All sales are conducted on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 1 Court Square Lincolnton, NC. Please note that a deposit of 5% is required of the highest bidder by cash or certified funds the day of the sale. Real property sales must remain open for a period of ten days to allow for the filing of an upset bid. The upset bid must exceed the reported sale price by 5% or $750.00, whichever is greater. All upset bids must be made in the Civil Office of the Lincoln County Clerk of Superior Court. All questions concerning placing an upset bid should be directed to (704)742-7800, option 2. Once the upset bid period is over, the successful bidder will be required to pay the balance of the purchase price, as well as the recoding fees and revenue stamps assessed by the Lincoln County Register of Deeds.
Lincoln County Tax Foreclosures are performed by The Kania Law Firm pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 105-374. They may be contacted at (828)252-8010 or by visiting their office at 600-A Centre Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28805. Current Lincoln County foreclosures can be found here.