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In our effort to build business relationships based on trust and integrity, it occurred to me that it might be helpful to let folks know our terms  for selling tax certificates and tax deeds.

1) Tax Certificates-Our commission is 3% of the State price or a minimum of $100.00.  For example: if the State amount is $4,832.95 the total amount would be $4,977.94.  Our fee in this case would be $144.99.

2) Tax Deeds-Our commission on tax deeds is 10% of the State price.

You may be asking “What do I get for the commission that I pay?”  Fair question:

1)  You get to “buy it now” instead of waiting in line just to see if you even have a chance to buy it from the State yourself.

2)  You get the benefit of having us shuffle all the paperwork which includes getting a cashier’s check, mailing it certified mail to the State, and doing it within the time constraints required.  Oh yeah, did I say everything has to be accurate as well?

3)  You get the benefit of having someone with over 27 years experience dealing with the State to oversee the process.

Can you do this yourself?  Absolutely.

But we would be glad to do it for you and let you do what you do best.

Let us know if you have questions.

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Interesting but misleading piece

On December 14, 2010, National Public Radio aired this piece. It is about 20 minutes long but gives what I think is a pretty good interesting national perspective on investing in property tax certificates.
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