Tax Year 2011 Annual Tax Sale
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Special to suffredin.org
Under Illinois law, the Treasurer's Office is required to conduct two types of tax sales at which delinquent property taxes are sold: the Annual Tax Sale and the Scavenger Sale.
The 2011 Annual Tax Sale has been scheduled to commence at 8:30 a.m. on August 5, 2013. The Annual Sale will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day of the sale schedule. At the discretion of the Tax Sale Supervisor, these hours may be extended to accommodate tax buyers placing bids. The Annual Sale includes properties in Cook County eligible for sale due to delinquent Tax Year 2011 property taxes (including, without limitation, general property taxes, back taxes, etc.) and/or delinquent special assessments. A list of properties eligible for sale in the 2011 Annual Tax Sale will be published in community newspapers by township on June 5-6, 2013. Properties with delinquent taxes that are eligible for sale may be searched by Property Index Number (PIN) on the Treasurer's Office website.
Delinquency lists in electronic format will be available for purchase online at https://www.cooktaxsale.com (available June 6, 2013) via an ACH debit to a checking or savings account for the following amount(s):
Delinquent General Real Estate Tax List $250 https://www.cooktaxsale.com/
After completing an ACH transaction, the list(s) can be downloaded.
The 2011 Annual Tax Sale will be conducted as an online internet-based sale at https://www.cooktaxsale.com Registration, deposits of collateral, storing bids to be placed on the day of the sale, and payment of certificates can be made from any computer with access to the internet.
However the final placement of bids can only be made from computers located in the Cook County Treasurer's Sale Room on the days of the sale. The Sale Room will be located in Room 112 (Randolph Street entrance) of the Cook County Treasurer's Office, 118 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For those individuals who do not have access to a computer for purposes of registration, deposits of collateral, storing bids to be placed on the day of the sale, and payment of certificates, computers with internet access will be available in the Sale Room for use during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and for Annual Tax Sale purposes only.
Registration for the Annual Tax Sale begins June 6, 2013. Registration is completed online at https://www.cooktaxsale.com You may register at any time between June 6 and July 26, 2013; provided, that your registration must be completed online and the requisite collateral deposit must be submitted to and received by the Cook County Treasurer's Office no later than 5:00 p.m. (Chicago local time) on July 26, 2013.
Properties offered at the Annual Sale shall be offered and sold on an "AS IS" basis.
The subject parcel's PIN only, and NOT the common street address, describes the delinquent taxes offered for sale. Street addresses and/or property classifications appearing on the delinquency list are not guaranteed to be accurate.
The Treasurer's Office does not assume any responsibility, implied or otherwise, as to the accuracy of street addresses and/or property classifications, or as to the legal status or physical condition of properties. It is the responsibility of each buyer to perform proper research to determine the property location, classification, nature, and condition of any property or improvements. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
The complete rules and regulations governing the conduct of the 2011 Annual Sale can be found at https://www.cooktaxsale.com or obtained from the Cook County Treasurer's Office upon request.