Lexington County South Carolina Tax Lien Certificates


South Carolina tax lien certificates are a great way to profit. Lexington County sells Tax Lien Certificates at Lexington County tax sales.

County Courthouse
212 S. Lake Drive
Lexington, SC 29072-3437
Phone: (803) 359-8000
Fax: (803) 359-8101

Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bid Method: Premium Bid

Lexington County, South Carolina Tax Lien Certificates


You can purchase South Carolina Tax Lien Certificates at Lexington County tax sales.

If Lexington county, South Carolina 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 Lexington county, South Carolina.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Lexington county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Lexington 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 Lexington county tax sale list appears about three to six weeks before the Lexington county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

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

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on South Carolina laws and competition, savvy Lexington 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 South Carolina tax deeds.


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