In County Info by TSL Admin

Primary Sale Type: Tax Deed
Secondary Type(s): OTC
Sale Date(s): Varies: set by taxing jurisdiction
Bid Type: Premium Bidding
Rate of Return: NA
Redemption Period: NA
Over-the-Counter: Deed
Statute Section(s): Title 25, CH 275 - Title 29, CH 311 - Title 29, CH 312
State Website: www.oregon.gov

State Overview:

There are 36 counties in Oregon.

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The two most populous areas in Oregon are Multnomah (735,000+) and Washington (529,000+) County.

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Oregon is classified as a Tax Deed state. Real property within the state of Oregon is subject to foreclosure for delinquent taxes whenever three years have elapsed from the earliest date of delinquency of taxes levied and charged thereon. The date ad time of sales vary throughout the state and are scheduled by the local tax collector. If a parcel is not bid on, one may place a private bid OTC.

Auction Process / Redemption:

Tax Deeds purchased in Oregon are won through the 'Premium Bid' method. There is no interest rate or redemption period applicaple as all deeds are issued to the county prior to auction. When a county acquires real property by foreclosure for delinquent taxes, the conveyance vests in the county title to the property, free from all liens and encumbrances except assessments levied by a municipal corporation for local improvements to the property. A private purchaser at resale of such property by the county acquires title free and clear of all assessments for local improvements levied by any municipal corporation.

State Resources:

Resource Description Instructions and Additional Information
Oregon Department of Revenue Contact information for the 36 County Treasurers (together with County Assessors and Clerk/Recorders) with links to county websites. NA
Oregon Department of Revenue Policies governing real property tax foreclosure in Oregon. NA
Association of Oregon Counties Links to all 36 Oregon county websites. NA
Oregon GIS Maps State-wide interactive map. If the state interactive map doesn't have a parcels layer for the county, it will provide a link to the county's GIS.