Disclaimer: A foreclosure sale is an “as is” upfront purchase that could potentially be risky. Your funds will be tied up for a substantial amount of time before you receive the deed and take possession of the property. We strongly recommend doing the research referenced on our website. Novice investors might want to consider using a title search company. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for any complications that could affect a sale. All sales are final. If you do not pay the balance, you will forfeit your deposit. We do not accept cash. We only accept bank certified cashier's checks. Consult an attorney if you have legal questions.