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Upset Sale Properties

The 2019 Tax Upset Sale has been scheduled for September 18, 2019 at 10:00am in Conference Room #2 in the Elk County Courthouse Annex Building (300 Center Street, Ridgway, PA  15853)

The initial list of properties to be exposed for sale at the Tax Upset Sale will be published in the local newspapers during the week of July 29, 2019.

The webpage listing will be updated each week on Friday afternoon.  As taxes are paid, properties will be removed from the listing.  For the Tax Upset Sale, the property owner has until the morning of the sale to pay the overdue taxes and prevent the sale of the property.

Additional information regarding the Tax Claim process can be found on the Tax Claim Bureau Overview webpage.

Here is the current 2019 Tax Upset Sale Listing - which will be updated weekly on Fridays until the day of the sale.


It is strongly urged that prospective purchasers have an examination made of the title to any property in which they may interested.  Every reasonable effort has been made to keep the proceeding free from error.  However, the Tax Claim Bureau is selling the taxable interest without any guarantee or warranty whatever as to title, existence or condition of structures on the land or any other matter.

1.      No property will be sold for less than the starting bid price.
2.      Total sale price shall be paid immediately following the auction.
3.      Buyers shall pay realty transfer tax and recording fee for the deed and any other associated costs at the same time.
.      Other terms to be announced at the time of sale.
5.      There is no redemption.
6.      All bidders will be required to turn in a notarized certification at the time of the upset tax sale, in order to get a bidding number.  The certification will confirm that the bidder meets certain requirements in order to bid.


To bid on properties at the Upset Sale, you must have a notarized Bidders Certification
 which can be downloaded from here or obtained from the Tax Claim office.

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Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853