FORECLOSURE SALE DATE:   TO BE DETERMINED EARLY 2015

TIME:      9:00AM

PLACE:    OKANOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HEARING ROOM,
               123 FIFTH AVE N., OKANOGAN, WA  98840


THIS SALE IS BY PUBLIC AUCTION ONLY: All sales will be made by auction to the highest and best bidder for cash. Only cash or Cashier’s Checks made payable to Okanogan County Treasurer for the full amount of the highest and best bid plus and additional $83.00 Affidavit and Processing fee will be accepted.

NOTE: The parcels are offered on a “Where Is” and “As Is” basis and the County makes no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, nor any guarantee of warranty, expressed or implied, as to the condition of the title or any property, nor the physical condition of any property or it’s fitness for any use or purposes. Bidders are further advised that certain properties may be subject to easements or use restrictions set forth in the covenants, rights, and restrictions of certain plats, as well as any zoning and other land use controls.

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TERMS OF SALE

1.  All sales will be made by auction to the highest and best bidder for Cash.  Only Cash Money, Certified Check, or Cashier’s Check made payable to Okanogan County Treasurer for the full amount of the highest and best bid equal to the minimum bid will be accepted. The amount paid must also include $83.00 for Deed and Recording Fee.

2.  Bids must be made in increments of no less than $100.00 in even dollar amounts.

3.  After the close of bidding on the last parcel, the sale will be recessed for ninety (90) minutes, or the time announced by the auctioneer. To allow time for the high bidders to pay the Cashier in room #201 of the County Treasurer’s Office, for the respective parcel(s) on which they were high bidders in CASH MONEY, CASHIER’S CHECK, OR CERTIFIED CHECK made payable to Okanogan County Treasurer.  Any parcel which is not paid for as specified during this time will be reoffered for bidding according to the same terms and provisions after the recess.

*The defaulting bidder will be excluded from all bidding and his previous bids will be deemed rejected.

4.  The parcels are offered on a “Where is” and “As is” basis, and the County makes no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, nor any guarantee of warranty, expressed or implied, as to the condition of title or any property, nor the physical condition of any property or its fitness for any use or purposes.  Bidders are further advised that certain properties may be subject to easements or use restrictions set forth in the Covenants, Rights, and Restrictions of certain plats, as well as in zoning and other land use controls.  Certain parcels are designated as “Open Space,” “Open Area,” permanent “Open Area,” “Common Area,” or similar designations, and are subject to open space restrictions which include, but are not limited to, prohibitions on placing improvements on such parcels.  It shall be the buyer’s responsibility to make this determination.  Any parcel purchased with an open space classification and is not going to be continued may be subject to open space removal taxes and penalties.  Contact the Okanogan County Assessor’s office for an estimate of the removal penalties.

5.  No one claiming any right, title, interest, or estate in the property may redeem at this time or hereafter; EXCEPT, the real property of any minor or insane person may be redeemed at any time within three years after the date of the Tax Deed.

6.  No County employee or officer, or person who is an immediate family member of and residing with a County employee, may bid at the sale, nor may such person bid as an agent or allow any agent to bid on their behalf.

7.  These sales may be subject to special assessment liens of other taxing districts and competing federal liens not extinguished by this sale or homeowners associations, whether known or unknown.  City LID liens, where known will be announced.  This Sale is also subject to easements of record.

8.  Any proceeds from any sale in excess of the minimum bid will be held by the County Treasurer for three (3) years, to be refunded upon proper application of claim by the record owner.

9.  If you are the successful bidder on any parcel, list your name, address, and zip code exactly as it should appear on your receipt and Deed with my assistant.

10.  2015 First Half taxes are delinquent on May 1, 2015.  You will be mailed a current 2015 Tax Statement on February 15, 2015, for any parcels you purchase at the Name and Address provided for on the Tax Deed.  If you have not received a 2015 statement by March 1, 2015, contact our office at (509) 422-7180.

11.  A Treasurer’s Tax Deed will be issued within thirty (30) days of the sale, recorded with the County Auditor, and mailed to the purchaser.

 

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