OFFICE OF THE TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR SHARI L. FREIDENRICH, CPA, CCMT, CPFA, ACPFIM
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2013
Contact: Shari L. Freidenrich, (714) 834-7625, Treasurer@ttc.ocgov.com
Property Tax Sale Auction set for Thursday, March 14, 2013
Santa Ana, CA…Orange County Treasurer Shari L. Freidenrich announced that the next taxauction is Thursday, March 14, at 10:00 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room at 333W. Santa Ana Boulevard, Building 10, Santa Ana.
All bidders must pre-register by today, andregistration information, along with the current list of properties, is available on the website atocgov.com/taxauction. To register your e-mail for future tax auction information, just go toocgov.com/taxauctionreminder.“We currently have 8 improved parcels and 8 unimproved parcels to auction,” stated Freidenrich.
The Treasurer will not auction off properties that have paid all taxes and delinquent charges in fullby 5:00 p.m. today. Interested bidders can obtain a registration packet and a bid card today between 8:00 a.m. and5:00 p.m. at the public counter (Room G58) in the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector. A $5,000 refundable deposit (cash/cashier’s check only) and valid photo identification are requiredto register.Under California law, properties become subject to the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s “power to sell” and can be sold at a tax auction after they have been in default for five or more years. The Treasurer sets the minimum bids based on the total amount of delinquent taxes, penalties, and selling costs.
This is a “buyer beware sale,” and the properties are sold “as is.” Some liens maynot be discharged by the sale, check out the detailed information on the website. For more information and to view the list of properties for sale (updated daily), go toocgov.com/taxauction or call 714-834-3411.
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