Sheriff's Sales

All Sheriff Sales are held in the first floor lobby of the Preble County Courthouse, 101 East Main Street in Eaton, at 9 am on Fridays. Sheriff Sales are advertised in the Register Herald for three consecutive weeks, unless otherwise directed.

The Sheriff makes every effort to make sure that sales information posted is accurate, however, we are unable to control information that is submitted to us.

The Sheriff assumes no liability for inaccurate information.

Terms & Conditions of Sheriff's Sales

The buyer must provide a deposit at the time of sale, based on the appraised value of the property, as follows:

  • Less than or equal to $10,000; Deposit of $2,000
  • Less than $10,000 or less than or equal to $200,000; Deposit of $5,000
  • .$200,000; Deposit of $10,000

The method of payment is cashiers check, money order, or personal checks from Preble County residents only. The balance must be paid upon confirmation of sale and after the deed has been delivered.

All checks must be made payable to the Preble County Sheriff.

Bids will start at two-thirds of the appraised amount unless otherwise directed by the court.

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