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SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Approximately 700 residential and professional qualities are up for grabs in San Diego County. 

The households and companies are in tax default, but if you have the dollars, you can acquire them beneath sector value. These assets entrepreneurs have not paid the house taxes for the past 5 yrs. 

Soon after 5 many years, the county is allowed to put the house up for auction. For some, that can mean receiving a offer.

Related: Nearly 700 San Diego qualities up for auction | Registration now open

Just one of the houses is in La Jolla with an opening bid of nearly $2.2 million.

“It is an unbelievable prospect to acquire something that would have incredible value. When you go to re-market place it and it is truly a residence that could be valued at $7 million right now,” claimed Melody Novak, HomeSmart Realty West.

Novak is with the Brokers SD, a division of HomeSmart Realty West, and says inventory on houses for sale is reduced. It’s a single motive why the county believes they are finding phone calls from individuals all in excess of the planet.

“There is a ton of curiosity and will keep on to be a ton of desire primarily in these industry instances. People today are on the lookout for a market place and if they enjoy it, they go for it,” stated Dan McAllister, San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector.



And it’s not just residences in the multimillion-dollar vary. The opening bid for one solitary relatives household in San Diego is $82,000, but the comparative sector examination puts it at more than seven hundred thousand dollars.

“You would end up finding numerous presents in excess of your record rate and in several occasions noticeably above your list rate due to the fact of the unbelievable need,” claimed Novak.

The county warns buyers to do their homework, due to the fact not all of the houses are ready to go in.

“You can go to a title corporation or do some investigate on their individual to see if there is a lien against the property to see if we cannot dissolve or resolve it,” mentioned McAllister.

There are also hundreds of timeshare homes detailed for $100. 

Of the 692 remaining attributes up for auction, 557 — far more than 80% — are timeshares. 

The proprietors of the homes can however keep away from going to sale if they pay back up by March 11.