What does it mean to sell a property in tax sale?
The Tax Sale Purchaser can bid and purchase the Tax Sale
Certificate, which means they actually pay the outstanding bills
(unpaid real estate taxes and/or other municipal liens) to the
municipality on behalf of the property owner. The Tax Sale
purchaser does not purchase the property, and cannot acquire the
Deed until they successfully complete a Tax Sale Foreclosure.
The foreclosure procedure includes obtaining a Decree from the
Circuit Court for the municipality, preparing a Deed, paying all
liens that have occurred from the date of the Tax Certificate
Sale, and recording the Deed in the Land Record of the