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Even if your lender has got a court order allowing them to sell your property, they cannot sell it with you in it. You can only be forced to move out if they also have a court order that says you have to leave the property. This is called a warrant of ejection. If you don't leave by the date specified in the warrant, sheriff officers can remove you from the property.


The Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010 came into force 30 September 2010, causing major changes to mortgage repossession law. Get advice on the law and how it might affect you.