Property Sales and Foreclosure Property in Jefferson County, Kentucky

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: (updated 4/15/2020) PURSUANT TO THE AMENDED ORDER OF THE KENTUCKY COURT OF JUSTICE - 2020-22: Response to COVID-19 Emergency: Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 through Sunday, May 31, 2020, please be advised of the following:

-- Commissioner's Sales scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020, Friday, April 3, 2020, Friday, April 17, 2020, and Friday, May 1, 2020, are cancelled. All actions which remain docketed for sale have been postponed and will be rescheduled by the Commissioner's office pending further Orders from the Court.

-- No additional sale dates will be set for the 2020 Sale Calendar until further Orders from the Court.

-- Entered Judgments and Orders of Sale not yet scheduled for sale have been placed on hold with the Master Commissioner's office. The sale dates will not be scheduled by the Commissioner's office until furthers Orders from the Court.

-- All Commissioner's Hearings, Garnishment Challenges, and Discovery Dockets are cancelled. The matters shall be renoticed to later dates.

-- The Commissioner's sale bond application and approval process is suspended until Monday, June 1, 2020, subject to further Orders from the Court. Bonds may not be picked up and applications will not be accepted during the dates set forth above.

-- Completed sale pay-in orders and sale bids may be dropped off at the Master Commissioner's office and will be held pending verification.

-- Access to the Master Commissioner's office shall be restricted during the dates set forth above.

NOTICE ABOUT ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Effective March 1, 2020, 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 shall be removed from the sale room.

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.

AUCTION START TIME: Commissioner Sales are held at the Jefferson County Judicial Center, 2nd Floor Jury Pool Room, 700 W. Jefferson Street, at 1:00 PM, on Fridays according to the Sale Calendar.

SALE SCHEDULING CHANGE: For Judgments and Orders of Sale tendered after July 8, 2019, the Master Commissioner will no longer schedule sale dates prior to the entry of Judgment. The sale voucher and handbill with the scheduled sale date will be mailed after the Master Commissioner receives the entered Judgment and Order of Sale from the Court.
Please Note: The procedure for rescheduling a sale on a previously entered Judgment and Order of Sale has not changed.

SURETY BONDS: All surety bonds are valid for one year from the date of issuance. You may not bid at sale with an expired bond. If your bond is expired, you will be required to apply for a new bond with the appropriate supporting documents.
Please Note: Applications received after 2:00 p.m. the day before a sale will not be reviewed in time for the sale the next day.

BIDDING WITHOUT A SURETY BOND: A bond is not necessary if the purchaser pays the sale bid in full at the sale via cashier's check, money order or cash. However, cash payments are capped at $10,000 per purchaser per sale date. In no event shall an amount greater than $10,000 in cash be deposited to complete the terms of the sale. Purchaser must have all funds available at the time of sale. Otherwise, the property will be immediately resold, and the defaulting purchaser shall be removed from the sale room. All full payment purchasers are still required to file the documents necessary to confirm the sale and issue the deed.

 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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