July 14, 2014
OSWEGO -- The Oswego County Real Property Tax Service will sell up to 120parcels of tax delinquent properties at the annual tax property auction Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Oswego High School, Buccaneer Boulevard. Bidder registration begins at 8 a.m. and the auction will start at 10:30 a.m.An informational meeting for bidders will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the high school. Bidders can also bid on-line during the auction through www.bidspotter.com
Debra Mullenax, Director of Real Property Tax Service, said the properties include single and multi-family homes, seasonal residences, agricultural and commercial property, and vacant land. A complete list of properties is listed on the Oswego County Web site at www.oswegocounty.com/rpts . Credit card payments will be accepted. Personal checks will not be accepted for payment.
Oswego County takes title to residential and farm properties after the taxes have gone unpaid for approximately four years. Title is taken for vacant land and commercial properties after two years of non-payment of taxes.
Prior owners who did not pay the back taxes are prohibited from bidding at auction and no longer have an interest or rights in the tax delinquent parcels they once owned. Bidders will receive a description and view a computer presentation that includes a photograph of each parcel as it is offered for sale. Prior owners, their immediate family members, and anyone having delinquent property taxes in Oswego County may not bid at the auction.
More information is available by contacting the Oswego County Real Property Tax Service at 349-8315 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 8315 or www.oswegocounty.com/rpts or Collar City Auctions at www.collarcityauctions.com.
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