Repository Tax Sales

A button linking to the Wayne County Tax Sale Lists.

Public Repository Sale

Following the Judicial Sale, unsold properties are placed on a Repository list. The Wayne County Tax Claim Bureau will hold a Public Repository Sale on a quarterly basis, with sales being held in February, May, August and November. Starting bid will be the amount of cost accrued for each property.

Repository Sales are scheduled on the following dates:

Pre-Registration Dates - 

Feb. 24th, 2023 - Jan. 3rd - Feb. 10th 

May 19th, 2023 - April 3rd - May 5th 

Aug. 25th, 2023 - July 3rd - Aug. 11th 

Nov. 17, 2023 - Oct. 2nd - Nov. 3rd

(Registration Requirements Apply)

Transfer Taxes

The transfer taxes are based on the purchase price. A deed preparation fee of $25, along with the recording fee of $73.75, must be paid by the successful bidder with the purchase price the same day as the sale. These properties are sold "Free and Clear" of Liens, Judgments and Mortgages of record, to the extent we have successfully identified and service process on interested parties. Full-certified payment is required upon all purchases the day of sale.

Tax Sale Bidders: