St. Louis County land auction nets $900,000

St. Louis County’s hottest on the internet auction of recently provided tax-forfeited houses shut this week with 29 properties bought back into non-public possession for a complete of $903,575.

The auction, performed by means of, shut Thursday. Of the properties acquired, 15 had competing bids resulting in profits earlier mentioned the unique listing rate, a county information launch said.

The auction showcased a variety of household and commercial attributes, and recreational land. All of the attributes that bundled constructions marketed, which include two commercial buildings, two properties, two duplexes and a barn. Also marketing were being several waterfront lots.

This three-story commercial property is located at 2232 First Avenue in Hibbing. The main floor was previously used for retail and storage spaces. The second story contains conference rooms, ballroom, kitchen, dining room, coat check and restrooms. The upper story contains boarding and additional office and meeting rooms plus restrooms. It's starting bid is $67,600. (contributed photo)

This three-tale business house is positioned at 2232 Very first Avenue in Hibbing. The major floor was earlier applied for retail and storage spaces. The next tale is made up of convention rooms, ballroom, kitchen area, eating place, coat test and restrooms. The higher tale is made up of boarding and added office and meeting rooms additionally restrooms. It can be starting off bid is $67,600. (contributed picture)

Whilst the greater part of folks getting these houses are from Minnesota, there ended up also folks from 5 other states who efficiently acquired land in the auction.

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Attributes that ended up not bought at the auction are now readily available for sale on a to start with-appear, initial-served foundation by means of the St. Louis County Land and Minerals Office till offered or put back on the on the web auction. There are approximately 140 qualities at this time obtainable for buy. The record of those homes, along with final results from this most up-to-date auction, can be uncovered on the internet at

St. Louis County has just one additional tax forfeited house auction scheduled in October.

This two-story duplex is located at 2708 West 3rd Street in Duluth, and has a starting bid of $75,750. (contributed photo)

This two-tale duplex is found at 2708 West 3rd Street in Duluth, and has a commencing bid of $75,750. (contributed photograph)