Washington County New York Tax Deeds


New York tax lien certificates are a great way to profit. Washington County sells Tax Deeds at Washington County tax sales.

County Courthouse
383 Broadway, Building C
Fort Edward, NY 12828-1015
Phone: (518) 746-2520

Type: Tax Deed
Bid Method: Bid up

Washington County, New York Tax Lien Certificates


You can purchase New York Tax Lien Certificates at Washington County tax sales.

If Washington county, New York 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 cash-flow problem for Washington county, New York.

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

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

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

Why would investors do this?

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


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