In accordance with proceedings filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Pike County on November 6, 2017 to Number 1351 Of 2017, Civil, and the Court Order dated March 13, 2018, The Pike County Tax Claim Bureau as Trustee, Grantor will offer for sale the said properties being situated in the Townships of Blooming Grove, Delaware, Dingman, Greene, Lackawaxen, Lehman, Milford, Palmyra, Porter, Shohola & Westfall and Matamoras Borough, Pike County, Pennsylvania and on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time at the Milford Borough Building, 109 West Catharine Street, Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania 18337. In the event of a filing of a bankruptcy for any of the properties listed prior to the sale and they have been dismissed from Bankruptcy or the Pike County Tax Claim Bureau receives relief from the Bankruptcy Court, a sale will be held for those properties only, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room located at the Pike County Administration Building at 506 Broad Street, Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania 18337.



All properties have previously been exposed to sale, the last date for the properties set forth below was October 16, 2017. The last advertisement for properties situate in the Townships of Blooming Grove, Delaware, Dingman, Greene, Lackawaxen, Lehman, Milford, Palmyra, Porter, Shohola and Westfall, Matamoras Borough, appeared in the News Eagle on August 12, 2017 and the Pike County Dispatch on August 10, 2017 and the Pike County Law Journal on August 11, 2017. The purpose of the sale is to sell these properties free and clear of claims, liens, mortgages, ground rents, estates, except for restrictive covenants and easements set forth in deeds in the chain of title. The petition for rule to show cause, order and notice of rule to show cause has been served or attempted to have been served on all owner(s), lien holders, if any, and other parties in interest pursuant to the Sheriff's return of service filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Pike County to No.1351 of 2017 Civil.


The purchaser (successful bidder) of any property shall pay the entire purchase money to the Bureau at the time the property is struck down. In case said amount is not paid, the sale shall be void and the property put up again for sale. Payment must be made by Bank Cashier’s or certified check. Commercial letters of credit will be accepted to validate checks. The Pike County Tax Claim Bureau, as trustee, grantor will issue a deed to the successful purchaser(s). The purchasers will be responsible for payment of Real Estate transfer taxes based upon The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue common level ratio of 4.33 (or the common level ratio in effect when the deed is recorded) X the assessed value X 2%.and the recording of deed fee of $89.25 or slightly higher for additional grantees or parcels on one deed. Pursuant to Section 619(a) of the Real Estate Sale Law, 72 P.S. Section 5860.619(a), the successful bidder, including any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, estate trust or other association of the successful bidder, must certify that the bidder is not delinquent in paying real estate taxes to any of the taxing districts where the property is located, and that the successful bidder has no municipal utility bills that are more than one year outstanding.


It is recommended that prospective purchasers have examinations made of the title to any parcel that they may be interested in bidding on. All properties are offered for sale by the Bureau without any guarantee or warranty whatsoever, either as to the existence, correctness of ownership, size, boundaries, locations, structures or lack of structures upon the property, liens, defects in title or any other matter or thing whatsoever. No adjustment will be made after the property is struck down. The Bureau will sell the property as described in the last deed of record for said property in the Recorder of Deeds Office of Pike County or by designating the tax map parcel No. of said property and makes no warranty or representation as to description nor will it make any survey on a property sold. The Bureau reserves the right to remove properties from the sale at any time prior to the actual bidding. Purchasers of properties in Planned Residential Communities should contact the Community Office to determine what charges, obligations or fees will be imposed upon the successful purchaser.


Search dates are as set forth on the individual search sheets for each sale filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Pike County to No. 1351 of 2017 Civil. The Bureau has attempted to include all lien holders and parties in interest and to accurately reflect ownership of the described property however, The Pike County Tax Claim Bureau assumes no liability for any errors or omissions occurring by reason of any defect or deficiency in the entire sale or search procedure.




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