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Forced Sale

An involuntary transaction that occurs in the form and at the time specified by law for the purpose of applying the proceeds to satisfy debts, such as a mortgage or a tax lien, incurred by the owner of the property.

A forced sale results from the execution of a judgment previously rendered by a court.

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