In State Info by TSL Admin

Primary Sale Type: Tax Deed
Secondary Type(s): Commissioner's Deed
Sale Date(s): Varies: set by taxing jurisdiction
Bid Type: Premium Bidding
Rate of Return: NA
Redemption Period: NA
Over-the-Counter: NA
Statute Section(s): Code of Virginia, Title 58.1, Subtitle III, Chapter 39, Article 4,
"Bill in Equity for Sale of Delinquent Tax Lands."
State Website:

State Overview:

There are 95 counties in Virginia and 39 independent cities.

County Directory

The two most populous areas in Virginia are Fairfax (1,077,000+) County and the City of Virginia Beach (425,000+.)

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Virginia is classified as a Tax Deed state. Sales are conducted as many times throughout the year as necessary to sell all tax forclosed property. Property in which taxes are not paid by the end of two years after the propery first became delinquent are subject to sale.

Auction Process / Redemption:

Parcels are sold at a public oral auction using the 'Premium Bid' method. There is no applicable redemption period or interest rate, as these are deeds being sold, not liens.

28 counties conduct their sales through special commissioner, James W. Elliott, Atty.

State Resources:

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Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Communities Links to all Virginia Counties and Cities and Towns, including Independent Cities, having websites. NA
Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Communities Provides a