The referee appointed by the court to make a sale of the property shall sell the property in the manner and following the procedures provided in this chapter.
California Code of Civil Procedure 873.510
The meaning of Section 873.510 is set forth in the subsequent sections on the manner of sale in a partition action. Specifically, a referee can make recommendations to the court concerning the manner, terms, and conditions of sale, including whether to conduct a public auction or private sale. California Code of Civil Procedure 873.520; California Code of Civil Procedure 873.610(b) The referee must provide notice of the sale in the same manner required for notice of sale by execution.California Code of Civil Procedure 873.640 The referee also must provide a detailed report to the court after the sale and prior to the court’s confirmation of the sale.California Code of Civil Procedure 873.710 At the hearing to confirm the sale, the court may either confirm the sale or vacate the sale if certain findings are made, or the court may vacate the sale and accept an increased offer by a responsible bidder at the hearing.California Code of Civil Procedure 873.730; California Code of Civil Procedure 873.740
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