Tax Lien history and payoff 16% in Arizona after 7 years

Sunday, December 09

A few years ago I wrote a blog post detailing the monthly interest accrual on an Arizona tax lien that paid off. Tax lien payoff post link. I had purchased over a dozen liens on vacant residential lots in a small northern Arizona city. Arizona online tax lien auctions you bid the interest rate lo...


Tax Certificate – To Foreclose or not to Foreclose? A Case Study

Sunday, August 27

In 2011 I purchased several tax certificates in Yavapai county Arizona. Every certificate I bought that year was on residential vacant parcels in a small town in northern Arizona. Each certificate also was for two years of taxes, not just one. In Arizona the owner has 3 years to redeem the certif...


Video: How I got 16% rates last year in AZ tax liens

Sunday, August 27

I've been asked some questions about my blog posts and how I use spreadsheets in my tax lien investing. As of 3 years ago, I concentrate solely on Online Tax Lien Auctions. Why? Here's a few of the bigger reasons; Easy to figure out the competition strategies from the previous year's ...


Looking at your competition's playbook in online tax lien auctions

Wednesday, December 28

Getting ready for the 2017 Arizona tax lien auctions. I found that RealAuctions, the company that provides the online software for several counties in Arizona and across the country, has added new data to their results.I've written on my blog about how I use the bid data from past auctions to hel...


Why Tax Lien Investing Requires a "Detail" Oriented Person

Monday, December 21

Tax Lien investing is often pitched as a "simple" way to make money in real estate. It's described as simply paying an owner's past due taxes and then either getting a "guaranteed" high rate of interest in return or getting the property after a certain amount of time passes.First off, there is no...


Tax Liens: Over-the-Counter. Junk or Needle in a Haystack?

Saturday, February 21

Tax Lien investing is where you pay the outstanding tax bill on a parcel because the owner has not paid their taxes. You earn a rate interest on your investment that gets paid when the owner pays (often called "redeems/redemption") the taxes back.When a county/city sells the tax liens/certificat...