The Douglas County Treasurer’s office conducts Tax sales/Trustee auctions each year as needed. The dates, time and parcel descriptions are posted to our website (on Tax Sales page).
The Tax sale is advertised for 20 consecutive days prior to the auction date. The list is published in the Record Courier which is our newspaper of local circulation. The list will also be posted to our website on the Tax Sales page.
Registration begins 1 hour prior to the time of the sale. You may register by coming in to the Douglas County Treasurer’s office at 1616 8th Street, Minden, Nevada.
No, but you can click here to view the registration form and print it on your printer. This will enable you to save time and have the required information filled in before arriving.
This will be an open auction with the property being sold to the highest bidder.
All sales are final. If you make a mistake and bid on the wrong property the sale is still final.
Governmental liens (i.e. special assessments, sanitation liens, etc) will remain. Please refer to Nevada Revised Statute 361.585 and 361.590 for further information. (See Nevada Revised Statutes)
No, the County does not assist with foreclosure proceedings.
A list of all properties to be sold by the Douglas County Trustee is available on our website at http://cltr.douglascountynv.net/2014 Tax Sale.pdf approximately 20 days prior to the sale. All properties on the list are subject to sale, however, property owners have the right to reconvey the property (bring the taxes current) up to the date of publication. Publication of the final list will begin 20 days prior to the date of the sale in a newspaper of local circulation, the Record Courier.
The properties are located throughout Douglas County and are sold “AS IS”. The County does not investigate the properties prior to the sale and in no way assumes any responsibility, implied or otherwise, that the properties are in compliance or conformed with zoning ordinances or conforms to building codes and permits. The County encourages you to research thoroughly the property you are buying. The County does not guarantee a clear title. Caution: investigate before you bid.
Ownership and lien information may be researched through the Douglas County Assessor and the Douglas County Recorder. Both offices are located on the second floor of the “Old Courthouse”, 1616 8th Street, Minden, NV.
The minimum bid consists of all delinquent property taxes, penalties, interest and sale costs. It may also include items such as special assessments, sanitation liens, abatements, etc. The property will be sold to the highest bidder.
Payment must be made in the form of certified funds: cash, cashier’s check or money order made payable to Douglas County Treasurer, or via Credit Card.
Payment in full is required by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the sale.
No, Douglas County does not offer any type of financing on sale parcels. Payment in full is required by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the auction.
The County will record an Tax sale deed to the property within 30 days of the auction date. The Recorder’s office will mail the deed to the buyer. Please refer to Nevada Revised Statute 361.595 for information on a tax sale deed.
There is no redemption period on property acquired through the tax auction. Once you receive the recorded absolute deed the property is yours. There is a 2 year period where the previous owner may protest the sale and during which title companies do not issue title insurance. If the prior owner collects the remainderment on the property their claim is void and the title company will issue title insurance with verification from the Treasurer’s office.
No, all interested bidders must attend the sale. If a bidder is representing their company a letter of authorization must accompany the bidder.
Properties that do not sell at the auction may be placed on the next tax auction.
No. Please go to our News and Notices page to read latest notices and/or click the RSS link by ‘CLICK HERE TO GET NOTICES & REMINDERS VIA RSS FEED!’ in the footer area of any web page.
Copies of the Nevada Revised Statutes, pertaining to delinquent taxes, are available for review at the Douglas County Library and they are also available on the Internet at www.leg.state.nv.us.
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