Deborah McColloch, Director: 1234 Market St., 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Sheriff Sale
In a Sheriff Sale, tax-delinquent properties are sold to the highest bidder at public auction. Minimum bid is $800. Properties are advertised in city newspapers for three successive weeks before each sale. Property conditions vary widely but most residential properties are in poor condition. “Owner’s Right of Redemption” allows the original owner to recover the property within nine months after the sale for occupied properties. See 53 P.S. Section 7293 (2005) for a detailed explanation of the owner's right of redemption.
Contact: 215-686-3535
Real Estate Unit, Sheriff’s Office

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