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Real Property Sales

As of June 23 2020, the Lake County Common Pleas Court has lifted the stay on foreclosures/sheriff sales. 

If you are the successful bidder, a mask or some kind of facial covering must be worn when paying your deposit.

Beginning on April 4, 2022 all sheriff sales will be on-line pursuant to a mandate by the State of Ohio. These sales will be conducted by Real Auction.  On March 7, 2022 you will be able to access the website for Real Auction and register to bid for the April 4th sale. More information will be given closer to the sale date. 

Attorney’s offices Information/Foreclosures

Creditor Bids (A creditor is defined as any party to the action except for homeowners)

Creditor bids will start effective 11-21-2016 by email only

Creditor bids to be submitted via email only to [email protected]
If you chose to submit a remote bid, you are responsible for confirming the Lake County Sheriff’s Office receives your remote bid.  The email system should automatically generate a received receipt.  If you do not receive such a receipt, please call (440) 350-5519.

Purchaser Information Sheet must accompany bid.

Tax Sales

Possession / Movie out Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions

Painesville City Vacant Property Fees