Sheriff's Sales

Sheriff's Sales in Pennsylvania

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During a sheriff's sale, properties that are candidates for foreclosure can be auctioned off in a public bid. If one of your properties or your home is being foreclosed and sold during a Sheriff's Sale, you do have the right to challenge this.

Keep in mind, the deed cannot be transferred to the buyer for 20 days after the sale. Therefore, the deed can be transferred on the 21st day after the sale. Challenging the auction can be difficult, as you will have to persuade the judge to rule in your favor, so your case must be advocated fiercely by a skilled professional.

That is why it is vital that you contact the Law Office of Michael P. Forbes, PC for legal representation with your foreclosure and sheriff's sale. Let us guide you toward a better financial future!

Why Properties Are Sold in Sheriff's Sales

When owners owe back taxes on the properties, Sheriff's Sales are enacted in order to pay back these debts. The owner can be left liable for other debts that are owed to the mortgage lender, as well as to the sheriff for the costs of the auction.

Costs incurred during a sheriff's sale may encompass the following:

  • Seizing the property
  • Storing the property
  • Costs related to the sale of the property

The sum of these debts can be tremendous, so halting the sale should be your main goal to help avoid these fees. First, you should file a motion to set aside the sale. You must provide reasons why the courts should consider the motion, and then provide strong evidence arguing for it.

This demonstrates exactly why you should contact our Philadelphia foreclosure defense lawyer right away. You can feel confident that our team's strength for developing a solid case can help you protect your home, your credit, and save you from paying unnecessary fees.

Visit our blog to learn more about the complexities of sheriff's sales.

How The Law Office of Michael P. Forbes, PC Can Help

If your home is in the midst of a foreclosure, it can leave you feeling destitute, and unsure of where to turn to for answers. You shouldn't have to feel alone.

When you call our firm, you can receive aggressive legal representation to fight against any creditors or debt collectors that may have harassed you.

To learn more about how we can protect you from a Sheriff's Sale, don't wait another second. Call us at (610) 991-3321 today!

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