Tax Lien Sale Information

The 2020 Tax Lien Sale will be held on October 29, 2020.  Registration will be open October 1 at 8:00am MST and closes Thursday October 22 at 2:00pm MST

Click here to view the email to sent to all registered tax lien investors on October 1, 2020, titled 2020 Tax Lien Sale Changes 

The Routt County Tax Lien Sale is an online auction. To bid on properties you MUST register at

The Routt County Treasurer’s office will be conducting it's Annual Tax Lien sale on October 29, 2020. This sale will be for unpaid 2019 Real Property, Mobile Homes and Minerals. A complete list of tax liens available for sale will be available in September in the Routt County Treasurer's Office or online at

Online registration for interested bidders must be completed at Registration must include bank information as payment for tax liens is by ACH ONLY.   The interest rate for the 2020 online tax lien sale will be published in September. Successful bidders at the online sale pay the total advertised price (which includes the delinquent tax, interest, advertising fee and a $16 certificate fee), as well as a premium bid.

Questions regarding the online sale should be directed to Realauction at  877-361-7325 or emailed to Any questions regarding the tax sale process or the property taxes being sold should be directed to the Routt County Treasurer's Office at 970-870-5555.

All potential bidders must register before the sale date.  Registration will include the completion of an IRS required W-9 form, as well as acceptance of a User Agreement. Final payments will be made by ACH (electronic check). We encourage you to register as soon as the delinquent property list is available so that you have time to do research and make a determination of your bid.

Internet training sessions: 

Realauction will provide several webinar training sessions to introduce investors to our online tax lien sale. The webinars will give step-by-step instructions about participating in the tax lien sale online.

  • 10/02/2020 - 8:00 a.m. MST
  • 10/07/2020 - 4:00 p.m. MST
  • 10/13/2020 - 2:00 p.m. MST
  • 10/19/2020 - 10:00 a.m. MST

To register, please contact Realauction at 1-877-361-7325. 

The list of delinquent tax accounts will be available in September.

Over the Counter Tax Liens Available for Purchase