Attorneys who handle foreclosures, tax sales, or tax liens, whether they represent sellers, buyers, banks, or lenders must understand the myriad local rules and practices that apply to sheriffs’ sales to properly represent their client’s interest. Explore a very practical guide to the law and the practice of sheriffs’ sales in Pennsylvania. Although the rules apply uniformly throughout the Commonwealth, one is wise to be familiar with the various “customs of office” or risk trouble. Learn what you need to know every step of the way and get useful forms, checklists, and advice.
Summary of Contents
- Mortgage Foreclosure – Getting Started
- Day of Sale
- Post-Sheriff’s Sale Procedures, Proceeds, Possession & More
- Tax Foreclosure Sales
- Effect of Sheriff Sales on Real Estate Liens and Distributions
- Ethical Considerations in Foreclosure