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County Land Sale Information
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Our county land sale is
held once a year in the spring, April or May.  The accounts listed in the
foreclosure lists are still redeemable properties.  The properties available for
sale will be posted on the web once the final list has been approved by the
county court.

Pursuant
to an order of Malheur County Court the Malheur County Sheriff will proceed to
sell at public auction, at the front door of the Malheur County Courthouse,
Vale, Oregon, to the highest and best bidder, all of the right, title and
interest of Malheur County, in the described real property situated in Malheur
County, Oregon on the prepared list.

The terms of this sale shall be CASH
ONLY
unless the minimum price is set at more than $1000, in which
case the sale shall be for cash of for not less than 20% cash with the remainder
to be paid under written agreement with the purchaser providing for equal
installments to be made over a period not exceeding 5 years with all deferred
payments to draw interest at the rate of 8% per annum, payable annually, and
such agreements shall be subject to all terms and conditions of ORS 275.100 as
amended. The minimum price shall be as indicated above. Price of the property
does not include publication and recording fees charged at the time of the
sale.
 
THESE PROPERTIES MAY NOT BE USED IN VIOLATION OF
APPLICABLE LAND USE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. BEFORE PURCHASING THIS PROPERTY,
PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS SHOULD CHECK WITH THE APPROPRIATE CITY OR COUNTY PLANNING
DEPARTMENT TO VERIFY USES.
 
The county shall not warrant or defend the fee simple
title of real property offered for sale to be free of defects or encumbrances,
but will only sell and convey such title as the county has acquired by
foreclosure. Conveyance is subject to recorded easements of the United States or
government agency thereof. Please be advised that it is the purchaser’s
responsibility to obtain any title insurance or title reports for property sold
by the County at public auction.
 

The Malheur County Court reserves the right to
reject any and all bids. A detailed description of the above described
properties may be inspected in the office of the Malheur County
Assessor.

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