Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm — Auction Site: "The Neely" - 710 East 1st Street, Rome, GA
3 Story Building located at 336 Broad St in the Heart of Downtown Rome
This property is being offered as a Whole
All Utilities – Double Road Frontage – Incredible Investment Opportunity
AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: Here we have yet another historic building located in Downtown Rome, Ga. Fun fact: “The Masonic Temple Building was constructed in 1877 by Cherokee Masonic Lodge No.66. It was actually the second Temple built on this site, the original was burned by Union Soldiers.” This property is within walking/biking distance to every major downtown venue, church, financial institution, and government entity. The current ownership has contracted with Dempsey Auction to sell to the highest bidder, at auction, this incredible property. DO NOT miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase Historic Downtown property at the Right Price – Your Price!!!
INSPECTION: This building is leased and out of respect for the tenants, it will be shown by Appointment Only.
SALE SITE: Auction Site: “The Neely” – 710 East 1st Street, Rome, GA.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Real Estate-10% Buyer’s Premium. 10% down on sale day with the balance due upon closing on or before 30 days from sale day, OR Owner Financing is available! Contact our office for detailed financing terms.
CO-BROKERAGE: Dempsey Auction is proud to be working in conjunction with Jimmy Byars at Hardy Realty – 706.506.9051 or [email protected].
We welcome client referrals at this auction, please contact our office or download the referral form above (Coming soon!).
For plats, brochures or further sales information on this auction, call us by name @ 1.800.DEMPSEY (800.336.7739).
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Real Estate of Rome, LLC
336 Broad Street
Rome, Floyd County, GA
These “Terms and Conditions” supersede all other printed and oral statements and will be attached to and become a part of the Real Estate Sales Contract as Exhibit “B”, which will prevail over this document and any other agreement between the buyer and seller.
CONDITIONS OF SALE: Dempsey Auction Company (Auctioneer/Broker) has entered into a contract with Real estate of Rome, LLC (Sellers), to offer, at AUCTION, 336 Broad Street, Rome, GA, Floyd County Tax Parcel #J14C 103.
All property, real and personal, is selling “AS IS, WHERE IS” and being conveyed by Seller as provided for below. It is offered for sale and sold “AS IS and WITH ALL FAULTS, IF ANY” without representation or warranty of any kind as to their condition. No warranties, either statutory or otherwise, expressed or implied, including those as to the fitness for a particular use or purpose, habitability, merchantability, or environmental condition including, but not limited to, any hazardous substances, hazardous waste, petroleum or petroleum by-products (collectively Hazardous Materials), concerning the property are given by the Auctioneer or Seller. Neither the Auction Company nor the Seller makes any representation concerning the property whatsoever. All bidders acknowledge and agree by their participation in the Auction, that he/she has inspected the Property and is not relying on any warranty or representation of the Seller, Auctioneer or any agent thereof.
We require all bidders register and obtain a bid number in order to participate in the bidding process. All decisions of the Auctioneer will be final, including the increments of bidding, disputes among bidders, or any other issues that might arise before, during or after the auction.
The Seller has the right, at their sole discretion; to add or withdraw all or any portion of the property before the auction on Thursday, December 9th @ 2:00pm. This property is selling Subject to Owner Confirmation reserving the right to hold all offers open until Monday, December 13th @ 5:00pm
RESERVATIONS & RESTRICTIONS: The real estate will be sold subject to all Restrictions, Public Utilities, Encroachments, Zoning Ordinances, Easements, Floyd County Regulations, Protective Covenants, any Existing Right of Ways, and all other matters now of record. Property is zoned C-B-C
TERMS: 10% down on sale day with balance due on or before 30 days from sale date; or with an additional 20% down payment at closing, the balance to be financed for a 7-year period @ 5% interest with Interest Only for 83 payments and the balance of the note due on the 84th payment. The loan to be secured by the above-mentioned property with a personal guarantee with NO Pre-Payment penalty. The OF terms are subject to owner approval.
PAYMENT: A 10% Buyer’s Premium on Real Estate will be added to the Bid Price on all real estate today to arrive at the final purchase price. The purchaser will be required to sign the Real Estate Sales Contract and pay a non-refundable earnest money deposit equal to 10% of the final purchase price immediately following the Auction. This deposit will be held in a non-interest-bearing escrow account under the control of Dempsey Auction Co. No disbursements will be made from this escrow account until closing or otherwise in accordance with this agreement. In the event the purchaser fails to close and pay his/her balance when due, the deposit may be retained by the Seller and Auctioneer as liquidated damages in addition to any other remedies available to the Seller and Auctioneer.
ONLINE PURCHASERS’ PAYMENT: At the close of the auction, successful bidders will be emailed the contract package to execute and return to Dempsey Auction Co. Successful bidders will deposit 10% of the Contract Price as earnest money in the form of cashier’s check or bank wire transfer with Dempsey Auction Co within 24 hours of receipt of the contract package. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing as stipulated in the “Terms and Conditions”. Purchaser shall be responsible for all wire transfer fees. Successful high bidders not executing and returning their contract with earnest money deposit within 24 hours of receipt will be considered in default and subject to an Administrative Fee (as defined below). All Administrative Fees are non-refundable.
DEFAULT: In the event a winning bidder fails to submit the signed “Sales Contract” and deposit earnest money as provided in the pre-stipulated Terms and Conditions, the winning bidder will be charged an administrative fee of $2,500 on the credit card provided at auction registration. Additional default remedies at law and in equity are reserved by Dempsey Auction Co and the Sellers and provided in the Terms and Condition and the Sales Contract.
SURVEY: No surveys we performed for his auction. The property is being conveyed by legal description contained within the actual deed of record in DB 1995, PG 998 in Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Floyd County.
CLOSING: Closing shall take place within 30 days from sale date, or on a date mutually agreed upon by the Seller and Purchaser(s) in writing. The closing attorney is Mr. Scott Smith with McRae Smith Peek in Rome. We encourage you to contact Mr. Smith’s office as soon as possible to discuss the closing – 706.291.6223.
CLOSING COSTS: The Seller will provide a Limited Warranty Deed at closing. Good and Marketable Title is guaranteed; and if the Seller is unable to convey clear title to the property, the Purchaser(s) Earnest money deposit will be returned.
All other costs including, but not limited to, Attorney’s Closing Fees, Recording and Handling Fees, Deed Transfer Taxes, Title Search, Title Insurance, Loan Origination Fees, etc., will be at the Purchaser’s expense.
POSSESSION: Purchaser(s) will be granted possession of real estate at closing, on or before January 8, 2022
TAXES: The Real Estate property taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Any additional taxes assessed resulting from the change of use by the purchaser will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
AGENCY: In accordance to the Georgia Agency Disclosure Law, BRRETA Act Section 19-6A-5, Dempsey Auction Company is acting as agent for the seller only in this transaction and is to be paid a fee pursuant to a separate written agreement between seller and the auctioneer. The auctioneer is not acting as an agent for the purchaser in this transaction. Any third-party broker is not a sub-agent of the auctioneer.
BUYER’S NOTE: Dempsey Auction Company and the Seller reserve the right to amend any terms of conditions of the auction by announcing such amendments prior to or during the auction. All information published, announced or contained herein was derived from sources believed to be correct; however, it is not guaranteed by the Seller or the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer makes no warranty or guarantee as to the correctness and completeness of any information. Personal on-site inspection of the property is recommended. The failure of any bidder to inspect, or to be fully informed as to the condition of the property, will not constitute grounds for any claim or demand for adjustment or withdrawal of bid, offer, or earnest money after its opening tender. Any and all announcements made from the auction stand take precedence over all other verbal, printed, announced and/or distributed information.
METHOD of SALE: Dempsey Auction reserves the right to offer the property any way we see for to obtain the SELLER the most money.
In accordance with BRRETA Act Section 19-6A-5, Dempsey Auction Company is the “Listing Agent and Selling Agent of the Seller”, and our fiduciary duties of loyalty and faithfulness are owed to the Seller.
NOTE: This auction is being recorded by audio in its entirety for legal purposes.
I have received, read, understand and agree to the information in these “Terms and Conditions” which will become a part of the sales contract and will hereafter be Exhibit “B”.