There are 36 Counties in Oregon. It became the 33rd state on February 14, 1859. The state motto is "She Flies With Her Own Wings".
Summary: Real property within the state of Oregon is subject to foreclosure for delinquent taxes whenever three years have elapsed from the earliest date of delinquency of taxes levied and charged thereon (29-312.010, 29-312.060). The court shall order that the several properties, against which the judgment and decree is entered, shall be sold directly to the county for the respective amounts of taxes and interest for which the properties severally are liable. (29-312.100). The properties not redeemed within the two-year period prescribed by (29-312.120) shall be deeded to the county by the tax collector (29-312.200, 29-312.270). At that point, the county may sell the property or retain it for public use, at its discretion. See (25-275.090 ) for a list of statute approved property uses (25-275.090).
Tax Sale List: Use Oregon Tax Sale Lists to search for Oregon tax lien certificates to buy or bid on. Generally most Oregon tax sale lists will identify the property owner, parcel number, legal description and the amount due. In some cases, the tax sale list may include the tax collectors assessed value of the property.
Contact: Tax collector. As used in the tax laws of this state, "tax collector" means the person or officer who by law is charged with the duty of collecting taxes assessed upon real property, and includes a deputy. (29-311.005, 29-311.055).
Interest Rate: N/A
Auction Type: Tax Deed, When a county acquires real property by foreclosure for delinquent taxes, the conveyance vests in the county title to the property, free from all liens and encumbrances except assessments levied by a municipal corporation for local improvements to the property. (2) A private purchaser at resale of such property by the county acquires title free and clear of all assessments for local improvements levied by any municipal corporation. (29-75.090, 29-312.270).
Bidding Procedure: All sales made under 25-275.110 to 25-275.250 shall be to the highest and best bidder for cash or, in the discretion of the county court, for not less than 10 percent of the purchase price in cash, the remainder to be paid under written agreement with the purchaser in equal installments over a term not exceeding 20 years from the date of sale, all deferred payments to bear interest from the date of sale at a rate set by the county court, payable annually. In advertising for bids, the county shall state whether the sale will be made for cash or by installment agreement. If by installment agreement, the county shall also state the term and the rate of interest to which the county will agree (25-275.110, 25-275.190).
Costs: Costs and fees payable are not specified by the state statutes.
Redemption Period: All rights of redemption, with respect to the real properties therein described, shall terminate on the execution of the deed to the county. (29-312.200).
Deed assigned at Foreclosure to: To the Tax Sale Purchaser (275.040)
|County:||Auction Type:||Bidding Type:||Population:|
|Baker||Tax Deed||Bid Up||16,741|
|Benton||Tax Deed||Bid Up||78,153|
|Clackamas||Tax Deed||Bid Up||338,391|
|Clatsop||Tax Deed||Bid Up||35,630|
|Columbia||Tax Deed||Bid Up||43,560|
|Coos||Tax Deed||Bid Up||62,779|
|Crook||Tax Deed||Bid Up||19,182|
|Curry||Tax Deed||Bid Up||21,137|
|Deschutes||Tax Deed||Bid Up||115,367|
|Douglas||Tax Deed||Bid Up||100,399|
|Gilliam||Tax Deed||Bid Up||1,915|
|Grant||Tax Deed||Bid Up||7,935|
|Harney||Tax Deed||Bid Up||7,609|
|Hood River||Tax Deed||Bid Up||20,411|
|Jackson||Tax Deed||Bid Up||181,269|
|Jefferson||Tax Deed||Bid Up||19,009|
|Josephine||Tax Deed||Bid Up||75,726|
|Klamath||Tax Deed||Bid Up||63,775|
|Lake||Tax Deed||Bid Up||7,422|
|Lane||Tax Deed||Bid Up||322,959|
|Lincoln||Tax Deed||Bid Up||44,479|
|Linn||Tax Deed||Bid Up||103,069|
|Malheur||Tax Deed||Bid Up||31,615|
|Marion||Tax Deed||Bid Up||284,834|
|Morrow||Tax Deed||Bid Up||10,995|
|Multnomah||Tax Deed||Bid Up||660,486|
|Polk||Tax Deed||Bid Up||62,380|
|Sherman||Tax Deed||Bid Up||1,934|
|Tillamook||Tax Deed||Bid Up||24,262|
|Umatilla||Tax Deed||Bid Up||70,548|
|Union||Tax Deed||Bid Up||24,530|
|Wallowa||Tax Deed||Bid Up||7,226|
|Wasco||Tax Deed||Bid Up||23,791|
|Washington||Tax Deed||Bid Up||445,342|
|Wheeler||Tax Deed||Bid Up||1,547|
|Yamhill||Tax Deed||Bid Up||84,992|
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