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Auction Information

Tax Foreclosed Property Auction
Douglas County, through the Land Department, conducts public auctions of Tax Foreclosed Properties approximately once each year and is typically held in the fall. Timing of the auction depends upon the availability of properties.

CAUTION: On occasion, some parcels have proven to be only errors in descriptions, gaps where surveys do not coincide or where only a partial interest may be held, and conflicts of ownership have thus arisen. No warranty as to title is made. It is strongly suggested that bidders secure title reports to verify condition of title and/or title insurance prior to the sale date for parcels they are interested in.

Timber Sale Auction
Douglas County, through the Land Department, when deemed appropriate, conducts a public auction of timber owned by Douglas County once each year, typically in February or March. Information regarding the Timber Sale Auction will be available approximately 30 days before the auction and can be found at Timber Sale Auction.

Most auction properties are small pieces and segments that may have value only to adjacent landowners, however occasionally parcels of significant value are sold.

The public may request that a tax foreclosed parcel be included on the auction list. Contact the Land Department to initiate such a request 541-440-4568.

Information regarding the tax foreclosed property auction is available approximately 30 days before the auction. To receive notice of an upcoming auction contact the Land Department by email at jlvander@co.douglas.or.us and request to be included on the auction email list.

Additionally, the Land Department may have surplus properties listed for sale. When offered they can be found at Surplus Properties.