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CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE TAX SALE INFORMATION

Type of tax sale system used:

California tax sales - termed "tax-defaulted land sales" - are public oral bid foreclosure auctions sales of the real estate that is security for the delinquent taxes and are conducted throughout each calendar year by each of the fifty-eight (58) county Tax Collectors.

Contact for further information: Contact the county tax collector or, if there's been a consolidation of functions, the county treasurer/tax collector. Additionally, the California State Controller's Office maintains an Internet web site that provides a calendar of up-coming tax-defaulted sales with contact information for each such sale.

Note: There are numerous publications in PDF format that can be downloaded dealing with California tax-defaulted sales (including the "Tax Collector's Reference Manual", "Statistical Report by County", "Statistical Report by Fiscal Year", "Tax Sale Guides" including "Public Auction" guide and "Statutes of Interest". This is an extremely valuable web site for the California tax-defaulted sale investor. "The Guide to the Sale of Tax-Defaulted Land" can also be purchased

 
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California NACO

California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors