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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-440_17

§1‑440.17.  Levy on real property.

(a)        In order to make alevy on real property, the sheriff need not go upon the land or take controlover it, but he

(1)        Shall make anendorsement upon the order of attachment or shall attach thereto a statementshowing that he thereby levies upon the defendant's interest in the realproperty described in such endorsement or statement, describing the realproperty in sufficient detail to identify it clearly, and

(2)        Shall, as promptlyas practicable, certify such levy, and the names of the parties to the action,to the clerk of the superior court of the county in which the land lies.

(b)        Upon receipt of thesheriff's certificate, the clerk shall docket the levy, as provided by G.S. 1‑440.33.(1947, c. 693, s. 1.)