Douglasville, GA asked in Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Georgia

Q: Do all real properties in Georgia must be levied with notice before a judicial foreclosure?

If this was part of a consent order of a settlement. Like let’s say you are given 180 days to pay $90,000 or property has to be sold. Does it need to be levied first before auctioned?

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James Clifton
James Clifton
  • Foreclosure Defense Lawyer
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: No, if there is a consent judgment that grants the right to foreclose, the notice of foreclosure sale must be published according to the laws relating to sheriff's sales. The sheriff will then auction the property. If your property was foreclosed, you may have the ability to collect surplus funds following the foreclosure.

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