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Repository Tax Sale

In order to establish a procedure to minimize the number of properties that the County holds because of delinquent tax claims, the list of Repository for Unsold Properties was created. Any property that remains unsold after the upset sale and the judicial tax sale will appear on this list. The minimum bid is $800.00 per parcel, plus filing fees. Interested parties can fill out a bid sheet and submit it to the Tax Claim Bureau for processing. Properties are conveyed free and clear of all tax and municipal claims, mortgages, liens and charges and estates of whatsoever kind, except ground rents separately taxes. Sale procedures held at the discretion of the Bureau. All bids must be submitted in person, no bids will be accepted through the mail or by fax.

Registration is required for the Auction on 3/11/24.  Registration will begin 3/1/24 and end 3/8/24 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. Any additional bids will be accepted in the office after all townships have been exposed at the auction.

Registration MUST be in person, no emails, or faxes will be accepted in accordance with Act 33.  Valid identification is also required.

If you are registering as an LLC, Corporation or Sole Proprietorship you must provide paperwork that you are a registered business.

Nonrefundable preregistration is now a requirement for this Sale.  

Nonrefundable preregistration Bidder fee of $25.00 is due at time of registration in money order or cashier's check.

Repository Sale Bids will be accepted as follows:

 Items that must be included:

  • Valid Identification is required
  • Completed Bid Sheet (available on the web)
  • Completed Affidavit 1 per purchaser per parcel (available on the web)
  • Money Order or Cashier’s Check – Amount to include:  

Bid Amount = Minimum Accepted $800.00 
Recording of Deed Fee = $134.75
Reality Transfer Tax = Bid Amount X 1% X 2

If you are looking to purchase a TRAILER, please contact the Office for amounts. 


When placing a bid on a Chestnuthill Township property, be sure to have your approval letter from the Township Supervisors submitted with your bid.

Repository Bids Only

Date: Monday - March 11, 2024  - Friday - March 15, 2024 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location : Monroe County
                 Administration Center
                 One Quaker Plaza, Room 104
                 Stroudsburg, PA 18360

The Tax Claim Bureau makes no representation nor offers any warranty on any property sold at any tax sale. You buy these properties at your own risk. No refund is given for any property sold at any tax sale, unless by court order. We urge you to consult an attorney before you purchase a property at tax sale.