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Tax Foreclosure Properties

McKenzie County Tax Foreclosure Properties

Listings for Current Year takings are available after the first week of October. Tax Sales are conducted in the Board Room of the McKenzie County Courthouse on the Third Tuesday of November at 10:00 AM CT.

The next sale date is November 19, 2019, at 10:00 AM CT in the McKenzie County Courthouse Board Room (201 5th St NW, Watford City, ND 58854). Please arrive early to register.

To be eligible for purchase of property you must:

  1. Sign Delinquent Tax Oath -  certifies bidder has all property taxes in ND paid in full (Form must be notarized and can be done at the Courthouse prior to the sale)
  2. Must be present at time of sale or have representative present at time of sale      
  3. Must pay for property at time of sale (cash or cashier's check)

All Sales are Final    


All properties taken in October can be redeemed until the sale date. The IRS has the right to redeem property from the purchaser up to 120 days after sale. Properties are sold "AS IS" with no warranties expressed or implied. There is NO guarantee of marketability.  It is the perspective purchaser's responsibility to inspect the property. 

There may be additional requirements needed to obtain mortgages or to sell property obtained by county deeds. Please CONTACT YOUR ATTORNEY to know what those requirements may be and what the additional costs may be incurred before you purchase.

Minimum Sale Price is where the bidding for properties will begin.

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