Property Foreclosure Timeline

JULY & DECEMBER 2013
2013 property taxes billed by City, Village, or Township Treasurer.

MARCH 1, 2014
Unpaid 2013 property taxes are forwarded to the County Treasurer for collection.  The County Treasurer adds a 4% administration fee and 1% per month interest.

OCTOBER 1, 2014
The County Treasurer adds a $15.00 mail notice fee to each delinquent parcel.

MARCH, 2015
Property is forfeited to the County Treasurer.  The County Treasurer adds a $175.00 Title Search fee, a $20.00 Recording Fee and a $45 site inspection fee.  Interest increased from 1% per month to 1.5% per month back to the date the taxes became delinquent.

DECEMBER, 2015
A $50 publication fee is added.
Unpaid properties are published in the newspaper.

JANUARY/FEBRUARY, 2016
Show Cause Administrative hearing is held.

MARCH, 2016
Final judicial foreclosure hearing
Judgment entered and filed.

MARCH 31, 2016
Last day to pay taxes to avoid foreclosure.

APRIL, 2016
Treasurer takes title to foreclosed properties.

JUNE/JULY, 2016
Advertise office notice of Minimum Bid Auction.

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER, 2016
Minimum Bid Auction.