Annual Sales

COUNTY OWNED PROPERTY SALE

Purpose

To sell property(ies) owned by Delta County that are not being retained or leased in accordance with C.R.S. 39-11-143 (2.5) or (3).

When and Where

The 2022 County owned property sale will be held online on March 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. by SRI, Inc. through the Zeus Auction Program.  Items available for bid may be viewed at the Zeus Auction website beginning February 25. 

Registration

Registration is from Monday, March 14, 2022 through Monday, March 18, 2022.  NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ALLOWED AFTER MARCH 18, 2022 at 11:59 pm (MDT) at the Zeus Auction website.

See the Rules for County Owned Property Sale for details.

Elements of Risk

Neither the auctioneer nor the seller makes any warranties or representations of any kind or nature with respect to said property.  All sales are final.  Descriptions are for simple identification purposes only, no representations are made to the authenticity, age, origin or value.  Buyer relies solely on his/her own judgment when bidding.  All sales are final. It is the bidders' responsibility to know what they are bidding on. 

Links (updated annually in February of each year)

County Owned Property List (updated annually in February each year)
Rules for County Owned Property Sale
Zeus Auction website

ANNUAL TAX LIEN SALE

Purpose

The Treasurer is required by law to collect property taxes and distribute them to taxing authorities in the county.  The tax lien sale is held to collect unpaid taxes so that the taxing authorities are able to meet their budgets.  These taxes are purchased by investors who earn interest on the tax liens placed on the property.  The interest rate on the investment is set at 9 points above the Federal Reserve’s discount rate on September 1st each year.

When and Where

Who may participate?

By statute, C.R.S. 39-11-151 (1)(b), no tax lien shall be sold to an elected or appointed county official, to a county employee, or to a member of the immediate family of such person or to the agent of any such county official or employee during the time the official or employee holds office or is employed.

Elements of Risk

There is an element of risk in buying tax liens.  All liens are sold buyer beware.

Links (updated annually in September each year)

Delinquent Property Tax Sale List
Online Zeus Auction Tax Sale Guidelines
Tax Lien Sale Strike Off List