You Oughta Know

Find foreclosure auctions on county Web site

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The record: Information about scheduled tax foreclosure auctions by Sedgwick County due to delinquent real estate taxes.

Why you'd want them: For the opportunity to buy real estate for yourself or as an investment.

Where you get the records: Sedgwick County lists the auction on its Web site, www.sedgwickcounty.org. The announcements include the terms of sale and rules.

How much it will cost: The information is free. The next sale is at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the jury room adjacent to the first-floor lobby of the Courthouse, 525 N. Main.

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