Three days left to register for County Property Re-offer Auction


Bidders must register by May 9 to participate in auction featuring 286 properties.

SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2024 - San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister reminded those interested in participating in the County’s 2024 online property tax re-offer auction that bidder registration must be completed by May 9. This year’s auction features 286 properties for sale. 

“We encourage hopeful bidders to go online and register for the available properties we have in San Diego. It’s our goal to sell every parcel; selling these properties enables us to generate revenue for the county, and helps us provide needed services in our community,” said McAllister.   

Anyone can bid during the online property tax auction from May 17 to May 22. To participate, bidders must register by May 9 at the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s (TTC) tax auction website, They must also submit a refundable $1,000 deposit and a nonrefundable $35 processing fee.   

“We have three residential or commercial properties, 277 timeshares, and five parcels of land for sale. Timeshares start with a minimum bid of $100. All minimum bids total $968,000,” McAllister said. “People interested in the auction should sign up for e-notifications at to receive email reminders before important deadlines.”  

It’s important to note that owners of the auctioned properties can avoid going to sale by redeeming their property and paying the taxes and fees owed. They have until 5 p.m. on May 16 to do so. Before the sale, every effort is made to contact the owners of these properties to notify them about the impending sale.   

All sales are final, so this is a buyer beware sale. The TTC suggests beginning the research process on its website. If you are a winning bidder and do not complete the sale, you will forfeit your deposit. 

McAllister concluded, “This is an opportunity for anyone around the world to participate and purchase property in America’s Finest City, San Diego.”