Back Tax Land

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Back Tax Land

The unsold Back Tax Land properties are now available for purchase from the Clerk of the Board for the amount due plus a $15.00 recording fee.   These properties can be purchased either over the counter in Holbrook, Arizona, or through the mail.   If you have any questions, please call our office at (928) 524-4053.

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Navajo County makes no guarantee regarding the properties. There may be problems with the property. All sales are final.

Does the county have any back tax land for sale over the counter?
Yes and the properties are listed under Back Tax Land Auction and can be bid on at beginning February of each year.
When is the next auction?
The next auction will be an online auction beginning February of each year, by visiting Select Arizona Region and Navajo County Government Agency.
When will a list of properties be available?
A list of properties is available on our website under Back Tax Land Auction. A new list is available every year in November.
Where can a list be obtained?
The list of the properties will be available on this website, over the counter in our administration office, or in our county contract newspaper.
How does the bidding work?
Bidding starts at the price listed and is sold to the highest bidder. No bids will be accepted for less than the starting price. The On-Line Auction will start in February of each year at
How do I pay for my purchases?
You will pay for the item(s) purchased through public surplus auction. They accept credit card under $4,000 and wire transfer over $4,000.
How much time will I have to pay for my purchases?
You will have 5 working days to pay for your item(s) from the time and date of the notice of award.
Will I get a deed for my property?
Yes, Navajo County will issue a quit claim deed to you. You should receive your deed within a couple of months after the sale.