**IF YOU ALREADY WERE A REGISTERED BIDDER FOR THE 2022 UPSET TAX SALE, CONDUCTED ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2022, YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO RE-REGISTER FOR THIS SALE**
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Effective as of August 2021 per Act 33: ALL Prospective Bidders are required to pre-register at least 10 days prior to the sale date. Registration for the Washington County 2022 Upset Sale will take place at the Washington County Tax Claim Bureau located at 95 W. Beau St., Suite 525, Washington, PA 15301 beginning at 9:00 A.M, MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2022. Registration will conclude on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2022 at 4:30 P.M. Only complete applications, with all required registration materials will be accepted - DO NOT DROP OFF INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS. NO EXCEPTIONS! Before registering for any sale, you are advised to read and review the included Sale Conditions & Instructions provided with all registration materials.
FORMS & FEES REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:
IF REGISTERING AS A BUSINESS, CORPORATION, OR LLC:
If you are found to be in contrary of the notarized and certified stipulations of sale, YOU MAY BE PROHIBITED FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS TAX SALE AND/OR ANY OTHER TAX SALE IN WASHINGTON COUNTY.
If you would like to pre-pay for an updated list of properties to be sold on the day of the sale, the cost is $10.00 per list. You must pre-pay for as many lists as you would like DURING REGISTRATION. If you do not pre-pay for a list, we will NOT have extras to sell at the auction.
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BUYER BEWARE: It is highly recommended that you research each and every property that you intend to buy at any tax sale. Title searching services are not provided to potential buyers through the Washington County Tax Claim Bureau, however, you may hire a title searcher to complete a search on any property independently. You may be responsible for any liens, judgements, mortgages, state/federal liens, unpaid taxes, unpaid municipal bills, etc. - It is EXTREMELY important that you do your research before purchasing anything.
The Washington County Tax Claim Bureau does update the 2022 Upset Sale List periodically on this website. Please be advised that parcel owners have the right to redemption if they redeem their delinquencies in full before the sale of their property, including up and until, their parcel is sold at the auction. For this reason, our department cannot guarantee that any desired parcel on this list will actually be sold on the day of the Adjournment Sale.
As mentioned above, you MUST pre-register for the sale during the given registration period above. If you are not registered, you cannot register on the day of the sale. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.
All sales ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS will be given. If you rescind your successful bid on a property, you may be banned permanently from ever attending any future Washington County Tax Claim Bureau sales.
BID PAYMENTS: will be collected IN FULL at the Washington County Treasurer located at 95 W. Beau St, Ste. 130, Washington, PA 15301 by 3:00 P.M. the day of the sale. If payment is not received to complete the purchase, the bidder understands they will be permanently banned from attending or participating in any future sales in Washington County. Bid Money payments will be accepted in the form of cash, certified or cashier's check, money order, or Attorney’s check. All checks should be made payable to the Washington County Tax Claim Bureau. No Personal Checks will be accepted for Bid Payments.
TRANSFER TAXES: (calculated on the Fair Market Value of the property) will be included in the opening bid prices of each parcel. Recording Fees are also included in the opening bid prices of each parcel.
Deeds will not be recorded in the Washington County Recorder of Deeds' Office until the sale is confirmed absolute by the Washington County Court of Common Pleas. This may mean that deeds may not be issued until mid-January 2023. When deeds are recorded, you will be contacted by either the phone number or email provided on your Bidder Registry form submitted at registration. If the Washington County Tax Claim Bureau cannot successfully contact you by either method stated, deed(s) will be mailed to the address provided on the Bidder Registry form by First-Class, USPS mail.
Your tax bill address for the parcel you purchase will be the address provided on your Bidder Registry form submitted at registration. This address will appear under the Certificate of Residence portion of the tax claim deed. If you would like to change your address after the deed is recorded to a different address, please call the Washington County Tax Revenue Department at (724) 228-6850 for more information about Address Change Requests and how to submit them properly.
ENTRANCE TO ANY PROPERTY PURCHASED IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED UNTIL A DEED IS RECEIVED. The present owner has the rights and responsibilities of the property until the deed is recorded in the purchaser's name and NO rights of ownership are transferred until that time.
The Washington County Tax Claim Bureau does not maintain any property sold at the sale in any way - keys to the property are NOT provided to the successful bidder(s).
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SALE, OR ANY OTHER TAX SALE, PLEASE CALL OR CONTACT THE WASHINGTON COUNTY TAX CLAIM BUREAU AT (724) 228-6850.