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My good friend Brian Trippe, of REI Live, has graciously made available, modules of a “Tax Sale Basics” seminar that we put together back in April of this year.  The seminar consists of a total of six modules.  This is a great place to get an introduction to the tax lien/tax certificate/tax deed business in […]

The following TAX DEED property is for sale: Property Location:  434 Reed Rd, Ashville, AL 35953 Municipality: Unincorporated St. Clair County Tax Parcel: 10-06-14-0-000-018.001 County Land Value:  25,300 (up from 22,200) Years included: 2010 thru 2018 Price: $10,000 (reduced from $15,000) THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS MY OPINION: This is an approximately 3-acre parcel -VACANT LAND- that has a limited view […]

My sources tell me that Alabama SB257 was signed into law by the Governor today.  It reduces the interest rate paid on the redemption of properties from tax sale from 12{0de9caa28a13b92d4d5c08ad1816ca817ff5d9528eba1627cd08150927959f21} to 8{0de9caa28a13b92d4d5c08ad1816ca817ff5d9528eba1627cd08150927959f21}.  You can read the act HERE.    

As of May 19, 2016, the Alabama Department of Revenue will no longer allow me (or anyone else) to change the name on an assignment purchased from them. That means the State will not allow anyone to apply for a parcel in one name, then actually purchase it in another name. There is a contractual solution […]

A reader has asked a good question:  “Generally how long does quiet title process take in the State of Alabama?” My answer:  As most of you know I am not an attorney but I have observed a few “quiet title actions” up close.  My layman’s opinion is that several factors can effect how long it takes […]

More and more I am running across folks that for various reasons want to liquidate a tax certificate or tax deed.  We are glad to help you do that.  Call or e-mail to discuss your specific situation.  205-281-1587 or [email protected]

I received the following question from a reader today: “I’m new to the lien and deed investment game. I have applied for many properties in Jefferson county and now am waiting for a response. How long do we generally have to wait to hear back from the State about a deed/lien? I know they say […]

Denise Evans has recently produced a very informative video on the subject of taking possession of tax certificate properties.  There is very little information available about how to do this effectively.  Denise is very thorough and I find her information to be very reliable.  Download her free video HERE.  (UPDATED 1/19/2016–The video was free at the […]

If you are an Alabama tax certificate investor, and you have had any county redemptions in the past year or so, you have probably received a “REDEMPTION AFFIDAVIT” which you have to fill out, sign, have notarized and return to the appropriate party. If this is a nuisance to you, consider letting Alabama Tax Properties […]