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Washington County Tax Lien Sale

Category: Maryland Real Estate Law,Maryland Tax Liens
June 27, 2018

The 2018 Washington County tax sale is scheduled to begin on June 5 at 9:00 a.m.  Prospective bidders must register by 4:00 p.m. on June 4, in order to participate in the tax sale.  Participants may submit their registration form to the County by fax to 240-313-2111. There will be no registration permitted on the day of the tax sale.  A full list of the County’s tax sale requirements and tax sale properties may be found here

Washington County tax lien auction

Like some other Maryland tax sales, Washington County conducts a live auction, rather than an online tax sale.  The sale will be conducted behind the Washington County Office Building located at 35 W Washington St., Hagerstown, MD 21704.  Each tax lien will be sold to the highest bidder and bidders are required to pay the full amount due for all winning bids by 2:00 p.m. on the day of the sale.  Failure to pay the full amount may result in the forfeiture of all winning bids.

Washington County tax lien interest rate

Tax liens in Washington County have the state-minimum interest rate of 6%.  This makes the Washington County tax sale far less desirable for investors that prefer to collect the tax lien interest, rather than acquire title to the property.  For this reason, institutional investors are far less likely to attend the Washington County tax sale, making it a more desirable tax sale for investors who favor title acquisition.

Prospective bidders are encouraged to download our new Maryland Tax Lien Bidding Calculator, which investors can be used by investors during their tax sale preparation.

Call today to discuss Washington County tax liens

Here at the Law Office of Ross W. Albers, we are committed to guiding you through the entire tax lien acquisition and foreclosure process.  We work with our clients to develop tailored legal strategies designed to meet each client’s individual tax lien investment goals.  

Contact the Law Office of Ross W. Albers today and start working with the leading Maryland tax lien attorney.

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