New Jersey Revised Statutes § 46:15-6.1 - Sale Of Real Property By Sheriff; Procedure; Rules And Regulations.

46:15-6.1 Sale of real property by sheriff; procedure; rules and regulations.

1.Whenever an application is made to the sheriff of any county for the sale of any real property, whether under execution or pursuant to any other writ, judgment or order, the sheriff shall not proceed with such sale unless and until the applicant shall furnish to the sheriff a statement, under oath, listing the names of all mortgagees and other holders of encumbrances and the current balance of all prior mortgages, liens or encumbrances constituting "consideration" as defined in section 1(c) of the act to which this act is a supplement (C.46:15-5(c)), to which such sale shall be subject.

Upon the preparation of a deed for any real property sold as herein provided, the sheriff shall cause to be attached to such deed the statement of prior mortgages, liens or encumbrances furnished by the applicant.

Upon the recordation of any deed to real property executed by a sheriff as herein provided, the realty transfer fee shall be computed upon the amount bid for the property plus the remaining amount of any superior mortgages, liens or encumbrances constituting "consideration" as defined in the said section 1 (c) C.46:15-5 (c)); provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to subject to the payment of a fee any deed excluded pursuant to section 6 of P.L.1968, c.49 (C.46:15-10).

The director shall promulgate rules, regulations and forms of certification or otherwise, necessary to carry out the provisions of this act.


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