Illinois foreclosed home auctions

Foreclosure Auctions, Tax Sales, and Sheriff Sales in Illinois

Find homes and other real estate properties at foreclosure auctions in Illinois. Includes Illinois Sheriff Sales, State Surplus Property, Mortgage Foreclosure Properties, Judicial Sales, and Tax Sales aka Upset Sales.

Buying a house or lot at these types of auctions are very risky and not recommended for inexperienced buyers. Make sure to seek legal counsel before participating in the auction so that you understand what your options are post-sale. Each type of auction, such as sheriff sale vs tax sale, have different implications as far as the auction procedure and your rights as the winning bidder.

Illinois Foreclosure Auctions

Find an Illinois Sheriff Sales or Foreclosure Auction – Open to the Public for Bidding


Illinois Department of Transportation – Excess Property Sales / Auction View Property Catalog

Adams County Illinois – Sheriff Sales – Quincy, IL

Boone County Illinois – Sheriffs’ Sales Sheriff sales are at the Boone County Courthouse Belvidere, IL 61008

Champaign County, IL – Foreclosure Sales Listing

Cook County – Foreclosure Property Sale View Listings – The attorney for the winning bidder must file a motion to approve the sale, which must then be approved by a judge. – Chicago, Illinois 60608

DeKalb County Sheriffs Sale Sycamore, IL 60178

DuPage County – Foreclosure Listings – Wheaton, IL

Kane County Sheriff’s Office – Foreclosure Sales View Properties

Kendall County – Sheriff Sales Yorkville IL 60560

Lake County Foreclosed Property Sales

McDonough Illinois – Sheriff Sales Macomb, IL 61455

McHenry County – Current Foreclosure Sales (Sales on Thursdays)

Lake County Foreclosure Sale Search

Logan County Illinois Civil Process and Sheriff’s Sales

Ogle County – Sheriff Sales 2022

Peoria County – Foreclosure Sales Peoria, IL 61604

Rock Island County – Sheriff’s Sales – Mortgage Foreclosures Rock Island IL 61201

Sangamon County, Illinois – Sheriff Sales Springfield, Illinois 62701

Sangamon County, Illinois – Public Auction of Surplus Property

Vermilion County – Sheriff Sale – Danville, IL

Whiteside County Illinois – Sheriff Sales Morrison, IL 61270

Will County Sheriff – Foreclosure Surplus


Illinois Tax Sales / Reverse Auctions

Tax sales auction off real estate property that has unpaid back taxes. In these sales, you are bidding on the tax lien and not the actual house for sale. There is a post-sale process in which you will need the assistance of an attorney.

Adams County Tax Sale Quincy, IL 62301

Bond County – Annual Delinquent Tax Sale

Cook County Tax Sales

DeKalb County – Delinquent Tax Sale

Jackson County Annual Tax Auctions

Kane County Annual Tax Sale

Knox County Illinois – Tax Sale Info – Galesburg, IL

Lake County Tax Sales

Madison County Tax Sale

McHenry County Tax Sale – Woodstock, IL

McLean County Illinois – Annual Real Estate and Mobile Home Tax Sale

Monroe County – Delinquent Tax Sales

Peoria County Delinquent Tax Sale Auction

Rock Island County Real Estate Property Tax Sales

Sangamon County Annual Tax Sale

St. Clair County – Tax Sale – Bloomington, IL

Stephenson County, IL – Tax Sales Freeport, Illinois 61032

Vermilion County Annual Real Estate and Tax Sale Tax Sale Buyer Package [PDF]

Will County – Property Tax Sale

Williamson County Property Tax Sale

Winnebago County Tax Sale


What is a Tax Sale? - Illinois


Illinois Property Tax Law

Listings are updated frequently, so check back for recent updates on auction sites. You may also view real estate auctions in Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Iowa.

Contact the auction location you wish to visit to verify eligibility and what documentation will be required.

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