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Sheriff’s Sales This Week And Next

A sheriff’s sale was held this week at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Tuesday, August 31, with 23 properties up for sale. Some properties have structures on them, others a vacant lots. According to Sheriff Nick Georgi, who presided over the sale, 21 properties were sold.
Another sale of 12 properties will be held on Tuesday, September 7.
A sheriff’s sale is a public auction at which property that has been defaulted on is repossessed. The proceeds from the sale are used to pay mortgage lenders, banks, tax collectors, and other litigants who have lost money on the property.
At a recent meeting of the Jefferson County Commissioners, County Attorney Joseph Casson noted, “We’re running about 25 properties on average a year, and we’ll continue to do that.”


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