New Mexico (NM) Tax Deed Sales

Sale Type: Deed
Bid Method: Competetive high bid
Sale Date(s): Year-round
Statute Section(s): NM Statutes – CH 7, Article 38
Over-the-Counter: No
State Website: State of New Mexico Property Tax Division
  • Tax Sales are handled by the state in New Mexico. After three years of delinquency, the county treasurer passes the property account over to the state for delinquent real property tax collection.
  • With the state being the one handling the sale, very few county treasurers have tax sale data available online. Use the link above to check the State Property Tax Division first and foremost.

In New Mexico, the tax collector or treasurer will sell tax deeds to the winning bidders at the delinquent property tax sale.

Tax Sale Type: Tax Deed. (Sec. 7-38-70a).

Contact: County Assessor-Collector. (Sec. 7-38-62).

Interest Rate and/or Penalty Rate: Not applicable.

Bid Procedure: Premium bid / highest bid. (Sec. 7-38-67).

Redemption Period: Not applicable.

Law: New Mexico Statutes, Chapter 7, Article 38, “Administration and Enforcement of Property Taxes.”

Additional Notes:

Important According to (Sec. 7-1-49) when an investor purchase a property at a New Mexico Tax Deed Sale the investor takes it ‘subject to all outstanding prior interests and encumbrances (i.e., mortgages) of record‘.

State County Contact Info
NM Bernalillo www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/delaofin.htm
NM Catron www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/delhmpg.htm
NM Chaves www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/delhmpg.htm
NM Cibola www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Colfax www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Curry www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Debaca www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Dona Ana www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Eddy www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Grant www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Guadalupe www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Harding www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Hidalgo www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Lea www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Lincoln www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Los Alamos www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Luna www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Mckinley www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Mora www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Otero www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Quay www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Rio Arriba www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Roosevelt www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM San Juan www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM San Miguel www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Sandoval www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/saleint.htm
NM Santa Fe www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Sierra www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Socorro www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Taos www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Torrance www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Union www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm
NM Valencia www.state.nm.us/tax/ptd/aucinfo.htm

States

States that offer Over-the-Counter Tax Lien Certificates