SHERRIF'S SALE RULES and INFORMATION
CLINTON COUNTY, INDIANA
Effective October 1, 2011, SRI Inc.- a company specializing in processing, conducting and closing Sheriff's Sales--will be totally responsible for all aspects of all Sales on behalf of the Clinton County Sheriff. (www.sri-sheriffsale.com)
Sale Dates: SRI will schedule Sales to be conducted the 4th Wednesday of the month
Time: 12:00 o'clock (Noon: local time)
Place: Clinton County Sheriff's Office, 301 E Walnut St, Frankfort, IN 46041
All dates, times and place may be changed if necessary and with proper notice.
1. The minimum bids (beginning bids) are entered on the SRI website (www.sri-sheriffsale.com) as soon as SRI receives them. The property will not sell for any less than the minimum bid. You may check the website at any time to make sure the property has not been cancelled.
2. There is no registration to be able to bid at the sheriff's sales; however, you are required to provide a letter from your financial institution that states the amount you can bid up to. The letter must be in hand at the time of the bidding. You must have the funds available by 3:00 p.m. the day of the sale.
3. You must be present to bid on properties being offered.
4. If you are a successful bidder:
a. The entire amount of your bid is due by 3:00 p.m. at the Sheriff's Office in the form of a cashier's check made payable to the Clinton County Sheriff;
b. Your deed will be provided to you within a week following the sale date;
c. You are responsible for completing your own sales disclosure form to transfer the property with the auditor; and
d. You are responsible for recording your deed with the recorder.
Liens on property:
Real estate taxes are current the day of the sale. However, it is highly recommended that any person interested in purchasing a property at a Sheriff's Sale should perform a title search to ensure there are no other existing liens or encumbrances that may follow the property, for which you, as the buyer, will be responsible.
You can contact an attorney or local title company for further information.
All questions and inquiries regarding foreclosed properties are to be directed to SRI:
The Notice of Sale for properties to be sold at a Sheriff's Sale will be posted on the bulletin board inside the North door of the Courthouse.
Also, a list of properties, scheduled for Sheriff's Sale, is on file at the Sheriff's Office.
If a property in question is not listed on the SRI web site, the Sheriff's Office will not have information regarding the property.