Quick Tips (for reference only)

Lien Type (Duration)

Federal Tax Lien (10 years, 30 days from year of assessment)​

UCC1 (5 years, but can continue by filing 6 months prior to the expiration)

Estate Tax Lien (until paid)

Fed. Estate Tax Lien (10 years from date of death)

Construction Lien (1 year from the date of last work or 30 days after the demand to file suit

Lis Pendens (5 Years)

Judgment (20 years)

Institutional Lien (20 years)

Residential Mortgage (36 years from recorded date or 20 years from the date of default

Investor Resources (Sheriff Sales)

NJAuctionAuthority.com
helpful resources for New Jersey Real Estate Investors, including information on Sheriff Sales, auction times, title search reports, and more.

BiggerPockets.com
Social network for real-estate investors

County Clerk Phone Numbers

Atlantic: 609-641-7876

Bergen: 201-336-7073

Burlington: 609-265-5122​

Camden: 856-225-7219

Cape May: 609-465-1013

Cumberland: 856-453-4860

Essex: 973-621-4921

Gloucester: 856-853-3241

Hudson: 201-369-3470

Hunterdon: 908-788-1214

Mercer: 609-989-6998

Monmouth: 732-431-7324

Morris: 973-285-6120

Ocean: 732-929-2018

Passaic: 973-225-3632 ext 500

Salem: 856-935-7510

Somerset: 908-231-7013

Sussex: 973-579-0900

Union: 908-527-4996

Warren: 908-475-6211