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Notice of Sheriff Sales
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Sheriff Sales for February
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The following Ross County Sheriff's Sales are to be auctioned off at The Multi-Purpose Room in the Law Enforcement Complex Building on Wednesdays dates and times shown below.
Individual property auctions may not take place on the dates and times listed below as they are subject to cancellation without prior warning .
*For further information about the homes or land you may contact;
Deputy Jennifer Layne
To check on property information visit the Ross County Auditor website.
1. Where are Sheriff Sale auctions held?
Enforcement Complex, County Law 28 N. Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio
2. When are the auctions held?
Auctions are conducted on Wednesdays, however, not always every Wednesday. Each sale will have a specific time it will be auctioned.
3. When and where do you advertise??
Sheriff Sales are advertised on Thursday in the Chillicothe Gazette
4. What form of payment is required day of sale?
10% down in the form of cash or cashiers/bank check by 4:00 p.m. Day of the sale. Sorry, no personal/company checks accepted.
5. When is the balance of the money due?
30 days from the day of sale or upon Entry of Confirmation of Sale from the Ross County Court and upon receiving the Deed.
6. Is financing available?
7. Do I need to pre-register for the sale?
No. Registration not required.
8. Can properties be purchased over the counter/before the sale date?
9. Can the properties be viewed prior to the sale?
No. We are not permitted to enter these properties.
10. What about other liens on a property?
You can obtain information regarding property liens at the Ross County Recorders Office. Tax information can also be obtained through the Ross County Treasurer's Office. Remember: SHERIFF SALES OPERATE UNDER THE DOCTRINE OF CAVEAT EMPTOR. THE ROSS COUNTY SHERIFF MAKES NO GUARANTEE AS TO STATUS OF TITLE PRIOR TO
*To discuss the auction, please contact Deputy John Branham at 740 773-1186
*Please note that these homes cannot be entered