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States › Pennsylvania › Monroe County

County Courthouse
1 Quaker Plaza, Room 201
Stroudsburg, PA 18360-2141
Phone: (570)420-3450
Fax: (570)420-3458

Auction Type: Tax Deed
Bidding Method: Premium Bid

Tax Sale Overview:

If Monroe county, Pennsylvania is unable to collect real estate property taxes they are also unable to provide important government services like police protection, public schooling and medical services.

Unpaid property taxes create a serious cashflow problem for Monroe county, Pennsylvania.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Monroe county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Monroe county newspaper of general circulation. They are listed by sequence number. Parcels fall into 1 of 2 groups. Each group is sorted by parcel number.

The advertisement appears about three to six weeks before the Monroe county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Monroe county, Pennsylvania allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Monroe county, Pennsylvania lien for taxes. A tax lien is simply a claim for delinquent taxes.

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on Pennsylvania laws and competition, savvy Monroe county tax sale investors can realize high-yielding returns with Pennsylvania tax lien certificates and/or purchase real estate for a fraction of its true market value with Pennsylvania tax deeds.

Elected Public Officials:

Name:  Position:  Email: 
Donna AsureCommissioner, Chairdasure@co.monroe.pa.us
Suzanne McCoolCommissionersmccool@co.monroe.pa.us
Robert NothsteinCommissionerrnothstein@co.monroe.pa.us
David ThomasCoroner 
Todd MartinCounty Sheriff 
Claudette SegearTreasurer 
Helen DiecidueRegister of Wills/Recorder 
George WardenProthonotary and Clerk of Courts 

Please contact the county to get the most current information. To report any errors, updates, deletions or additions click here.

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