Tax Deed Sales

Tax Deed sales are administered by the Clerk's Office online at www.lake.realtaxdeed.com. Tax Certificates are sold yearly by the Tax Collector on properties with delinquent taxes. Upon request of the certificate holder for a tax deed sale, the certificate is forwarded to the Clerk and a Tax Deed Sale is held. The highest bidder will be issued a Tax Deed on the property. For additional information on Tax Deed sales, please see the Frequently Asked Questions provided below or visit our online tax deed auction website, www.lake.realtaxdeed.com

Tax Deed Sales Frequently Asked Questions

Tax Deed Sales Resources
Recording Office Location
Lake County Courthouse (CH)
550 W. Main St., North Wing, 3rd Floor
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 253-2600
Fax: (352) 253-2616

Announcements

IMPORTANT: Security Updates Coming to the Clerk's Website
Posted: 4/9/2020

The Lake County Clerk’s Office will be updating the minimum compatible communications security standard for its website on Saturday, April 25. This change may make the site inaccessible on older/obsolete web browsers. To ensure uninterrupted access to the Clerk's website, we recommend that you use the latest version of your chosen web browser.

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Office Closure - Good Friday
Posted: 4/2/2020

All offices of the Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller will be closed on Friday, April 10, in observance of Good Friday.

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New pay-by-phone service offered
Posted: 3/19/2020

A new, pay-by-phone service is being offered by the Lake County Clerk’s Office to allow persons to pay most traffic and criminal fees and fines by credit card over the phone. Learn more>

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Delivery-of-Service Changes in Response to COVID-19
Posted: 3/17/2020

To protect the health and safety of those needing services provided by the Lake County Clerk’s Office and of the employees who provide those vital services, effective immediately, delivery-of-service changes are being put in place. Learn more >

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