Newton, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Jasper County, as Trustee, has completed their tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2014 and mobile homes that were delinquent for 2015 and prior real estate taxes. The County, as Trustee, will now offer for sale the real estate and mobile homes obtained to the public. They will offer approximately 8 real estate items and 2 mobile home items through a sealed bid auction sale. All sealed bids must be in the Jasper County Treasurer’s Office located in the Jasper County Courthouse, 204 W. Washington St., Newton, Illinois, 62448 no later that the close of business on August 24, 2018.
The sale of these lots and mobile homes should be a major benefit to both the Taxing Districts and the neighboring property owners. This sale will place the real estate and mobile homes into the hands of individuals who have an interest in owning them. The County, and Trustee, hopes that these new owners will both maintain the property and the mobile homes and keep the taxes paid. By eliminating abandoned properties, the appearance of the neighborhood should improve and the value of the adjoining properties should increase.
The required minimum bid on real estate in $805.00, and on the mobile homes is $845.00. All items will be sold to the highest sealed bid received on or before August 24, 2018. Complete bidders’s packets and sale catalogs are now available at the Jasper County Treasurer’s Office or online at www.iltaxsale.com.
For further sale information, contact the Auction Sale Department of the Jasper County Tax Agent’s Office. The telephone number is 1-800-248-2850 or 618-656-5744 or visit us at www.iltaxsale.com. Office hours 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.