Auction Terms & Conditions Terms and Conditions
These are the complete Terms and Conditions on which all property is offered for sale, subject to amendments and modifications announced by the Auctioneer at the time of the auction. By bidding in this auction, prospective bidders agree to be bound by and comply with the following Terms & Conditions and acknowledge and agree that they are being allowed to participate at this auction in reliance of such agreement.
1. Thank You For Participating In This Online Auction.
2. REGISTRATION. In order to participate in this auction, all onsite bidders must register in person and obtain a bidder number. Online bidders must be registered with: www.bidspotter.com and approved for bidding by auctioneer. All bidders must provide a driver's license or other form of government issued identification. By registering you represent and warrant that any and all Buyer information is correct. Auctioneer reserves the right to deny any registered bidder at any time at its sole discretion without notification.
3. INSPECTIONS: Bidders may inspect the offering by appointment with the Auctioneer.
4. AS-IS WHERE-IS SALE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL, ON AN "AS IS WHERE IS", "IN PLACE" "WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS WITH NO CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS AS TO TITLE, DESCRIPTION, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, QUANTITY, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, STATE, CONDITION, LOCATION OR OTHERWISE. NO SALE SHALL BE INVALIDATED AND THE AUCTIONEER SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR A MISDESCRIPTION OF ANY ARTICLE OR LOT WHETHER CONTAINED IN A CATALOGUE, ADVERTISEMENT, ORAL ANNOUNCEMENT OR OTHERWISE.
5. DESCRIPTIONS. THE AUCTION CATALOGUE IS MERELY A GUIDE. DESCRIPTIONS HAVE BEEN PREPARED IN GOOD FAITH FOR GUIDE PURPOSES ONLY AND SHALL NOT BE RELIED UPON BY THE PURCHASER FOR ACCURACY, GENUINENESS, AUTHENTICITY OR COMPLETENESS. PLEASE INSPECT ALL ITEMS BEFORE BIDDING. PURCHASERS SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE RELIED ENTIRELY UPON THEIR OWN INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS. IN ADDITION, AUCTIONEER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD, ALTER, OR REMOVE ANY ITEM(S) TO OR FROM THE AUCTION AT ANY TIME.
6. PAYMENT IN FULL – WITHIN 2 BUSINESS DAYS. Invoices for payment of full amount owed will be issued promptly after the auction. All invoiced amounts must be paid in full no later than the second business day after auction, TIME IS OF-THE -ESSENCE with respect to such date.
7. FORM OF PAYMENT. No personal or business checks will be accepted for a deposit, unless pre-approved by Auctioneer. Only cash, cashier’s checks, pre-approved business checks and credit cards will be accepted.
8. CREDIT CARD FEE. Payments by way of Credit Card will ONLY be accepted for purchases and deposits which do not exceed $2,500, subject to Auctioneer’s discretion. An administration fee of 5% shall apply to credit card purchases.
9. REMOVAL TIMES TO BE SET BY AUCTIONEER.
10. REMOVAL MUST BE DONE IN A COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE MANNER. All successful bidders and/or their agents must sign a Waiver & Release prior to any dismantling or removal which must be done in a commercially reasonable fashion. For vehicle removal –please see Special Notice below.
11. REMOVAL AT BIDDERS COST AND EXPENSE. All items must be removed by the successful bidder at their own cost and expense. There is no material handling equipment, tools or labor available at the auction site - all successful bidders must supply their own. After the time frame set forth on Auctioneer schedule of move-out dates, the Auctioneer will no longer be responsible. Please be forewarned that in the case of a default, the auction company reserves the right to resell any and all unclaimed items and the defaulting bidder will not only forfeit his deposit but bear the responsibility of any shortfall in case of resale, and also all costs and expenses associated with the default as well as all auctioneer’s fees and commissions.
12. ALL BIDS ARE FINAL. All sales shall be concluded as indicated by the Auctioneer and no Purchaser may thereafter revoke their bid. Title to the lots purchased shall not pass until payment in full of the purchase price is received.
13. BUYER’S PREMIUM. An eighteen percent (18%) buyer’s premium is in effect for all successful online bidders at this auction.
14. TAXES. Federal, state and local taxes, if applicable, will be the responsibility of the purchaser and collected by the auction company at time of payment. Any purchaser who claims a tax exemption status must provide acceptable proof. If proof is not acceptable, the purchaser shall pay all appropriate sales tax.
15. AUCTIONEER FINAL ARBITER. The Auctioneer is the final judge in case of a dispute. Any announcement made by the auctioneer at the time of the auction will take precedence over any previously printed materials, including the ability to reject any and all unreasonable bids, entertain a bulk bid, mini bulk bid, and or alter bidding increments at any time.
16. BIDDER PARTICIPATION. All bidders must be at least 21 years of age. The auctioneer reserves the right to deny admission to the auction to any person the auctioneer deems to be abusive, disorderly, intoxicated or non-compliant with the terms and conditions for the auction, or a potential threat to be such. The auctioneer also reserves the right to deny registration to any online bidder who does not qualify to bid.
*Please Note: The Auctioneer does not pack, ship, store, crate or rig items. Buyers may either pick up their items at the designated auction site personally or can arrange for a third-party logistics firm to manage the removal process for them. If someone other than the registered buyer at the sale is designated to pick up those purchased assets, the buyer must contract with an independent logistics firm or other representative who will dismantle, crate, pack, load and/or ship your purchased items; coordinate the removal of those purchased items to meet the time deadlines indicated of this auction and authorize the auction company to release items to a third-party contractor for shipping, crating or packing purposes. Since the auction company does not ship the items, we do not obtain/prepare any export licenses/documents. Further, the auction company is not affiliated with any machinery rigging, transport or export company. We provide the names and contact information of available companies solely as a courtesy to our buyers. The auction company does not endorse or guarantee the services of any machinery rigging, transport or export company, and cannot be held responsible for any damage, omission or other problems incurred as a result of the actions of those companies.
Credit / Debit Card Deposits: This auction may require a credit or debit card deposit for some bidders. Your credit / debit card added through the Bidspotter.com fully secure and PCI compliant registration process will be charged a $25.00 deposit in order to be approved to bid within the auction. Some bidders will not be approved without your credit card entered at the stage of registration being charged a deposit of $25.00.
SPECIAL NOTICE FOR VEHICLE PURCHASES: Vehicles and their contents will be sold "AS IS, WHERE IS," with no warranties, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranty of use or merchantability. Buyer agrees that all vehicles are being offered "With All Faults." All bidders, including Buyer, are responsible for inspecting vehicles prior to bidding and each bidder represents that it has done so and is being allowed to bid at this auction in reliance upon such representation. Neither Auctioneer nor Seller shall be responsible for any printed errors or omissions in regard to year, make, model or mileage of vehicles or any other defects. The successful bidder must register the vehicle with the state Motor Vehicle Department after purchasing it and assumes full responsibility and costs for affecting the transfer and ownership registration. Seller warrants and covenants that it has title to, and is the true and legal owner of the vehicles being auctioned herein (subject to express exception below); that all vehicles are free from any liens unless otherwise indicated; and that Seller has the power and authority to sell and transfer title to any vehicle, subject to Court approval.
In coordination with Auctioneer, bidders are responsible for vehicle transportation/removal of the vehicles from the auction site. Individuals must be at least 21 years old in order to bid on any vehicle. Do not bid on any vehicle unless you understand all the rules of this auction. By bidding, you are acknowledging and agreeing to comply with all the terms of the auction. If you are a winning bidder, you will provide us with a valid address. The original title will be mailed to you via guaranteed mail. Vehicle pick-ups must be made on the posted removal times or by contacting the Auctioneer and making an appointment. Your auction receipt will serve as your bill of sale. PRIOR TO BEING ALLOWED TO REMOVE ANY VEHICLES, THE WINNING BIDDER MUST HAVE TENDERED FULL PAYMENT FOR THE VEHICLES AND PRESENTED VALID PROOF OF INSURANCE TO DRIVE THE PURCHASED VEHICLE.
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