’s called the “cloud on title”.  Tax deeds are the least defensible form of ownership for a property.  The taxpayer or mortgage company on the property could claim that they were never notified that they owed taxes.  Many times, there may have been a death of the property owner and the heirs never realized they lost the house for taxes.
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Tax Lien Investing Book Review

Tax Lien Investing Book Review

A subscriber to my blog recently asked me what books are out there to help her get started investing in tax liens.  My answer should have been “my book, of course”. But, I’m not there yet.  I’m about a 1/4 of the way through with a goal of completing it by October 1st, 2011.  It will be “the source” for those just learning about how to invest in tax liens and those who have much more experience looking for strategies and ideas to manage their portfolio.

For now, I recommend the book The Complete Guide to Investing in Real Estate Tax Liens & Deeds: How to Earn High Rates of Return – Safely by Jamaine Burrell over the other books and e-books you can find online.   Although the author does not have that much direct experience investing in tax liens, she paired up with a seasoned investor and brings in-depth knowledge about investing in tax liens across a broad spectrum of topics.  I use it more as a reference book when researching specifics about a state or topic such as random selection bidding auctions.

It does not, however, discuss strategies for selecting properties to bid on nor does it share experiences of managing the foreclosure or quiet title process.  It’s a book that won’t convince you to get into the tax lien market, but it will be a useful guide once you’ve decided that your ready to buy tax liens and need a straight-forward guide to the terms and processes involved.

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Links to Tax Lien Statutes and Tax Lien Law

Links to Tax Lien Statutes and Tax Lien Law

Looking for the specific statutes regarding tax certificate sales and tax lien redemptions?  I’ve added links to state tax lien statutes below.  If you have questions, be sure to consult a tax lien attorney.

Alabama:  Title 40, Chapter 10 (Revenue and Taxation)

http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ACASLoginFire.asp

Arizona:  Title 42 (Taxation)

http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp?Title=42

Colorado:  Title 39, Articles 11 & 12

http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/olls/colorado_revised_statutes.htm

District of Columbia: Title 47, Chapter 13

http://government.westlaw.com/linkedslice/default.asp?SP=DCC-1000

Florida: Chapter 197

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=Ch0197/titl0197.htm&StatuteYear=2000&Title=%252D%253E2000%252D%253EChapter%20197 (more…)

Links to 2013 Florida Delinquent Tax Auctions

Links to 2013 Florida Delinquent Tax Auctions

Looking for county information and auction sites for the 2013 Florida Tax Certificate auctions?  Click the links in blue to be taken directly to the county auction information site:

Alachua County             Tax Sale Information   

Baker County                Tax Sale Information 

Bay County                   Tax Sale Information 

Bradford County            Tax Sale Information  

Brevard County             Tax Sale Information  

Broward County            Tax Sale Information 

Calhoun County           Tax Sale Information 

Charlotte County           Tax Sale Information  

Citrus County                Tax Sale Information  

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Three Points to Consider in Hiring a Tax Lien Attorney

Three Points to Consider in Hiring a Tax Lien Attorney

STOP!  If you’ve found this page because you’re looking for a TAX LIEN ATTORNEY to solve an IRS issue or Federal or State Tax problem, then click here for a directory of local attorneys in your state that can help you SOLVE your IRS/Government Lien Issue.

Find a qualified local TAX LIEN ATTORNEY in your state to help you NOW!

If you’re looking to hire a tax lien attorney to help you with your investment (tax lien certificate, tax deed, quiet title), then keep reading below!

Finding a Tax Lien Attorney

Finding the right tax lien attorney for your tax lien foreclosure or tax lien quiet title action is one of the most important steps to undertake after your initial tax lien or tax certificate investment.  The three most important factors I place when I’m looking for a new foreclosure or quiet title attorney are (1) experience, (2) efficiency and (3) pricing.


Experience

My first rule in hiring a lawyer – do not hire anyone that has never handled a tax lien foreclosure or tax lien quiet title. Period!  And, be careful with attorneys who have handled only a few cases or have only handled regular mortgage foreclosures and other real estate actions.  Tax lien investing is a niche market both for real estate investors as well as real estate attorneys.  There are many good attorneys out there that have handled hundreds if not thousands of tax lien legal actions and you should reach out to your fellow investors to find them.
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