Back Tax Land

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Back Tax Land

These parcels are now available for purchase through the Clerk of the Board's office.  If you wish to purchase, please send cashier's check or money order for the purchase price plus $30.00 recording fee per deed to Navajo County Clerk of the Board, Melissa Buckley, at PO Box 668, Holbrook, Arizona 86025.  You will need to reference the parcel number and what name you would like on the deed. If you pay by credit card (see credit card option to the left), please email indicating that you paid, which parcels you paid for and what name you want on the deed. Please remember to add $30.00 per deed for recording when paying for parcels. 

Prospective purchasers are advised:  All sales are final.  The title conveyed by Treasurer's deed may or may not be marketable and buyer is urged to seek advice on marketability of title.  Check assessor's map for location of the parcel and examine property before purchasing.  There are no warranties or guaranties provided as to access, size or condition of property.  No refunds will be issued.  Buyers will be issued a Quit Claim Deed. If you have any questions, please contact our office at (928) 524-4053.   


Parcels Available for Purchase - PDF

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Parcels Available for Purchase - Interactive Map
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Navajo County makes no guaranty 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 Parcels Available for Purchase.

When is the next auction?

Auctions are in January or February of each year.

When will a list of properties be available?

A current list of properties is available on our website under Back Tax Land Auction.

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?

The on-Line Auction will start in January or February of each year.

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.