SHERIFF SALES OF REAL ESTATE

Holmes County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Timothy W. Zimmerly

8105 Twp. Rd. 574,  Holmesville, Ohio  44633 

PHONE:  (330)674-1936     FAX:  (330)674-8504     EMERGENCY:  9-1-1

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Sheriff Sales of real estate are ordered by the Court of Common Pleas by a foreclosure action filed by the Plaintiff. Sales are advertised and conducted in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code and order of the Court.

All sales are conducted at the Holmes County Courthouse, 1 East Jackson Street, Millersburg, Ohio, on the Third (3rd) Floor, unless otherwise noted or ordered by the court. 

Sheriff sales of real estate are normally advertised in the Holmes County Bargain Hunter at least three (3) consecutive weeks prior to the date of sale.  Sale ads, may also be viewed on the Bargain Hunter Web Site at www.holmesbargainhunter.com in the classified section.

All properties offered for sale cannot be sold for less than two-thirds (2/3) of the appraised value.  If a minimum bid of two-thirds (2/3) of the appraised value is not met, a "No Sale" will be determined. 

Tax Foreclosure sales will be sold for all delinquent taxes, plus all costs up to and including the day of and after the sale (Tax Foreclosures are not appraised, unless ordered by the court and are not sold for the 2/3 minimum bid amount).

Foreclosure Sale Terms:  Cash:  10% cash or cashier's check, or money order payable at the Sheriff's Office by 3:00 p.m. the day of the sale (required for Plaintiff and Third Party Purchasers).  Balance is due within 30 days from notification by the sheriff that confirmation has been received.  As of September 11, 2008 recording and conveyance fees for deeds will be paid from the 10% down payment and purchasers will be required to submit repayment of  these fees with the balance of the sale proceeds when they are delivered to the sheriff.

Tax Foreclosure Sale Terms: are 100% of the successful bid price by cash or cashier's check  by 3:00 p.m. the day of the sale. Tax Foreclosure proceedings do not allow for the collection of a 10% down payment.

Notice to the Public: Please note that appraisals may or may not have an inside inspection of the property. Therefore the Sheriff of Holmes County and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of said property.

Notice to Potential Buyers:  All Sheriff sales of real estate conducted by the Sheriff of Holmes County are sold as is or "buyer beware."  Properties are not open for inspection at anytime prior to or after the sale, unless so ordered by the court. The Sheriff does not hold keys to properties offered for sale.  The Sheriff of Holmes County does not offer or provide any guarantees or warranties to any properties offered for sale.  The Sheriff of Holmes County cannot provide legal advise to potential buyers of property offered for sale.  All legal advise should be directed to the potential buyer's respective legal counsel. Public notice is herby given that all such Real Property to be sold at Public Auction may be subject to a Federal Tax Lien that may not be extinguished by the sale, and purchasers of any such Real Property are urged to search the Federal Tax Lien Index that is kept by the County Recorder to determine if Notice of a Federal Tax Lien has been filed with respect to any such Real Property.

For questions regarding current Sheriff Sales, please contact Sergeant Roger Sprowl at (330)674-1936, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.