Over the Counter Rules and Procedures

If a parcel does not receive a bid offer during the auction pursuant to ARS 42-18301, the parcel will be added to the list of parcels held by the State of Arizona and offered year round for purchase over the counter.

If an Over the Counter Tax Deed Sale form is presented to the Graham County Treasurer for purchase of any property on the list of State Deed land and that parcel has previously been advertised for auction at a prior Tax Deed Sale, the offer will be accepted.  The request to purchase will be placed on the agenda for the next Board of Supervisors meeting for approval by the Board of Supervisors.  The total amount of the parcel to be purchased will be required in the form of cash, cashier’s check, or money order made payable to the Graham County Board of Supervisors.  If the offer is accepted by the Board of Supervisors, the purchaser will be notified of the successful purchase and a Quit Claim Deed will be issued to the purchaser.  For each offer rejected or denied by the Board of Supervisors, the offer monies and notice of the Board’s Denial of offer will be returned to the bidder.

ALL TAX DEEDED REAL PROPERTY HELD BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR SALE AS AGENT FOR THE STATE OF AZ WILL BE SOLD FOR NO LESS THAN 100% OF THE BACK TAXES AND FEES DUE THEREON.

Mail in offers may be received by the Treasurer’s Office but must be accompanied by the proper form of payment.

Property information is provided as a public resource for general information.  The list of property is maintained by the Treasurer’s Office.

Potential purchasers are advised that all sales are final and that it is the responsibility of the purchaser to have the property investigated fully and to know exactly what the purchaser is requesting to purchase.  ALL TAX DEEDED PROPERTIES ARE SOLD ON AN "AS-IS, WHERE-IS" BASIS, and no warranties or representations are made as to the property conditions, including but not limited to, and warranties, guarantees, or representations regarding the use, usability, marketability, condition of title, boundaries, or value of any property sold, claims or liens in effect on any property sold, the ability of the purchaser to obtain title insurance on any property sold, availability of water, utilities, irrigation, sewers, access, ingress, street or road maintenance, zoning, suitability for building, flood plain status, or any other physical characteristic relating to the property.

Any purchaser who is requesting to purchase a parcel on behalf of another person or company must provide, at the time of the request for purchase, a notarized Power of Attorney indicating the purchaser is authorized to place an offer on the parcel.

It is the responsibility of the purchaser to complete all due diligence needed to determine the condition, market value, investment value, etc. of a property prior to placing an offer.  Necessary due diligence items may include but are not limited to:  an inspection of the property and completion of a title search.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL.  Payment shall be paid via cash, cashier’s check, or money order.  A receipt will be issued upon verification of the funds.  If the offer for purchase is accepted by the Board of Supervisors, there will be no REFUNDS.

A Supervisor’s Deed will be issued based on the information provided by the buyer.  The deed will be recorded and mailed to the buyer within two weeks of the approval by the board.  

GRAHAM COUNTY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL OFFERS AND TO WITHDRAW ANY PROPERTY FOR SALE.