Tax Acquired Property - Tax Auction

The Yates County Real Estate Tax Foreclosure Auction is scheduled for October 27, 2022 at 6 PM in the Yates County Auditorium.  

See link on right for a list of properties included in the 2022 Property Tax Auction. Please note that in accordance with Yates County Resolution No.383-22, property owners may redeem their property by paying all back taxes, interest and fees, along with a processing fee prior to October 12, 2022.

An updated listed will be posted as the auction date approaches.

This will include properties with delinquent real estate taxes from 2018, 2019, and 2020.  Watch for more details on the Auction process and buyer requirements.

For questions, email [email protected] or call the County Treasurer at 315-531-3205.

NOTE: All winning bidders will be responsible for any 2022 Village or School District taxes.


Property will be conveyed from the County to a successful bidder by Quit Claim Deed only, conveying all of the right, title and interest of the County in and to the property but not warranting title.

The aforementioned Quit Claim Deed from the County shall be recorded by the County in the Yates County Clerk's Office, after receipt of the full purchase price and recording fees.

In addition to the accepted bid price, Purchaser shall be responsible for the payment of a buyer's premium consisting of ten-percent (10%) of the accepted bid price.

A deposit consisting of twenty-percent (20%) of the accepted bid price plus the ten-percent (10%) buyer's premium shall be paid on the day of the auction. The minimum deposit is $1,000.00. If the total amount of the accepted bid price plus buyer's premium is less than $1,000 then such deposit shall consist of the entire bid price plus the ten-percent (10%) buyer's premium. 

PLEASE READ: Yates-County-Property-Tax-Auction-Terms-and-Conditions-of-Sale document above for the complete terms and conditions of sale at this auction.