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Real Estate Sheriff Sales - Disclaimer and Commonly Asked Questions  

***NEW*** NOTE TO BIDDERS: 

Starting in April 2021, Bucks County’s sheriff sales will be conducted online via Bid4Assets. 

Beginning May 14, 2021, the start time for the Sheriff Sale will now be at 12:00 noon.

Please read the Conditions of Sale.

Registration is required and can be completed by accessing https://www.bid4assets.com/mvc/registration/signup/step1

The move to online sheriff’s sales is in accordance with enhanced public safety measures designed to safeguard participants and staff.

Please visit: www.bid4assets.com/buckscountysheriffsales and review this video for more information on online sheriff sales.

Please direct all inquiries to
SHRRealEstateDivision@buckscounty.org

Additional information will be published on this website as it becomes available. 

NOTE FOR ATTORNEYS:
In order to be fair to all of our clients, we have established a cut-off time of 9:00 a.m. for processing individual case disposition/status changes on Sheriff Sale day. As the volume of cases increase, sufficient time is needed to process information. This change will allow time to compile the reports necessary to begin the sale promptly without straining our resources. Any changes that occur after that time will be postponed to the next monthly Sheriff’s Sale.

The County of Bucks and the Sheriff of Bucks County make no representations or warranties as to the suitability of this information for your particular purpose, and that to the extent you use or implement this information in your own setting, you do so at your own risk.  The information provided herewith is solely for your own use and cannot be sold.  In no event will the County of Bucks nor the Sheriff of Bucks County be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, consequential, incidental, special, nor any claim for attorney fees, arising out of the use of or inability to use the information provided herewith. 

Bucks County and the Sheriff of Bucks County assume no responsibility for any information that is inaccurate or falsely submitted by the plaintiff’s attorney(s). 

It is understood that the Sheriff Sale information and documents are public information and are available to the public.

The properties are not available for tour or inspection.  The buyer gets the property “as is”, caveat emptor (let the buyer beware).  The Sheriff’s Office does not have Information on liens or taxes. 

Properties on the list may be adjourned up to one hundred thirty (130) days by the attorney of record, anytime up to the actual time of sale.  Properties may be removed at any time, by proper authority.  Interested parties should check the sale list on the website for current updates.

  • Pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. 3129.3, which became effective 4/7/2014, a Sheriff Sale may be stayed, continued, postponed or adjourned to a date certain two times within 130 days of the scheduled sale without formal notice by handbill and writing as required by 3129.2 of the Pa.R.C.P. Counsel will comply with the notice and filing requirements as more fully set forth in 3129.3 (b).
  • Any subsequent postponements will continue to be permitted only by special order of the court. See 3129.3 (a) Copies of all court orders must be provided by counsel to the Sheriff’s Office and served by first class mail upon the defendant(s).
  • Failure to comply with the foregoing will result in the sale being stayed.

This web site is provided as a public service and updated periodically; however, the information provided is limited and not required by law.  If you have additional questions concerning the purchase of property at Sheriff’s sale or the filing of any legal pleadings, please contact your attorney.  Employees of the Sheriff’s Office are not permitted to give legal advice. 

These questions are considered legal advice:

Will I owe any more money after the sale?

Are inheritance taxes included?

When can I change the locks?

Am I responsible for evicting the current occupants? If so, how do I evict them?

How do the liens on the property get paid?

Are all liens included in the purchase price?

Will I be responsible for additional mortgages on the property?

Can I start making repairs to the property after I paid the full purchase amount?

View Frequently Asked Questions here

All liens registered on properties can be obtained from the Prothonotary’s Office. Property records are available on the Board of Assessment Appeals website.

Tax Sales or Judicial Sales are not included in the Sheriff’s Sale. For more information regarding Tax Sales or Judicial Sales, contact the Bucks County Tax Claim Bureau by calling 215-348-6274 or visiting the Tax Claim Bureau section of the Bucks County website. For further information regarding Sheriff’s Sales, please call the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office Real Estate Division (215) 348-6240 or (215) 348-6133.

Sheriff Real Estate Sales
Phone Number: 215-348-6240
Fax Number: 215-348-6765

Sheriff Real Estate Sales Listings*
Sale Dates:

 
May 14, 2021
 June 11, 2021  July 9, 2021
August 13, 2021  September 10, 2021 

 *Sheriff Sale listings are updated Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, by 11:00 a.m.

Sale Results

Final Sale Results - April 2021

Final Sale Results - January - March, June - July, September - December 2020

Final Sale Results - January through December 2019

Final Sale Results - May through December 2018 

2021 Bucks County Sheriff's Real Estate Sales Calendar

Sheriff's Office
Milton "Milt" Warrell, Sheriff
John F. Cordisco, Solicitor
Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street
Floor B2
Doylestown, PA 18901
Ph: 215-348-6124