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Back Tax Land

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Back Tax Land

Pursuant to ARS 42-18302 NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Navajo County, AZ will sell to the highest bidder the following described real properties held in the name of the State of Arizona by Treasurer's Deed.  The Back Tax Land On-Line Auction will begin on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. and can be viewed at the Navajo County Public Surplus Website. The minimum bid is the total amount due.

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

PDF List
Parcels Available for Purchase - Interactive Map 
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Interactive Map


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 Back Tax Land Auction and can be bid on at beginning February of each year.
When is the next auction?
The next auction will be an online auction beginning February of each year, by visiting Select Arizona Region and Navajo County Government Agency.
When will a list of properties be available?
A list of properties is available on our website under Back Tax Land Auction. A new list is available every year in November.
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?
Bidding starts at the price listed and is sold to the highest bidder. No bids will be accepted for less than the starting price. The On-Line Auction will start in February of each year at
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.