Purchaser may also be subject to other rules and regulations under Part 201 of the NREPA.


The new owner will be responsible for the current year summer and winter taxes including any penalties and fees that become due and payable since the foreclosure hearing circuit court date without any prorating to the seller. (This includes all property taxes that became due and payable after February 14, 2023). The 2023 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 2023 summer taxes at the township or city in which the property is located. The village will collect village taxes until September 14, 2023. After September 14, 2023, the county treasurer will collect village taxes. All property taxes that become due and payable after the foreclosure will be the responsibility of the purchaser.


No purchaser should take physical possession of any property upon sale until a deed has been executed and delivered to the purchaser. No activities should be conducted on the site other than a baseline environmental assessment for p roperties characterized as a “facility” pursuant to Part 201 of NREPA. With written consent of the Treasurer only, steps may be arranged to secure vacant structures against entry. The purchaser is responsible for obtaining insurance for occupied property. Buyers will be responsible for all procedures and legal requirements for conducting evictions. Additionally, buyers are responsible for contacting local units of government to prevent possible demolition of structures situated on parcels .


The purchaser accepts the premises in its present “as is” condition, and releases the Treasurer , Eaton County, and employees and agents from all liability whatsoever 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. A person who acquires property that is contaminated (a “facility” pursuant to Section 20101(1)(1) of the NREPA, 1994 PA 451, as amended) as a result of release(s) of a hazardous substance(s) may become liable for all costs of cleaning up the property and any other properties impacted by the release(s). Liability may be imposed upon the person acquiring the property even in the absence of any personal responsibility for, or knowledge of, the release. Protection from such liability may be obtained by conducting a Baseline Environmental Assessment


ECT09082017 (REV. 06-16-2023)

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