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Chemung County Tax Foreclosure Auction Happening March 28

ELMIRA - Chemung County will hold their annual Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction on Wednesday, March 28 at the Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview at 760 East Water Street, Elmira NY.  Registration will open at 7: 00 am. The auction begins at 9:00 am and will continue until all properties are sold.

Currently, 100 parcels are expected to be up for auction including a very large industrial warehouse; numerous single and multi-family homes; and approximately 25 vacant lots. All properties were acquired by Chemung County in accordance with Article 11 of NYS Real Property Tax law.

Auctions International conducts the auction and they will hold two informational events prior to the main auction on March 28. On Thursday, March 15, at 6:00 pm, interested bidders can attend a Pre-Auction Bidder Educational Seminar to help familiarize themselves with the auction process.  This seminar will take place at the Holiday Inn Elmira-Riverview. On Friday, March 16 through Sunday March 18, Auctions International will conduct Parcel Open- House Inspections to view some of the registered properties before the sale. The Open House Viewing schedule can be found at

In addition, Auctions International will host pre-registration at the Holiday Inn Riverview on Tuesday, March 27, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm for bidders who wish to be in the “express lane” on auction day.

Free Auction Catalogs are available at the Chemung County Treasures Office at 320 E. Market Street, Elmira, NY and multiple locations in the area.  To see the complete list of locations and/or view the free catalog online visit

Internet bidding will be available as well.  Separate registration is required. For details visit

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