forced sale


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forced sale

An involuntary sale resulting from foreclosure, execution on a judgment, partition action by a cotenant wanting to sell the property and divide the money, or a divorce proceeding. See distressed sale.

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The owner filed an action against the bank and the Director of the Land Registry, claiming the cancellation of the forced sale and an order for the re-registration of the property into his name, as well as other alternative claims.
The Supreme Court examined the aspects of the case and held that the owner was aware of both the procedure for the consolidation of his two properties and the forced sale.
On average, forced sales in Cyprus could take up to ten years and in some cases 15, the Bank Association said.
Manninen's proposal was made as a suggested solution for the shortage of housing in the greater Helsinki area, but Gestrin has said that forced sales is an old-fashioned way of getting construction projects going.