Delinquent Taxes and Tax Lien Sale

Beginning in early to mid-October, this year’s Tax Lien Sale Files will be available to view.

For Property Owners

The online sale of Arapahoe County delinquent tax liens will be held in November.
Please note that delinquent real estate tax payments must be received in the Treasurer's Office by Noon MST, November 6, 2019, the day prior to commencement of the bidding, and will not be accepted after that time without redemption interest. Cleared funds (cash, cashier’s check, certified check, or money order) are required for tax payments made after September 30, 2019.

For Tax Lien Buyers (Bidders)

View Tax Sale Information for detailed instructions on how the online tax lien sale works.

The Tax Lien Sale Site will be open for registration, research and deposits at 8 a.m. MST October 11, 2019. Liens will be set up in batches to manage the number of liens more efficiently.

Bidding will begin at 8 a.m. MST on November 7, 2019, and will close in batches beginning at 8 a.m. MST on November 12, 2019. Full payment for winning bids is due no later than 4:00 p.m. MST on November 14, 2019.

Please note that the amount due of any parcels with an unpaid current installment of an amortized special assessment will change if the installment remains unpaid when bidding begins. All future installments will be brought forward and become due at that time.