Online vs In-Person Tax Deed Auctions

Out of the 67 Counties in Florida, currently (as of 3/9/18), 39 hold their tax deed auctions in-person and 28 hold their tax deed auctions online. All 28 Online Counties offer their Ownership & Encumbrance Reports freely online so you can research ahead of time to see if there are tax deeds on which you want to bid.  Out of the 39 that are in person, there are 10 counties that offer the O&E Reports freely online so you can decide if any are worth the travel to participate in the in-person auction. For the 29 remaining In-Person counties, you need to contact their Clerk of Court office and request the O&E Reports. 

The County Pages on our site give you links to all of the websites or Clerk Contact Information where you can find the O&E Reports. 

*Special Note about Gadsden: They provide a list of the liens on their Auction Listings. However, they do not show amounts or Book & Page numbers. Therefore, you will still need to contact the Clerk of Court for that information.

Here is the breakdown: We separated the list into In-Person and Online Counties. 

  • All counties in RED give you the O&E Reports freely online

  • Counties with ** next to it do not give the starting bid online. You would need to contact the clerk

  • As far as dealing with Tax Deed Auctions and/or Surplus, the counties that have ** are very difficult to deal with because you have to constantly contact the Clerk of Court for O&E, Starting Bid and Ending Bid


Alachua County

Gulf County

Monroe County**

Baker County**

Hamilton County

Nassau County

Bay County

Hardee County

Okeechobee County

Bradford County

Hendry County

Pasco County

Calhoun County**

Highlands County

Sarasota County

Clay County

Holmes County

Seminole County

Collier County

Jackson County

St. Johns County

Columbia County

Jefferson County

Sumter County**

DeSoto County

Lafayette County**

Suwannee County**

Dixie County

Levy County

Taylor County**

Franklin County

Liberty County**

Union County

Gadsden County

Madison County**

Wakulla County

Glades County

Marion County

Washington County


Brevard County

Hillsborough County

Orange County

Broward County

Indian River County

Osceola County

Charlotte County

Lake County

Palm Beach County

Citrus County

Lee County

Pinellas County

Duval County

Leon County

Polk County

Escambia County

Manatee County

Putnam County

Flagler County

Martin County

Santa Rosa County

Gilchrist County

Miami-Dade County

St. Lucie County

Hernando County

Okaloosa County

Volusia County

Walton County

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