TO HOLD TAX SALE
Kane County will hold its annual
Tax Sale on Monday and Tuesday, October 29th & 30th,
2012. The Tax Sale will start at 9 a.m. It will be held at the
Kane County Government Center, building (A), 719 South Batavia Avenue,
Geneva, Illinois. You must register to
participate. Registration will
begin September 17, 2012, and end October 12, 2012. Registration entitles you
to one seat in the board room.† All
registrations received before or after this time will be returned (no
We advertise delinquent taxes in
the local newspapers approximately three (3) weeks prior to the Sale.
A $500 deposit is required with your registration,
($450.00 being applied toward any items purchased at the Sale and
$50.00 toward the cost of the Tax Sale list). There will be no refunds
of deposits, unless you request a refund, in person, at the Treasurerís
office while the Sale is in progress. If you do not attend the Sale
then you forfeit this money.
Please note the boardroom will
be cleared at 8 a.m. the day of the Sale. There will be no advantage
for a Buyer to show up before 8 a.m.; also there is no advantage to seating
arrangements in the board room. Every effort is made to ensure that a
fair opportunity is given to all Buyers. Please be considerate to the
Treasurer, Staff and other Bidders. All decisions of the Treasurer are
final. Inappropriate behavior towards the Treasurer, Staff or other Buyers
may result in your removal from the Sale.
Please note that participating
in the Sale involves significant risk. The Tax Sale procedures are
outlined in the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 35 Act 200. Please
do not ask Treasurerís staff for legal or bidding advice. If you need
advice please contact an attorney specializing in Tax Sale procedures.