Tampa Real Estate Auctions
Auctions are held on properties offered for sale to the highest bidder. The Clerk's Office conducts the sale via public auction on the Internet in accordance with Florida Statutes. The property or interest being auctioned may be worth less than the assessed value.
Anyone may bid on the properties, and must register with the clerk on this web site prior to the sale. The site provides information for each sale item, including the name of the owner, legal description, and the opening or base bid.
At the date and time specified for the sale, each item is auctioned in order of file number and sold to the highest bidder.
Prior to the time of the sale, the successful high bidder must post with the Clerk a nonrefundable deposit of 5% of the anticipated high bid for each item to be bid on. The bidder must pay the balance of the final bid plus the court registry fee, electronic service charge, publication fee(s), clerk’s service charge, if applicable, by 12:00 PM ET the business day following the sale.
Advance deposits may be made on the web site via electronic check (ACH). ACH deposits require 4 full business days to be processed. The deposits will not be available for bidding until such funds have cleared. Deposits may also be made in person by cash or cashier’s check at the Hillsborough County Clerk of Courts’ Circuit Civil Division office at 800 E Twiggs St Room 101 Tampa FL 33602.
Final payment may be made with deposited funds or in person by cash or cashier’s check at the Hillsborough County Clerk of Courts’ Circuit Civil Division office at 800 E Twiggs St Room 101 Tampa FL 33602.
Upon payment of the remainder of the bid with deposited funds, cash, or cashier’s check, the Clerk will issue a Certificate of Sale.
A Certificate of Title may be issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court after ten (10) days have elapsed from the issuance of the Certificate of Sale and provided there is no other action relating to the subject proceeding.