Pursuant to Virginia Code §58.1-3975, the following real property will be auctioned for sale to the highest bidder at public auction at the Council Chambers, Room 202, Municipal Building, 55 W. Church Street, Martinsville, VA 24112, on October 21, 2022, at 12:00 PM, or soon thereafter as may be effected. The sale of such property is subject to the terms and conditions below and any such terms and conditions which may be subsequently posted by Williams Auction Company (“Auctioneer”) and Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC (“TACS”).

For complete information (including terms, conditions and property listings), please see the Information Packet.


Property Owner(s) Tax Map No. Account No. TACS No. Property Description
N1 Atlantic Property Ventures, Inc. 07(03)00/08 142700 658977 Vacant; Clearview Drive, ±0.208 acre
N2 Taylors Supermarket, Inc. 11(02)00/21 771500 658843 Vacant; Stultz Road at Perdue Street, ±0.47 acre
N3 Wash & Ellen Hairston 25(01)00/02 301800 658708 Vacant; Bethel Lane, ±0.448 acre
N4 Ismael & Zhen H. Gonzalez 26(14)00/07 990232 658802 Vacant; Pebble Road, ±0.589 acre
N5 Bonita Hairston 29(03)00/27 282000 43663 523 Harris Street, ±1.6 acres
N6 Doris Cooper 29(07)00/23, 24 140100 658697 Vacant, Wray Street, ±0.31 acre


29(07)00/25 140000
N7 Howard Pearsall 31(02)E/16 186300 658700 Vacant; High Street, ±0.161 acre
N8 Claude E. & James M. Rover 31(02)E/23 675300 658712 Vacant; High Street / N. Jackson Street, ±0.343 acre
31(02)E/24 338800 658712 Vacant; N. Jackson Street, ±0.09 acre
N9 Martha B. Millner 39(09)00/84 78440 658740 Vacant; 118 Pony Place, ±0.252 acre
N10 Linda A. Martin 41(06)00/01 743100 658797 Vacant; Wingfield Street, ±0.327 acre


GENERAL TERMS OF SALE:  The Treasurer has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to estimated value of the Property. Any unsold property will be offered for sale again at the next auction, whenever that may be.


Properties are conveyed by Special Warranty Deed, subject to any easements, covenants, agreements, restrictions, reservations, and any and all rights of record which may affect the property. Properties are offered for sale as-is, where-is, and if-is, with all faults and without any warranty, either expressed or implied. Persons are encouraged to make a visual inspection of the property within the limits of the law and to obtain an independent title search, at their own expense, prior to bidding on any of the properties to determine the suitableness of the property for their purposes. It is not guaranteed that the property has a right-of-way or that it is not landlocked. Property is sold in gross and not by the acre. There is no warranty as to the accuracy of the GIS system, nor is the information contained therein a legal representation of any of the features of the property which it depicts.


The sale of property to the highest bidder is not contingent upon obtaining financing. Financing, if needed, is the sole responsibility of the high bidder. By bidding, parties are entering into a legally binding contract, waive all rescission rights, and understand that their bid is immediately binding, irrevocable, and enforceable. Additionally, by bidding, parties are representing that they have read, and agree to be bound by, all terms and conditions for this sale. Failure to complete the property purchase will result in forfeiture of any funds paid and may subject the highest bidder to additional damages, which may include expenses and any deficit upon resale.


PAYMENT TERMS: The highest bidder shall pay the high bid in full, along with the buyer’s premium and deed recording costs, following the close of the auction. There will be a 10% buyer’s premium subject to a minimum of $100 added to the winning bid.


The highest bidder shall make payment in full on the day of the auction. All payments must be made in the form of personal check, traveler’s check, cashier’s check or money order. No cash will be accepted.


To qualify as a purchaser at this auction you may not owe delinquent taxes to City of Martinsville, Virginia. Questions should be directed to TACS online at, by email to, by phone to (804) 612-9041, or by writing to the address below.


Re: City of Martinsville Non-Judicial Sale Auction

Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC

P.O. Box 31800

Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800