General Questions About Certificate Sales

What is a tax lien certificate?
A tax lien certificate is a Certificate of Sale note issued on a property that is sold for nonpayment of a special assessment.

Where are the tax sales held?
1001 East Ninth Street, Reno, Nevada. Specific room is announced when sale is scheduled.

How do I find out what parcels are subject to a certificate sale?
The available parcels will be posted on the Special Assessment website:, at the beginning of the sale month. They will also be published in the Reno Gazette Journal, one time each week, for the three consecutive weeks prior to the sale date. It should be noted that property owners, or their mortgage company, may bring the assessment current up to the day of the sale. On the sale date, they may pay the assessment off before the time of the sale.