Oregon (OR) Tax Deed Sales

Sale Type: Tax Deed
Bid Method: High Bid/Lottery
Sale Date(s): Year Round
Redemption Period: None/1 Year/2 Years
State Statute(s): Volume 3
Over-the-Counter: Yes
State Website: http://oregon.gov

Oregon State Overview

  • Oregon has a strong GIS presence. Click here to go to a state-wide interactive map. If the state interactive map doesn’t have a parcels layer for the county, it will provide a link to the county’s GIS.
  • Click here to read the policies governing real property tax foreclosure in Oregon.

In Oregon, the tax collector or treasurer will sell tax deeds to the winning bidders at the delinquent property tax sale. The bidder willing to pay the most wins the bidding contest. Oregon is unique in that state statues have provisions for financing purchasers.

  • Tax Sale Type: Tax Deed (Sec. 29-312.270).
  • Contact: (Sec. 29-311.005).
  • Interest Rate and/or Penalty Rate: Not applicable.
  • Bid Procedure: (Sec. 25-275.190).
  • Redemption Period: Not applicable.
  • Law: Oregon Revised Statutes, Title 25, Chapter 275 – “County Lands”,Title 29, Chapter 311 – “Collection of Property Taxes” and Title 29, Chapter 312 – “Foreclosure of Property Tax Liens”.
State County Contact Info
OR Baker www.bakercounty.org/index.html
OR Benton http://www.co.benton.or.us/
OR Clackamas http://www.co.clackamas.or.us/
OR Clatsop http://www.co.clatsop.or.us/
OR Columbia http://www.co.columbia.or.us/
OR Coos www.co.coos.or.us/cctax/realpropertyforeclosure.htm
OR Crook http://www.co.crook.or.us/
OR Curry http://www.co.curry.or.us/
OR Deschutes www.co.deschutes.or.us/legal/propmgmt.htm
OR Douglas http://www.co.douglas.or.us/
OR Gilliam
OR Grant www.grantcounty.cc/
OR Harney http://www.co.harney.or.us/
OR Hood River
OR Jackson http://www.co.jackson.or.us/
OR Jefferson
OR Josephine http://www.co.josephine.or.us/
OR Klamath www.co.klamath.or.us/
OR Lake www.lakecountyinfo.com/
OR Lane www.co.lane.or.us/
OR Lincoln www.co.lincoln.or.us/property/index.html
OR Linn www.co.linn.or.us/assessorshomep/assessor.htm
OR Malheur
OR Marion http://www.co.marion.or.us/
OR Morrow
OR Multnomah www.co.multnomah.or.us/
OR Polk www.co.polk.or.us/
OR Sherman
OR Tillamook www.co.tillamook.or.us/prop/default.htm
OR Umatilla www.co.umatilla.or.us/
OR Union
OR Wallowa www.co.wallowa.or.us/
OR Wasco
OR Washington www.co.washington.or.us/deptmts/at/tax_coll/dlnqtax.htm
OR Wheeler
OR Yamhill www.co.yamhill.or.us/Assessor/


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