Research and Inspect Thoroughly Before You Bid
Prospective purchasers are urged to conduct a due diligence review of each property upon which a bid will be made to determine they are satisfied with all aspects of the property including, without limitation, the title, physical and environmental condition thereof and the suitability thereof for any and all intended uses. The Island County Treasurer recommends that purchasers use all resources available to them to ascertain the merits of each parcel before bidding at auction.
Properties are sold "AS IS"
All parcels are sold “AS IS” without any representation or warranty, expressed or implied, as to any matter relating to the parcel including, without limitation, whether the county has a legal title to the parcel or whether it is subject to liens, encumbrances, defects, covenants, conditions or restrictions. All sales are final.
Island County does not warrant any property suitable for any use. Potential purchasers should contact the State of Washington, Department of Natural Resources with any questions regarding shoreline use.
Potential purchasers should seek the advice of a real estate attorney if additional information is needed.
Island County is not liable for the failure of any device which prevents a person from participating in any auction. “Device” includes, but is not limited to, computer hardware, a computer network, a computer software application and a computer web site.
All bidders participating in the online tax-foreclosed and Tax Title auction for other persons can be held responsible for any legal action that may result from the online auction process.
Potential bidders should seek legal advice to determine which liens may survive a property tax foreclosure auction. There is no right of redemption period, all sales are final. Only minors and persons adjudicated to be legally incompetent have rights to redeem their property.
Island County assumes no liability for any other possible liens, encumbrances or easements, recorded or not recorded.
You must be at least 18 years old to bid!
ALL SALES ARE FINAL.