The Tax Sale 2017 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 15, 2017, edition of The Baltimore Sun, and again on Wednesday,
March 29, 2017, in a publication to be announced.
Monday, February 28, 2017:
Last day to pay FBLN amount.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017:
First Printing of Tax Sale 2017 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 15, 2017:
The Tax Sale 2017 Properties Listing posted on the City's website at
BidBaltimore.com will be updated bi-weekly through April 2017, and then
weekly until May 15, 2017. The updated listing will reflect
payment of the liens and the removal of those liens from Tax Sale 2017,
as well as any additional interest or penalty or partial payments
applied to the liens.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017:
Second Printing of Tax Sale 2017 Properties Listing will appear in a publication to be announced.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017: April
letter will be mailed informing owners of Tax Sale 2017.
April 28, 2017: 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 2017 removed from Tax
5, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT: Deadline to register as a bidder for the
May 15 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
Friday, May 12, 2017: Final
update to the Tax Sale 2017 Properties Listing posted on the City's
site at BidBaltimore.com. Bidders should note the Tax Sale 2017
Properties Listing will include a notation indicating the final update
has taken place.
Friday, May 12, 2017: Bid
submission period begins on BidBaltimore.com following the final update
to the Tax Sale 2017 Properties Listing.
15, 2017: Acceptance of bids for Tax Sale 2017 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 15, 2017: Tax
Sale 2017 Books will be available. Tax Sale 2017 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.
May 18, 2017 Assignment Sale - liens for properties not
purchased at Tax Sale 2017 on May 15, 2017, may be purchased at lien
value as of this date at BidBaltimore.com.
Thursday, May 25, 2017:
First day to redeem tax lien certificates for properties included in
Tax Sale 2017.
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, 2017. 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 2017. The Tax
Sale Office will open for business at 8:00 a.m. and remain open until
4:30 p.m., beginning Thursday, April 27, 2017 through Friday, April
28, 2017. 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.