Can I sell my house if I owe back taxes?
The simple answer is yes, however it does take some understanding of the process to do so.
When you don’t pay your local, state or federal taxes, a government taxing authority can file a lien on your property.
They can also sell your home to get paid the money you owe from the proceeds. Even if it doesn’t get this far, it can be difficult to sell with a lien as you will need to have this cleared first in order to sell. Typically, a traditional buyer won’t want to purchase a property if there’s any type of lien clouding the title.
This is why it is typically better to sell to a real estate investment company like Property Nation, in this type of situation, because they can likely take care of the back taxes for you.