To the highest bidder

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

News Roundup

Daily Report Staff

May 3, 2016

East Baton Rouge Parish will host an online auction via for tax adjudicated properties from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday. The parish, in an attempt to collect delinquent real estate taxes, will sell 16 properties. The winning bidders will receive full ownership of each property with title insurance. The average starting bid for the properties, which includes closing costs, is $3,500 plus the cost of title insurance. In a statement, William Aaron II, special assistant parish attorney, says East Baton Rouge has found success online in addressing the number of adjudicated properties in the parish. A list, map and street views of the property up for auction is online. Registration for the auction is required.