• From The Field: Tax Lien Deal Analysis

    I recently attended a tax New Jersey tax sale. There were only 5 properties in the sale down from 15 on the original tax sale list. Last year at this sale I came away with one decent lien. This year I didn't get anything at this tax sale. So I decided to do a tax lien deal analysis of some of the liens in this sale to see if investing in New Jersey is getting too competitive for investors to make a profit. I only bid on one little utility lien and was outbid by a mile. I was bidding on a lien amount that was close to $350. I bid 18% and then the bidding went to 17% so I bid 16%, then it went right to 0%, $100 premium,

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  • Pennsylvania Tax Sales: What is an Upset Sale?

    If you are going to bid at Pennsylvania tax sales you need to be aware of the different types of deed sales that are conducted in the Commonwealth. Many Pennsylvania counties have two different tax sales that are live auctions; the "upset" sale, and the "judicial" sale. If tax sale properties are not sold at either of these two sales, the property then goes on the "repository" list and can be sold by private bid. Most counties will have an upset sale every year in the fall. It's called the "upset" sale because the minimum bid for the properties in this sale is the "upset" price - what is owed for delinquent taxes from the

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  • Clever Real Estate Tax Planning

    NEWS The Cal State Companies: Center for Real Estate Studies • Cal State Properties • Cal State Investment LTD Partnership PO Box 96 • Palos Verdes, CA 90274 • Phone 310-245-6952 • E-Mail CalStatecompanie@aol.com Media Contact: The Center for RE Studies For: Immediate Release Clever Real Estate Tax Planning Palos Verdes. CA. Here are three simple ways to reduce your taxes. Income taxes are derived by multiplying taxable income by an applicable tax rate. The lower the taxable income, the lower the rate, thus the lower the taxes. This article will show you how to do it. How to Lower Taxable Income The simple

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