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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He's been to Woodfield this afternoon, attending a sheriff's sale there.
M'Kane, because of his attempting to take possession of seven barrels of whiskey, the property of M'Kane, which had been knocked off to M'Allister at a sheriff's sale at one dollar per barrel.
I saw my mother put up at sheriff's sale, with her seven children.
The Milwaukee County sheriff's sales originally scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
Assembly Bill 4412, sponsored by Assemblywomen Cleopatra Tucker, D-28th District, and Britnee Timberlake, D-34th District, would revise the procedures for sheriff's sales before and after residential foreclosures.
The officials on Hunter's staff most knowledgeable about the matter were not available for comment Monday.<br />Of the five properties listed in the sheriff's sales docket, only one address was known as the business office for the publishing company before it closed: 464 N.
In many rural towns, sheriff's sales of seized property are common sources of income, said Alice Tripp, a legislative director and lobbyist for the Texas State Rifle Association.
Lenders' losses are compared to die losses taken by other major participants in sheriff's sales: investors and federal agencies such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration.