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County Courthouse
501 Palmer Street, Suite 227
Delta, CO 81416-1766
Phone: (970) 874-2101
Fax: (970) 874-2114

Auction Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Interest/Penalty Rate: +9%
Bidding Method: Premium Bid
Redemption: 3 years
Assignments: Yes

Tax Sale Overview:

If Delta county, Colorado is unable to collect real estate property taxes they are also unable to provide important government services like police protection, public schooling and medical services.

Unpaid property taxes create a serious cashflow problem for Delta county, Colorado.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Delta county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Delta county newspaper of general circulation. They are listed by sequence number. Parcels fall into 1 of 2 groups. Each group is sorted by parcel number.

The advertisement appears about three to six weeks before the Delta county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Delta county, Colorado allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Delta county, Colorado lien for taxes. A tax lien is simply a claim for delinquent taxes.

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on Colorado laws and competition, savvy Delta county tax sale investors can realize high-yielding returns with Colorado tax lien certificates and/or purchase real estate for a fraction of its true market value with Colorado tax deeds.

Elected Public Officials:

Name:  Position:  Email: 
Wayne WolfCommissioner, Chairwwolf@deltacounty.com
R. Olen LundCommissioner 
Jan McCrackenCommissionerjmccracken@deltacounty.com
Fred McKeeSheriff 
Jim VentrelloTreasurershansen@deltacounty.com
Cheryl GoadAssessorwhall@deltacounty.com
Ann EddinsClerkaeddins@deltacounty.com

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