Eaton County Auction Catalogue 11/10/2020

AUCTION CATALOGUE EATON COUNTY TREASURER'S REAL ESTATE AUCTION Auction to be held on: Tues day, November 10, 2020 with: Registration beginning at: 2:00 PM and Auction beginning at: 3:00 PM Auction Location: Eaton County Governmental Complex 1045 Independence Blvd. Charlotte, MI 48813 Outside on courthouse lawn

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Eaton County Auction Terms

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To Our Buyers: All buyers are required to sign an Affidavit due to a new state statute stating that they to do not directly or indirectly hold interest in any property with delinquent taxes in Eaton County and are not responsible for any unpaid civil fines. If a buyer held an interest in a property at the time of foreclosure, they may only purchase the property back with prior approval of the County Treasurer for an amount of the minimum bid or higher. This requirement includes a second auction purchase as well. 1. REGISTRATION - Registration will begin at 2:00 p.m. on auction day. Sale starts at 3:00 p.m. Bidders must pre-register and receive a pre-numbered bid card to make a bid. A d river’s license or state I.D. is required in order to receive a bidder number. It is a requirement of Registration to place a deposit of $1,000 in cash or certified check with BippusUSA.com. Unused funds will be returned to the bidder. Note: Cashier’s check needs to be made payable to you and then endorsed when tendered as the deposit. 2. PROPERTIES OFFERED – The attached list of Treasurer-owned properties being offered have been approved for sale at public auction. According to state law, ALL PRIOR liens (other than some IRS and DEQ liens) and taxes are cancelled by Circuit Court Order. These properties are subject to any visible or recorded easement or right of way, private deed restrictions, or restrictions or other governmental interests imposed pursuant to the natural resources and environmental protection act and are further subject to any state, county or local zoning or building ordinances. The County Treasurer does not guarantee the usability or access to any of these lands. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER TO DO THEIR OWN RESEARCH AS TO THE USE OF THE LAND FOR THEIR INTENDED PURPOSE. THE COUNTY TREASURER MAKES NEITHER REPRESENTATIONS NOR CLAIMS AS TO FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, INGRESS/EGRESS, CONDITIONS, COVENANTS, OR RESTRICTIONS. OCCUPIED STRUCTURES MAY NOT BE ENTERED WITHOUT THE TENANT’S PERMISSION; SECURED VACANT STRUCTURES MAY NOT BE ENTERED.

3 . MINIMUM BID PRICE – The minimum bid prices are on the foreclosed property list.

4. CONDUCT OF THE AUCTION – Any registered person may bid on the properties offered. Any person unable to attend the sale can be represented at the sale by an agent or other representative with authority to bid and otherwise represent the person. The registered bidder is legally and financially responsible for all parcels bid upon whether representing one ’ s self or acting as an agent. The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse bids not in line with bid increment progression. The Auctioneer’s decision over any dispute is absolute and final. 5. TERMS OF SALE – FULL PAYMENT plus ten percent (10%) buyer’s premium, and a $59.00 processing fee, must be paid the day of the sale by ϰ :00 P.M. IF THE TOTAL PURCHASE IS $1,000.00 OR LESS, payment will be deducted from the required registration deposit. FOR ALL PURCHASES OVER $1,000.00 the remaining BALANCE must be paid by ϰ :00 p.m. the day of the sale. Payments can be paid in cash, cash equivalent, bank cashier’s checks or bank official checks. In the event personal checks do not clear within fourteen (14) days, the deposit paid on the day of the Land Sale Auction will be forfeited to the Treasurer.

6. PURCHASE RECEIPT – Successful bidders at the sale will be issued a receipt for their purchases upon payment. Deeds will be executed, recorded and mailed to the buyer within 30 days of auction.

7. TITLE BEING CONVEYED – Quit Claim deeds will be issued conveying only such title as received by the County Treasurer through tax foreclosure. Title insurance companies may or may not issue title insurance on properties purchased at this sale. The County Treasurer makes no representation as to the availability of title insurance and the UNAVAILABILITY OF TITLE INSURANCE IS NOT A GROUNDS FOR RECONVEYANCE TO THE COUNTY TREASURER. THE PURCHASER MAY INCUR LEGAL COSTS FOR QUIET TITLE ACTION TO SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF TITLE INSURANCE COMPANIES IN ORDER TO OBTAIN TITLE INSURANCE. 8. SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS – All bidders should contact city or township offices to determine if there are any outstanding bonded assessments for future tax years on the properties offered. 9 . POSSESSION OF PROPERTY – We recommend that no buyer take physical possession of any property bid upon at this sale until a deed has been executed and delivered to him or her, and until the buyer has executed proper eviction procedures if necessary. It is the buyer’s responsibility to determine any contamination issues and no activities should be conducted on the site other than a baseline environmental assessment on contaminated properties, if necessary. Buyers are responsible for proper disposition of any personal property left on the real property they purchase. HOWEVER, STEPS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT YOUR EQUITY IN THIS PROPERTY BY SECURING VACANT STRUCTURES AGAINST ENTRY AND OBTAINING INSURANCE FOR OCCUPIED PROPERTY. BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTACTING LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT TO PREVENT POSSIBLE DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURES SITUATED ON PARCELS. 10. CONDITIONS – The purchaser accepts the premises in its present “as is” condition, and releases the County Treasurer and employees and agents from all liability arising from any condition of the premises, whether now known or subsequently discovered, including but not limited to all claims based on environmental contamination of the premises. 11. PROPERTY TAXES – THE 2020 JULY SUMMER BILL MUST BE PAID BEFORE A DEED CAN BE ISSUED TO THE BUYER. AFTER PAYING FOR THEIR PURCHASE(S) WITH THE AUCTION COMPANY, THE BUYER CAN PAY THE 2020 SUMMER TAXES AT THE TOWNSHIP OR CITY THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED. VILLAGE TAXES CAN BE PAID AT THE EATON COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE THE SAME DAY AS THE AUCTION. All property taxes that become due and payable after the foreclosure will be the responsibility of the purchaser. 12. RIGHT TO TERMINATE PURCHASE - The County Treasurer and the Auction Company reserve the Absolute Right to cancel any sale for any reason up to delivery of the deed. The extent of their liability shall be limited to the return of the actual amount paid by the buyer.

Auction - Frequently Asked Auction Questions

1. If I purchase a piece of property at auction, do I receive a deed or a tax lien to the property? If you are the successful bidder at auction you will receive a Quit Claim Deed to the property. You do become the actual owner/title holder of the property and not a lien holder. 2. When do I receive my deed to the property? The Treasurer will execute a Quit Claim Deed to the new owner of the property within 14-30 days of the end of auction. The deed will then be recorded at the Register of Deeds and mailed to the owner.

3. Are all existing liens against the property “wiped out”?

Yes, all liens with the exception of Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) liens and specific IRS liens are extinguished. You own fee simple title to the property free and clear of all other pre-existing liens. In the rare case that there is a DEQ lien on a piece of property, you will need to contact the DEQ to see how it will affect you as the new owner. The Treasurer’s Office will make known any DEQ or IRS liens that they are aware of prior to the sale of the property. 4. Am I responsible for any existing delinquent taxes on the property? No, you are only responsible for taxes which become due and payable the same year as the auction and all subsequent years. For example, if you purchase a piece of property at a 2020 auction, you would be responsible for paying the 2020 Summer and Winter bills for that property and then all subsequent years. There is a State statute requiring you to pay the 2020 Summer bill and provide a receipt to the Eaton County Treasurer’s Office in order for the deed to be executed.

5. Can I visit at or inspect the property before auction? No, due to safety and liability issues you are not permitted to go into or onto any of the properties prior to auction. Doing so could open you up to trespassing charges.

6. How can I find out about the condition of the properties offered if I cannot go onto the properties? Please remember that you are purchasing these properties “as is, where is . ” Neither the County Treasurer nor their staff has actually gone into any of these properties. You will need to

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do all of your own research. We recommend researching zoning issues, building issues, and what is currently being assessed on the property by contacting the respective city or township officials where the property is located. These officials’ phone numbers can be found in the County Directory, which is located on the Eaton County website’s homepage at www.Eaton County.org. 7. Did I buy everything on the property? No, you only bought the real property. Real property is generally defined as the land, anything that is attached to the land, and all structures assessed as being part of the real property. 8. When do I take possession of the property? It is recommended that you do not take possession or make improvements on the property until you have your deed in hand. If you purchased a piece of property with a habitable structure on it, it is recommended that you execute an Eviction through District Court to ensure you do not have any tenant problems. People currently living in any of these properties have rights that you should terminate through court. 9. Do I get the mineral rights to the property? You receive any mineral rights that existed with the property at the time of foreclosure. If the foreclosed property owner had all of the mineral rights then they transfer with the real property to you. If the mineral rights had already been deeded away, then you do not receive any. Any oil and gas leases already in effect will remain valid and in effect. If the mineral rights are a concern for you, you will have to do your own in-depth search. 10. If I purchase a property with a mobile home on it, do I receive a title to the mobile home? NO. 11. Can I obtain Title Insurance on this property? Title insurance companies may or may not be willing to issue title insurance on your purchased property. While State statute says you receive “good and marketable fee-simple title to the property, ” you may find that some of your local title companies are still not comfortable with insuring these parcels unless you first execute a suit to quiet title action in court. 12. Can I purchase a piece of property that I originally had an interest in? You may purchase a property that you had an interest in prior to the foreclosure if you have previous approval from the County Treasurer, do not have delinquent taxes on any other property in Eaton County, and pay the minimum bid or higher at auction. This applies to any second offering as well.

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Eaton County Treasurers Real Estate Auction 2020 - O UTSIDE o n the COURTHOUSE LAWN Eaton County Governmental Complex, 1045 Independence Blvd, Charlotte MI 48813

Lot # Qty

Date Sold

Amount

Bidder

Sold?

2301 QTY: 1 ONEIDA CHARTER TWP. / 23-030-025-300-010-00 -

Property Address: 9416 HARTEL ROAD, GRAND LEDGE, MI 48837 - COM 365 FT S OF NW

CORNER OF SW 1/4, E 24 4/15 RODS, S 130 FT, W 24 4/15 RODS, N 130 FT TO BEG, EXCEPT W 50 FT FOR HWY. SEC.25, T4N,R4W, ONEIDA TWP - SEV: $49,200 - 2020 Summer Tax Bill: $503.81

Reserve: 500.00

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ONEIDA CHARTER TOWNSHIP

2020

Summer

Bill #:

MESSAGE TO TAXPAYER

PAYMENT INFORMATION

HOURS: MON-THUR 8:00AM - 1:00PM. OPEN: DEC 30,2011. FEB 14 & FEB 28, 2012. 8:00-5:00 PM. SASE FOR RECEIPT.

This tax is due by:

01/01/0001

Pay by mail to:

(517) 622-8078 GRAND LEDGE, MI 48837-9448 11041 ONEIDA RD RICHARD P PALERMO,TREASURER

TAX DETAIL

PROPERTY INFORMATION

RESIDENTIAL IMPROVED, 401

State Equalized Value: Taxable Value:

0.0000 49,200 44,501

9416 HARTEL RD Prop Addr: 030-025-300-010-00 Prop #: CHARLOTTE, MI 48813 1045 INDEPENDENCE BLVD EATON COUNTY TREASURER Property Assessed To:

Class:

401

PRE/MBT %:

Mort Code:

23060 School: G.L.SCH 23060

Assessments or other charges added to this bill. Amounts with no millage are either Special 1 mill equals $1.00 per $1000 of Taxable Value. Taxes are based upon Taxable Value.

Legal Description:

DESCRIPTION

5.20960 6.00000 MILLAGE

231.83 267.00 AMOUNT

EATON CO OPER STATE ED TAX COM 365 FT S OF NW CORNER OF SW 1/4, E 24 4/15 RODS, S 130 FT, W 24 4/15 RODS, N 130 FT TO BEG, EXCEPT W 50 FT FOR HWY. SEC.25, T4N,R4W, ONEIDA TWP

The taxes on bill will be used for governmental operations for the following fiscal year(s): OPERATING FISCAL YEARS

Total Tax

4.98 498.83

11.20960

School: Twn/Cty: County:

JUN 30, 2012 - JUL 1, 2011 DEC 31, 2011 - JAN 1, 2011 SEP 30, 2012 - OCT 1, 2011

TOTAL AMOUNT DUE Administration Fee

503.81

Does NOT affect when the tax is due or its amount - State:

Please detach along perforation. Keep the top portion.

Mort Code

PLEASE RETURN THIS PORTION WITH PAYMENT. THANK YOU. Bill #

Pay this tax to:

This tax is due by:

01/01/0001

(517) 622-8078 GRAND LEDGE, MI 48837-9448 11041 ONEIDA RD RICHARD P PALERMO,TREASURER

additional interest and fees apply 01/01/0001 After

Summer 2020

030-025-300-010-00 Tax for Prop #:

TAXPAYER NOTE: Is your name & mailing address correct? If not, please make corrections below. Thank You.

Make Check Payable To: RICHARD P PALERMO,TREASURER

503.81

TOTAL AMOUNT DUE:

9416 HARTEL RD Property Addr:

Amount Remitted:

CHARLOTTE MI 48813 1045 INDEPENDENCE BLVD EATON COUNTY TREASURER To:

John W. Bippus 800-686-6416 jbippus@bippususa.com

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