- Sheriff's Sales are held on Thursday at 12:00 noon in the Multi-Purpose Room of the new Criminal Courthouse, 4997 Unami Blvd., Mays Landing, New Jersey.
- All properties are advertised in local newspapers for four consecutive weeks prior to the original sale date. You can also review the properties here.
- All sales are advertised in the Atlantic County Record, which is a Wednesday publication. They are also in one other newspaper depending upon the location of the property. They are The Mainland Journal, The Egg Harbor News or The Hammonton News which are Wednesday publications for offshore properties. Shore properties are advertised in The Atlantic City Press on Mondays.
- The Sheriff MAY GRANT a total of two adjournments to the defendant. The defendant must submit a request in writing being sure to include the reason the adjournment is needed. (Call ahead to make sure the property in which you are interested is still slated for sale).
- The plaintiff may postpone a sale an unlimited number of times.
- Properties are sold to the highest bidder through an open competitive bidding process.
- There is no inspection of the premises and they are sold in an "as is" condition.
- Bids are made in increments of $100.00 or more.
- The successful bidder is required to post a deposit of 20% of the total bid price.
- Bid deposits must be in the form of a cash, certified check, bank check or treasurer’s check. NO OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT UNION CHECKS.
- The deposit is required immediately following the signing of the conditions of sale.
- The balance of the winning bid is due and payable within 30 days following the sale.
- Interest is charged from the 13th day after the sale to the date of payment on the balance due at the current lawful interest rate.
- The successful bidder may take possession of the Sheriff's deed within 30 days providing the balance due has been paid.
- The defendant has an unqualified right of redemption for 10 calendar days after the Sheriff's sale or until the delivery of the deed.
- If the property is owner occupied, the purchaser must obtain a writ of possession to be served on the occupants. If the property is tenant occupied, you must go through Landlord tenant court to have tenant evicted.
NOTE: The Defendant (Original Owner) is the legal owner of the property until the Sheriff's Sale is finalized and the property deed has been rendered to the successful bidder.
IMPORTANT: This website and email system cannot be used to request an adjourment of any Sheriff's Sales.
If you have specific questions please feel free to email us through the Contact Us page or call and speak to:
Terri - (609) 909-7226
Joanne - (609) 909-7225
Jillian - (609) 909-7224
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