Annual Tax Sale

The annual tax sale is held the third Monday in June at 9:00 AM. Any delinquency must be offered for sale at the Regular or Public Bidder Tax Sale. The registration fee for a tax bidder is $25.
NOTE: The 2019 Tax Sale will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019. 
2019 Tax Sale Publication (PDF)

Sale Time & Location

The annual tax sale is held in the conference room of the basement level of the Courthouse in Eldora, Iowa.

The sale will start promptly at 9:00 AM and normally lasts about 2 to 3 hours. All pre-registered purchasers/bidders must be checked in with the tax sale clerk to receive their bidder number from 8:15 AM to 8:45 AM.

Tax Sale Terms
  1. Registration
  2. Tax Sale List
  3. No Electronic Devices


The registration deadline is approximately 1 week prior to the sale. One person may be authorized to represent as many tax sale purchasers as he or she can manage. The sale procedure will not be slowed or stopped if a registered bidder cannot keep up with pace of the sale.

2019 registration deadline is 4:30 PM on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Limited Seating

The conference room has limited seating. Priority registration is given to purchasers who were registered the previous year. Additional registrations will be granted if room permits.

Registration Fee

There is a $25 registration fee, which must accompany the registration documents for each purchaser. This fee is nonrefundable. Each registered bidder must pay the registration fee. The Treasurer's Office does not accept credit card payments.
No pets allowed and cell phones must be turned off.