Carter County Treasurer
Marsha Collins

Location:
#20 "B" Street SW Suite 104 First Floor Ardmore, OK 73401-6499
Phone: 580-223-9467
Fax: 580-223-9573
Email: cartercotrea@att.net
Office Hours: Monday through Friday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM



RESALE INSTRUCTIONS

THIS IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.  INTERPRETATIONS OF THE STATUTES OR COURT CASES SHOULD BE OBTAINED FROM YOUR LEGAL COUNSEL.

The Resale of Real Estate for delinquent taxes will officially open in the office of the County Treasurer at 9:00 A.M. on the 2nd Monday of every June. (Registration begins at 8:00). The Notice of Resale of Real Estate for Taxes will be read as approved by the State Statutes.

All Successful Bids Include the amount bid and any other taxes plus costs and abstract fee. Resale advertising and deed filing fees will be added to bid amounts. The bidder then pays for property by cash once sale is complete.

Resale Tax deeds on property sold will be sent to the successful bidder after the same has been filed with the Registrar of Deeds in the County Clerk's Office. In order to obtain clear title, purchaser will have follow up with quiet title. The Treasurer shall collect $10.00 for each deed issued and an additional filing fee of $15.00.

Be aware the property is subject to redemption until the deed is filed with the Registrar of Deeds.

If any person is bidding for someone else or in the name of any firm or corporation, it should be so reported to the Clerk of the Resale as the deed form prescribed by state statutes require such information.

All property must be sold for a sum not less than two-thirds of the assessed value of such real estate as fixed for the current fiscal year, or for the total amount of taxes, penalties, interest and cost due on such property, whichever is the lesser. However, all statutory fees, costs due to advertising, abstracting and treasurer's cost will be due in addition to the final bid. If there is no bid, a deed will be issued to the County, but the County cannot bid.

**In accordance with court decisions, and not Statutory Law, Tax Deeds only affect satisfaction of the taxes as listed in the official Resale Advertising publications. Other classes of Taxes are not affected. Taxes of every nature are to be paid in addition to the amount bid for any properties in the Resale. A Resale Deed will not affect future installments as they become due on special assessments; such as paving, sewer, water, or any other lawful tax.

The County Treasurer's primary function is tax collection. We make every effort to see that Tax Deeds are issued in accordance with the Statutes, but the buyer assumes all responsibility and liability on purchase.

This sale is Buyer Beware: Each buyer is responsible for knowing what property is bid upon and each property should be inspected by the buyer prior to entering a bid upon it. Monies are non-refundable.Each bidder should research the records and inspect the property that they are considering prior to entering a bid. Some Federal, State and City liens or restrictions may still exist and be valid against the property.

All property, although listed by publication for sale, upon which the taxes have been paid will not be called. Bidding will open and properties as listed in the newspaper will be sold in order or listing number.

**Notice:   While the Treasurer's Office makes every effort to ensure the correctness of the information, any error contained herein does not constitute a waiver of any tax amounts by or for the County Treasurer's Office or the Taxpayer.

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