|Primary Sale Type:||Tax Lien Certificate|
|Secondary Type(s):||Tax Deed / OTC|
|Sale Date(s):||Annually: September - November
|Bid Type:||Premium Bidding|
|Rate of Return:||12% per annum|
|Redemption Period:||18 months from date of sale
|Statute Section(s):||West Virginia Code - CH 11A|
West Virginia is classified as a Tax Lien Certificate state. Though, select counties may also opt to offer Tax Deeds as well. The public auction of liens must be held after October 14, but before November 23. Parcels that are not bid on are held over and reoffered at the next annual lien sale. If the redemption period expires and no one has bid on the parcel, the county will offer an OTC Tax Deed.
Auction Process / Redemption:
There are no premiums on any over bid amount.
|Resource||Description||Instructions and Additional Information|
|West Virginia State Website
||West Virginia State County Listings||Links to all counties|
|County Collections of
|Commissioners' website for tax information.||Auction Dates &
Delinquent Property Lists