Definition of "Foreclosure sale"

Eman Barghouti real estate agent
Eman Barghouti, Real Estate Agent Coldwell Banker Realty

A legal procedure to sell a mortgage property to the highest bidder in order to satisfy a mortgage claim from a mortgagee against the value o the property. A foreclosure sale can occur from a judicial sale where a court orders the sale after hearing a foreclosure petition filed against a mortgagor by a mortgagee. A foreclosure by power of sale contained in a mortgage allows a mortgagee to have a foreclosure sale, after providing proper legal notice to a defaulting mortgagor, without the end for judicial recourse.

 

Need help from a real estate agent?


Buy Sell Rent

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Are you a real estate agent?


Residential Rental Commercial

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Have a question or comment? We're here to help.

 

*** Your email address will remain confidential.
 

 

Popular Real Estate Terms

Popular Real Estate Questions