|Primary Sale Type:||Redeemable Tax Deed|
|Sale Date(s):||Varies: set by taxing jurisdiction
|Bid Type:||Premium Bidding (whole lot) / Bidding-Down-Ownership (partial lot)|
|Rate of Return:||8% per annum|
|Redemption Period:||2 years from date of sale
|Statute Section(s):||Title 36, Part 2, Chapter 105-9, Article 5|
The two most populous areas in Maine are Cumberland (281,000+) and York (197,000+) County.
Maine is classified as a Redeemable Tax Deed state. The local Tax Collector shall sell annually at public auction, after the 1st Monday of February, all real estate on which any tax remains unpaid.
Auction Process / Redemption:
|Resource||Description||Instructions and Additional Information|
|Maine Local Government||City, Town, and Village Tax Collector and Assessor information via the websites provided||Use the 'county' drop-down menu to select a county, then click 'go.' You'll then be able to select any city, town, or township within the county, which will lead you to their respective tax collector and assessor departments.|
|Maine County Commissioners Association||Contact information for all 16 County Treasurers in Maine||NA|