Bargains Available In Annual County Property Sale

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Bargain hunters will be checking out this year's list of properties being sold by the county real property office. The county wound up with the property for non-payment of taxes.

There are 191 properties and 41 of them have structures.

One prize is likely to be 18 acres on Julian Road in East Brainerd. There is a minimum bid of $10,000.

A lot with a structure at 1004 E. Main St. takes a $7,500 bid for starters. So does a house at 4802 14th Ave. in East Lake.

Another structure at 3190 Plaza Circle requires a $3,000 opener.

Property at 2511 and 2513 N. Chamberlain Ave. has a minimum bid of $5,500 and one down the street at 1598 N. Chamberlain is $3,000.

A lot at 3507 5th Ave. near Rossville Boulevard with a structure included is $2,000 minimum.

A lot in the 4600 block of 14th Avenue in East Lake is just $75 for a minimum bid.

Sealed bids must be received by the county real property office no later than 4 p.m. on Feb. 18.

The bids will be opened at the County Commission Room on the fourth floor of the County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 9 a.m.

The list of bid winners will be released on Feb. 25, then there will be a 10-day period in which bids may be raised. The bid-off will be March 19 at 9 a.m. At the bid-off, those who have bid on a particular piece of property can make oral bids to see who goes the highest. 

The property list is at

http://www.hamiltontn.gov/RealProperty/data/2013sale/PropertyList.pdf



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