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Foreclosures

Foreclosure Sales Are Conducted Online

GO TO THE ONLINE AUCTION SITE

Foreclosure sales are conducted online, generally Monday through Thursday, at 10:00 a.m. Bidding begins at 9 a.m.  No sales are conducted on legal holidays. Check the online auction calendar for the exact dates of upcoming sales.

Homeowner Support

If you are trying to avoid foreclosure or already have a foreclosure case in court, the Homeowner Support page provides a starting point for you to get the help you need from trusted sources.  

The Clerk & Comptroller cannot assist in researching properties, nor can we give legal advice.  The Clerk sells property pursuant to court order and cannot guarantee a clear title.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser to research the property prior to the sale date.

Administrative Order 3.301 - Foreclosure Sales and Cancellation of Foreclosure Sales

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Foreclosure Sales Procedure: Administrative Policy 11-01


Certificate of Title Information

 If you purchased a property at a foreclosure sale and you have not yet received your certificate of title, please check Certificate of Title Information for updates on processing times and issues that may cause delays in receiving your certificate of title. 

When the certificate of title is issued, the Clerk's office will eServe an unrecorded copy to all parties listed on the case who have provided email addresses. Plaintiffs/plaintiffs' representatives must provide postage paid envelopes for those parties without email addresses. See more about Electronic Service of Certificates of Title.

General Information

Information about sales, procedures and how to register to bid. Download form for Owner's Claim for Mortgage Foreclosure Surplus.

Sales List

Check the online auction calendar for the exact dates of upcoming sales, including a list of cases set for sale.

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Foreclosures Department

The Foreclosures department is open Monday-Friday (except legal holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

 
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205 N. Dixie Hwy.
3rd Floor, Room 3.23
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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West Palm Beach, FL 33402