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Purchasing Tax Foreclosed Property in Oakland County


Purchasing Tax Foreclosed Property in Oakland County
Welcome!  If you are a family or business, real estate professional or responsible investor looking for information about how you can purchase tax foreclosed properties in Oakland County from the annual Land Sale, you have come to the right place.
State law in Michigan requires two annual auctions. Here’s a link to a brochure that describes property tax foreclosure in Michigan.
Treasurer Andy Meisner offers delinquent taxpayers very flexible, monthly payment plans to avoid losing their property, and to ensure their debt is not shifted onto the rest of the Oakland County taxpayers.
The First Land Sale
By law, the minimum starting bid at the first land sale is the total amount of delinquent taxes, interest, and fees owing on the property.
Monday, August 18, 2014                 Township and Village Parcels: Any tax foreclosed property located in a township or village will be offered on this day.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014                Cities: Any tax foreclosed property located in a city other than Pontiac will be offered on this day.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014           City of Pontiac: With exciting and innovative political leadership, reduced police response times, and redevelopment of historic downtown Pontiac, today is the day you can Discover the Spirit of Pontiac by purchasing tax foreclosed property in the capitol of Oakland County.
Location:           Ultimate Soccer Arenas
                           867 South Blvd
                           Pontiac, Michigan 48341
Same day registration will NOT be available this year.
Click here to Register for the 2014 Oakland County Land Sale – Minimum Bid auction, or register in person at the Treasurer’s Office located at 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac, Michigan 48341.  Taxpayers with delinquencies must pay amount(s) in full to be eligible to register.  Taxpayers who have lost a property are not eligible to bid on that parcel and taxpayers who have lost any property to tax foreclosure during the last three (3) years are ineligible.
Click here for information on the rules of the 2014 Land Sale
 The Second Land Sale
The Minimum Bid amounts at the second auction are reduced to reflect market value, condition of the property, and other factors.
Our searchable database will be updated in September to reflect the properties that will be offered at the Second Land Sale.
2014 Oakland County Second Land Sale
Tuesday, October 20, 2014
Wednesday, October 21, 2014
As the second land sale draws nearer, additional information will be added to this site and available at the Oakland County Treasurer’s Office.















Surplus Property

​Property not sold at previous land sales can be purchased direct through the Oakland County Treasurers Office by making an offer on the property.  Please click here to find out more information on our Surplus Property.