North Carolina General Statutes § 1-339.29 Public sale; real property; deed; order for possession

(a)        Upon confirmation of a public sale of real property, the person authorized to hold the sale, or such other person as may be designated by the judge or clerk of court having jurisdiction, shall prepare and tender to the purchaser a duly executed deed for the property sold and, upon compliance by the purchaser with the terms of sale, shall deliver the deed to the purchaser.

(b)        A person executing a deed to real property being conveyed pursuant to a public sale may recite in the deed, in addition to the usual provisions, substantially as follows

(1)        The authority for making the sale,

(2)        The title of the action or proceeding in which the sale was had,

(3)        The name of the person authorized to make the sale,

(4)        The fact that the sale was duly advertised,

(5)        The date of the sale,

(6)        The name of the highest bidder and the price bid,

(7)        That the sale has been confirmed,

(8)        That the terms of the sale have been complied with, and

(9)        That the person executing the deed has been authorized to execute it.

(c)        The judge or clerk of court having jurisdiction of the proceeding in which the property is sold may grant an order for possession of real property so sold and conveyed, as against all persons in possession who are parties to the proceeding.

(d)       An order for possession granted pursuant to the preceding subsection shall be directed to the sheriff, shall authorize him to remove the party or parties in possession, and their personal property, from the premises and to put the purchaser in possession, and shall be executed in accordance with the procedure for executing a writ or order for possession in a summary ejectment proceeding under G.S. 42-36.2. (1949, c. 719, s. 1; 1971, c. 268, s. 18; 1987, c. 627, s. 1.)

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