Sheriffs Deed

Definition of "Sheriff's deed"

Ali Abree
Ali Abree Re/Max Gold Coast Realtors

Title to property being given under a court order because the original owner failed to pay the mortgage payments and/or real estate taxes. A judgment in a lawsuit may also have forced the original owner to lose the property in order to pay damages. The deed is often associated with a foreclosure.

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