Arizona Tax Lien Certificates

Arizona tax lien certificates are sold at County Tax Sales during the month of February each year. Bidding begins at the maximum rate of (16) sixteen percent per annum. Arizona tax lien certificates are sold to the bidder willing to accept the lowest interest rate.

The delinquent owner has (3) three years to redeem his or her interest in the property. To redeem the delinquent owner must tender the amount the investor paid to satisfy the delinquent property taxes plus interest. The interest rate the delinquent owner will be charged at the time of redemption is the rate recorded at the time the Arizona tax lien certificate was purchased.

If the delinquent owner fails to redeem the Arizona tax lien certificate prior to the expiration of (3) three years from the date when the tax lien was purchased from the county, the investor may apply for a court ordered tax deed to the property.

Tax Sale Type: Tax Lien Certificates (Sec. 42-18118 New Window)

Contact: County Treasurer (Sec. 42-18101 New Window).

Interest Rate: 16% per annum (Sec. 42-18053 New Window)

Penalty Rate: Not Applicable Not Applicable

Bid Procedure: Bid Down (Sec. 42-18114 New Window)

Redemption Period: (3) three years (Sec. 42-18152 New Window)

Law: Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated, Title 42, Chapter 18, "Collection and Enforcement." New Window

Additional Notes:

Important: According to state statute, real estate property tax liens do not take priority to a state lien. Therefore, your parcel research should include a scan for senior liens including state liens. Properties encumbered with senior and state liens should be avoided (Sec. 42-18204 New Window).

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Bill
which states have the shortest redemption times
Abe
What is the total yearly buying opportunity in the state of Arizona
Dave
How do you find out if there is a state or senior lien on the property?
Paul
In Arizona, what is a "senior" lien and what types of other state loans exist. Where do I go to find out about other liens on the property before I buy the certificate. What happens with State liens that are put on after I buy the certificate?
TaxLienUniversity.com
Arizona tax lien certificates not purchased at the annual tax sale are available for purchase year round. Contact the County Treasurer for details on getting a list.
aaron
Where do I go to find the year round tax liens available for sale?
jared Rhome
Can you buy Arizona tax lien certificates on the Internet?
TaxLienUniversity.com
Arizona Tax Lien Certificates are sold at the February Tax Sale. Tax Lien Certificates not sold at the Tax Lien Certificate Sale can be purchased year round.
Jeremy Reese
When can you purchase Arizona Tax Lien Certificates from a County Tax Lien Certificate Sale?
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Counties located in Arizona

The following is a list of counties located in the state of Arizona.

Tax Lien Certificates for properties located in the following counties are sold at Arizona county tax sales.

Learn more about each county's individual tax sale process by clicking on the name of the county for which you are interested from the list below:

County / Municipality:  Population: 
Apache County, AZ  69,423
Cochise County, AZ  117,755
Coconino County, AZ  116,320
Gila County, AZ  51,335
Graham County, AZ  33,489
Greenlee County, AZ  8,547
La Paz County, AZ  19,715
Maricopa County, AZ  3,072,149
Mohave County, AZ  155,032
Navajo County, AZ  97,470
Pima County, AZ  843,746
Pinal County, AZ  179,727
Santa Cruz County, AZ  38,381
Yavapai County, AZ  167,517
Yuma County, AZ  160,026

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