Location & Time

Real Estate Tax Sales are held on the first floor lobby area of the Hayes Services Building (145 N. Union St, Delaware, Ohio 43015) on Wednesdays at 10:00AM (see schedule below).  Foreclosure sales run through the RealAuction website, https://delaware.sheriffsaleauction.ohio.gov/ .  Foreclosure sales run on that website on Wednesdays starting at 10:00 AM (see schedule below).  If this page does not address your need, please call our Sheriff’s Sales Coordinator at (740) 833-2868.



You may obtain more information on Sheriff’s Sales via:



  • Minimum bid of 2/3 of the appraised value unless otherwise noted.
  • Balance due within 30 days of the date that the confirmation is filed with the Clerk of Courts.
  • Deposit is due at the time of sale in the form of Cash or a Certified Check for tax sales.  For foreclosure sales, RealAuction requires deposit at least 2 days prior to the sale by wire or 5 days prior by ACH.
  • Please print and legibly fill out the Purchaser Information Form and bring it to the auction (if the form is not legible, it will be returned) for tax sales.


Online Sales Starting in July 2022

Click Here for more information about online real estate foreclosures starting this summer.  The site is live.

Upcoming Sales

Note: Some sales may have different terms. See the complete ad in Wednesdays Delaware Gazette for full descriptions and terms.  As announced by the Delaware Gazette  on February 21, 2023, the paper is publishing physical copies only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Starting with this change all Sheriff Sale ads will move to Wednesdays.

For a free copy of the legal description for the properties listed, go to the Recorder’s Office Website and enter the Volume and Page number listed next to the property address to view the legal description.

June 22, 2022 is the last scheduled in person Sheriff Sale for foreclosures.  Any foreclosure sales after June 22, 2022 will be held online.  Tax sales will continue in person.

Date Address Property Description Case
Appraisal Value Deposit Purchaser Purchaser Price
August 30, 2023 152 N. Walnut Street Galena OH 43021 Vol. 761, Pg. 865 23-CVE-01-0024 Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled  Cancelled 
August 30, 2023 8027 Hickory Ridge Court Lewis Center OH 43035 Vol. 1968, Pg. 1706 23-CVE-02-0066 $507,000.00 $10,000.00 Plaintiff $400,500.00
September 6, 2023 0 East Pawnee Drive Powell OH 43065 Vol. 4223, Pg. 207 23-CVE-01-0056 N/A $2,303.47  Third Party $5630.99

Terms of Sale for 0 East Pawnee Drive only: This property is a tax sale.  Bidding will begin at amount of taxes owed at the date of sale plus known court costs.  If the sale goes for minimum bid, the purchaser will be responsible for additional fees added after the sale.  Deposit required as cash or certified check at the time of sale, balance to be paid 30 days after the confirmation of sale is filed with the Clerk of Courts.  This property will be sold at 145 N. Union St. at Public Auction as it is a tax sale.
Oct. 11, 2023 2116 Braumiller Road Delaware OH 43015 Vol. 1920, Pg. 482 23-CVE-04-0190 $192,000.00 $5,000.00
Oct. 11, 2023 7248 Wallpepper Court Westerville OH 43082 Vol. 533, Pg. 683 23-CVE-04-0239 $516,000.00 $10,000.00