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Sale of Property for Delinquent Taxes

The judicial sale of land for delinquent taxes is allowed under the provisions of Virginia Code Section 58.1-3965. The auction is held at the front door of the Dinwiddie County Courthouse in Dinwiddie, Virginia.

All land sales for Dinwiddie County are conducted by James Elliott, Attorney at Law.  All properties to be sold are advertised in the Dinwiddie Monitor newspaper for three consecutive weeks prior to the sale date.

Please subscribe to the Treasurer's Office category of the {Alert Dinwiddie System} to receive notice of future tax sales. You may register to receive emails or text pages over your cellular phone or pager.

Terms of Sale

Additional information is available from the office of James Elliott, Attorney at Law, at 757-898-7000 or www.vataxsale.com.  

All parcels are subject to redemption or prior sale and may be withdrawn from sale.

All bids are subject to approval by the County and by the Circuit Court.

The terms of sale are cash, or in the alternative , a down payment of not less than 25% of the bid price with the balance due in ten days.  Each sale is subject to confirmation by the Court.  Taxes to be paid through the date of sale.  Possession given upon confirmation of sale.  Premises at risk of purchaser from the time bid offer.  

All parcels are sold in gross and not by the acre and are subject to any discrepancies on the County land maps and to possible rights of parties in possession, encroachments, overlaps, overhangs, deficiency in quantity, all questions of boundaries, location and acreage which a current and accurate survey would disclose, roadways, unrecorded easements, or any other matter not of record which could be disclosed by inspection of the premises.  No warranty is made as to the insurability of title.

Prospective purchasers should complete any inspection of the property and investigations as to the title prior to the sale.  

Successful purchasers will receive a Special Warranty Deed issued by the Court.  Recordation costs are at the expense of the Purchaser.

The next tax sale will take place Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM.  The sale will be located at the Dinwiddie County Courthouse.  Please use the following link to access the properties to be included in the next sale.

 Tax Sale May 17, 2016



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