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2017 Tax Lien Sale

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY TREASURER RULES AND INFORMATION

ANNUAL INTERNET TAX LIEN SALE

                                                                    www.zeusauction.com                     

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017 – BIDDING OPENS AT 8:00 AM MST
And CLOSES,
SAME DAY, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017 AT 5:00 PM MST

AUCTION FORMAT

  • The tax lien sale will be an Internet auction administered by SRI Inc.  Properties available for bid will be listed on the SRI website www.zeusauction.com beginning on or about October 20, 2017.

SALE - ONE DAY THIS YEAR

  • The Delinquent Tax List will be published weekly for (3) three consecutive weeks beginning in OCTOBER in the Clear Creek Courant newspaper, no deletions will be made.
  • Beginning the week of October 9, 2017 this list will be available on the Clear Creek County website at www.co.clear-creek.co.us. and will be updated periodically.
  • Liens not sold are struck off to the County and are available for purchase through the Treasurer’s Office after December 1st.
  • At the County Treasurer’s discretion, the method of sale may change.

INTEREST
When redeemed, the certificate will pay nine points over the Federal Reserve Discount Rate as September 1st on the year of the tax sale, CRS 39-12-103.
Tax Lien Interest Rate for the 2017 auction will be:  TBD

  • If a property is wrongfully sold, the interest paid to the purchaser shall be two points above the Discount Rate but no lower than 8%.  CRS 39-12-111.


TAX LIEN

  • You do not have ownership rights to the property, simply a property tax lien.  YOU ARE NOT BUYING THE LAND!  This is merely a lien against the property.  It must be understood that the sale and purchase of a tax lien does not, convey the right of possession, use, improvement or access to said property.
  • A lien is valid for 15 years from the original issue date.  After 15 years, the lien is cancelled.  CRS 39-11-148
  • Please stay tuned for updated information as the Auction Date approaches.