What does the Forfeited Land Commission do?
The Horry County Forfeited Land Commission (FLC) sells assignments on properties not sold at the Horry County Delinquent Tax Sale. In addition, the FLC sells properties that it owns outright after the redemption period has elapsed. The FLC will accept offers to purchase these properties equal to the published price for each property. Offers to purchase will be considered in the order submitted. The FLC reserves the right to reject any offer to purchase that does not meet these published requirements.
What forms of payment does the FLC accept?
Payment will only be accepted in the form of cash or cashier’s check from a recognized financial institution and must be received within 1 week of bid being accepted by the FLC. All payments must be payable to the Horry County FLC.
How and Where do I submit my offer to purchase a property from the FLC?
Interested parties can submit sealed bid offers to purchase properties owned by the Horry County FLC. A separate “FLC Bid
Form” must be completed for each property. Offers to purchase property from the FLC can be made in person Monday
through Friday at the Horry County Treasurer’s Office or mailed by certified mail to:
ATTN: Horry County FLC Sealed Bids
Horry County Treasurer
PO Box 1828
Conway, SC 29526
What costs are associated with purchasing a property from the FLC?
The FLC will accept offers to purchase properties equal to the published price for each property or higher, and may consider
lower amounts. All properties are sold “as is”. The FLC Bid amount includes all taxes, penalties, costs and administrative
fees associated with the sale, (as defined by the FLC)
What steps are taken after I submit my bid to purchase a property from the FLC?
- The Horry County FLC members will meet as soon as practical to review submitted offers not sooner than fifteen days
after the bid is submitted. The FLC reserves the right to only accept offers that are in the best interest of the County.
- The FLC will give notification that the offer has been accepted soon after the FLC has met and the decision has been
made. The FLC will not notify parties of offers to purchase that were not accepted.
- Payment must be received no later than one (1) week after notification that the offer was accepted. Payment is required
to be paid in cash or certified check from a recognized financial institution and must be made payable to Horry County FLC.
- Recording fees are included in the penalties and administrative costs are included in the FLC Bid amount. The recording
fees are based on the amount of consideration paid for the property.
- You are not allowed on the premises until the sale from the FLC is finalized and the deed is recorded in the Register of
Deeds (ROD) Office.
- A quit claim deed is issued conveying only the interest acquired by Horry County Forfeited Land Commission through the
Delinquent tax sale. It is advised that the property be researched and an action to ‘Quiet Title’ be performed by an attorney.
- The property is sold “as is” and may be subject to other outstanding taxes by other jurisdictions