In Maryland, the tax collector sells tax lien certificates subject to the property owners six (6) month right to redeem. Depending on the county, the property owner may redeem by paying the purchase price plus interest at the rate of 6% to 24%.
Tax Sale Type: Tax Lien Certificates (Sec. 14-820 )
Penalty Rate: None
Property owner retains possession during redemption: According to (Sec. 14-830 ) the 'owner of any property sold under the provisions of this subtitle shall have the right, during the period of redemption, to continue in possession of, and to exercise all rights of ownership over the property until the right of redemption has been finally foreclosed...'
Attaining a Tax Deed: According to (Sec. 14-833 ) the owner of a tax lien certificate can file for a tax deed six (6) months after the purchase of the tax lien but no later than two (2) years from the date the tax lien certificate was purchased.
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The following is a list of counties located in the state of Maryland. Tax Lien Certificates for properties located in the following counties are sold at Maryland county tax sales.
Learn more about each county's individual tax sale process by clicking on the name of the county for which you are interested from the list below:
|Allegany County, MD||74,930|
|Anne Arundel County, MD||489,656|
|Baltimore City County, MD||651,154|
|Baltimore County, MD||754,292|
|Calvert County, MD||74,563|
|Caroline County, MD||29,772|
|Carroll County, MD||150,897|
|Cecil County, MD||85,951|
|Charles County, MD||120,546|
|Dorchester County, MD||30,674|
|Frederick County, MD||195,277|
|Garrett County, MD||29,846|
|Harford County, MD||218,590|
|Howard County, MD||247,842|
|Kent County, MD||19,197|
|Montgomery County, MD||873,341|
|Prince George's County, MD||801,515|
|Queen Anne's County, MD||40,563|
|Somerset County, MD||24,747|
|St. Mary's County, MD||86,211|
|Talbot County, MD||33,812|
|Washington County, MD||131,923|
|Wicomico County, MD||84,644|
|Worcester County, MD||46,543|
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