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Bid History for Fire spotting tower
Auction Start Date: 01/14/14 9:13 AM ET
Auction End Date: 01/28/14 9:13 AM ET
Asset ID: 12   Number of Bids: 39

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Fire spotting tower
Auction Closed
High Bidder: p*******d
Sold Amount: $8,300.00
Admin Fee ( 7.50% ): $622.50
Total Price: $8,922.50
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Condition Category
Used/See Description Towers -- Water/Fire/Transmission
Condition Category
Used/See Description Towers -- Water/Fire/Transmission
99' 9" tower used for fire spotting. Tower is galvanized steel and was installed in 1935. Has a 8' x 8' (approx) one room house on the top. Windows have been broken out of the house. Steps are wood and are not safe to climb. The tower is sitting on approx 9/10 of an acre of land the sale is for the tower and the land. the sucessfull bidder will be required to pay all attorney fees for the transfer of the deed to the new owner. The tower and land is sold as is.

Seller added the following information on 1/16/2014 9:40 AM:
The tower is located 1/2 mile North of thie address: 12883 NC Hwy 41 North, Lumberton, NC 28358

Seller added the following information on 1/16/2014 9:15 PM:
If you open the attached pdf file and look at track number 07120201411 0.92 you will be looking at the tower property.
Additional Info:
Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: will you sell the land and tower together? (12/16/13 6:16 PM)
A: At this time the board is trying to sell the tower separate. (12/17/13 11:38 AM)
Q: it says the land and tower are for sale is this not the case ? (1/14/14 1:32 PM)
A: Land and tower are for sale as one unit (1/14/14 1:44 PM)
Q: What is the address of the tower location, or roughly where is it? The address listed is for the fire station and I did not see a tower there. Is there a service road that goes to the tower location or is it landlocked. (1/14/14 2:37 PM)
A: I will try to get a gps location tonight and post it (1/15/14 3:48 PM)
Q: Will owner have access to state Rd? Do you have a land map? (1/14/14 7:12 PM)
A: The land has road frontage to NC Hwy 41 north (1/15/14 3:47 PM)
Q: how much do you think lawyer fees and transfer fees would be.thankyou (1/14/14 7:34 PM)
A: I really do not say and would hat to even guess (1/15/14 3:46 PM)
Q: When I go to Google Maps, I cannot locate the Street View of the Tower. Do you have a more accurate GPS address? (1/15/14 1:40 AM)
A: I do not have and address I will try to put a gps link to the site tonight (1/15/14 3:47 PM)
Q: Just to be perfectly clear... Under payment you list "The Buyer’s Certificate will contain information to schedule payment & removal." If the auction is for the tower *and* the land, then the tower does not have to be removed, correct? (1/24/14 7:23 PM)
A: That is correct if you win the bud the land and the tower is yours and you can do whatever you wish with it as far as East Howellsville Fire Department is concerned. (1/27/14 5:47 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
Seller Name East Howellsville Volunteer Fire Department, NC
Asset Contact (Phone: 910-740-0861)
Asset Location 1000 Pridgen Rd
Lumberton, North Carolina 28358
Map to this location
Inspection: Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding. Inspection is by appointment only. Please contact see the Contact above to schedule an inspection.

The Buyer’s Certificate will contain information to schedule payment & removal. Payment in full is due not later than five (5) business days from the time and date of the Buyer’s Certificate. Acceptable forms of payment are: U. S. Currency, Certified Cashiers Check, Money Order, or a Company Check (with Bank Letter guaranteeing funds – mandatory)

Checks shall be made payable to: East Howellsville Volunteer Fire Department

Additional FeesAdditional Fees
Administrative Fee: 7.50%
Property may be removed by appointment only. All items must be removed within ten (10) business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyer’s Certificate.

The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. A daily storage fee of $10.00 may be charged for any item not removed within the 10 business days allowed and stated on the Buyer’s Certificate.

Special InstructionsSpecial Instructions
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Guaranty Waiver. All property is offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS.” (Seller) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.

Description Warranty. Seller warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for misdescription must be made prior to removal of the property. If Seller confirms that the property does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the property and refund any money paid. The liability of the seller shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property.

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