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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Likewise, if there were sheriffs' sales involving multiple properties in various counties, must all sheriffs file a return or would no return be required?