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Address

Mailing Address:

Office of the Tax Collector
P.O. Box 31457
Charlotte, NC 28231-1457

Office Location:


Robert L. "Bob" Walton Plaza
700 E. Stonewall Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Tax Collections
704-336-7600

​​​​Tax Foreclosure

Properties with delinquent real estate taxes are subject to tax foreclosure. When a tax foreclosure action is adjudicated, the ownership of the property is transferred from the delinquent taxpayer to a new owner. The new owner is responsible for all future taxes.

Browse for Properties to Acquire

The Office of the Tax Collector is seeking bidders for all properties that are subject to foreclosure. Search for properties to acquire through the foreclosure process by launching the foreclosure map. For more information, contact the Property Tax Collections Office.

 

 
 

FORECLOSURE contact information

Mecklenburg County

Property Tax Collections
Collections: 704-336-6322
Payments: 704-336-6899​

taxmeck@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov

 


Foreclosure Process

There are two methods of foreclosure utilized by the Office of the Tax Collector: mortgage style and in rem foreclosures.  Additional information regarding the foreclosure process.

The mortgage style foreclosure (NCGS §105-374) is conducted by a law firm. To bid on these properties, contact the law firm that is assigned the specific properties you are interested.  

The In rem foreclosure (NCGS §105-375) is conducted by the Office of the Tax Collector.

To bid on these properties, contact the Property Tax Collections Office at (704) 336-6322, (704) 336-6331, or taxmeck@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov.

To see a list of upcoming tax foreclosure sales, please visit the websites of the law firms conducting the sales: Kania Law Firm and Ruff, Bond, Cobb, Wade & Bethune.

 

Sale at Auction

When a foreclosure proceeding is initiated, a motion for a judgment of sale is filed by the attorney. For information regarding the sale at auction, please contact the law firm that is assigned to the specific properties you are interested in.

 

Upset Bids

Successful bids at auction are open for a 10-day period to allow for the submission of upset bids. For information regarding the upset bid process, please contact the law firm that is assigned to the specific properties you are interested in.

 

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy proceedings filed by the property owner under federal law can stop tax foreclosures.   

 

Additional Information

To search for properties: Launch the Foreclosure Map.


 

More information regarding the foreclosure process

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Address

Mailing Address:

Office of the Tax Collector
P.O. Box 31457
Charlotte, NC 28231-1457

Office Location:


Robert L. "Bob" Walton Plaza
700 E. Stonewall Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Tax Collections
704-336-7600