The delinquent tax sale for Beaufort County is always the first Monday of October.  The sale will include properties on Hilton Head, Daufuskie, Bluffton and other locations in Beaufort County.  Information can be found on the counties website.  You may also see these yellow postings around which indicates the taxes are delinquent.

 

How do you find out about the properties offered?

Find the properties that are on the Deliquent Tax Sale List for Beaufort County when they are posted.  This map and chart will help you determine the area that the property is  located in based on the first 3 numbers that follow the R on the list.  Keep in mind, owners of properties can still redeem their property by the end of September.  If you see a property that looks interesting, just email us the tax number and we will help you find out more about the property.

The Bidding Process

The opening bid  includes, delinquent taxes for the year prior, all penalties and fees, plus the current year taxes. This is the minimum opening bid.  There is a bidder application fee and yes they do accept Visa!  Owners will have up to 12 months to redeem their real property paying interest for the time that property was owned by quarter (interest shall not exceed the opening bid), penalties and taxes that are due.

What happens if a property is not redeemed after one year?

If real property is not redeemed, a delinquent tax sale deed is issued to the successful bidder.  All stamp fees and preparation costs must be paid prior to the deed recording and the property is deeded lien free.   If you would like us to do a little digging or due diligence on any of the properties, please give us a call at (843)785-7111 or fill out the form below.

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