The Sheriff's Office is issued orders of sales from the Judge of the
Court of Common Pleas. These sales are advertised in the Times Bulletin
Newspaper and are also updated on this website. All sales are at the Van
Wert County Court House, in the basement. Prior to the sale, most
properties are appraised from the outside only.
Itís important to realize we are selling the house per court orders and
we do not have keys, nor can we give you any rights to tour the house
before a potential buy.
Terms of sale are as follows:
All third party purchases shall make down payments as follows:
|If the appraised value of the property is:
*First Lien Holder
*Second/Third Lien Holder
*Purchaser Information Form
*2329.211 In every action of Judicial Sale or Execution of residential
property if the Judgment Creditor is the purchaser they shall not be
required to make a deposit on the sale.
Down Payment shall be made with a personal check or cash AT THE
TIME OF SALE. If down payment is not given at time of sale, the property
will be resold on the spot.
A "PURCHASER INFORMATION FORM" will need to be filled out at the sale should
you purchase a property.
Click Here to download the form (PDF) or you may
obtain a form at the sale.
A legal description of the property can be found at the Van Wert Clerk of
Courts office on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse.
For more information please
Email the Sheriff's Office.