Bidder Registration

  • Create a bidder profile at
  • You can register as early as four (4) weeks prior to the opening day of the auction.
  • You must register with an available bank account to be able to bid on properties.
  • Starting 30 days before the auction opening date, the properties offered will be available to view on In addition, the list of properties offered at the tax sale will also be advertised in the Memphis Daily News, between 30 - 45 days before the opening day of the tax sale.

Any person, legal entity, including heirs, or assignees who have a possible ownership interest, legal or equitable, in the property cannot legally bid on the property. Specifically, Lien holders and/or their assignees may not legally bid on the property associated with their particular lien.

NOTE: Employees of Shelby County or their immediate family members (spouse, children living at home) are not eligible to bid.

More Information

For additional information, please contact the Shelby County Trustee.