Sheriff's Sales

Portage County Sheriff Foreclosures

Sheriff Sales begin PROMPTLY at 11 a.m. in Magistrate Stephen J. Smith’s “Courtroom C”
Ravenna Courthouse 1st floor, 203 W. Main St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Upcoming Sheriff Sales:| August 13, 2018| August 27, 2018
Sheriff Sale Results: July 30, 2018 | July 16, 2018 |July 02, 2018  |June 18, 2018

Ohio House Bill 390
Changes Effective Date September 28, 2016
(Certain provisions effective on other dates.)

Click here to download/view Sub. H.B. 390 Topic: Real Property Foreclosures


Click here to view Ohio House Bill 390 in its entirety. (Click "View Current Version" to download/view HB390.)


Any Precipe Order of Sale filed on/after September 28, 2016 will be subject to Ohio House Bill 390. Any Order of Sale filed PRIOR to the effective date of Ohio House Bill 390 will be processed according to the procedures in place at the time of the filing.


Beginning with the  December 12, 2016 Sheriff’s Sale the following documents will be utilized:

Click here to view Ohio House Bill 390 in its entirety. (Click "View Current Version" to download/view HB390.)


Terms of Sale: “Business Day” means calendar day not including Saturday, Sunday or Holidays.


2018 Portage County Holiday Schedule


Ohio House Bill 390 Frequently Asked Questions
  • Remote Bid: The judgment creditor or lien holder shall submit their bid by email by 4:30pm Eastern Standard Time on the business day prior to the sale date. The Sheriff shall confirm receipt via email to the Plaintiff, Judgment Creditor or Lien holder who entered the bid. All bids received after 4:30pm Eastern Standard Time on the business day prior to the sale date will be confirmed via email but NOT accepted. All other bids will be accepted at the auction. (O.R.C. 2329.152)
  • If the judgment creditor is the purchaser at the sale they shall not be required to make a sale deposit. (O.R.C. 2329.211)
  • Third party purchasers shall make sale deposit as follows:
    • If the appraised value of the residential property is: 
    • Less than or equal to ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) the deposit shall be two thousand dollars ($2,000.00).
    • Greater than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) but less than or equal to two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00, the deposit will be five thousand dollars ($5,000.00).
    • Greater than two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) the deposit shall be ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00)
  • We will accept cashier checks only.
  • The Purchasers Information Form must be filled out at the time of auction.
  • If the property is unsold at the first auction then a second auction shall be held and the property shall be sold to the highest bidder without regard to minimum bid. But subject to relating cost, allowance and real estate taxes.
  • The unpaid balance of the purchase price must be paid to the Portage County Sheriff by cashier's check within thirty (30) days of the filing of the confirmation entry. The plaintiffs' attorney will prepare the confirmation entry and the deed. The Portage County Sheriff's Office will transfer and record all deeds within 14 days of receiving the deed, confirmation entry and final payment. The purchaser may be responsible for paying the deed, recording and conveyance fees for cases purchased at the Sheriff Sale. Sheriff Sales begin promptly at 11 a.m. in Magistrate Stephen J. Smith’s courtroom, “Courtroom C”, Ravenna Courthouse, 1st floor. The Plaintiff's attorney must provide the Deed to the Sheriff within 7 days from the filing of the confirmation of the sale. (O.R.C. 2329.36 )

2017 Sheriff Sales Results

2018 Sheriff Sales Results

January 9, 2017

January 8, 2018

January 23, 2017

January 22, 2018

February 6, 2017

February 5, 2018 

February 13, 2017

February 26, 2018 

February 27, 2017

March 12, 2018 

March 13, 2017

March 26, 2018 

March 27, 2017

April 09, 2018

April 10, 2017

April 23, 2018

April 24, 2017

May 07, 2018

May 8, 2017

May 21, 2018

May 22, 2017

June 04, 2018

June 5, 2017

July 16, 2018 

June 26, 2017


July 10, 2017


July 24, 2017


August 7, 2017


August 21, 2017


September 11, 2017


September 25, 2017 


October 16, 2017


October 30, 2017


November 13, 2017


November 27, 2017


December 11, 2017


December 18, 2017