IMPORTANT INFORMATION / PLEASE READ BEFORE BIDDING.
GENERAL TERMS OF THE PERSONAL PROPERTY AUCTION
ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD ’AS-IS’ and ALL SALES ARE FINAL: Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. has put forth every effort in preparing the catalog for this auction to provide accurate descriptions.
Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. Printed statements or descriptions by staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. In no event shall Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value. Bidders who bid from off-site understand and acknowledge that they may not be able to inspect an item as well as if they examined it in person. Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the description of the merchandise. Bidder agrees that everything is sold as is and that they may not return any item they purchase.
Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. provides ample opportunity for an inspection. Items are located at a respective jeweler’s business in Grenada, MS. Please call so we can arrange an appointment for you at the designated location.
PAYMENT and REMOVAL TERMS:
If you are picking up at the location site, check or cash is preferred at removal. Please let us know during the bidding process how you are paying. All accounts must be settled at the conclusion of the auction. We request Payment made in full at the end of the auction or on removal day(s). We also accept Cashier's Checks, Wire Transfer, Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Discover. No credit card charge backs allowed. Bidders are charged a 13% Buyers Fee (3% CHECK OR CASH DISCOUNT). MS 7% SALES TAX is CHARGED, UNLESS a resale tax permit number is on file with Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc.
DECLINED CREDIT CARDS or RETURNED CHECKS:
Any bidders with credit cards declined on reconciliation day or who write us an insufficient check are black-flagged from our system.
Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. will only take a check from established customers. If you are a first time buyer or unknown to our company, please bring cash or a certified check at removal.
Arrangements for removal or shipping must be made prior to the end of the sale. It is the buyers' responsibility to check the entire lot contents before removing from the premises in the presence of a Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. employee. We will not be held responsible for damaged or missing pieces once the package is in possession of the bidder. It is your responsibility to review your purchases and their condition.
Removal Dates: July 23 - 25, 2014 TAR Office Hours are 8:30 - 5:00 pm
Items will be located at our facility after the auction. Shipping will be available in regard to the jewelry at buyer's expense.
ITEMS NOT PICKED UP:
Any item not picked up on the day(s) of removal, will automatically be charged to your credit card. If items are not picked up, you must contact us (662-226-2080). Items are held for 7 days at a $10.00 charge per day. If you have a large amount, other charges may apply. In addition to the storage fee, the buyer is also responsible for paying labor costs to prepare your items for removal. If items are not picked up within 7 days of removal day, all items left become the sole property of Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. & no refund is given. No leniency in regard to this policy! If buyer does not pick up items or make payments up to date on merchandise, the buyer is flagged for all MarkNet auctions. This includes all auction companies that are a part of the MarknetAlliance Organization www.marknetalliance.com. This means, you will not be able to bid on any online auction of auction companies associated with Marknet Alliance.
The auction company through the United States Postal Service or United Parcel Service can arrange packing and shipping. Packing and shipping cost are the responsibility of the buyer and includes not only postage but labor and handling charges. All items are insured for the purchase price.
MISSING ITEMS/ PROBLEMS IN REGARD TO ITEMS:
We document the contents of each package. We are not responsible for missing items. If we have missed an item in your shipment our documentation will show that. Please notify us within 2 business days of receiving the package if you think something is not included. If our documentation shows it was not packed we will forward immediately at our cost. We are not responsible for boxes opened by anyone other than the owner. Please check the entire box and packaging for contents. DO NOT discard the original shipping box and packaging if you think something is missing. ALSO, if you see a problem with any item received, please notify us within 2 business days of receiving the package to address the particular issue. No claim is responded to after 2 days.
BIDDING TERMS AND BID ACCEPTANCE:
All bids are subject to acceptance by the AUCTIONEER/AUCTION COMPANY.
In order to better serve our customers, all bidders must provide their name, address, daytime phone number or cell number, and email address at which they can be contacted. Credit card and Driver’s License Information is required at registration also. This is to insure good communication between Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. and the bidder throughout any transactions. Each bidder's identity will be verified. Bidding rights are provisional, and if complete verification is not possible, Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated.
Our on-line auctions move quickly! If you are interested in bidding, bid quickly, especially at the close of the bidding time. The bidding software will notify bidders by email when they have been outbid. Bidders may also find out if they have been outbid by refreshing the individual lot information or the entire screen. Due to varying internet connections/ speed, please place a max bid or constantly monitor the auction at close of bidding. Sometimes email notifications can be delayed. If you win you will be notified by email. It is recommended that you watch the auction at the extended bidding time session to make sure you are the high bidder.
By placing a bid, you agree to all of the terms and conditions which may be set forth by each individual auction company and expressly acknowledge and affirm that you have read and are familiar with the terms and conditions of each individual auction company as well as each terms and conditions of each individual auction. The Auctioneer/ Auction Company have the sole discretion to advance the bidding and may reject any and all bids which in the Auctioneers sole discretion does not advance and/or injurious to the auction, including but not limited to minimal suspicious and/or suspect advances. The Auctioneer shall have sole discretion in deciding the successful bidder in the event of a bidding dispute. By placing a bid, you acknowledge that your bid is a legally binding offer to purchase the item or property being auctioned. Times shall be of the essence. Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. reserves the right to withdraw or re-catalog items in this auction. Auction company employees may bid on auction items for personal consumption. Winning high bidders are notified by email when all items in the auction have closed. Bidders are responsible for checking their email to receive notification that they have won a lot(s).
Auction End Times and Extended Bidding:
All online auctions are timed events and bidding will close at that specified time unless bidding is placed in the last 5 minutes. Our online Auctions have an auto extend feature of 5 minutes. Any bid placed on any lot in the final 5 minutes of an auction, the auction ending time will automatically extend 5 minutes from the time the bid was placed. This extension will apply to all lots. Inactive lots will not drop off and others may decide to bid on any lot at any time during the extension. Example: If an auction scheduled to close at 6:00 pm receives a bid at 5:58, the close time will automatically extend to 6:03. The auto-extend feature remains active until no further bids are received within the 5 minute time frame. Again, this feature will extend the bidding on all lots until all activity ceases.
Internet bidders who desire to make certain their bids are acknowledged should use the internet bidding feature and leave their maximum bid. When you bid your max, the current bid price does not automatically go to your max bid. Someone else has to bid to increase the current price and the computer will automatically bid up to your max in the increments specified.
REFRESH YOU SCREEN:
Please remember to REFRESH your screen to find out if you have been outbid. To refresh your screen, you need to click on `RESET CATALOG` or REFRESH ALL for the whole page to refresh or use the refresh button on your browser. This is most important at the end of the auction. Please call with any questions 662-226-2080. YOU MUST REFRESH THE SCREEN TO KEEP THE TIME ACCURATE.
TECHNICAL SOFTWARE ISSUES:
NEITHER THE COMPANY PROVIDING THE SOFTWARE NOR THE AUCTION COMPANY SHALL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR A MISSED BID OR THE FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE TO FUNCTION PROPERLY FOR ANY REASON. Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. is providing online bidding as a service to Bidder. Bidder acknowledges and understands that this service may or may not function correctly the day of the auction. Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. or anyone else if the internet service fails to work correctly. Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. will not be responsible for any missed bids from any source.
Time Increase or Decrease:
In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software or any other online auction-related technologies, Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc., reserve the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding or increase of decrease the extended time amount at the end of the auction.
Buyer and or bidder agrees that Taylor Auction and Realty, Inc. is a representative of the Seller and agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. and its Agents, Owner, Directors, Employees and its Representatives from any and all claims, demands, expenses, damages which bidder/buyer may claim on account of or any way growing out of said auction and to look solely to the Seller for any remedy demanded.
SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE VENUE & JURISDICTION OF ALL DISPUTES:
Any and all claims, including debt collection and all other disputes of any kind, nature, or character whatsoever arising from this auction sale shall be brought in the appropriate court of Grenada County, Mississippi, and shall be governed by the laws of the State of Mississippi; Seller, Bidder and Buyer each individually and collectively by virtue of participating in the Auction conducted by Taylor Auction and Realty, Inc. do hereby irrevocably agree to submit themselves and any claims to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Grenada County, Mississippi, and the laws of the State of Mississippi, which shall be the sole venue and jurisdiction for the resolution of any claims between them and Taylor Auction and Realty, Inc. regardless of the nature or location
Bidder acknowledges that no relationship of any nature or type, agent, employee, independent contractor or otherwise is created between bidder and auctioneer, affiliated auction companies, affiliated software companies and/or any servant, agent or employee of the same by bidder’s participation in this auction. Bidder acknowledges and agrees that Auctioneer is acting solely as the agent for the seller in this auction.
Bidder responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Bidders agree to keep their username and password confidential, as they are responsible for ANY and ALL activity involving their account. When using the web site you must obey any and all local state and federal laws. Violations will result in termination of web site use privileges. Auction company employees and/or auction company may bid on auction for absentee bidders or at the direction of interested bidders.
Guaranty Agreement in regard to bidding for a business entity: By submitting a bid in the name of a business entity or corporation, the individual submitting the bid enters into a guaranty agreement whereby he or she personally guarantees payment to Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc. and completion of the transaction.
By bidding on any item, the bidder shows acceptance of the terms of the auction.
Benny Taylor CAI AARE CAGA
Taylor Auction & Realty, Inc.
INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE