June 12th, 2016
Memphis Daily News
MEMPHIS, TN (June 12, 2016) A primer on Shelby County property tax sales is June 16 at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation auditorium, 20 S. Dudley St., from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., starting with a 2 p.m. sign-in.
The Real Estate Road Show session comes in advance of the three-day online tax sale June 22-24, which is expected to include about 400 properties – residential, commercial and vacant land.
Real estate information company Chandler Reports, which is owned byThe Daily News Publishing Co., is a sponsor of the road show.
The road show is an explanation of how the sales work, with representatives from Chancery Court and the Shelby County Trustee’s office present to walk those interested through the steps and the conditions for buying property.
Opening bids include delinquent city and county taxes, accrued interest and penalty charges, court costs, attorney fees, and service and title costs.
The briefing will include an explanation of recent changes in the redemption period for properties.
The online sales began in January through CivicSource.com, and those attending the road show are encouraged to bring laptops or other mobile devices to test the new software.
Register for the road show at reroadshowmemphis.eventbrite.com.
– Bill Dries