Property Sales and Foreclosure Property in Jefferson County, Kentucky

Property Auctions

COMMISSIONER'S SALES: (Updated 8/26/2021)

LOCATION: Commissioner's Sales will be at the Old Jail Building Auditorium, 514 West Liberty Street (6th & Liberty), Louisville, KY 40202. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. on the date of sale.

DATES: Commissioner's Sales will be held on scheduled Tuesdays. See "Upcoming Sales" tab.

TIMES: Commissioner's Sales will begin at 9:00 a.m. See "Upcoming Sales" tab.


The wearing of a facial covering over the nose and mouth is required.

Items necessary for the individual's business before the court should be carried by hand or contained in a transparent bag capable of visual inspection. (Per Kentucky Supreme Court Amended Order 2021-01, Sec. A. 4. Court Facilities)

Individuals under the age of 18 yrs will not be permitted entry to the sale location.

Only one (1) individual per bidding party is requested to reduce capacity in the sale location.


If you are BONDED, have your bond number at the sale. Bonded parties can write checks in the SURETY NAME. Your bond amount must cover the unpaid balance (after sale deposit) of your sale bid.

If you are NOT BONDED: You shall immediately pay the FULL BID AMOUNT.

CASH PAYMENTS for sale deposit/sale bid are CAPPED AT $10,000 per purchaser per sale date. Cashier's checks or money orders are recommended. (Note "Health and Safety Measures" above.)

Bidders who are unable to meet the terms of sale at the sale table shall be removed from the sale room, and the property shall be immediately resold.

Commissioner's Sales are "BUYER BEWARE" sales, and all property is sold "AS IS."

TITLE to the property is NOT WARRANTED. Neither the Plaintiff, Master Commissioner, nor the Court warranty title. You are responsible for completing your due diligence before bidding on a property at sale.

The REPORT OF SALE shall be filed three (3) business days following the sale.

EXCEPTIONS/OBJECTIONS to the sale must be in writing and timely filed with notice to all parties.

You MUST file your motion to confirm the sale and deliver the deed. And, you MUST record your deed.

ELECTRONIC DEVICES NOT PERMITTED AT AUCTION: Electronic devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) are not permitted at the judicial sales. Any persons using electronic devices and/or interrupting the judicial sales with electronic devices may be removed from the sale room.


Health and safety measures to include social distancing and the use of facial coverings over the nose and mouth shall remain in effect for in-person proceedings.

All Commissioner's Hearings, Status Conferences, and Pretrial Conferences shall be held telephonically, unless otherwise noticed for in-person hearing at the Commissioner's office.

Post-Judgment Garnishment Challenges shall be in-person at the Commissioner's office, unless otherwise noticed for telephonic hearing.

Post-Judgment Discovery Dockets remain cancelled at the present time. Local Rule and procedural changes are pending. Watch for future announcements.

ADDRESS: The Jefferson Circuit Court Master Commissioner's Office is located in the Glassworks Building, 815 W. Market Street, Suite 503, Louisville, KY 40202. Please click the button below for details regarding our location.

A Drop Box for the Commissioner's office is now located at the front desk in the lobby of the Glassworks Building. (Please do not place items in the PVA Office Drop Box). Completed sale pay-in orders/sale bid checks and surety bond applications may be dropped in the Drop Box for review and verification by the Commissioner's office.


Applications and Instructions: Surety Bond forms and instructions are available on this website. Please print copies of all needed information. Complete the surety bond form and sign in the presence of a notary public. Please include copies of all needed documentation and be sure all documents identify the bond applicant by name. If you have any questions, please call the Commissioner's office.

Submissions of Surety Bond Forms: Bond applications and documentation can be submitted via:
1.) Email: Send to (Provided the attachments do not exceed the maximum file size allowable).
2.) Mail or Overnight Delivery: Send to the ADDRESS above.
3.) Drop off at Commissioner's office: Drop Box for the Commissioner's office located on the front desk in the lobby of the Glassworks Building, 815 W. Market Street, Louisville, KY 40202.

Deadline: Surety Bond applications must be physically received by the Commissioner's office or electronically sent no later than 4:00 p.m. on the WEDNESDAY before the next scheduled TUESDAY sale. If you do not meet the required deadline, your application will not be reviewed or approved in time for the next sale.

Expiration of Surety Bonds: All surety bonds are valid for one year from the date of issuance. You may not bid at the sale with an expired bond. If your bond is expired, you must apply for a new bond.
Please Note: No exceptions will be made for surety bonds that expired while sales were postponed.

 Answers to the most frequently asked questions are posted for your convenience. The Master Commissioner's Overview is available to assist you in navigating the website.

DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is provided as a convenience to the user and is subject to change. The Jefferson Circuit Court Master Commissioner disclaims any warranties as to the validity of information provided. The Master Commissioner and the office shall not be liable, due to the user's reliance on information obtained from this website, for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use of this website.



Foreclosure Property in Jefferson County, KY



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