Beaufort County Forfeited Land Commission Auction

Timed Online Bidding

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Brief Description

This timed online auction will sell over 70 properties for the Beaufort County Forfeited Land Commission.  Properties sell to the highest bidder over tax amount owed.

Auction Schedule

Online Bidding Only

Began: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM EDT

Ended: Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT

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Auction Type: Timed online bidding

Auction Dates:  July 31 – August 10, 2017 (properties begin closing at 1:00 pm EDT)

Auction Contact:  Darron Meares, SCAL 3737 – 864-947-2000

This auction will sell over 70 properties for the Beaufort County Forfeited Land Commission.  The auction will run as a timed online auction – there will be no live bidding on these properties.  You can bid anytime from the comfort of your home or office during the bidding period of July 31 – August 10, 2017.

Properties located throughout Beaufort County, SC.  Click here for property catalog

At 1:00 pm on August 10, 2017 the property bidding will close with one property closing every minute until the last property is sold.  This allows you to advance your bid on the properties you choose like a live auction.  If you cannot be online during the closing period it is advised you place the maximum bid you wish to make on each property you are interested in.  The computer will bid for you up to that bid.  Neither Meares Auctions nor Beaufort County FLC has access to the high bids amounts on this auction.

To pull additional information about any of the properties in the auction, copy the TMS number and paste into the search box on this page.

PLEASE NOTE:  it is the bidder’s responsibility to check any and all properties they wish to bid on and prepare their own due diligence.  Potential bidders need to check Homeowner’s Association guidelines and Restrictive Covenants of properties PRIOR TO BIDDING.  All sales are final.

Auction Terms

PLEASE NOTE:  it is the bidder’s responsibility to check any and all properties they wish to bid on and prepare their own due diligence.  Potential bidders need to check Homeowner’s Association guidelines and Restrictive Covenants of properties PRIOR TO BIDDING.  All sales are final.
 
Internet Premium: 11%

Participation Requirements: Valid Credit Card required for bidding approval
 
Voiding Fee:  A $500 fee will be charged for EACH property voided by the buyer in this auction.  This is charged in the event a bidder does not follow through with payment on winning bids.

Payment Instructions: We accept major credit cards, wire transfer or certified checks only. NO PERSONAL CHECKS. An 11% online buyer’s premium will be added to all sales conducted via Proxibid. You will be notified at the end of Auction via email with your settlement sheet noting all purchases and amount due. All payments are due by 4:00 pm EDT on Monday, August 14, 2017. Certified checks can be mailed to our office (315 Eastview Road, Pelzer, SC 29669) but must meet the payment deadline.

Shipping Instructions: We will notify winning bidders at the conclusion of the auction regarding payment of purchases. You CANNOT take possession of ANY property until you have the quitclaim tax deed in hand from Beaufort County. Simply winning a property at this auction does not grant you possession until you have the deed in hand.

Preview Date & Times: Properties are available for drive-by preview at any time… if there is a home on the property, please make sure to ask the homeowner before approaching the home!

Checkout Date & Times: You will be notified at the end of Auction via email with your settlement sheet noting all purchases and amount due. All payments due by 4:00 pm on Monday, August 14, 2017.

Payment Instructions: We accept all major credit cards, wire transfer or certified checks mailed to our office (315 Eastview Road, Pelzer, South Carolina 29669) – NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED. An 11% online buyer’s premium will be added to all sales conducted via Proxibid. You will be notified at the end of Auction via email with your settlement sheet noting all purchases and amount due. This invoice will serve as the billing amount that is due for purchases at this auction. All payments due by Monday, August 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
 
Special Terms:  All items sell AS-IS with no warranties or guarantees expressed or implied. We reserve the right to add or delete items prior to sale time. Please send any specific questions to our email address or call us for more information. All sales final. All bidders must be in good standing with Beaufort County before placing a bid. Any bidders with credit cards that are declined on reconciliation day will be charged a $30 processing fee to run another credit card- NO EXCEPTIONS!
 
Online Bidding Terms:
 
1. Meares Auction Group has put forth every effort in preparing the catalog for this auction to provide accurate descriptions of all items. All property is sold AS-IS and it is the bidder’s responsibility to determine the exact condition of each item. Printed statements or descriptions by staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. Absolutely NO refunds will be offered.
 
2. FOR ONLINE BIDDING: There is an 11% Buyer’s Premium added to your total purchase.
 
3. All accounts must be settled at the conclusion of the auction. We accept major credit cards, wire transfer and certified checks only. NO PERSONAL CHECKS FROM ONLINE BIDDERS!
 
4. All payments are due by 4:00 pm on Monday, August 14, 2017. Certified checks can be mailed to our office (315 Eastview Road, Pelzer, SC 29669) but must meet the payment deadline.
 
5. Our online auctions move quickly! If you are interested in an item, bid quickly. If you win an item in the auction you will be notified by email by the end of auction.
 
6. In order to better serve our customers, all bidders must provide their name, address, daytime phone number, and email address at which they can be contacted. This is to insure good communication between Meares Auction Group and the bidder throughout any transactions.
 
7. The purchaser agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred by the auction company in the collection of funds. The purchaser also agrees that a fee of 2% per month be added to the balance of any unpaid balance due the auction company and any other costs or losses incurred by the purchaser’s failure to adhere to these terms. Any debt collection or dispute proceedings will be heard in Greenville County, South Carolina.
 
8. The auctioneer has the sole discretion to advance the bidding and may reject a nominal advance, should it in his estimation prove injurious to the auction. The auctioneer shall be the final judge in all bidding disputes and shall name a bidder as the purchaser.
 
9. The auction company shall not be held responsible for any ‘missed’ bids or bids unseen by the auctioneer.
 
10. All sales are final.
 
11. By bidding on any item, the bidder shows acceptance of the terms of the auction.
 
12. The auction company reserves the right to refuse service or decline registration to any person.
 
All announcements made day of auction take precedence over any and all written, verbal or electronic statements.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  it is the bidder’s responsibility to check any and all properties they wish to bid on and prepare their own due diligence.  Potential bidders need to check Homeowner’s Association guidelines and Restrictive Covenants of properties PRIOR TO BIDDING.  All sales are final.

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Meares Auction Group

http://www.mearesauctions.com

315 Eastview Road Pelzer, SC 29669

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