Purchasing historic property through sales conducted by the Floyd County Sheriff's Department:

The homes listed on this page are sold AS IS. “AS IS” means that the seller offers no guarantees on the property. For example, if the buyer discovers damages to the property after closing the sale, the damages are the responsibility of the buyer.

An announcement of properties that qualify for foreclosure sales are published in the legal section of the New Albany Tribune three times within thirty days before the sale date.

The buyer is required to pay in certified funds to the Floyd County Sheriff's Department by 4:00 PM on the day of the sale the full amount of the purchase price.

Procedure for bidding:

The institution holding the mortgage places the first bid. The bid amount covers the mortgage amount owed to the mortgage holder.

If you are not competing with any other bidder, you must bid at least $1 more than the bid of the mortgage holder. 

If more than one third party bidder are competing for the property, the winning bid is at least $1 more than the bid of the mortgage holder AND higher than the competing bids.

If the property is not sold at auction on the published sale date, a potential buyer may contact the mortgage holder after the published sale date and negotiate the purchase price.

For more information about purchasing a property through a sheriff's sale, contact Sheriff's Matron Dezarae Crowe at 812/948-4742.


Please note: Although we strive to be as accurate and thorough as possible, the information contained within the real estate descriptions is not guaranteed.



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Henry Eckert House
1607 Shelby Place
New Albany, IN 47150
Sheriff Sale

A great starter home, with room to grow! This cozy bungalow on desirable Shelby Place includes a large attic that could be adapted as a fantastic master suite. The quiet neighborhood of well-kept homes, located across from New Albany High School, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This house was built in 1913 for Henry Eckert, a clerk.

To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale Thursday 8 February 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Office of the Sheriff of Floyd County (first floor of the City-County Building, 311 Hauss Square, New Albany). Judgment number: 22DO1-1707-MF-000976.

Greystone Gables
404 Highland Avenue
New Albany, IN 47150
Sheriff Sale

This magnificent Tudor Revival home was described in contemporary accounts as “the finest home in Southern Indiana,” a description that still fits today. Comfortable and warm despite its scale, Greystone Gables truly harkens back to a time of elegance and gracious living. The estate was completed in 1929 for business mogul and industrialist Eugene Vernon Knight, utilizing the finest materials and craftsmen available.


To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale Thursday, 8 February 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Office of the Sheriff of Floyd County (first floor of the City-County Building, 311 Hauss Square, New Albany). Judgment number: 22DO3-1508-MF-001146.




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