sheriff's sale

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Noun1.sheriff's sale - a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligationsheriff's sale - a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation
sales agreement, sale - an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"
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VOM, LLC and Velocity Investments, LLC, engages in the business of investing and liquidating real property being sold at sheriffs' sales, defaulted mortgages, partial interests in real property, real property with clouded title, municipal tax liens and consumer debt purchased on the secondary market.
Likewise, if there were sheriffs' sales involving multiple properties in various counties, must all sheriffs file a return or would no return be required?
Ridge signed into law two measures to help community rebuilding efforts by prohibiting slumlords from purchasing additional properties through sheriffs' sales.