(A) The attorney who files the writ of execution shall, not later than seven days after the filing of the order of confirmation of sale pursuant to section 2329.31 of the Revised Code, make to the purchaser a deed, containing the names of the parties to the judgment, the names of the owners of the property sold, a reference to the volume and page of the recording of the next preceding recorded instrument by or through which the owners claim title, the date and amount of the judgment, the substance of the execution or order on which the property was sold, the substance of the officer's return thereon, and the order of confirmation and deliver the deed to the officer who sold the real property. The deed shall be executed, acknowledged, and recorded as other deeds. The officer or the officer's legal representative may review and approve or reject the deed for form and substance.
(B) By placing a bid at a sale conducted pursuant to this chapter, the purchaser appoints the officer who makes the sale as agent of the purchaser for the sole purpose of accepting delivery of the deed described in division (A) of this section.
(C) The officer who sells the real property shall record the deed, or for registered land file the documents required by section 5309.64 of the Revised Code, with the county recorder within fourteen business days of the date the purchaser pays the balance due on the purchase price of the lands and tenements. The officer shall charge the purchaser a fee to cover the actual costs of recording the deed or filing the documents.
Effective Date: 09-09-1957; 2008 HB138 09-11-2008