snatched up $7,672,968 worth of delinquent taxes and attached up to 18 percent interest to the bill.
“I’d say that 99 percent of the time, people redeem their taxes and you get paid your interest. It can be a good investment if you know what you’re doing.”
Tax sales can be risky, though, and people like Beasley often spend hours researching parcels they plan to bid on before attending the sale
bid a percentage rate with a cap at 18 percent. The auction caller accepts the lowest bid to win. The property owner then has 30 months to buy back the taxes
But if 30 months pass and the property owner still hasn’t redeemed the taxes, the tax buyer lays claim to the property
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