Please see below the new requirements for Real Estate Sales.
This is property that is involved in mortgage foreclosure and presented for a Sheriff's Sale. Once all legal resources have been exhausted, property is auctioned (typically monthly) at the Sheriff's Real Estate Sale. All sales are held in the Monroe County Courthouse, Hearing Room Two (2) at 10:00 am.
Properties are sold sight unseen and subject to all liens.
The deposit (for attorneys presenting property for sale) is $2,000.00
We will only accept law firm checks and cashier's checks
We reserve the right to request additional deposit monies
All properties for Sheriff's Sale are advertised in the Monroe County Legal Reporter and in the Pocono Record for three (3) consecutive Fridays prior to the sale.
Copy of the Mortgage in execution; plus all assignments of mortgages; with a follow-up required from the execution creditor of any changes thereafter, which MUST be received no later than the Sale Date.
Deeding instructions giving us the name and address of the party to whom the property is to be conveyed; with a follow-up required from the execution creditor of any changes thereafter, which MUST be received no later than the Sale Date.
POST SALE REQUIREMENT - A Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value will be required within one week after the sale. We need a signed original and one copy (front and back). PLEASE NOTE: When Deeds are ready for recording, if the property is being deeded to an entity other than the holder of the mortgage, a check for transfer tax must be payable to "Recorder of Deeds" and submitted to the Sheriff's Office also.
(After clicking on the Sheriff Service Process Receipt, select the option to SAVE the file to your PC, type in the blanks, and return with your service paperwork.) MS Word is required to open the Sheriff Service Process Receipt.
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Filling out the Sheriff Service Process Receipt: Block 7 on the process receipt should indicate type of service required. An individual process receipt is required for the following:
One form is needed for posting each tax-coded parcel. Include the tax code and the PIN number along with the address of the property to be posted.
One form (1) is needed for advertising.
One form (1) is needed for each type of service to each defendant or lien holder, if we are serving. Please include all address information in #9 - Special Instructions on one process receipt. If mail service is required, please include the mail receipts/certificates and envelopes.
One form is needed for any other party of interest listed on the Affidavit Pursuant to Rule 3129.1 if you would like the Sheriff's Office to serve.
Notice is hereby given that the Sheriff will file a schedule of distribution, no later than thirty (30) days after the day of the sale, and that distribution will be made in accordance with the schedule unless exceptions are filed thereto within ten (10) days thereafter.