The Tax Sale 2018 Properties Listing includes liens on properties with
delinquent real estate taxes, water bills, and other municipal liens. In
addition to appearing on the City's tax certificate sale web site,
BidBaltimore.com, the listing will be printed in the Wednesday, March 14,
2018 edition of The Baltimore Sun, and again on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
in a publication to be announced.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018:
Last day to pay FBLN amount.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018:
First Printing of Tax Sale 2018 Properties Listing will be published in
the Baltimore edition of The Baltimore Sun and listed on BidBaltimore.com.
Bidder registration begins and this is the first day bids can be entered.
Starting on or about March 14, 2018:
The Tax Sale 2018 Properties Listing posted on the City's website at
BidBaltimore.com will be updated bi-weekly through April 2018, and then
weekly until May 14, 2018. The updated listing will reflect payment
of the liens and the removal of those liens from Tax Sale 2018, as well as
any additional interest or penalty or partial payments applied to the
Wednesday, March 28, 2018: Second
Printing of Tax Sale 2018 Properties Listing will appear in a publication
to be announced.
Friday, April 6, 2018: April
letter will be mailed informing owners of Tax Sale 2018.
Monday, April 30,
2018: Deadline for walk-in payments, on-line payments, and mailed
payments to reach the City of Baltimore. Final day to have liens on
properties to be offered at Tax Sale 2018 removed from Tax Sale 2018.
Friday, May 4,
2018, 5:00 PM EDT: Deadline to register as a bidder for the May
14 Tax Sale and May 18 Assignment Sale. To ensure authenticity, the same
bank account must be used by bidders to register and to purchase
certificates. The bank account number must be the same for bidder
registration payments and certificate purchases, with no exceptions.
Friday, May 11, 2018: Final
update to the Tax Sale 2018 Properties Listing posted on the City's
auction web site at BidBaltimore.com. Bidders should note the Tax Sale
2018 Properties Listing will include a notation indicating the final
update has taken place.
Friday, May 11, 2018: Bid
submission period begins on BidBaltimore.com following the final update to
the Tax Sale 2018 Properties Listing.
Monday, May 14,
2018: Acceptance of bids for Tax Sale 2018 begins. Eight batches
of liens on properties will be offered for bidding throughout the day.
Batches are scheduled to close each hour, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Local
Time. Acceptance of bids for the final batch ends at 4:00 p.m. No
additional batches will be offered and no additional bids will be accepted
after 4:00 p.m. Local Time.
Monday, May 14, 2018: Tax Sale
2018 Books will be available. Tax Sale 2018 Books may be purchased at the
Cashier's Section of the Municipal Office Building, 200 Holliday Street,
Baltimore, MD 21202 at a fee of $10.00 per book.
Assignment Sale - liens for properties not purchased at Tax Sale
2018 on May 17, 2018, may be purchased at lien value as of this date at
Thursday, May 24, 2018: First day
to redeem tax lien certificates for properties included in Tax Sale 2018.
PERSONAL AND BUSINESS CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR TAX SALE PAYMENTS
AFTER THE MAILING OF THE FINAL BILL AND LEGAL NOTICE ON OR ABOUT FEBRUARY
1, 2018. PERSONAL AND BUSINESS CHECKS FOR TAX SALE PAYMENTS WILL BE
RETURNED BY MAIL TO THE PROPERTY OWNER AND THE LIENS ON THE PROPERTY WILL
REMAIN SUBJECT TO THE TAX SALE.
Service hours will be extended in advance of Tax Sale 2018. The Tax Sale
Office will open for business at 8:00 a.m. and remain open until 4:30 p.m.
on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Friday, April 27, 2018, and Monday, April
30, 2018. Due to the large number of taxpayers expected at that time,
walk-in customers may experience, and should be prepared, for lengthy
delays of approximately two (2) hours or more.