NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
SPECIAL COMMISSIONER’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE
COUNTY OF SMYTH, VIRGINIA
Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of County of Smyth, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at a simulcast (with online and in person bidding) public auction the following described real estate at Holston Hills Country Club, 1000 Country Club Road, Marion, Virginia 24354, on September 15, 2023 at 11:00 AM.
The sale of such property is subject to the terms and conditions below, and any term or conditions which may be subsequently posted or announced by The Counts Realty & Auction Group (“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: The Counts Realty & Auction Group The Counts Realty & Auction Group
|Property Owner(s)||Tax ID||Account No.||TACS No.||Property Description|
|Sharon Dunford||211-130-25 and 211-130-23||16373 and 16381||734817||Vacant; Near Spruce Street, Marion|
|Laney K. Kestner||28A5-A-26||86461||734675||319 Beryl Lane, Saltville|
|Lola Irene Repass||28A2-A-5A||114472||627975||252 Cove Street, Saltville|
|Harry J. Crabtree||58-8-2B||62308||734676||Vacant; Off Highway 16 and Avery Lane, Marion|
|Judy Carroll Hoover Estate, et al.||56F-6-59 and 56F-6-60||87203||736510||Vacant; Off Lee Highway and Sapwood Drive, Marion|
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. We do not provide, and do not assist, with obtaining title insurance or title to personal property.
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 $150.00, 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.countsauction.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 The Counts Realty & Auction Group, at (434) 525-2991 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 September 22, 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 Smyth and forwarded to TACS, at the address shown below. Wire transfer instructions will be provided to the highest bidder upon request.
GENERAL TERMS: To qualify as a purchaser at this auction, you may not owe delinquent taxes to County of Smyth and you may not be a Defendant in any pending delinquent tax matter. Questions concerning the registration and bidding process should be directed to the Auctioneer online at www.countsauction.com, by email to email@example.com or by phone to George McDaniel, at (434) 525-2991. Questions concerning the property subject to sale should be directed to TACS online at www.taxva.com, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone to 804-612-0629, or by writing to the address below.
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
Attn: Tax Sales
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800