THE TAX LIEN SALE FOR GILA COUNTY
Where : Gila County Courthouse Hearing Room
1400 E. Ash Street, Globe, Arizona 85501
When: In the month of February each year.
Time: The TAX LIEN Auction begins at 9:00 a.m.
The list is published in two consecutive weekly issues of the officially designated county newspaper. Not less than two weeks nor more than three weeks prior to the date of the Tax Lien sale. Approximately 1000 parcels are listed. Normally by the date of the Tax Lien sale we have approximately 500 to offer.
Each year you may call this office by the second week in January, we will be able to tell you who the publisher is and the date of the sale. You may then contact the publisher, and make arrangements to purchase the newspaper, or the day the list is published it is also available on www.ananews.com
GilaCountyis a small county and we have less than 3% privately owned land. Our collection rate is 98.8% prior to advertising.
The Tax Lien Sale takes about 3 hours. This includes time for answering questions and your time completing various forms.
We do not have people pre-register. If you are the successful bidder for the Tax Lien you will pay us in cash or cashier’s check at the time of the sale. You bid on an interest rate not on the amount of taxes on the property. You do not become owner of the parcel. You are a silent LIEN HOLDER. You may not contact the owners or go on the property. Your transactions are handled by this office.
If you are a successful bidder, you will be charged a $ 10.00 fee for each Tax Lien. You do not get this fee back when the property owner redeems their property.
We do not have a list, but we do have a Tax Lien Sale book that is open to the public. The books are closed from the end of January to the end of March each year to process the advertisement and sale.
If the owner has not redeemed your Tax Lien three years after the first time offered for public sale, you may hire an attorney of your choice to start foreclosure.