Mitchell County Iowa Tax Lien Certificates


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

County Courthouse
508 State Street
Osage, IA 50461-1250
Phone: (641) 732-5861

Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bid Method: Random Selection

Mitchell County, Iowa Tax Lien Certificates


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

If Mitchell 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 Mitchell county, Iowa.

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

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