Frequently Asked Questions
Does Gaston County do Tax Deed Sales?
No, Gaston County offers Tax Foreclosures instead of Tax Deed or Tax Lien sales. Unlike other counties in NC, Gaston County does NOT allow you to pay someone’s taxes in full in exchange for ownership of the property.
Where are sales conducted?
The sales are held in front of the Gaston County Courthouse (325 Dr. Martin Luther King Way Gastonia, NC 28052).
How much deposit is required day of the sale?
A 20% deposit of the highest bid is required to secure the bid payable in Cash or Certified funds. Checks are to be made out to The Gaston County Sheriff’s Office.