Tax Sale FAQs

Why is my property going into tax sale?

Property is sold at tax sale because there are unpaid taxes and/or water and sewer bills associated with the property or other municipal liens.

What can I do to keep my property from being in the Tax Sale?

The only way to keep your property from being in the Tax Sale is to pay the amount due the County prior to the Tax Sale. After April 1st each year the payment must be in certified funds. The County will not enter into a payment plan to keep a property out of Tax Sale.

How long does the owner have to redeem the property?

According to the Annotated Code of Maryland, § 14-827: The owner or other person that has an estate or interest in the property sold by the collector may redeem the property at any time up until the right of redemption has been