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Sheriff Sales Requirements

SHERIFF SALE REQUIREMENTS

  • A DEPOSIT OF $2,500.00 IS NECESSARY FOR EVERY WRIT OF EXECUTION FILED IN WYOMING COUNTY.
  • OUR OFFICE REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING PAPERWORK ALONG WITH THE $2,500.00 DEPOSIT:
    • INSTRUCTION LETTER FROM THE ATTORNEY WITH THE NAME AND VALID ADDRESS OF THE PERSON(S) TO BE SERVED. ALSO, NOTE WHO WILL SERVE THE NOTICE ON THE LIEN HOLDERS.
    • PREACIPE FOR WRIT OF EXECUTION
    • WRIT OF EXECUTION (A COPY FOR EACH DEFENDANT TO BE SERVED, A COPY TO POST ON THE PROPERTY AND ONE FOR OUR FILE)
    • NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE (A COPY FOR EACH DEFENDANT TO BE SERVED, A COPY TO POST ON THE PROPERTY AND ONE FOR OUR FILE). PLEASE MAKE SURE THE DATE/TIME ARE BLANK ON THIS SHEET.
    • LEGAL LAND DESCRIPTION (ONLY ONE COPY IS NEEDED). LAND DESCRIPTION MUST HAVE THE PARCEL NUMBER AND VALID ADDRESS.
    • AFFIDAVIT PURSUANT TO RULE 3129.1
    • 2 SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPES FOR PAPERWORK TO BE RETURNED (THE FIRST RETURN WILL BE AFTER THE DEPUTY SERVICE IS COMPLETE. THE SECOND RETURN WILL BE ONCE THE SALE IS FINISHED.)
  • ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE FILED IN OUR PROTHONOTARY’S OFFICE. 
  • ONCE OUR OFFICE RECEIVES THE PAPERWORK FROM THE PROTHONOTARY’S OFFICE, WE WILL SCHEDULE THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SHERIFF SALE. THIS IS TYPICALLY 8-10 WEEKS FROM THE DATE RECEIVED. THE SALE DATE/TIME WILL BE ON THE RETURN YOU RECEIVE ONCE OUR DEPUTY HAS COMPLETED THE SERVICE.

BIDDING PROCEDURES

  • THE BANK WILL HAVE THE OPENING BID. ALL BIDS ARE IN INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $100.00. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER IS REQUIRED TO PAY 10% DOWN THE DAY OF THE SALE. THEY MUST PAY THE REMAINING BALANCE 10 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. (THE BANK HAS THE $2,500.00 DEPOSIT WHICH USUALLY COVERS THEIR 10%). PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY CHECK ONLY. NO CASH ACCEPTED! SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
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