Tax-forfeited parcels are properties on which delinquent property taxes were not paid. Title to the land and buildings was forfeited, and title is now vested in the State of Minnesota. Following a review period per Minnesota Statutes, these properties are classified and open to the public for purchase.
Statute on delinquent real estate taxes - chapter 279
Statute on real estate tax judgment sales - chapter 280
Statute on real estate tax sales and redemption - chapter 281
The 2017 Tax-Forfeited Land Sale will be held on
Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 1:00PM. Please see the link below for the properties to be auctioned on July 20, 2017. Land sales are held in the Olmsted County Board Room located in the Government Center.
Olmsted County highly recommends that you thoroughly research any tax-forfeited parcels before purchase. All tax-forfeited land purchases are subject to the Terms for the Sale of Tax-Forfeited Property established by the Olmsted County Board of Commissioners.
July 20, 2017 Auction List (403 KB)
July 20, 2017 Auction Booklet (3,377 KB)
Terms for the Sale of Tax-Forfeited Property