How long do I have to move after my house is sold at auction?

Asked on October 10, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

The time for you to move after a home that is being resided in where you are the foreclosed upon property owner really depends upon the desires of the new owner.

Meaning, in California the custom and practice of the new property owner who acquires a home in foreclosure is to pay the former owner some amount of money, usually $1,000.00 or so for a signed written agreement and the keys to the property with a set date of move out by the former owner.

However, the new owner can serve an eviction notice and a lawsuit for eviction against the former owner as well. When that happens is anyone's guess in that the date to have the former owner move out is all set by the desires of the new property owner.

Good luck.


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