NOTICE – All bidders must read and agree to the terms and conditions prior to bidding. IF you are the winning bidder you are required to close on the property.
• 10% buyer’s premium will be added to your final bid / $1,500 minimum buyers premium in place
• 20% earnest money down payment will be due upon purchase
• The BUYER will pay the closing cost
• If you are the winning bidder and do not close on the property you will be pursued in a court of law.
• The seller has the right to accept or deny the winning bid achieved on the auction.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Terms and Conditions apply to all properties offered in this auction. All Bidders must read these terms before bidding on the auction. By bidding in the auction, you are acknowledging that you have read and agree to these terms and conditions and are responsible for closing on the property if you are the winning bidder. All winning bidders will be required to sign a real estate auction contract. The winning bidder will mail earnest money at the conclusion of the auction and will owe the remaining balance at closing within 45 days.
Earnest money due will be 20% of the purchase price.
All bidders credit cards will be verified. South Auction reserves the right to ask any registered bidder for a bank letter of credit prior to or during the bidding period. The bidders account may be suspended or revoked if the bank letter of credit is not received. South Auction may ask for a bank letter of credit on a per bidder and/or per property basis. South Auction reserves the right to suspend bidding privileges for any or no reason either before, during, or after the auction with no notice to bidder. South Auction reserves the right to refuse service to any person. If a bidder is called or texted on the last day of the auction and does not respond to a text or call back their bidding privileges will be suspended until they have talked to an auction company representative.
All property is being sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, and with all faults and is selling subject to easements, leases, restrictions, covenants, conditions, zoning, and all other matters revealed by a current survey, inspection of the property, or contained in public records. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Inspection of Property
It is the bidder’s responsibility to determine if the information contained herein is accurate. Property is open to thorough public inspection, and we highly encourage an inspection of the property prior to bidding. Contact South Auction before inspecting the property. Bidder must conduct and rely on their own inspection and investigation to determine condition of property. All inspections are at your own risk. All properties are selling subject to seller confirmation.
A 10% buyer’s premium will be added to the high bid to arrive at the contract price. $1,500 minimum buyers premium in place.
South Auction strictly represents the seller and can bid on the seller’s behalf. Seller has the right to accept or decline any high bid. High bidder will be notified within 48 hours if their bid is accepted.
A signed real estate auction contract and the earnest money must be mailed to auction company within 24 hours of the auction closing
South Auction, 338 East Main Street Swainsboro, GA 30401
South Auction shall have the permission and authority to charge the winning bidder’s credit card up to $5000.00 on a specific property at the conclusion of the auction This charge will be credited back to the high bidder’s credit card once their earnest money is received. This charge will not be refunded if the high bidder does not close on the property and/or if the earnest money is not collected. South Auction will not be able to access or view any personal information and/or credit card information of any registered bidder. All transactions are handled through a third- party processor. If a bidder is called on the last day or the auction and does not answer or call back their bidding privileges will be suspended until they have talked to an auction company representative.
Auction End Time
This auction has an extended bidding feature. If a bid is placed on any property within the last 5 minutes of the auction, that will trigger the extended bidding feature on all properties. The bidding on all properties will remain open until the bidding is quiet for 5 minutes on all properties.
All closing costs are paid by the successful winning bidder.
All real estate transactions will close on or before: March 17, 2023
Closing Attorney: Justin Franklin PC, Metter, GA
The property was recently survey in Jan. 2023 by Donaldson Survey, Swainsboro, GA. The buyer will be responsible for the survey costs at closing. Tract 1: $3,415.00 and Tract 2: $2,360.00.
2% of South Auction’s net commission is available to registered brokers, if approved. South Auction will not pay a commission to a broker who is representing themselves or an immediate family member. Broker registration form is available by emailing a request to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any personal internet connection failures during the auction are the responsibility of the bidder. The auction will continue as normal, and the item will be sold. South Auction shall not be held responsible for any “missed” bids or bids unseen by the auctioneer. Bids are received immediately when they are entered by the bidder.
1) Property is being sold on an “as-is, where-is” basis, with no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied.
2) Property is open to public inspection, and it is the bidders’ responsibility to determine condition.
3) South Auction, nor the seller, guarantees that each auction sign is accurately placed on the property being sold.
4) All acreage reference in brochure, signs and online are estimated acres.
5) No personal property is included with any property, unless specifically stated.
6) South Auction makes no guarantee that any of the properties are suitable for septic tanks or wells or that any property has water or a septic tank available.
7) South Auction and winning bidder agree that any dispute arising under the terms and conditions of this sales contract or auction agreement shall be heard in the Superior Courts of Emanuel County, Georgia.
8) All properties will close with a General Warranty Deed.
9) In order to lower the property taxes, the property is currently under a Conservation Use Valuation Assessment “CUVA” easement which places certain restrictions on use and development. This will expire on December 31, 2029. If the buyer decides to develop this property prior to the CUVA expiration, the BUYER will be responsible for property tax consequences of prematurely breaching this easement. Breach estimates are posted on our website in the property information packet.
Any questions should be directed to:
Seth Durden: 912-682-4169
Rusty Lane: 478-455-1861
Metter, Georgia 30439
To place a bid, please log in, then click the lot on the map, click request bid and place bid.
***COMBINATION BIDDING will open Feb. 8th at 9am***
BIDDING ENDS: Feb. 8th at 12 noon est. with extended bidding in place
Bidding is NOT a per acre price.
10% Buyer's Premium will be added to the final winning bid.
PROPERTY LOCATION: W Hiawatha Street, Metter, GA
Important Links: Property Info. Packet
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