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231 Pa. Code Rule 1573. Return of Sale and Schedule of Distribution.

Rule 1573. Return of Sale and Schedule of Distribution.

 (a)  Where the sale has been conducted by a master, the master shall promptly file with the prothonotary a return of sale together with a proposed order which shall

   (1)  confirm the sale;

   (2)  authorize the master to execute and deliver to the purchaser all necessary deeds and other instruments of title;

   (3)  contain appropriate provisions for the protection of life tenants, unborn and unascertained remaindermen, persons whose whereabouts are unknown, or other persons in interest and for the release or discharge of such interests;

   (4)  direct distribution of the proceeds to the persons or parties entitled; and

   (5)  provide for the payment of costs.

 (b)  The master shall give all persons in interest written notice of the date on which he or she intends to file the return of sale and proposed order and shall specify an address within the county where they may be examined. The master may change the return of sale and proposed order as he or she deems proper before filing them, but if any changes are made written notice thereof shall be given to all parties.

 (c)  If the court approves the return of sale in whole or in part, the court shall enter an appropriate order. Any part of the order as to which a motion for post-trial relief is not filed within ten days shall become final.


   The provisions of this Rule 1573 adopted April 26, 1955, effective November 1, 1955; amended October 19, 1983, effective January 1, 1984, 13 Pa.B. 3629; amended April 12, 1999, effective July 1, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 2274; amended December 16, 2003, effective July 1, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 9. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (255279) to (255280).

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