Sheriff's Sales are held in the, 1st floor, Conference
Room Carbon County Courthouse Building, Jim Thorpe,
Pennsylvania, sales are always held at 11:00 A.M. on the
2nd Friday of each month. Unless otherwise posted.
If an individual would like to bid on a property they
must appear in person at the Sheriffs Office on the day
of the sale. The amount of the debt on individual
properties can be obtained from the Real Estate
Department in the Sheriffs Office.
All sales are posted in the Sheriffs Office at least
thirty (30) days prior to the the day of the sale. Sales
are advertised in The Times News and the Carbon County
Law Journal three consecutive Friday's prior to the day
of the sale.
The purchaser must pay taxes, costs, municipal liens,
and ten (10) percent of the bid in cash, certified
check, or Attorneys check. The balance of the bid
price, plus the cost of the Deed are payable within ten
(10) days of the sale. Sheriffs poundage will be added
to the purchase price and paid by the purchaser.
Sheriffs Poundage is 2% of the bid price up to
$100,000.00 and .05% of any amount above $100,000.00.
Minimum increments may be set in competitive bidding,
increments are usually set at $100.00. The opening bit
for all sales will be the amount of the taxes, municipal
liens and costs.
If you have any further questions please contact the
Sheriffs Office Real Estate Department at (570)