The Commissioner’s Office cannot give legal advice. The following are frequently asked questions that are procedural:

[+] I just purchased property at the commissioner sale. What do I need to do now?


[+] When do I get access to the property?


[+] How do I get keys to the property?


[+] What happens after all liens have been satisfied and there is money left over?


[+] Someone is still living in the home. What should I do?


[+] I cannot meet the 30-day deadline. What should I do?


[+] What if the Commissioner’s Sale brings less than two-thirds (2/3rds) of the appraisal?


[+] What is a right of redemption?


[+] Whose name is on the Commissioner’s deed?


[+] How do I make payments to the Commissioner’s Office for my bid price?


[+] Where are the sales conducted?


[+] Can I inspect the property before the Commissioner’s Sale?


[+] Is the property insured?


[+] Where can I get a list of foreclosure actions filed in Jefferson County or placed on a mailing list?


[+] When do I get the deed to the property?


[+] What if the title search shows liens which were not named in the litigation?


[+] What happens if I fail to pay the full balance of my bid price?


[+] Can I get my deposit back if I do not like the property or if I cannot get financing?


[+] Is a bond necessary from the purchaser?