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