2329.272 Open house of property prior to sale.

(A) The officer who will make the sale of lands and tenements that are delinquent vacant tenements or premises or abandoned tenements or premises may hold an open house of the delinquent vacant tenements or premises or abandoned tenements or premises to allow any person to view the delinquent vacant tenements or premises or abandoned tenements or premises prior to the sale. The officer may include a notice of the open house in the public notice of the date, time, and place of the sale pursuant to section 2329.26 of the Revised Code. The officer is not required to give those persons who view the delinquent vacant tenements or premises or abandoned tenements or premises any advice regarding the tenements or premises.

(B) The officer who makes the sale of lands and tenements shall deduct any costs associated with holding the open house from the proceeds of the sale of the lands and tenements.

(C) The officer who holds the open house is not liable as provided in Chapter 2744. of the Revised Code for injury, death, or loss to person or property that occurs at the open house.

Cite as R.C. § 2329.272

History. Effective Date: 2008 HB138 09-11-2008