Kalkaska County Treasurer's Tax Sale Real Estate Auction

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All information should be independently verified.

County Treasurer reserves the right to change any information. Announcements made on sale day take precedence over previously printed matter. Information shown is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed. Buyer should verify all information prior to bidding on properties. Note, a new window will open for all forms and catalogs.​

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Auction Date:

to Pre-Register for the 2018 Sale, 

You must provide a legible email address to receive a confirmation of your registration.

Submit before 12:00 pm (Noon) one business day prior to sale.

to view the On-line Catalog, which has photos of properties with structures on them and Plat Maps and legal descriptions of all properties being offered.



Real Estate Auction 2018

Kalkaska County Treasurer's 

Just complete the form and either 
fax (888-481-5108) or email (kburkeen@bippususa.com) 
the completed form to us, we will then email or fax you confirmation 
that you are registered for the sale, (the confirmation will include your bidder number).


When the form uploads in PDF format, you may need to click on the download tab 
(next to the print icon), on the task bar, the form will now download 
so that you can fill in the information.
Then click on the email or print tabs at the bottom for the form 
and it will give you the option to either print or email us the form.

Please Note:  
You still need to place the required $1,000.00 on deposit, 
but you can now go to the express check-in line to obtain your bidder packet. 

The Kalkaska County Treasurer requires all registered bidders to place a Deposit of $1,000.00 in Cash or Certified funds to be held during the sale; these funds will be returned to you, if you are not successful bidder, exactly as given. (Certified funds should be made payable to yourself; that way if you are not a successful bidder at the sale, you can redeposit the funds back into your account).  If you are a successful bidder, the deposited funds will be used towards your purchase. Any remaining balance owed can be paid in a personal or company check or cash.

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Buyer Responsibilities

Thursday,  , 2018 @ 6:00 PM​​

​​Auction begins promptly at 6:00 PM 

​​Registration begins at 5:00 PM


Buyers who purchase properties at the Kalkaska County Treasurer's Auction
are responsible for paying the 2018 Summer Taxes including any penalties and fees, that become due and payable after the foreclosure, without any prorating, to the Local Unit of Government where the property being purchased is located (ie: Township, City, Village) and all future taxes associated with the property being purchased.
Deeds will not be issued until proof of payment is received by the Kalkaska County Treasurer.

Buyers who purchase property at the Kalkaska County Treasurer's Auction will also be paying
a 10% Buyers premium along with a $59.00 processing fee perproperty
This will be added to the final bid price.
Bid price:                $15,000.00
10% Buyers Premium: $1,500.00
Processing Fee:               $59.00
Total Purchase of:     $16,559.00

​You will receive the Summer 2018 Tax Bill as you check out at time of purchase.
Summer 2018 taxes must be paid in full day of the sale. A County Representative will be on site to accept tax payments for properties purchased.
You must pay the 2018 Summer Taxes and provide/deliver receipt to the Kalkaska County Treasurer’s Office.

NOTE: The Deed will not be processed until the Summer 2018 taxes are paid in full.  Failure to submit proof of tax payment within 21 days will result in the cancellation of sale, banning from all future foreclosure auctions and the property may be offered to other bidders.

All buyers will be required to sign an Affidavit (due to state statute) stating that they do not directly or indirectly hold interest in any property with delinquent taxes in Kalkaska County.
​If a buyer held an interest in a property at the time of foreclosure, 
they may only purchase the property back with prior approval of the County Treasurer 
and then only for the amount of the minimum bid or higher.  
This requirement includes a Second Auction purchase as well.

Auction Location:

Civic Center next to The Kaliseum
1900 Fairgrounds Road
Kalkaska, MI 49646

to Download a Property Information Packet (PIP) showing list of properties being offered at this years sale along with terms and conditions.