ABOUT SHERIFF SALES

**NOTICE:  Since February 26, 2020, the Wayne County Sheriff’s office only conducts Online Sales of Real Estate subject to foreclosure.

PROBATE AND TAX FORECLOSURES

Held in person at the Wayne County Justice Center
201 West North Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Sales start at 10:00 A.M.

Foreclosure Sales Procedure

A step-by-step procedure following the sale of any property under the Sheriff Sales.

PAYMENTS: In-Person Auction

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office will only accept Cashier’s Check or a Certified Check made payable to The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. Photo Identification is Required.

DEPOSIT DUE AT TIME OF SALE.

You may NOT leave the auction to obtain a deposit.  If you do not have a deposit in the form of a Cashier’s Check or Certified Check, we will resell the property to the next highest bidder.

The final payment for the sale MUST be in the form of a Cashier’s Check or a Certified Check. The payment will be paid at the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office will contact you after the confirmation of sale has been filed with the Clerk of Courts and signed by the Judge.

PAYMENTS: Online Auctions

A wire deposit MUST be received by 5:00 P.M. (Eastern Time) two business days prior to the sale. ACH debit deposit MUST be received by 4:00 P.M. (Eastern Time) seven days prior to the auction date. This MUST Be done with Realauction NOT the Sheriff’s Office.

The final payment for the sale MUST be in the form of a Cashier’s Check or a Certified Check. The payment will be paid at the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office will contact you after the confirmation of sale has been filed with the Clerk of Courts and signed by the Judge. Interested parties MUST contact Realauction Customer Service at 1-877-361-7325 or email at customerservice@realauction.com

FORMS

Required forms can be found at the Map Office Website under +11 Conveyance Formatting Standards.

SECOND SALE DATE

There will be a second sale date for every unsold property.  The second sale date will have no minimum bid.  Although there is no minimum bid, purchaser is responsible for costs, allowances and real estate taxes that the proceeds of the sale are insufficient to cover.

Be advised: If you are the highest bidder of the property, the plaintiff has the right to reverse the sale.  The plantiff can buy the property back for the amount you purchased the property.  The purchaser’s deposit will be returned to you.  The plantiff has 14 days from the date of sale date to redeem the property.

REMOTE BIDDING

The judgment creditor and/or any lienholder(s) are entitled to submit a bid via email or fax prior to 4:30 P.M. the business day directly before the sale.  The judgment creditor and/or any lienholder(s) bids are not disclosed until the time of sale.  This bid will be the opening bid.  The Sheriff’s Office will only give the maximum bid of the judgment creditor and/or lienholder(s) at the sale.  

To place a remote bid  (Judgment creditor and/or Lienholder(s) only)
You may fax (330) 287-5716 and/or email wcsocivil@wcsohio.org

Pleases note:  The purchaser information form and remote bid form must accompany your bid.

NEWSPAPER ADS

Effective Immediately:  The Daily Record has made changes to the pricing of advertisements. Please contact them directly for more information.

ADDITIONAL CHANGES

 

House Bill 390 will produce more changes. These changes will be effective within the next five years. Changes will be posted on our website as they become applicable.

All sales are pursuant to the provision of the Ohio Revised Code. They are published in The Daily Record, Wooster, Ohio, and legal ads appear in Friday’s edition. Properties are published 3 consecutive weeks in advance of the sale.

All bids begin at 2/3 of the appraised value of the property, unless dictated otherwise by the courts. However, if the judgment creditor and/or lienholder(s) place a remote bid, this bid will be the starting bid at the sales.

All sales are as is or “buyer beware” and properties are not open for inspection at any time prior to sale.

There was no inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale.

QUESTIONS

If you have any further questions regarding this process, please contact us at 330-287-5766.

Online sales questions please contact  Realauction at 1-877-361-7325 or email at customerservice@realauction.com