Bidding Rules

Garrett County, Maryland
2022 Tax Lien Sale
(for Tax Year 2021 and prior)





Tax Sale Notice

Under and by virtue of the powers and authority vested in the Tax Collector of Garrett County, Maryland, by Tax Property Article, Section 14-808 through 14-854 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, 2001 Edition and amendments thereto, the undersigned will as follows:

Via online auction at with registration opening on Monday, May 2nd, 2022 and with bidding starting on Monday, May 23rd, 2022 at 10:00 AM ET and closing on Friday, May 27th, 2022 starting at 10:00 AM ET. The Collector will offer and sell at public auction to the highest bidder all the following described property situate, lying and being in Garrett County, aforesaid, for nonpayment of State, County, Municipal and/or any other taxing agency taxes as hereinafter set forth:


Terms of Sale

All Tax Sale bidders are subject to the following terms of sale:

ACH payments via the auction site by 4:00 PM ET on Friday, May 27th, 2022 for the full amount of taxes due on the property sold, together with interest, penalties and expenses of sale. Residue of purchase price shall remain on credit.

Purchasers will be issued a certificate of sale, which may be recorded among the Land Records of Garrett County. The holder of any certificate of sale, may at any time after the expiration of six months from the date of sale, file a bill of complaint to foreclose all rights of redemption of the property to which such certificate relates. Unless a proceeding to foreclose the right of redemption is filed within two years of the date of the certificate of sale, the certificate shall be void, and all rights to the holder of the certificate shall cease and all money received by the Tax Collector on account of said sale shall be deemed forfeited. Upon foreclosure and payment of the balance of the purchase price and all taxes, interest, penalties and costs, which have accrued, in the meantime, the Tax Collector will execute a deed which will vest in the purchaser an absolute and indefeasible title in fee simple in the property, free and clear of all alienations and descents.

The right of redemption continues until foreclosed as above, upon payment of the whole amount of money received by the Tax Collector from the sale of the property, together, with interest at 10 percent (10%) per annum from the date of sale to the date of redemption together with all taxes, interest and penalties accrued which have been paid by the holders of the certificate of sale and the total disbursements of the holder of the certificate of sale made in accordance with law. All costs as to examination of title, preparation of deed, court costs and other expenses accruing after the sale must be assumed by the purchaser.



Garrett County Tax Collections Office


Disclaimer: The advertising list may not reflect current status of accounts. It is updated regularly. The map feature is not verified by the Garrett County Tax Collections Office and may not depict the accurate location.  Bidder is responsible for verifying the location of the property before placing bids.



Summary of Important Information


  Bidder Accounts  
  Allow foreign bidder registrations     No
  Single simultaneous bidder rule     No
  Auction Information  
  Bidding style     Direct Bid Auction
  Live Bidding or Sealed Bidding Open Live Bidding
  Maximum High Bid No
  High-Bid Premium No
  Allow sub-accounts     No
  Automatic certificate rollup / rollup fee   --- ---
  Auction Dates and Times  
  Registration begins (site opens)**     05/02/2022 at 3:30 PM ET  
  Registration fees and Budgets begin     05/02/2022 at 3:30 PM ET  
  Bidding begins     05/23/2022 at 10:00 AM ET  
  Registration fees end       05/20/2022 at 12:00 PM ET   
  Participation Requirements  

    Set a budget  
  Pay the registration fee  

  Participation Requirements Due Date     05/20/2022 at 4:00 PM ET   
  Registrations end     05/20/2022 at 12:00 PM ET   
  First batch closes     05/27/2022 at 10:00 AM ET   
  Batch closing interval     30 Minutes
  Last batch closes     05/27/2022 at 12:00 PM ET  
  Auxiliary batch opens     N/A  
  Auxiliary batch closes     N/A  
  Payment due date     05/27/2022 at 4:00 PM ET   
  Budget, Deposit and Payment Information    
  Deposit or Budget required (% of estimated winnings)     100%
  Registration Fee     $100.00
  Registration Fee Refundable      Yes
  Registration Fee Applied to Winnings      No
  Deposit / Payment types acceptable:   Deposits Payments
      Budget    Yes ---
      ACH    Yes No
      ACH auto-debit final payment    --- Yes
      Wire transfers   No No
      Counter payments   No No
  Redemptions available via ACH?   No
  Public Access  
  Public computers available?   No
  ** Subject to change. The site will open when approved by the County.  


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