You selected Rhode Island to search for tax liens and other distressed listings. Now select a county near by that you want to look for available listings. We also provide preforeclosures, short sales and foreclosures listings in Rhode Island (RI) along with HUD homes. When investing in real estate, always do your research upfront before you place a bid on the property. If the property is a Rhode Island fixer-upper, be should to get professional opinion on the repair costs before purchasing the property. If bidding at a Rhode Island tax lien auction, remember tax liens are the amount of delinquent taxes, accrued interest, and costs associated with the sale, not just the lien itself.