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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 […]

If you have an active price quote (“option”) from the State Department of Revenue, and you don’t want to buy the lien yourself, we may be able to help.  If you let us know soon enough, we can advertise the tax lien on our website and possibly get it sold for you.  We normally charge our […]

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 […]

Have you ever been reluctant to pursue a tax lien or tax deed because you knew there were other outstanding liens? This very informative article by Denise Evans regarding where liens appear in the “pecking order”, will help you sort through the issue.

Go HERE to read an article about what can happen if a tax lien/deed investor gets too aggressive.  Note to file: When all else fails, use common sense! Many thanks to Denise Evans for bringing this article to our attention.