2020 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 49 - Mortgages and Liens
Chapter 846 - Mortgages
Section 49-24 - Court may foreclose lien or mortgage on land by sale or market sale.
All liens and mortgages affecting real property may, on the written motion of any party to any suit relating thereto, be foreclosed (1) by a decree of sale instead of a strict foreclosure at the discretion of the court before which the foreclosure proceedings are pending, or (2) with respect to mortgages, as defined in section 49-24a, that are a first mortgage against the property, by a judgment of foreclosure by market sale upon the written motion of the mortgagee, as defined in section 49-24a, and with consent of the mortgagor, as defined in section 49-24a, in accordance with sections 49-24a to 49-24g, inclusive, and sections 49-26 to 49-28, inclusive.
(1949 Rev., S. 7205; P.A. 14-84, S. 1; 14-217, S. 207; P.A. 16-65, S. 83.)
History: P.A. 14-84 designated existing provision re decree of sale as Subdiv. (1) and added Subdiv. (2) re foreclosure by market sale; P.A. 14-217 changed effective date of P.A. 14-84, S. 1, from October 1, 2014, to January 1, 2015, effective June 13, 2014; P.A. 16-65 deleted reference to Sec. 49-31t and made a technical change.
Nature of sale. 98 C. 152. Procedure where one of two mortgages foreclosed is invalid in part. 103 C. 743. Whether foreclosure by sale will be ordered rests in discretion of court; refusal to order held proper. 108 C. 30. Remedy of second mortgagee order of sale and not apportionment. 119 C. 455. Cited. 179 C. 232; 196 C. 172; 199 C. 368.
Cited. 11 CA 53; 13 CA 239; 21 CA 275; 23 CA 192; 35 CA 81. In the absence of motion requesting foreclosure by sale, court did not err in ordering strict foreclosure; in Connecticut, strict foreclosure is the rule, foreclosure by sale the exception. 121 CA 554.
Cited. 25 CS 516.