Information on Buying Ohio Tax Delinquent Real Estate and Getting Real Estate for Pennies on the Dollar

Ohio is unique in that it offers both Ohio tax lien certificates and Ohio tax deeds. For tax lien certificates, investors can get yields as high as 18% per annum with a one year right of redemption. Tax Deeds are sold to the bidder with the highest bid.

Tax Sale Type: Tax Deeds (Sec. 5721.19 New Window) and Tax Lien Certificates (see notes) (Sec. 5721.31 New Window)

Contact: County Tax Collector (Sec. 5721.31 New Window)

Bid Procedure: Premium Bid (Sec. 5721.19 New Window). Bid down interest rate (tax lien certificates). (Sec. 5721.32 (C) New Window)

Redemption Period: One (1) year (Sec. 5721.37 (A)(1) New Window).

Law: Ohio Revised Code, Title 57, Chapter 5721, "Delinquent Lands," and Chapter 5723, "Forfeited Lands." New Window

Law: Ohio Revised Code, Title 57, Chapter 5721, "Delinquent Lands," and Chapter 5723, "Forfeited Lands." New Window

Additional Notes:

Tax Lien Certificate Sales: According to (Sec. 5721.31 New Window) 'Counties having a population of at least 200,000, may collect delinquent taxes by selling tax lien certificates at public auction'.

Ask Your Questions About Ohio Tax Lien Certificates, Tax Deeds and Tax Foreclosures Below:

Below you will find a collection of the latest user questions and comments relating to Tax Deeds Ohio.

Learn about Buying Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Foreclosures in Different Counties located in Ohio:

The following is a list of counties located in the state of Ohio. Tax Deeds for properties located in the following counties are sold at Ohio county tax sales.

County/Municipality:  Population: 
Adams County, OH  27,330
Allen County, OH  108,473
Ashland County, OH  52,523
Ashtabula County, OH  102,728
Athens County, OH  62,223
Auglaize County, OH  46,611
Belmont County, OH  70,226
Brown County, OH  42,285
Butler County, OH  332,807
Carroll County, OH  28,836
Champaign County, OH  38,890
Clark County, OH  144,742
Clermont County, OH  177,977
Clinton County, OH  40,543
Columbiana County, OH  112,075
Coshocton County, OH  36,655
Crawford County, OH  46,966
Cuyahoga County, OH  1,393,978
Darke County, OH  53,309
Defiance County, OH  39,500
Delaware County, OH  109,989
Erie County, OH  79,551
Fairfield County, OH  122,759
Fayette County, OH  28,433
Franklin County, OH  1,068,978
Fulton County, OH  42,084
Gallia County, OH  31,069
Geauga County, OH  90,895
Greene County, OH  147,886
Guernsey County, OH  40,792
Hamilton County, OH  845,303
Hancock County, OH  71,295
Hardin County, OH  31,945
Harrison County, OH  15,856
Henry County, OH  29,210
Highland County, OH  40,875
Hocking County, OH  28,241
Holmes County, OH  38,943
Huron County, OH  59,487
Jackson County, OH  32,641
Jefferson County, OH  73,894
Knox County, OH  54,500
Lake County, OH  227,511
Lawrence County, OH  62,319
Licking County, OH  145,491
Logan County, OH  46,005
Lorain County, OH  284,664
Lucas County, OH  455,054
Madison County, OH  40,213
Mahoning County, OH  257,555
Marion County, OH  66,217
Medina County, OH  151,095
Meigs County, OH  23,072
Mercer County, OH  40,924
Miami County, OH  98,868
Monroe County, OH  15,180
Montgomery County, OH  559,062
Morgan County, OH  14,897
Morrow County, OH  31,628
Muskingum County, OH  84,585
Noble County, OH  14,058
Ottawa County, OH  40,985
Paulding County, OH  20,293
Perry County, OH  34,078
Pickaway County, OH  52,727
Pike County, OH  27,695
Portage County, OH  152,061
Preble County, OH  42,337
Putnam County, OH  34,726
Richland County, OH  128,852
Ross County, OH  73,345
Sandusky County, OH  61,792
Scioto County, OH  79,195
Seneca County, OH  58,683
Shelby County, OH  47,910
Stark County, OH  378,098
Summit County, OH  542,899
Trumbull County, OH  225,116
Tuscarawas County, OH  90,914
Union County, OH  40,909
Van Wert County, OH  29,659
Vinton County, OH  12,806
Warren County, OH  158,383
Washington County, OH  63,251
Wayne County, OH  111,564
Williams County, OH  39,188
Wood County, OH  121,065
Wyandot County, OH  22,908

Learn about Buying Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Foreclosures in Different States Across The United States:

Learn more about each State's individual delinquent tax sale process for tax lien certificates, tax deeds and tax foreclosures by clicking on the name of the state for which you are interested from the list below:

State:     Population: 
Alabama    5,108,468
Alaska    733,406
Arizona    7,431,344
Arkansas    3,067,732
California    38,965,193
Colorado    5,877,610
Connecticut    3,617,176
Delaware    1,031,890
Florida    22,610,726
Georgia    11,029,227
Hawaii    1,435,138
Idaho    1,964,726
Illinois    12,549,689
Indiana    6,862,199
Iowa    3,207,004
Kansas    2,940,546
Kentucky    4,526,154
Louisiana    4,573,749
Maine    1,395,722
Maryland    6,180,253
Massachusetts    7,001,399
Michigan    10,037,261
Minnesota    5,737,915
Mississippi    2,939,690
Missouri    6,196,156
Montana    1,132,812
Nebraska    1,978,379
Nevada    3,194,176
New Hampshire    1,402,054
New Jersey    9,290,841
New Mexico    2,114,371
New York    19,571,216
North Carolina    10,835,491
North Dakota    783,926
Ohio    11,785,935
Oklahoma    4,053,824
Oregon    4,233,358
Pennsylvania    12,961,683
Rhode Island    1,095,962
South Carolina    5,373,555
South Dakota    919,318
Tennessee    7,126,489
Texas    30,503,301
Utah    3,417,734
Vermont    647,464
Virginia    8,715,698
Washington    7,812,880
West Virginia    1,770,071
Wisconsin    5,910,955
Wyoming    584,057