Upset Sale

General Information


The Upset Sale is held each September by the Bucks County Tax Claim Bureau in accordance with Pennsylvania's Real Estate Tax Sale Law (RETSL). The sale is conducted virtually through GovDeals, the County's approved third-party vendor, at https://www.govdeals.com.  

Properties with delinquent real estate taxes that are two years past due may be eligible for the Upset Sale. Eligible properties are advertised in two newspapers of general circulation within the County of Bucks and the Bucks County Law Reporter prior to the sale.

The 2024 Upset Tax Sale will be held on Tuesday, September 17 beginning at 10:00 AM EST. The Adjourned Upset Tax Sale and Judicial Tax Sale will be held on December 10, beginning at 10:00AM EST.  Sales will be held virtually on www.govdeals.com. 

The list of properties exposed in 2023 and the final results for all 2023 sales are below.

December 12, 2023 Judicial Sale List

December 12, 2023 Adjourned Upset Sale List

September 19, 2023 Upset Sale List

September 19, 2023 Upset Sale Final Results

December 12, 2023 Adjourned Upset Sale Final Results

December 12, 2023 Judicial Sale Results

The list of eligible properties may vary up until the actual day of sale. It is recommended that potential buyers seek the advice of an attorney and research individual properties prior to bidding.

Bidder Registration


Bidders are required to register in-person no less than ten (10) days prior to the Upset Sale. Prospective bidders must supply the fully completed original copy of the appropriate registration application, signed affidavit, state-issued identification and a $100.00 certified check or money order.

Bidders who register for the September Upset Sale are also eligible to bid at the December Adjourned Upset and Judicial Sales.

SaleDateRegistration BeginsRegistration Deadline
Upset SaleSeptember 17, 2024August 19, 2024September 6, 2024
Adjourned Upset SaleDecember 10, 2024November 14, 2024November 29, 2024
Judicial SaleDecember 10, 2024November 14, 2024November 29, 2024