Example of a Tax Lien Payoff - Here Are The Results

Sunday, December 07

A few years ago I bought several real estate tax liens in northern Arizona on residential vacant land. I'm earning 16% (gross) interest on them. One of those liens paid off in October and I thought I would give the breakdown of actual interest earned to show the details of how liens work when red...


Today I found a way to help increase my returns - here's how

Wednesday, May 21

The following post is geared to Tax Lien investing, but it also shows how you can keep your eyes out for data that can help you gain an edge in investing by applying what a new data source can provide. In tax lien investing, the majority of the liens are redeemed (paid off) by the owner. ...


Worried about EPA issues? They have a website...

Tuesday, April 29

About to buy a property or tax lien and worried about EPA issues? Want to know if there are any EPA issues with your neighbors? (That rancid smell from the anti-social guy's house up the block HAS to be toxic - right?) The EPA has a simple website that allows you to quickly see if any EPA...


Online Tax Lien Auction Analysis - Pinal County AZ

Friday, April 04

I have good data on Pinal county Arizona for 2014 Tax Lien auction. I've begun to do a little deeper dive into the results. I was able to get the Property Use code so it helps analyze the types of properties with rates that won, number of liens available for that type, and this year I adde...


Arizona auctions - rule changes and software changes this year

Tuesday, February 11

I mentioned in the forums that for the RealAuction.com hosted counties in Arizona, Pinal, Coconino and Yavapai, the counties adopted the rule that limits the bidding accounts to just one per related entity. This rule is in response to the explosion in the number of accounts opened last y...


First time tax lien investor - your first step

Sunday, February 09

Over the last few years on Biggerpockets I realize my most used answer to new tax lien investors has consisted of one thing; a link to their state tax lien statutes. That is rule #1 in tax lien investing. Know the rules for the area you are investing. They're usually prett...