Cedar County Iowa Tax Lien Certificates

Iowa tax lien certificates are a great way to profit. Cedar County sells Tax Lien Certificates at Cedar County tax sales.

County Courthouse
400 Cedar Street
Tipton, IA 52772-1748
Phone: (563) 886-3168

Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bid Method: Random Selection

Cedar County, Iowa Tax Lien Certificates

You can purchase Iowa Tax Lien Certificates at Cedar County tax sales.

If Cedar county, Iowa 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 cash-flow problem for Cedar county, Iowa.

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

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

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

Why would investors do this?

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

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