Putnam County West Virginia Tax Lien Certificates

West Virginia tax lien certificates are a great way to profit. Putnam County sells Tax Lien Certificates at Putnam County tax sales.

County Courthouse
3389 Winfield Road
Winfield, WV 25213-9370
Phone: (304) 586-0202

Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bid Method: Premium Bid

Putnam County, West Virginia Tax Lien Certificates

You can purchase West Virginia Tax Lien Certificates at Putnam County tax sales.

If Putnam county, West Virginia 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 Putnam county, West Virginia.

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

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

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on West Virginia laws and competition, savvy Putnam 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 West Virginia tax deeds.

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