Lee County & Town of Pennington Gap — Non-Judicial Sale - TACS


Pursuant to Virginia Code §58.1-3975, the following real property will be auctioned for sale to the highest bidder at a simulcast (with online and in person bidding) public auction to be held inside the Courtroom at 33640 Main Street Courthouse, Jonesville Virginia 24263, on June 16, 2023 at 1:00 pm.

The sale of such property is subject to the terms and conditions below, and any terms or conditions which may be posted or announced Lee Auction Company (“Auctioneer”) and Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC (“TACS”). Subsequent announcements take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.

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

You can visit the auctioneer’s website here: Lee Auction Company

Property Owner(s) Tax Map No. TACS No. Property Description
N1 Donna Herron, Life Estate 23E-(29)-BKA,1-4 34628 Town of Pennington Gap
Unimproved Lot
N2 Hettie Sturgill 22-(A)-213 35027 Fronts on 421
+/- 0.50 acre
Building assessed with parcel
N3 Hettie Brock Sturgill 23E-(16)-Bk1,1,2,PT3,4 35027 Town of Pennington Gap
Unimproved Lot
N4 Virgie Smitty 22-(A)-74B 34662 1743 Left Poor Valley Rd
+/- 1 acre
Unimproved Homesite
N5 Charles A. Stevens 22-(A)-45 34220 Fronts on 421
Unimproved Lot
N6 Brooklynn Taylor, et al. 23E-(36)-TR4 658350 on Johnson Dr. 764
+/- 0.574 acre
MH Site
N7 John B. Howard 23E-(8)-63 658138 Fronts on 1140, Steep Creek
+/- 0.10 acre
Unimproved Lot
N8 Audry Osborne Evans, et al. 23E-(4)-41,42 382403 Fronts Lee Avenue
Unimproved Lot
N9 William Auto Parts, Inc. 23E-(57)-16 96129 Fronts on Industrial Dr.
+/- 1.5 acres
Unimproved Lot
N10 Johnny Lee Mullins, et al. 23E-(11)-Bk9,17,18 67254 335 Redwood Ave
Unknown acreage
N11 Bernard Webb 22-(A)-113 34337 Fronts on 352
+/- 0.50 acre
Unimproved Lot
N12 Ollie Hobbs Heirs 22A-(4)-19,20 34638 Fronts on 352
Unimproved Homesite

GENERAL TERMS OF SALE:  The Treasurers have 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 $100.00, added to the winning bid.

Terms applicable to In-Person Bidders ONLY: 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.

Terms applicable to Online Bidders ONLY: All interested parties must register and be approved by the Auctioneer. Registration and bidding are free of charge and are done through the Auctioneer’s website www.leeauction.com. If any interested bidders are unable to attend for in-person bidding and wish to bid on property, but do not have access to the internet, please contact Lee Auction Company, at (276) 546-2067 for assistance.

The highest bidder will receive their purchase contract and balance due via email following the close of the auction. The contract shall immediately be executed and returned to TACS. The full balance due must be received within seven (7) days following the auction closing (no later than June 23, 2023). All payments must be made in the form of certified funds, cashier’s check, money order or wire transfer. Cash and personal checks will not be accepted. Checks and money orders shall be made payable to County of Lee and forwarded to TACS, at the address shown below. Wire transfer instructions will be provided to the highest bidder upon request.

To qualify as a purchaser at this auction you may not owe delinquent taxes to Lee County and/or Pennington Gap. Questions concerning the registration and bidding process should be directed to the Auctioneer online at leeauction.com, by email to sales@leeauction.com or by phone to Jim “Red” Crabtree, at (276) 546-2067. Questions concerning the property subject to sale should be directed to TACS online at www.taxva.com, by email to rcranmer@taxva.com, by phone to (804) 293-8608, or by writing to the address below.

Re: County of Lee & Town of Pennington Gap Non-Judicial Sale Auction
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800