North Carolina Tax Deeds


In North Carolina, the tax collector or treasurer will sell tax deeds to the winning bidders at the delinquent property tax sale.

Tax Sale Type: Tax Deeds (Sec. 105-374 (p) New Window)

Contact: County Tax Collector (Sec. 105-350 New Window)

Bid Procedure: Premium Bid (Sec. 105-374 (m) New Window)

Law: General Statutes of North Carolina, Chapter 105, Subchapter II, Article 26, "Collection and Foreclosure of Taxes." New Window

Additional Notes:

Upset bids: According to (Sec. 1-339.64 New Window) a bidder may 'increase the bid' by increasing the bid by '(5%)' and 'with a minimum increase of seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00).'. Once the upset bid has been recorded, the clerk of the superior court will release the prior sale.

North Carolina Tax Sale Discussion

Below you will find a collection of the latest user questions and comments relating to Tax Deeds North Carolina.

Counties / Municipalities located in North Carolina

The following is a list of counties located in the state of North Carolina. Tax Deeds for properties located in the following counties are sold at North Carolina 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:

County/Municipality:  Population: 
Alamance County, NC  130,800
Alexander County, NC  33,603
Alleghany County, NC  10,677
Anson County, NC  25,275
Ashe County, NC  24,384
Avery County, NC  17,167
Beaufort County, NC  44,958
Bertie County, NC  19,773
Bladen County, NC  32,278
Brunswick County, NC  73,143
Buncombe County, NC  206,330
Burke County, NC  89,148
Cabarrus County, NC  131,063
Caldwell County, NC  77,415
Camden County, NC  6,885
Carteret County, NC  59,383
Caswell County, NC  23,501
Catawba County, NC  141,685
Chatham County, NC  49,329
Cherokee County, NC  24,298
Chowan County, NC  14,526
Clay County, NC  8,775
Cleveland County, NC  96,287
Columbus County, NC  54,749
Craven County, NC  91,436
Cumberland County, NC  302,963
Currituck County, NC  18,190
Dare County, NC  29,967
Davidson County, NC  147,246
Davie County, NC  34,835
Duplin County, NC  49,063
Durham County, NC  223,314
Edgecombe County, NC  55,606
Forsyth County, NC  306,067
Franklin County, NC  47,260
Gaston County, NC  190,365
Gates County, NC  10,516
Graham County, NC  7,993
Granville County, NC  48,498
Greene County, NC  18,974
Guilford County, NC  421,048
Halifax County, NC  57,370
Harnett County, NC  91,025
Haywood County, NC  54,033
Henderson County, NC  89,173
Hertford County, NC  22,601
Hoke County, NC  33,646
Hyde County, NC  5,826
Iredell County, NC  122,660
Jackson County, NC  33,121
Johnston County, NC  121,965
Jones County, NC  10,381
Lee County, NC  49,040
Lenoir County, NC  59,648
Lincoln County, NC  63,780
Macon County, NC  29,811
Madison County, NC  19,635
Martin County, NC  25,593
Mcdowell County, NC  42,151
Mecklenburg County, NC  695,454
Mitchell County, NC  15,687
Montgomery County, NC  26,822
Moore County, NC  74,769
Nash County, NC  87,420
New Hanover County, NC  160,307
Northampton County, NC  22,086
Onslow County, NC  150,355
Orange County, NC  118,227
Pamlico County, NC  12,934
Pasquotank County, NC  34,897
Pender County, NC  41,082
Perquimans County, NC  11,368
Person County, NC  35,623
Pitt County, NC  133,798
Polk County, NC  18,324
Randolph County, NC  130,454
Richmond County, NC  46,564
Robeson County, NC  123,339
Rockingham County, NC  91,928
Rowan County, NC  130,340
Rutherford County, NC  62,899
Sampson County, NC  60,161
Scotland County, NC  35,998
Stanly County, NC  58,100
Stokes County, NC  44,711
Surry County, NC  71,219
Swain County, NC  12,968
Transylvania County, NC  29,334
Tyrrell County, NC  4,149
Union County, NC  123,677
Vance County, NC  42,954
Wake County, NC  627,846
Warren County, NC  19,972
Washington County, NC  13,723
Watauga County, NC  42,695
Wayne County, NC  113,329
Wilkes County, NC  65,632
Wilson County, NC  73,814
Yadkin County, NC  36,348
Yancey County, NC  17,774




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