In Florida, a “judicial sale” may be made pursuant to a judgment, order, or other decree of a court. A judicial sale may be made by the court or under its direction. The court maintains general supervision over judicial sales and has the power to prescribe the time, manner, and condition of the sale. The court may appoint an officer as its agent to make the sale.

Execution Sale

 

An “execution sale” differs in that it is made pursuant to a writ of execution, requiring the designated to levy on the property of a person against who a judgment has been entered and sell it pursuant to statutory procedures with the proceeds applied to satisfy a money judgment.