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According to a recent FOX Business News press release, Alpine TLI Group, a public company, announced that:
"There will be over 2,000 tax lien sales during 2008, with an ever-increasing opportunity to participate in online sales. It is estimated that over $10 Billion in tax lien certificates are offered for sale annually. It is also estimated that due to the inherentleverage of a tax lien, this could represent over $1 Trillion in property value for the purchasers of these tax lien certificates."