Press Release

Dallas County Clerk

Foreclosure Notices

Records Building - 509 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Dallas, Texas 75202
Phone: (214) 653-7099 • Fax: (214) 653-7176
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for Court Approved Holidays)


Trustee Postings and Sales:

In reference to Court Order 2009-0463 all Foreclosure Postings and Sales will take place on the North Side of the George Allen Courts Building Facing Commerce Street below the overhang, or as designated by the County Commissioners.

Texas is a non-judicial foreclosure state. Default is defined in the Deed of Trust (Mortgage) and/or Promissory Note. When a debt is defaulted a Substitute Trustee's sale will take place in the manner authorized by the Deed of Trust/promissory Note.

 

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Foreclosure FAQ'S

What is a Notice of Substitute Trustee Sale?

     A Notice of Substitute Trustee Sale is what's commonly referred to as a Foreclosure Sale Notice.

 

When do the Substitute Trustee's Sales take place?

     The sale is held the first Tuesday of every month. The time(s) of the sales are indicated on each notice.

 

Where does the sale take place?

     The Sale(s) takes place on the North Side of the George Allen Courts Building facing 600 Commerce Street Below the overhang, or as designated by the County Commissioners.

 

Who conducts the sale(s)?

     Mortgage Foreclosures: or trustee acting on behalf of the lender.

 

Where can I find out which properties will be sold?

     Notices of all properties to be sold are posted at the County Clerk's Office and on the web site; Records Building 2nd floor 509 Main St. Suite 200. Notices are also posted in the lobby of the George Allen Courts Building 600 Commerce Street.

 

When are the notices posted?

     All Notice of Sales must be posted 21 days prior to the sale (21 days before the first Tuesday of each month).

 

Where can I obtain a list of properties to be sold?

     The County Clerk's Office does not produce a list. The notices are posted in the County Clerk's Office or in the lobby of the George Allen Courts Building for public viewing. Copies of individual notices may be purchased from the County Clerk's Office for a fee of $1.00 per page. Copies can also be view by visiting the County Clerk's web site.

 

Who can I talk to at the County Clerk's Office to answer questions about how to purchase a property at the sale?

     The County Clerk's personnel do not conduct the sale or have any information about the specifics of the sale. The sale is conducted by the trustee's on behalf of the lenders. It is illegal for the County Clerk's personnel to give opinions or legal advice.

 

What type of payment is required when purchasing a property at the sale?

     The County Clerk's personnel do not have any information on the requirements to purchase a property. The trustees conducting the sale can provided that information to interested parties.

 

Who can I talk to at the County Clerk's Office if I think my property has been erroneously posted for sale?

     The County Clerk's personnel do not have any information pertaining to the sale of the properties. Contact your lender if you think your property has been posted in error. The lender is the only party that will have that information.

 

Why can't I view the documents posted on the County Clerk's site?

     The latest version of Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view the Notice of Sales.

 

How can I search for a particular property?

     Each Notice of Sale posted on the County Clerk's web site is searchable by name or physical address.

    

*The Notice of Sales are separated by the city and month of the sale.

  • Select the foreclosure file or link you wish to review,
  • Click Edit located on the menu bar,
  • Select "Find" option or "ctrl+F" on your keyboard,
  • Once the edit box is highlighted on the menu bar you may type in the parties name or the address you would like to review.