sheriff's sale


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sheriff's sale

n. an auction sale of property held by the sheriff pursuant to a writ (court order) of execution (to seize and sell the property) to satisfy (pay) a judgment, after notice to the public. (See: levy, execution, writ, forced sale)

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After the lender foreclosed and the mortgaged property was sold at a sheriff's sale, the lender went after the borrower and guarantors for the $5.
Overestimating the value of a foreclosed home leads lenders to set too high a minimum bid at the sheriff's sale, which lowers the chance that someone will buy the home at the auction and take it off the lender's hands.
He owes a Benton County judgment of $491,802 to First State Bank, so the bank used existing law to force a sheriff's sale of various Terminella assets, including the lawsuits.
Cornerstone was scheduled to go up for auction last month but filed for bankruptcy at the last minute, thus averting a sheriff's sale.
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In the August 1 News story "Glitch won't affect lawyers handling foreclosures," the quote: "If a person's home is scheduled to be sold at a sheriff's sale, only a Chapter 13 bankruptcy can stop it," should have been attributed to Jacksonville attorney Chip Parker.
But across all of east Cleveland, one of every four homes sold last year was auctioned at a sheriff's sale.