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Greenlee County Board of Supervisors
Property Tax Deed Continuous Sales Instructions

Property information is provided as a public resource for general information. The Office of the Greenlee County Board of Supervisors will process bids for the purchase of real property pursuant to A.R.S. '42-18301 through 18303 according to the following procedures:

Prospective purchasers/bidders are advised that it is the responsibility of the purchaser to have the property investigated fully and to know exactly what the purchaser is bidding on prior to bidding. ALL TAX DEEDED REAL PROPERTIES ARE SOLD ON AN "AS IS, WHERE IS" BASIS, and no warranties or representations are made as to property conditions, including but not limited to, any warranties, guarantees, or representations regarding the use, usability, marketability, condition of title, boundaries, or value of any property sold, claims or liens affecting any property sold, the ability of a 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.

  1. Written bids must be submitted on the bid form supplied by the Board of Supervisors. Fill out the bid form completely and return or mail it to the Board of Supervisors Office at P. O. Box 908, 253 5th Street, Clifton, Arizona, 85533. There is a non-refundable filing fee of $20.00 per bid, except if you are submitting bids on more than one property at the same time the fee is $20.00 for the first property bid and $5.00 each additional property bid. The filing fee may be paid in cash, by cashier’s check, or by money order. If you are the successful bidder, the amount of the filing fee will be deducted form the cost of the property. Any bid that does not include the filing fee(s) will not be processed.
  2. Your written bid is public information and is available for inspection by others. A Public Notice that a bid on a listed property has been received and the bid shall be posted within five (5) business days) in the same location as Board of Supervisors meeting agendas for a period of two weeks allowing other bidders the opportunity to also bid on the same property and will be posted on the bulletin board at the Greenlee County Courthouse Annex at 253 5th Street, Clifton, Arizona, and on the bulletin board at the Greenlee County Duncan Courthouse Annex, 1684 Fairgrounds Road, Duncan, Arizona. If other individual(s) want to bid on the same property that you have bid on, they may submit a higher written bid by 5:00 p.m. on the day the posting ends. No bids will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. the day the posting ends. If no higher bids are placed by 5:00 p.m. on the day the posting ends, the bid will be awarded to you. You will have two (2) business days to make payment on the property with such payment to be made by cashier’s check or money order. If payment is not received by the deadline the transaction shall become null and void and the property will be added back to the list of property available for sale.
    • If someone does place a higher bid on the same property you have bid on, a letter will be sent to all bidders who have submitted a bid that will stipulate the date, time and place to be present to participate in an auction of the property. If you are unable to attend, you may send an agent. Prior to bidding, the agent must present a notarized Power of Attorney specifically authorizing him/her to bid on a specific property or properties for you. The property will go to the highest bidder. The successful bidder shall be required to pay the purchase price in full before 5:00 p.m. on the day of the sale. Payments shall be made via cashier’s check or money order. If payment is not received by the deadline the transaction shall become null and void and the property will be added back to the list of property available for sale.
  3. GREENLEE COUNTY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS AND TO WITHDRAW ANY PROPERTY FOR SALE.
  4. The original recorded Supervisors’ Deed for each property sold will be mailed to the successful bidder.