NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
SPECIAL COMMISSIONER’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE
COUNTY OF PRINCE GEORGE, VIRGINIA
Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of County of Prince George, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at an online only public auction the following described real estate on beginning on November 9, 2022 at 10:00 AM and ending on November 23, 2022 at 12:00 PM.
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 Virginia Auction Company (“Auctioneer”) and Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC (“TACS”). Subsequent announcements made on the day of the auction take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.
GENERAL TERMS OF SALE: All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court. The Special Commissioner has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to the estimated value of the Property. Any unsold property will be offered for sale again at the next auction, whenever that may be.
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 https://www.vaauctionco.com/.
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: On the day of the auction, the highest bidder shall make a deposit in the amount of twenty-five percent (25%) or One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), whichever is higher, along with a 10% buyer’s premium, subject to a minimum of 100, added to the final bid. 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) per parcel. Such sum shall be held by the Special Commissioner and credited towards the purchase price following confirmation of the sale. Subsequent taxes will be prorated from the auction date, and the highest bidder will be responsible for taxes from that date forward.
The balance of the purchase price and recording costs for deed recordation shall be deposited by the highest bidder with the Special Commissioner within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of the sale by the Court.
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 deposit and buyer’s premium must be received in full within seven (7) days following the auction closing (no later than November 30, 2022). 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 Prince George 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 Prince George 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 https://www.vaauctionco.com/, by email to email@example.com or by phone to 757-538-0123, at 757-538-0123. 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.
Re: County of Prince George Judicial Sale Auction
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800
Bidding: The auction software and our online bidding platform will notify bidders by email if they have been outbid. Please consider using the “Max Bid” feature as this will allow the software to bid on your behalf up to, but not exceeding, your Max Bid. If two or more bidders put in the same Max Bid, the auction software will recognize the earliest placed bid. The real estate is offered for sale to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.
Auction Ending: The Auction is scheduled to end at the published end time, subject to auto-extend bidding. Each time a bid is placed with the clock showing less than 2 minutes, the clock will reset to 2 minutes. If there are no bids within 2 minutes, the auction will end. This procedure prohibits any last second “sniping'"from taking place and making it fair for everyone. In the event the auto-extend time needs to be reduced, Virginia Auction Company, Inc. reserves the right to adjust the auto-extend, as needed. Virginia Auction Company, Inc. also reserves the right to open closed lots back up at the end of the auction for bidding. The lots will close in 5 minute intervals starting with Lot 1 @ 12:00PM and Lot 2 @ 12:05PM and so on.
Closing: All properties being sold are subject to court confirmation.
Inspection: All property is being sold “As is, Where is, With all faults.” With no warranties expressed or implied of any kind. Bidders are encouraged to rely solely on their own due diligence. The Auctioneer, its agents and subagents, and the Special Commissioner assume no liability for errors or omissions in this or any other property listing or advertising or promotional/publicity statements and materials. All information provided was gathered from sources deemed reliable.
Bidding: The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids either live or online. Bids are accepted live/onsite, in addition to the internet. Virginia Auction Company, Inc. is not responsible for failed execution of bids due to bidder’s technological difficulties or issues.
Technical Issues: Virginia Auction Company, Inc. has made reasonable efforts to provide for online bidding for this sale. You recognize and acknowledge, however, that technical problems with hardware, software, or internet connectivity, as well as human errors, may arise and may affect, without limitation, the sale website, our online bidding program and process, your or our internet service and access, and your connection to this sale bidding program and process. You further acknowledge that these and other technical problems may develop at any time and with or without notice. You acknowledge and agree that neither we nor the Special Commissioner is in any way responsible for any such technical problems, and that you have no absolute or other right to be able to bid on this sale in the event of any such technical problems. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you further acknowledge and agree that, in the event of any such technical problems we reserve the right to postpone or cancel the sale and/or extend the bidding time for this sale and/or relist the property for sale at another time, in our sole discretion, and that our decision with regard to any such actions is and will be final. Bidders must take care in entering bids, and each bidder will be responsible for all bids placed under the Bidder’s approved registration. Once entered and recorded online, a bid is deemed to be final on behalf of the registered Bidder and may not be modified, retracted, or rescinded in whole or in part.
Properties: Properties are being offered for auction to the highest bidder without regard to prospective purchaser’s race, religion, sex, marital status, or national origin. The said real estate shall be sold, “as is,” in gross and not by the acre, and subject to, without limitations, restrictions, conditions, easements, liens or encumbrances of record, possible rights of parties in possession, encroachments, overlaps, gaps and gores, deficiency in quantity, all question of boundaries, location and acreage which a current and accurate survey would disclose, roadways, environmental and wetland matters, unrecorded easements, matters which would be disclosed by an inspection of the premises, or any other matter of record or not of record.