Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of the County of Tazewell, Virginia, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at public auction the following described real estate in the Board of Supervisors meeting room, Main Street Level, located at 197 Main Street, Tazewell, Virginia 24651, on Tuesday March 13, 10:00am, 2018, or as 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 announced on the day of the auction.  Announcements made on the day of the auction take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.

For additional information, please see the Information Packet.


Property Owner Identification




1 K.D.R. Harmon, Et Al Tax Map No. 094A 3A 0053

Town Acct No. 4462

County Acct No. 17156

TACS No. 164584

Vacant Lot

Railroad Ave and Clinchview St


Northeast of Depot

2 Wayne Parris, Et Al Tax Map No. 094B 5A 0043A

Town Acct No. 4579

County Acct No. 27918

TACS No. 164595

Vacant Lot

Dogwood Rd


Southeast of Courthouse

3 Anna Evelyn Rambo Honaker Tax Map No. 094A 9061 00009

Town Acct No. 2130

County Acct No. 16509

TACS No. 164546

Vacant Lot

Corner of Hotel Ave and Vinton St


Lot 9 C.H. & I CO Subdivision

4 James R. White, Et Al Tax Map No. 094A 9A 0040

Town Acct No. 4676

County Acct No. 18400

TACS No. 164612

Vacant Lot

Carline Avenue, Tazewell

¼ of lot 15 Stras-Fudge West-side Subdivision

5 Samuel Henry Preston, III Tax Map No. 094B 4A 0124

Town Acct No. 1535

County Acct No. 17224

TACS No. 182448

236, 238, and 240 Elk Street

Off of East Main St



6 Sam Watkins Sr. Tax Map No. 094A 901D 13

Town Acct No. 9191

County Acct No. 18374

TACS No. 182462

Vacant Lot

Fudge St

North Tazewell

Lot 13 Blk D Crockett-Hall Subdivision

7 Flora Cockrell Tax Map No. 094A 901D 15

Town Acct No. 4399

County Acct No. 16497

TACS No. 164514

Vacant Lot

Fudge St

North Tazewell

Lot 15 Blk D Crockett-Hall Subdivision

8 Grat McDonald, Et Al Tax Map No. 094B 0215 0001-0002

Town Acct No. 4545

County Acct No. 17726

TACS No. 182433

Vacant Lot

Highland Ave


Lots 1-2 College Hill


9 Grat McDonald, Et Al Tax Map No. 94A 9A 0049

Town Acct No. 4545

County Acct No. 17725

TACS No. 164591

Vacant Lot

Carline Ave



10 Bertha T. Pack Tax Map No. 094A 90609 0015

County Acct No. 17761

TACS No. 182442

505 Hotel Ave


Lot 15 Sec 9


TERMS OF SALE:  All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court of the County of Tazewell.  The highest bidder shall deposit twenty-five percent (25%) or One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), whichever is higher, at the time of the auction.  Bids which are less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) shall be paid in full at the time of the auction.  Deposits shall not exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00). Such sum shall be held by the Special Commissioner and credited towards the purchase price following confirmation of the sale.  All deposits must be made in the form of personal check, traveler’s check, cashier’s check or money order. No cash will be accepted. The balance of the purchase price shall be deposited by the highest bidder with the Special Commissioner within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of the sale by the Court.  The Special Commissioner of Sale has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to the estimated value of the Property. 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.  There will be a 10% buyer’s premium, added to the final bid to determine final contract price.  The buyer’s premium is due at the time of the auction. Recording costs for deed recordation will be the responsibility of the successful bidder and will be due with the balance of the purchase price within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of sale by the Court.


Properties are offered for sale as-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 prior to bidding on any of the properties.  Bidders are strongly encouraged to make their own inspection to determine the suitableness of the property and it is assumed that all bidders will perform due diligence prior to the day of the auction.  Any costs incurred by the bidder to inspect the property are at the expense of the bidder and are non-refundable.


Please be advised that in order to qualify as a bidder at this auction, you may not owe delinquent taxes to the Town of Tazewell or the County of Tazewell and you may not be a Defendant in any pending delinquent tax matter.  Questions concerning the properties subject to sale or the tax sale process should be directed to TACS online at, by email to, or by phone to (804) 220-8278.

John A. Rife, Esq.
Jeffrey A. Scharf, Esq.
Andrew M. Neville, Esq.
Phillip E. Lecky, Esq.
Paul L. LaBarr, Esq.
Special Commissioners
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800