Tax Deeds

Tax Deeds

Tax deed sales are properties offered for sale to the highest bidder for delinquent taxes. Sales or public auctions are conducted in accordance with Florida Statutes. A calendar of upcoming tax deed sales is available at www.manatee.realforeclose.com. If you wish to participate in an online auction, computers with access to www.manatee.realforeclose.com are available at the Clerk's office in the Historical Courthouse. We recommend that you refer to Florida Statute, Chapter 197 for a complete understanding of Tax Deeds.

Opening Bid Subject to change (As soon as opening bid is known it will be posted at www.manatee.realforeclose.com)

Please Note: When visiting our office, the paper files for Tax Deeds will no longer be available for public viewing. You can view the files on-line in our public records viewing area at the clerk's office OR on your computer at home. To view the files from home, use the Tax Deed Search Page  or if you know it you can Search by Case Number. From there, you can view the entire file.

For on-line sales only - Please note: For walk in deposits, the $200 per sale deposit requirement must be made prior to one hour before the sale. The clerk will not accept deposits within one hour of the sale. On-line sales will be held at www.manatee.realforeclose.com. On-line deposits made by ACH must be made a minimum of 72 hours prior to sale.

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Contact Tax Deeds
Supervisor: Vicki Tessmer
Supervisor Title: Board Records Supervisor
Mailing Address
Attn: Tax Deeds
P.O. Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206
Physical Address
1115 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205