Connecticut

In State Info by TSL Admin


Primary Sale Type: Redeemable Tax Deed
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Secondary Type(s): NA
Sale Date(s): Varies: set by taxing jurisdiction
Bid Type: Premium Bidding
Rate of Return: 18% per annum
Redemption Period: 6 months from date of sale
Over-the-Counter: NA
Statute Section(s): General Statutes of CT - Title 12, CH 204,

General Statutes of CT - Title 12, CH 205

State Website: www.ct.gov

State Overview:

There are 8 counties in the state of Connecticut and 169 towns. Connecticut taxing districts often hold their sales on the municipal level.

County Directory

The two most populous areas in Connecticut are Fairfield (916,000+) and Hartford (894,000+) County.

Search Demographics:

Connecticut is a Tax Deed Redeemable state, giving the homeowner 6 months to redeem before the investor may foreclose and activate the purchased deed. The local tax collector oversees the sale which is conducted through oral public auction.

Auction Process / Redemption:

Tax sales are held throughout the year, determined by the individual counties and municipalities. Within two weeks after such sale, the collector shall execute a deed thereof to the purchaser or to the municipality conducting the sale, and shall lodge the same in the office of the town clerk of such town, where it shall remain unrecorded through the redemtion period of 6 months. There is an 18% interest rate that applies throughout the 6 month redemption period. Parcels are won through the 'Premium Bid' method.

State Resources:

Resource Description Instructions and Additional Information
New England Association of City and Town Clerks Contact information for most of 169 Connecticut City and Town Clerks. NA
State of Connecticut Website addresses for 162 of 169 cities and towns. NA
Connecticut General Tax Sale Information
Learn how tax sales work in Connecticut NA