New York (NY) Tax Deed Sales

Sale Type: Tax Deeds (Except NYC)
Bid Method: Highest Bid
Sale Date(s): Year Round
Statute Section(s): CH 50-a, Article 11
Over-the-Counter: Yes
State Website: http://www.ny.gov/

New York State Overview

  • GIS and mapping data – This state site is a very good resource to find state, county, and other municipal GIS systems.
  • The five counties of New York City were incorporated together as boroughs in 1898, as follows:
    • Manhattan, New York County
    • Queens, Queens County
    • Brooklyn, Kings County
    • Bronx, Bronx County
    • Staton Island, Richmond County
  • Obtaining county records has been made easier because of “FOIL”, a Freedom of Information Law that requires all of the government agencies to disclose and provide records free of hassle and real cost. This means parcel maps, title history, relevant property data is available through a quick email.
  • This Allegany County deed recording page is a great resource for instructions on recording deeds in New York.
  • In the state of New York, each deed must be accompanied by a Real Property Transfer Report.

In New York, 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. 1166 (1)).
  • Contact: Tax Collector. (Sec. 1102).
  • Interest Rate and/or Penalty Rate: Not applicable.
  • Bid Procedure: Premium bid / highest bid. (Sec. 1102 (3)).
  • Redemption Period: Not applicable.
  • Law: New York Real Property Tax Law, Chapter 50-a, Article 11, “PROCEDURES FOR ENFORCEMENT OF COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES”
  • New York City’s Tax Lien Certificates Sale: The city of New York holds an annual tax lien sale, the winning bidder will receive a tax lien certificate.
State County Contact Info
NY Chautauqua www.chautauqua-ny.com/
NY Chemung www.chemungcounty.com/
NY Chenango www.chenango.com/
NY Clinton www.co.clinton.ny.us/
NY Columbia www.columbiacountyny.com/
NY Cortland www2.cortland-co.org/
NY Delaware www.delawarecounty.net/
NY Dutchess www.dutchessny.gov/intersur.html
NY Erie www.erie.gov/depts/finance/index.phtml
NY Essex www.co.essex.ny.us/realproperty.html
NY Franklin www.franklincony.org/
NY Fulton http://www.haroff.com/
NY Genesee www.co.genesee.ny.us/
NY Greene http://www.haroff.com/
NY Hamilton
NY Herkimer www.herkimercounty.org/
NY Jefferson www.sunyjefferson.edu/JC/
NY Kings
NY Lewis
NY Livinston www.co.livingston.state.ny.us/treasure.htm
NY Madison www.madisoncounty.org/
NY Monroe www.co.monroe.ny.us/
NY Montgomery http://www.haroff.com/
NY Nassau www.co.nassau.ny.us/treasurer/index.html
NY New York www.nyc.gov/html/dof/html/liensale2.html
NY Niagara www.niagaracounty.com/roster.htm
NY Oneida www.oneidacounty.org/
NY Onondaga www.co.onondaga.ny.us/
NY Ontario www.co.ontario.ny.us/treasurer/index.html
NY Orange www.co.orange.ny.us/
NY Orleans www.orleansny.com/realprop.htm
NY Oswego www.co.oswego.ny.us/
NY Otsego www.otsegocounty.com/
NY Putnam
NY Queens
NY Rensselaer www.rensco.com/
NY Richmond
NY Rockland www.co.rockland.ny.us/
NY Saint Lawrence
NY Saratoga www.co.saratoga.ny.us/foreclos.html
NY Schenectady govt.co.schenectady.ny.us/
NY Schoharie www.schopeg.org/schcnet/govt/cntygovm.html
NY Schuyler www.lightlink.com/schco/dept.htm
NY Seneca www.co.seneca.ny.us/rpt/index.html
NY Steuben www.steubencony.org/treas.html
NY Suffolk www.co.suffolk.ny.us/
NY Sullivan co.sullivan.ny.us/
NY Tioga
NY Tompkins www.co.tompkins.ny.us/
NY Ulster www.co.tompkins.ny.us/
NY Warren
NY Washington
NY Wayne
NY Westchester
NY Wyoming www.wyomingco.com/
NY Yates
NY Albany www.albanycounty.com/
NY Allegany www.alleganyco.com/default.asp?show=btn_treas
NY Bronx
NY Broome www.gobroomecounty.com/index2.php
NY Cattaraugus www.co.cattaraugus.ny.us/treas/index.htm
NY Cayuga www.co.cayuga.ny.us/treasurer/index.html

States

States that offer Over-the-Counter Tax Lien Certificates