Does the sheriff have keys to the residence?

No. We do not have keys or garage door openers before or after the sale. The Sheriff’s Office cannot give permission for you to enter a residence.

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1. If I purchase property at a sheriff’s sale, do I get clear title?
2. If I purchase at a sheriff’s sale, who is responsible for back property taxes?
3. Do I have to pay the full amount of my bid the day I purchase
4. How do I pay for a purchase at a sheriff’s sale?
5. Can I enter the residence I plan to purchase or view the property?
6. Does the sheriff have keys to the residence?
7. How does the bidding start?
8. What happens if I am the highest bidder and change my mind about buying the property?
9. What does redemption period mean?
10. If I purchase a property that has a redemption period, do I have to pay for the property within two hours just like the no redemption sales?
11. If I purchase and there is a redemption period, when do I get a sheriff’s deed?
12. If I purchase and there is a redemption period, can I enter the property before the redemption period is up?
13. When I get a sheriff’s deed, what do I do next?
14. If I get a sheriff’s deed and there are people living there, how do I get them out? Do I have to go through the eviction process?
15. If my property is purchased at a sale, when do I have to be out?