IMPORTANT PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS:
All payments for this auction must be received no later than 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Payment should be sent overnight payable to Rene' Bates Auctioneers, Inc. in the form of a cashier's check or money order to:
Rene' Bates Auctioneers, Inc.
Attention: Payment Dept.
4660 County Road 1006
McKinney, Texas 75071
All payments totaling over $10,000.00 MUST be paid with a single cashier’s check or via wire transfer. (The wire transfer fee will be waived. You will need to contact our office for wire transfer instructions.)
If you want to pay in person you may visit our branch located at 2414 W. University, Ste. 122-A, McKinney, Texas 75071 between the hours of 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
PLEASE INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR INVOICE WITH YOUR PAYMENT. If we do not receive payment by the due date, your account will be temporarily deactivated pending receipt of payment.
NOTE: ALL BIDDERS WILL BE CHARGED APPLICABLE SALES TAX. IF YOU ARE A NON-RESIDENT DEALER (THIS MEANS YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA) YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AND SIGN AN "EVIDENCE OF AUTHORITY TO BUSINESS" STATEMENT WHICH WILL BE PRINTED ON YOUR INVOICE. YOU WILL NEED TO SIGN & RETURN YOUR INVOICE ALONG WITH EVIDENCE OF AUTHORITY TO DO BUSINESS IN YOUR HOME STATE. The most common form Evidence of Authority to do business is a copy of your sales tax registration number or occupational license number. Please note that the company name listed on the Evidence of Authority must match your registered bidder name.
REMOVAL: Removal dates will be April 17 through April 21 (Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. All materials, equipment and/or vehicles sold must be removed by April 21, 2017. THE CITY OF HOMESTEAD WILL NOT PROVIDE ANY EQUIPMENT (SUCH AS A FORKLIFT OR LOADER) FOR REMOVAL OF VEHICLES, EQUIPMENT, OR MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. BUYER MUST SUPPLY HIS OWN PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT FOR REMOVAL. YOU MUST HAVE A COPY OF THE PAID RECEIPT TO PICK UP ITEMS. Any item not removed by April 21, 2017 will revert back to the City of Homestead and they may dispose of the item as they see fit. NO REFUNDS.
CITY OF HOMESTEAD REQUIRES THAT YOU REMOVE ALL OF YOUR ITEMS IN ONE TRIP. All Lots purchased must be removed in their entirety. Items abandoned or not picked up without written authorization from the City of Homestead MAY result in the loss of future bidding privileges in City of Homestead auctions.
LOCATION: 450 SE 6th Avenue, Homestead, Florida 33030
Contact: Veronica Sanchez at (305) 224-4632
If you are sending a third party person "transportation service, movers, or an individual" to pick up the items they MUST have a copy of the PAID RECEIPT, a letter authorizing them to pick up your items and a valid Driver's License or they will not be allowed to take any items.
The Seller DOES NOT provide transportation or loading services for buyers to remove their merchandise. Any and all methods of lifting, towing, and hauling, as well as all other methods or requirements for the removal and transport of the materials, equipment and/or vehicles, is the sole responsibility of the buyer. The ownership of any and all items not removed by the final day of removal will revert back to the Seller and they may re-sell or dispose of the property as they see fit.
Thank you for bidding!
NOTE: The City of Homestead, Florida DOES NOT provide transportation or loading services for buyers to remove their merchandise. Any and all methods of lifting, towing, and hauling, as well as all other methods or requirements for the removal and transport of the materials, equipment and/or vehicles, is the sole responsibility of the buyer. TAGS - The City of Homestead, Florida does not provide temporary tags for vehicles. TAXES - All sales are subject to local sales tax laws. All sales are taxable unless buyer presents a valid sales tax exemption certificate prior to the scheduled auction or at the time of final payment. Any chartered nonprofit religious, charitable, scientific or educational institution, governmental agency or other nonprofit organization must provide a copy of their certificate of exemption, for our records, to be exempt from paying taxes. False numbers will be reported to the State of Florida. IMPORTANT AUCTION INFORMATION - No changes to price or quantity can be made by anyone but the auctioneer, and at that time only. In any dispute over price, quantity or between bidders, the auctioneer reserves the right to settle any and all disputes and his decision shall be final. Announcements made by the auctioneer on the day of the sale take precedence over any printed matter pertaining to this auction. DESPITE OUR EFFORTS TO AVOID WITHDRAWAL OF ITEMS FROM THE SALE LIST AFTER THEY ARE ADVERTISED, IT MAY SOMETIMES BE NECESSARY; THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DO SO. Verbal information provided for any auction item does not constitute a warranty or a guarantee, nor will such information supersede the following information: Representatives of the owner will advise, TO THE BEST OF THEIR KNOWLEDGE, as to the condition of the equipment when requested to do so. All descriptions of items in this sale are believed to be correct, but no warranty as such is either intended or implied. Bidders are responsible for closely checking each item. Purchaser must understand that he/she is buying the property entirely upon his/her own examination or opinion. EACH LOT IS SOLD AS-IS, WHERE-IS, AND WITH ALL FAULTS AND DEFECTS THEREIN. The item purchased immediately becomes the responsibility of the purchaser at the time it is "knocked down" by the auctioneer. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS OF USE EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ON ANY ITEM SOLD. THE ITEM (S) DELIVERED PURSUANT TO THE BILL OF SALE ARE SOLD "AS-IS." ANY REFERENCE AS TO SIZE, QUALITY, CAPACITY OR GRADE IS FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES ONLY, AND NOT A WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO CONDITION, QUALITY, CAPACITY OR PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY OF THE ITEM(S). THE CITY OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA, THE "OWNER", DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ARISING OUT OF ANY COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR TRADE. OWNER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE ITEM(S) SOLD SHALL BE DELIVERED FREE OF THE RIGHTFUL CLAIM OF ANY THIRD PARTY BY WAY OF PATENT OR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR THE LIKE. Buyer acknowledges that Owner has provided the opportunity for inspection of the item(s) before purchasing them and that if the buyer has or has not so inspected the item(s); the buyer does so at their sole discretion. Buyer acknowledges that its decision to purchase the item(s) is entirely its own and that it has not relied on any representation or warranty made by an officer or an agent of Owner or René Bates Auctioneers, Inc. in deciding to purchase the item(s). Buyer assumes all risk and liability whatsoever resulting from the use of the items(s) sold hereunder whether singly or in combination with any other property and whether or not used by the buyer or any other property and whether or not used by the buyer or any other person or entity, including those who may purchase any of such item(s) from buyer, and buyer shall defend, indemnify and save harmless Owner and Auctioneer from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, attorney's fees or expense, of whatever nature or character arising out of or occasioned by any claim or any suit for damages, on account of injury to or the death of any person or damage to any property resulting from the use of the item(s) sold hereunder, no matter who may be using the item(s) at the time of injury or damages occur. THE CITY OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ALL OR ANY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT FROM SALE WHETHER LISTED ON THE INTERNET AUCTION SITE OR PICTURED IN A BROCHURE.