Foreclosure Information

Inclement Weather Notice

Pursuant to Texas Property Code 51.002, due to county clerk office closures caused by inclement weather, foreclosure postings may be filed or posted up to 48 hours after offices reopen for business.
Postings submitted by email will be processed in the order they are received and within 48 hours of offices reopening.  

Public Notice

Foreclosure Posting Procedure: Effective Thursday, June 18, 2020


Overview

Pursuant to Texas Property Code Section 51002, the county clerk’s involvement in foreclosure proceedings is limited to file-marking and maintaining the foreclosure Notice of Sale postings. The clerk’s office does not conduct the foreclosure auction nor has any other involvement in the foreclosure process. The sale is conducted by the individual trustees for each property. All questions and inquiries regarding the status of a property or the procedure for the auction should be directed to the assigned substitute trustee.

To determine if a substitute trustee has been assigned, you can research Denton County’s real property records for free. On this site you can enter a name to see what documents have been recorded in the property records. The legal description or owner’s name is required to search.

When

The Mortgage foreclosure auction is held the first Tuesday of each month. The specific time is listed on the Notice of Sale for each property.

Where

In Court Order 01-0792, Denton County Commissioners designated the southwest corner of the Denton County Courts Building, which is located at:
1450 E McKinney Street
Denton, TX 76209

Foreclosure Resources

  • If you are a homeowner facing foreclosure, please visit the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ Foreclosure Assistance webpage.
  • For Tax Sale information, please contact the Denton County Sheriff’s Office.