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Foreclosures FAQ

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Foreclosures - (561) 355-2986

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.

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 designated holidays. Check the online auction calendar for the exact dates of upcoming sales.


  • Foreclosures - 1. General Information

  • Foreclosures - 2. Register to Bid/Procedures for Sales

    • How am I eligible to bid on a property?

    • I purchased a property at a foreclosure sale. When will I get the certificate of title?

    • What equipment or software do I need to participate in an online auction?

    • What forms are available online?

    • Where can I find information on foreclosure sales procedures?

  • Foreclosures - 3. Fees

    • What are the required fees?

    • What form of payment is required for bids and deposits?

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