Foreclosure is a legal proceeding in which the bank can take possession of and sell a mortgaged property when the borrower does not meet his or her contractual obligations, e.g. is delinquent on payments.
Foreclosed properties are put up for sale by the Dane County Sheriff: Dane County Sheriff's Sale Web Page.
Tax Deeds Process:
The tax deed process is a legal procedure used by the county to take ownership of tax delinquent properties.
Tax deeded properties are put up for sale by the Dane County Treasurer: Dane County Treasurer’s Sale Web Page.