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Foreclosure Sales are conducted on Thursdays, twice a month, at 2:00 pm.

For foreclosure sale listings, click here.

The Sheriff's Business Office is open Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, excluding holidays.  We are located in Room 2001 at Hudson Plaza.

Hudson Plaza

257 Cornelison Avenue, Room 2001

Jersey City, NJ 07302.


For more information, please call: (201) 795-6300  Ext. 7233 or Ext. 7312


Foreclosure sales are currently scheduled for the following dates in 2023:

  • April 13th & April 27th

  • May 11th & May 25th

  • June 8th & June 22nd

  • July 6th & July 20th

  • August 3rd & 24th

  • September 7th & 21st

  • October 5th & 19th

  • November 2nd & 16th

  • December 14th


Foreclosure Sales are held in Room 400 at the Hudson County Administration Building located at 595 Newark Avenue in Jersey City, N.J. 07306.  All sales will begin promptly when the doors close at 2:00 pm.  Due to extremely limited parking in the area, we recommend arriving early.

1.  Only qualified bidders showing at least $75,000 in valid certified bank checks will be allowed into the sale, as space is limited.

2.  Social Distancing of 6 feet between every bidder will be enforced.  No watchers or spectators are allowed in.

3.  The properties being offered can be viewed through the sales listings link above.

4.  In addition to all COVID restrictions, all regular terms and conditions apply.

5.  All Sheriff’s decisions are final.



Amended 01/11/2023



  1. ALL bidders are required, when registering, to show a minimum of $75,000 in Certified or Cashier's Bank Checks

  2. Sale Registration begins at 1 PM and ends promptly at 2 PM, at the start of the Sale. No one is allowed on the 4th Floor BEFORE 1 PM. Any sales not completed by 4:30 PM may be adjourned to the next sale date.

  3. Each property is sold subject to restrictions of record which are unknown to the Sheriff at this time and subject to any unpaid taxes and water, sewer bills or assessments, and such state of facts as an accurate survey and physical inspection of the premises may reveal.

  4. The highest bidder at the sale shall be the purchaser. If any dispute arises as to who may be the highest bidder, the property will be resold. All sale discrepancies will be decided by the Sheriff's Office.

  5. Successful bidders are required to post a minimum deposit of 20% of your total bid price in the form of a Certified or Cashier's check IMMEDIATELY after the close of the sale. NO CASH, CREDIT CARDS, COMPANY, AGENCY, TRUST, OR PERSONAL checks will be accepted. Certified or Cashier's Bank Checks cannot be older than 90 days from the date of issue.

  6. First-time foreclosure sale property buyers will be required to pay on-the-spot the required minimum 20% deposit with certified or cashier's bank checks at the conclusion of that particular property's sale.

  7. The balance of the bid price is due and payable between the 11th and 30th day after a sale. The 2022 and 2023 Lawful Interest of 2.25% is charged on any unpaid balance due, starting the 11th day after a sale, until the balance is paid. You cannot pay the balance, nor are you charged interest for the first ten days AFTER a sale because this is known as the defendant's "Right of Redemption" period.

  8. The Hudson County Sheriff's Office only handles county-wide Foreclosure Sales (real property) and Chattel Sales (not real property). Property Tax Sales are auctioned by each individual town's tax office.

  9. If you purchase personal property at the Chattel Sale, the full amount is due at the time of sale.

  10. The purchaser is responsible for the payment of the NJ Realty Transfer Tax to the County Register.

  11. The Purchaser must sign an Acknowledgement of Purchase and the Conditions of Sale, which includes this page. If the Purchaser fails to comply with any of these Conditions of Sale, the property will be sold a second time and the former Purchaser will be held responsible for all losses and expenses but will receive no benefit from such sale.

  12. Plaintiffs are not allowed to announce their upset price. You must obtain this information from the plaintiff or another outside source prior to the sale.

  13. Please turn your cell phone off or vibrate. If you must take or make a call or need to discuss any matter with another party, please leave the auction room. Talking during the sale is prohibited, learn to whisper.

  14. Legal Notices published for all foreclosures properties can be found at

  15. Post-Sale Assignment of a Deed requires the completion of a Deed Assignment Form which shall be signed by all parties and Notarized. The fee for this service is $75.00.

  16. Bidding is in $5000 minimum increments until the plaintiff stops bidding, then $2000 is the minimum per bid increment until the property is sold to the highest bidder.

  17. The recording of audio, video, or taking photographs at an auction is prohibited without prior written permission.

  18. Sheriff's Foreclosure sales are conducted under the laws and statutes of the State of New Jersey and policies, procedures, and best practices set by the sheriff and are subject to change anytime by the Sheriff.

  19. All properties for sale are listed on our website at This list is as accurate as possible, if changes are made it automatically updates every hour M-F 8-4. The sheriff is not responsible for any information published on any other website or media outlet. Any sales that are not announced today for sale, will be relisted on our website if they were just adjourned. If they are not relisted, then the sales were vacated, settled, and/or canceled.

  20. Sheriff's Foreclosure Business Office is located at 257 Cornelison Avenue, Room 2001, Jersey City, NJ 07302. Hours of operation are from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, except holidays. Phone 201-795-6300 Ext: 7233 or 7312; Fax 201-369-4333 All Foreclosure/Auction Sales are now held twice a month at the Courthouse at 595 Newark Avenue, Jury Room 400 (4th Floor), Jersey City, NJ 07306

  21. The Sheriff requires all, bidders and attendees to behave in an appropriate, business-professional manner at all times, and those acting loud, disrespectful or disorderly may be removed or banned from attending current or future sales.

  22. Soliciting, passing out sales information, or distributing business cards is strictly prohibited on court property.

  23. Purchasers of real property at the Foreclosure Sale SHALL NOT go to the property they purchased immediately after the sale to engage with the foreclosed former owner and/ or tenants or to otherwise attempt to gain access to the premises. Their rights in the property do not vest until they have a signed and recorded Deed. At that point, the purchaser would be able to apply for a Writ of Possession / Eviction.


You may not have to lose your home.  The first step towards getting assistance is to seek help from a free HUD-certified housing counselor.  A counselor will assess your current situation and advise you of your available options.  Call the Waterfront Project for assistance at  (551) 256-7578   

  • To search for other agencies, please visit or call (888) 955-4673.  Phone-based counseling is available in 170 languages.

  • Affordable Refinancing: If you have a stable income, the following agencies may be able to assist you:

  • Download the Foreclosure Assistance Brochure by clicking here.



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