Why does the Sheriff sell real estate?
The PA Rules of Civil Procedure prescribe a writ specifically directing the Sheriff to levy on the defendants property and to sell his or her interest in the property. Sales are held because of mortgage foreclosures, money judgments and by order of court.

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1. Where are the sales held?
2. Why does the Sheriff sell real estate?
3. Where are the Sheriff's sales advertised?
4. How much money is required at the time of sale?
5. What methods of payment are accepted?
6. Is any property research required before the Sheriff's sale?
7. When are the sales advertised?