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§1‑118.  Effect on subsequent purchasers.

From the cross‑indexingof the notice of lis pendens only is the pendency of the action constructivenotice to a purchaser or incumbrancer of the property affected thereby; andevery person whose conveyance or incumbrance is subsequently executed orsubsequently registered is a subsequent purchaser or incumbrancer, and is boundby all proceedings taken after the cross‑indexing of the notice to thesame extent as if he were made a party to the action. For the purposes of thissection an action is pending from the time of cross‑indexing the notice. (C.C.P.,s. 90; Code, s. 229; Rev., s. 462; 1919, c. 31; C.S., s. 502.)