Tax Deed Sales

Tax Deed sales are administered by the Clerk's Office online at 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,

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


Lake County Clerk’s Office receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Posted: 6/11/2021

The Lake County Clerk's Office was recently awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its Fiscal Year 2021 budget. This is the 29th year that the Clerk’s Office has received the award. Learn more --->