ALL TAX FORECLOSURE SALES ARE HELD AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE CENTER OF GRAHAM IN THE CIRCLE, #1 COURTHOUSE SQUARE, GRAHAM, NC 27253

Our sales are based on delinquent property taxes due to the county, city, or municipality for each individual property. There are fees associated with the preparation of these sales. The fees are added to the starting bid. A deposit of 5% is required from the highest bidder at the day of sale.The deposit must either be in cash or certified funds. There is a 10-day upset bid period that runs with every sale. After the 10th day, if you are the highest bidder, our office will contact you to set up an appointment for the remaining balance to be brought in and deed transferred. If, however, there are upset bids made within the 10 day period, the Clerk of Court will contact you by mail to let you know that your bid has been upset. You then have to decide if you are interested in staying in the bidding or not. The upset bids are handled through the Clerk of Courts office, located at #1 Courthouse Square in the basement in the Civil Department. Upset Bids are based on the last bid amount. The deposit for upset bids are as follows: $750.00 is the minimum amount required for any bid amount that is under $15,750.00, and any bid over and above $15,750.00 the deposit required will be 5% of the last bid given. The Clerk requires cash or certified funds. If you decided to drop out of the bidding process you will receive your deposit back, however, only after the file has been officially closed. So, please remember that this money could potentially be tied up for weeks if there are upset bids.  If you have questions or concerns regarding these listings, please contact the Alamance County Legal Department at (336) 570-4049. Properties that do not sell on the day of the sale will be postponed until the next sale date.  ALL PROPERTIES ARE SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.”

NEXT SALE DATE WILL BE (WEDNESDAY) January 29th, 2020 at 12:00 NOON


Alamance County vs. Angels Investment Group, LLC – 1 vacant lot :          A vacant lot on Glenn Street, Burlington, NC -Parcel #140118 

A vacant lot located on Glenn Street, Burlington, NC

    Starting Bid $1,660.61 SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.”


Alamance County vs. Lacy and Emma Alston, Heirs: 9 vacant lots located off of Goldfinch Trail, Burlington, NC #140223, #140243, #140244, #140225, #140206, #140233, #140232, #140245, & 140234.  

9 Vac. Lots located off of Goldfinch Trl. Burlington, NC

Starting Bid $27,076.83 SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.”


A house located at 439 Fulton Street, Burlington, NC

Alamance County vs. Walter E. Evans and wife, Catherine Evans, both deceased: a house located at 439 Fulton Street, Burlington, NC- Parcel ID# 137890.

Starting Bid $ 7,357.86

Beginning at a hole in the gutter on the eastern margin of Fulton Street; running thence with the eastern margin of Fulton Street, N. 03 degs. 00’ E. 37.00 feet to a hole in the gutter; running thence S. 85 degs. 30’ E. 124.15 feet to an iron stake; thence S. 03 degs. 25’ W. 40.80 feet to a point (iron stake in this line 8.19 feet from the corner); thence N. 83 degs. 44’ 30” W. 124.01 feet to the point of Beginning, and begin a lot formerly owned by John Burnette, as shown on Alamance County Tax Department Map #55-229-133. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


 Alamance County vs. Eula Mae Foust, Heirs: Parcel ID#140325- a house located at 226 Howard Street, and the adjoining back lot being Parcel ID#140324, Burlington, NC.

A house located at 226 Howard Street, Burlington, NC
A vacant lot adjoining 226 Howard Street, Burlington, NC

Starting Bid $18,384.31

Parcel ID# 140325: A certain tract or parcel of land in Burlington Township, Alamance County, North Carolina, adjoining the lands of a road, George H. Walker, Nathaniel Walker, Pete Morgan and Willie Roy Foust and others, and BEGINNING at a n iron stake on the south side of the road and corner with George H. Walker; thence with the said George H. Walker and Nathaniel Walker, S. 6º 15’ W. 198.15 feet to an iron stake, corner with the said Nathaniel Walker in Pete Morgan’s line; thence with the said Morgan, S. 83º 42’ E. 25 feet to an iron stake corner with Willie Roy Foust; thence with the said Foust, S. 84º E. 50 feet to an iron stake; thence N. 6º 15’ E. 198 feet to an iron stake at the south side of a road; thence along the southern border of the said road, N. 84º W. 75 feet to the BEGINNING. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 

Parcel ID# 140324: For property description see Estate File 81-E-77 for Curlie M. Byrd


Alamance County vs. Virgiline Suitt Fuller, and Anita S. Torain: Parcel ID# 165586- A vacant lot located on Vance Street, Mebane, NC

A vacant lot located on Vance Street, Mebane, NC

Starting Bid $4,488.87 SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


Alamance County vs. Gertrude G. Graves, Heirs: Parcel ID#140131- a vacant lot located on Glenn Street, Burlington, NC:

A vacant lot located on Glenn Street, Burlington, NC

Starting Bid $3,808.79

BEGINNING at an iron stake in the Eastern margin of Glenn Street, corner with Lot No. 100; running thence with the line of Lot No. 100 S. 84 deg. E. 175 feet to an iron stake corner with Lots Nos. 100, 43 and 42; thence with the line of Lot No. 42 S 6 deg. 35 min. W. 55 feet to an iron stake corner with Lots Nos. 42, 41 and 102; thence with the line of Lot No. 102 N. 84 deg. W. 175 feet to an iron stake in the Eastern margin of Glenn Street; thence with the Eastern margin of Glenn Street N. 6 deg. 35 min. E. 55 feet to the BEGINNING, being Lot No. 101 of the Cobb Subdivision known as Morgan Park as surveyed and divided by W.T. Hall, C.E., July 1940, plat of which is recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Alamance County in Plat Book 5, Page 34.  SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


Property located at 671-B.H. Harvey Trail, Burlington, NC

Alamance County vs. Roy Lee Harvey and Dorethea Harvey, both deceased- Parcel ID#141807- A house located at 671 B.H. Harvey Trail, Burlington, NC:

Starting Bid $7,881.18

A certain tract or parcel of land in Faucette Township, Alamance County, North Carolina, adjoining the lands of William Brown, H. Frank Mitchell and Hattie M. Harvey, more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron stake in the Harvey-Davis Road, and corner with William Brown in H. Frank Mitchell’s line; running thence with the Mitchell Line, N. 6 deg. 20 mins. E. -363 ft. (iron stake on this line 15 ft. from the corner in the road) to an iron stake and being a new corner with Hattie M. Harvey in H. Frank Mitchell’s line; thence a new line with Hattie M. Harvey, S. 84 deg. 40 min. E. -60 ft. to an iron stake; thence another new line, S. 6 deg. 20 min. W. -363 ft. to an iron stake in the road (iron stake on this line 15 ft. from the corner in the road), corner with Hattie M. Harvey in William Brown’s line; running thence along the road with the said Brown, N. 84 deg. 40 min. W. -60 ft. to the BEGINNING, AND CONTAINING ½ acre more or less. This is a part of the property conveyed by the Deed recorded in Book 114 at Page 70-71, in the Alamance County Registry. The above description was obtained by a survey made by W. T. Hall, C.E., Nov. 22, 1960. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.”


A vacant lot located on Neal Street, Elon, NC

Alamance County vs. Pete Hatfield, Heirs: Parcel ID#109208 – A vacant Lot on Neal Street, Elon, NC:

Starting Bid $10,695.07       

BEGINNING at an iron stake in Southern edge of road corner with Lot #31; thence with said Lot South 8 degrees West 214.4 feet to tan iron stake in the Henry Whitesell line; thence North 36 degrees 10 minutes West 68.9 feet to an iron stake corner with Lot # 33; thence with said Lot 8 degrees East 263.5 feet to an iron stake line in the Southern edge of said road in an Easterly direction 50 feet to the point of beginning, and being Lot #32 of the W. P. Lawrence property as shown by plat duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deed of Alamance County in Plat Book 3, Page 100, containing one-half acre, more or less.  SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


A vacant lot located on Green Level Church Rd., Haw River, NC

Alamance County vs. Dallas W. Hester, Heirs: Parcel ID# 154633 -A vacant lot located on Green Level Church Road, Haw River, NC:

Starting Bid $3,189.77

A certain tract or parcel of land in Haw River Township, Alamance County, North Carolina, lying on the West side of a 60 foot road and being located North 22° 27’ East 385 feet from the North line of Green Level Church Road and bounded as follows: BEGINNING at an iron stake at the West side of a 60 foot road and corner with Oscar Covington, and running thence with said Covington, North 67° 33’ West 170.00 feet to an iron stake, corner with the said Covington and Dallas W. Hester; thence with Hester’s line, North 22° 27’ East 100.00 feet to an iron stake; thence with said Hester, South 67° 33’ East 170.00 feet to an iron stake on the West side of said 60 foot road; thence along the Western line of the 60 foot street, South 22° 27’ West 100 feet to the point of BEGINNING, being the same land conveyed to the Grantor from Dallas Hester by deed recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Alamance County, North Carolina, in Book 342 at page 40.  SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


Alamance County vs. Lexington Transport Systems: Parcel ID# 167185- a vacant lot off of Byrd Road, Burlington, NC.

A vacant lot located off of Byrd Road, Burlington, NC

Starting Bid $3,150.14 SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 

All that certain tract of land containing 0.92 acres, more or less, located in Pleasant Grove Township, Alamance County, North Carolina: and bounded now or formerly, as follows: North by Charles Woods; East by Riley Snipes: South by Samuel N. Ward Heirs: West by Charles Woods: and Being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron stake on Riley Snipes southern corner in the line of Samuel N. Ward Heirs, said iron stake being S41-28-15W 437.77 feet from an iron stake which is located on the southern margin of state road 1901 and in the southeastern line of Riley Snipes, running thence with Samuel N. Ward, Heirs N75-39-35W 215.45 feet to an iron stake in the line of Charles Woods: running thence with Charles Woods, N14-09-55E 350.03 feet to an iron stake corner with Charles Woods; running thence again with Charles Woods N87-05E 11.70 feet to an iron stake, a corner with Charles Woods and Riley Snipes; running thence with Riley Snipes S15-51E for a Distance of 408.25 feet to the point of beginning. Tax Map # 11-1-99:       Commonly known as: 555 Byrd Road, Burlington, NC


A house located at 205 Homewood Ave., Burlington, NC

Alamance County vs. Sean Patrick McGayhey: Parcel ID# 139458- a house located at 205 Homewood Ave., Burlington, NC

Starting Bid $7,723.50

A certain tract or parcel of land in Burlington Township, North Carolina, North Carolina adjoining now or formerly the lands of Homewood Avenue, Rayon Street, Lot No. 24 of Fairchild Heights, Smith Property, and C.C. Carter, and described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron stake at the intersection of the East side of Homewood Avenue with the north side of Rayon Street; running thence along the northern border of Rayon Street, S. 89 deg. 52’ E. 125 ft. to an iron stake on the North side of Rayon Street and corner with Lot No. 24; thence with the line of Lot No. 24 N. 6 deg. 39’ E. 71.3 ft. to an iron stake, being a new corner C.C. Carter in the line of Lot No. 24; thence a new line with the said Carter across Lots Nos. 23 and 22, N. 89 deg. 12’ W. 130.55 ft. to an iron stake on the East border of Homewood Avenue; thence along the eastern border of Homewood Avenue, S. 4 deg. 19’ W. 74.6 ft. to the BEGINNING, BEING THE SOUTHERN PART OF LOTS NUMBERS TWENTY-TWO (22) AND TWENTY-THREE (23) OF FAIRCHILD HEIGHTS, SMITH PROPERTY, as per drawing recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Alamance County, North Carolina, in Plat book 4 at Page 48. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


A vacant lot located on Lane Street, Mebane, NC

Alamance County vs. Curley Snipes, now deceased: Parcel ID# 168584- a vacant lot located on S. Lane Street, Mebane, NC

Starting Bid $4,630.14

BEGINNING at an iron stake S. 5º 00’ 58” W. 232 feet from the intersection of Webb Street and S. Lane Street and on the South West corner with Fred Hester, thence S. 5º 00’ 58” W. 100 feet along the Lane Street Right of Way to an iron stake; thence N. 88º 29’ 28” West 200.38 feet to an iron stake; thence N. 5º 00’ 58” E. 100 feet to an iron stake on a corner with Evelyn Graves (Deed Book 475, Page 71); thence S. 88º 29’ 28” E. along the Evelyn Graves line and Fred Hester line 200.38 feet to an iron stake on the corner of Fred Hester at the BEGINNING containing .459 acres more or less, being a portion of the Moses O. Wilson property in Deed Book 402 Page 587 and as surveyed by Clay V. Fulton on November 13, 1987 entitled Preliminary Plan for Gotha C. Watkins and Lucille B. Watkins. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


Alamance County vs. Carolyn G. Shockley Brinkley, formerly Carolyn G. Shockley, and Willie A. Shockley, who is now deceased- Parcel ID# 150007- A vacant lot located on  Idlewild Ave., Burlington, NC:

Starting Bid $2,714.44

Being all of Lots Nos. 25, 26, 27 and 28 of Lake View Estates, Map 1 Section 1 a plat of which is duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for Alamance County, North Carolina in Plat Book 16 at Page 53. This property sold subject to Restrictive Covenants as recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for Alamance County, North Carolina in Book 339 at Page 49. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


Alamance County vs. Dow Spaulding, Heirs:  Parcel #146133 -A house  located at 308 Marshall Street, Graham, NC:

REDUCED PRICE Starting Bid $11,956.19

BEGINNING at a stake in the eastern edge of Marshall Street, corner with Carrie Wilson, and corner with Lot No. 39, and running thence with the line of Carrie Wilson in an easterly direction 276.87 feet to a stake, corner with Lots 26 and 27 in the line of Lot No. 30; thence with the line of  Lots Numbers 22 to 26 inclusive, being the line of J.C. Walker, 100 feet to a stake, corner with Lots 14, 15, and 22; thence in a westerly direction parallel with McAden Street with the line of Lots numbered 1 to 14 inclusive, 278.12 feet to a stake in the eastern edge of Marshall Street, corner with Lot No. 1; thence in a southerly direction with the eastern edge of Marshall Street 100 feet to the BEGINNING, being Lots numbered 40 to 44 inclusive, and a part of lots numbered 30 to 36 inclusive of the F.W. Moore, Trustee, property as shown by map made by C.M. Lamb, C.E. August 15, 1923.  SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


Alamance County vs. Edgar Thompson, now deceased and James L. Thompson, Jr. Parcel ID# 133480 – a vacant lot located on Kilroy Street, Burlington, NC:   

A vacant lot located on Kilroy Street, Burlington, NC

  Starting Bid $4,470.39 SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.” 


A vacant lot located at 763 Porterfield Ave., Burlington, NC
A vacant lot located at 753 Porterfield Ave., Burlington, NC

Alamance County vs. Tarheel Paving Company: Parcel ID#’s 128826 & 128830- 2 vacant lots located on Porterfield Ave., Burlington, NC

Starting Bid $4,542.66

A certain tract or parcel of land located in Morton Township, Alamance County, North Carolina and being all of lots 16 and 17 of Section 7 of the Green Acres Development as recorded in Plat Book 18 at Page 100 and also known as Tax Map 4, Block 13, Lots 150 and 151. The above described real property is described in Deed to Robert Joel Greeson dated April 16, 1982 and recorded in Book 471 at Page 869 Alamance County Registry. This said property is conveyed subject to any and all easements, restrictions, and rights of way of record and subject to provisions of said Deed to Robert Joel Greeson, which stated to following: “The Alamance County Health Department has rendered a site evaluation determination that these lots are unsuitable for a ground adsorption system (septic tank system). This property cannot be used for human habitation until a sewage disposal system is approved by the Alamance County Health Department. SOLD “AS IS, WHERE IS.”