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Foreclosure Sales

All Cuyahoga County Sheriff Foreclosure Sales are held online only.

The Civil Administrative Unit will accept payments from 8:00am through 3:30pm, closed weekends and holidays.

The only acceptable forms of payment are:

  • Certified bank check or Cashier check ***NO CREDIT UNION CHECKS***
  • Money Order - not to exceed a total of $10,000
  • Plaintiff's law firm check

Local Rule 27
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Rules

House Bill 390
Changes beginning with the November 21, 2016 Sheriff's Sale.

Terms of Sales
Official rules for purchased properties.

Sheriff's Sale Warning Letter
Important information for individuals who are attending a Sheriff's Sale for the first time.

Online Sheriff Sale 
List of properties scheduled for Sheriff Sale and auction site. Real Auction's terms must be met to be eligible to participate in the Sheriff's Sale. Search the available foreclosed properties by city, parcel number or sale date.

Online Sheriff Sale Results
Searchable foreclosure auction results.

Stopping Sheriff's Sale
Court order, bankruptcy and judgement creditor's notification to cancel/postpone.

Bidder's Form
Plaintiff/Judgment Creditor instructions

Sheriff's Deed
The Civil Division will only accept the Cuyahoga County's version of the Sheriff's Deed. Plaintiff's council, please email smhoward@cuyahogacounty.us and rdano@cuyahogacounty.us to request a fillable Sheriff's Deed. Recorded deeds will not be mailed. Signature required when picking up in person.

Eviction/Writ of Possession
Instructions and requirements to file for an eviction.

Foreclosure FAQs