Lucas County Iowa Tax Lien Certificates


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

County Courthouse
916 Braden Avenue
Chariton, IA 50049-1700
Phone: (641)774-2018
Fax: (641)774-4383

Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bid Method: Random Selection

Lucas County, Iowa Tax Lien Certificates


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

If Lucas 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 Lucas county, Iowa.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Lucas county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Lucas 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 Lucas county tax sale list appears about three to six weeks before the Lucas county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Lucas county, Iowa allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Lucas 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 Lucas 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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