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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House Bill 187 will allow local governments to prequalify bidders at sheriffs sales to restrict bidders who are delinquent on property taxes or violating property maintenance codes.
Fortunately, we no longer sec the "foreclosure crisis" in the news, no more robo signing, no more sheriffs sales, and "the half builts" have mostly been snapped up and arc completed.
Those endless pages of printed contract bid solicitations, sheriffs sales notices, full text of proposed regulations and other such documents have produced an endless stream of revenue for the local "newspaper of record.