The Auction

The 2022 Tax Foreclosure Auction begins on Friday, December 9th and concludes on Monday, December 12th.  Information on parcels in the auction held with Public Surplus can be seen using this link - Whitman County 2022 Tax Foreclosure Auction

The only way to purchase property from a tax foreclosure sale is to participate in the annual auction, which is conducted online by the County Treasurer’s third-party vendor, Public Surplus, Government Surplus Auctions.

A minimum bid will be stated for each property, which includes all:

  • Foreclosure costs
  • Interest
  • Penalties
  • Recording
  • Taxes


A $500 deposit per parcel fee must be received by Public Surplus in order participate in the online foreclosure sale.