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WEB PAYMENTS WILL BE SHUT DOWN AS OF 4:30 P.M FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022 &  WILL RESUME AT 9:00 AM ON TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2022. 

PER JUDGE LUCAS, THE RULE RETURNABLE DATE HAS NOW BEEN CHANGED TO FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022 AT 8:45 A.M. DUE TO THE COURTS' OBSERVANCE OF JUNETEENTH ON JUNE 20, 2022.


2022 Judicial Sale

June 27, 2022 - 10:00 AM

Courthouse Square
100 W. Beau St
Commissioner's Meeting Room 103-104
Washington, PA 15301


IF YOU HAVE ANY DELINQUENCIES TO PAY TO AVOID JUDICIAL SALE EXPOSURE, THEY MUST BE PAID IN THE TREASURER’S OFFICE & REDEEMED IN FULL. THERE IS NO REDEMPTION OF PROPERTY ONCE A PARCEL HAS SOLD.


You must pre-register for the sale. If you do NOT successfully pre-register, you will NOT be permitted to bid or attend our sale.

Pre-Registration for the June 27, 2022 Judicial Sale will begin at 9:00 AM on Monday, June 6, 2022 and
will conclude on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 4:30 PM.


Due to COVID-19, General Public (unregistered attendees) are not permitted to attend the sale. We apologize for any inconvenience.


IF YOU VOIDED A SALE FROM THE UPSET/ADJOURNMENT 2021 SALE, YOU ARE BANNED FROM REGISTERING, ATTENDING AND/OR PURCHASING ANY PROPERTY AT THE JUNE 27, 2022 JUDICIAL SALE. WHEN BID MONEY WAS RETURNED FROM THE VOIDED SALE, THIS WAS PART OF THE STIPULATION OF THE VOIDED SUCCESSFUL SALE. 


HOW TO PRE-REGISTER FOR THE JUDICIAL 2022 SALE:


All registration forms & documents are available for download on this website or in the Washington County Tax Revenue Department located at 95 W. Beau St, Ste. 525, Washington, PA 15301.

You must turn in your completed pre-registration application materials to our office OR mail in all documentation (including the registration fee and notarized affidavits). We will NOT accept incomplete registrations or segments of the registration. If you cannot print an application prior to appearing in our office to register, you must acquire an application in person and return your completed application notarized and complete before you are officially registered.

If you do not have all registration materials, your incomplete application WILL BE MAILED BACK TO YOU or handed back to you in the office until your registration is complete.

COMPLETED, MAILED PRE-REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THIS OFFICE DURING THE ACTIVE REGISTRATION PERIOD OF (JUNE 6 2022 - JUNE 10 2022). ANY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE REGISTRATION PERIOD WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


IF THERE IS TO BE MORE THAN ONE DEEDED OWNER IF A REGISTERED BIDDER IS A SUCCESSFUL BIDDER, the non-bidding party must complete an AFFIDAVIT OF NON-BIDDING POTENTIAL OWNER form along with all other registration forms - this MUST be notarized just the same as the AFFIDAVIT OF BIDDER.

*Please be aware that prospective multiple deeded owners are subject to the same stipulations of the sale and are also subject to removal of sale and from attending future sales if any provision listed on the AFFIDAVIT OF NON-BIDDING POTENTIAL OWNER is violated. By completing an "Affidavit of Non-Bidding Potential Owner", you acknowledge yourself as a NON-BIDDER and are not registered to bid at the 2022 Judicial Sale. Non-Bidders are not required to attend the sale.



REGISTRATION MATERIALS:

  • Copy of Photo ID (if there is a non-bidding owner, their photo ID must also be presented)
  • Bidder Registry Form
  • $25.00 Registration Fee (Cash Only)
  • Affidavit of Bidder (Completed & Notarized)
  • (If Applicable) Affidavit of Non-Bidding Potential Owner (Completed & Notarized)
NOTE: If you are registering as part of a corporation, business or LLC, you must also:
  1. Provide a list of names/titles, business addresses, and phone numbers for all members, officers, managers, and any other persons with any ownership interest or right.
  2. Provide a printed, valid IRS Form SS-4 which provides the business or LLC EIN Number at the time of registration. See below for example:
tax-irs-certificate

Sale Lists
Sale lists will be updated periodically and can be checked on this website and printed from this website. Please note that parcel owners have until the time of the sale of their property to pay delinquencies. The Washington County Tax Claim Bureau cannot guarantee that a parcel will actually be exposed or sold at the sale.

Download the most current J22 Sale List

If you would like an updated list of properties on the day of the sale printed for you by the Tax Claim Bureau, you must pre-pay for your list(s) at the time of registration. The cost of the printed list is $10.00 per list (cash only). 

BY COMPLETING THE AFFIDAVIT OF BIDDER AND/OR AFFIDAVIT OF NON-BIDDING POTENTIAL OWNER, YOU ACKNOLWEDGE THAT YOU ARE SUBJECT TO A BACKGROUND CHECK TO ENSURE THERE ARE NO OUTSTANDING DELINQUENT TAXES, NO OUTSTANDING MUNICIPAL UTILITY BILLS, NO UNCORRECTED HOUSING CODE VIOLATIONS, AND NO REVOKED LANDLORD LICENSES WHICH EXIST IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA WITHIN THE LAST 3 YEARS. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT UPON ANY FINDINGS, YOU WILL BE BANNED FROM THIS SALE AND ANY FUTURE SALES.

.Download pre-registration documents (PDF .3 MB)


About the Bureau


The Tax Claim Bureau of he Washington County Tax Revenue Department is responsible for collecting delinquent taxes for the county Treasurer, school districts, townships, and boroughs. After collections, the funds are dispersed to the appropriate taxing bodies.

The bureau provides tax information regarding delinquencies to banking institutions, real estate agencies, attorneys, etc., as well as to individuals and title searchers. The bureau conducts tax sales as prescribed by law.
Washington County does not publish or maintain an excess fund list. All monies are distributed to owner(s) or to the Municipalities after 3 years.