Starts: 05/23/18 12:00 AM MDT
Ends: 06/25/18 7:00 PM MDT
Location: , Molt, MT 59057
Your Opportunity To Bid On 2 Tracts Of Farm-Grass Acreages
15 Miles West Of Billings & 3 1/2 Miles South Of Molt
TRACT 1 • 320 Acres, alfalfa-grass mixed
TRACT 2 • 160 Acres, alfala-grass mixed
Tract 2 adjoins State land to the South
Both Tracts Have -
Yellowstone Valley Power
Fences on 3 side
Seeded to alfalfa & grass mix
Wells In The Vicinity
Views of 4 Mountain Ranges
Deer & Antelope
Special Interest Note: If buyer(s) close on or before July 9 - buyer(s) receives hay crop, if property closes after July 9 - Seller retains crop.
For Inspection Drive On Your Own And For Questions, Please Call Merton or Wade (406) 652-2266
Driver Directions: From Billings Rimrock Road & 54th Street - West on Hwy 302 (towards Molt) for 15 miles, South 3/4 mile on Molt-Columbus Rd, continue South 2 3/4 mile on Coles Road. Watch For Signs
NOTE: Bidder’s must download "BID CERTIFICATION" form, sign and email or fax return to MUSSER BROS before bidding privileges are granted.
Driving Directions: From Billings Rimrock Road & 54th Street - West on Hwy 302 (towards Molt) for 15 miles, South 3/4 mile on Molt-Columbus Rd, continue South 2 3/4 mile on Coles Road. Watch For Signs
By participating in this auction the bidder agrees to the following terms and conditions:
NOMINAL OPENING BID: $250 Per Acre x 160 Or 320
THIS IS AN ONLINE ONLY AUCTION: If you prefer to turn in a bid in person, please call the office at (406) 652-2266 to make arrangements.
BIDDER REGISTRATION: Bidders must register online with Auctioneer prior to bidding on the Property with credit card verification. Bidders must download the Bid Certification form, sign and email or fax to Musser Bros, once the Bid Certification form is received Musser Bros will grant bidding privileges.
BUYER’S PREMIUM: There will be a Five Percent (5%) Buyer’s Premium added to the winning bid price to arrive at the total contract price to be paid by the Buyer.
PROCEDURE: The property will be offered in (2) individual tracts. This will be Online Only Bidding forum with increments as determined by the Auctioneer. Bidding starts at the nominal Opening Bid indicated and is open to the public. The Auctioneer is the sole arbiter and controller of the conduct of the auction and shall be the final and absolute authority without liability to any party.
AUCTION ENDING: Beginning at the stated closing time, the auction software will conclude bidding for the auction lot with the following exception: if a bid is placed in the last 10 minutes remaining for that auction lot, bidding for that lot will remain open for an additional 10 minutes or until 10 minutes pass without a bid increase.
OUTBID NOTIFICATION: Until the auction begins to close, the bidding software will notify bidders by email when they have been outbid.
ACCEPTANCE OF BID PRICE: ACCEPTANCE OF FINAL BID PRICE IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE SELLER. The Seller reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Purchaser acknowledges that he/she is irrevocably bound to the terms of this Purchase Agreement for 72 hour period following the auction close, allowing Auctioneer to secure Seller acceptance of the Purchase Agreement.
AGREEMENT OF PURCHASE AND SALE: The Purchaser shall execute an Agreement of Purchase and Sale, in the form provided by the auctioneer, without modification, by June 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm MDT after being declared the high bidder, at Musser Bros, Inc office in Billings, MT.
EARNEST MONEY: The Purchaser shall pay an amount equal to 10% of the total contract sales price when executing the agreement of purchase and sale. The balance of funds will be due in full at the time of closing on or before JULY 26, 2018, at Stillwater Abstract & Title Co, Inc in Columbus, MT.
NO CONTINGENCIES: YOUR BIDDING IS NOT CONDITIONAL UPON FINANCING, SO BE SURE YOU HAVE ARRANGED FINANCING, IF NEEDED, OR ARE CAPABLE OF PAYING CASH AT CLOSING. PURCHASER IS REQUIRED TO CLOSE BY JULY 26, 2018, OR PURCHASER WILL FORFEIT ALL OF HIS EARNEST MONEY DEPOSIT TO SELLER.
ESCROW AGENT: The deposit, earnest and purchase monies in respect of the property shall be paid to and deposited with Stillwater Abstract & Title Co, Inc in Columbus, MT
DEED: Seller shall provide a warranty deed.
CLOSING: The balance of the purchase price shall be paid at or before closing. Closing shall take place on or before 4:00 PM MDT on July 26th, 2018. The Escrow Agent will schedule and conduct closing.
CROP: If Buyer(s) close on or before July 9th - Buyer(s) receives hay crop, if property closes after July 9th - Seller retains crop. Closing Agent Fee will be shared equally between Buyer and Seller.
TITLE: Seller shall provide an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of the purchase price, and shall execute a proper deed conveying the real estate to the Buyer(s). Seller shall pay the premium of the title insurance policy.
TAXES: General property taxes for the year 2018 shall be prorated between the parties as of the date of closing.
CLOSING COSTS: At closing, Seller shall pay for its escrow and closing fees, and all of the costs for preparation of all documents to convey the property. At closing, Purchaser shall pay for its escrow and closing fees, any and all recording fees, and all other sale, financing or closing fees as required. Taxes and association fees, if any, shall be prorated to the date of closing.
POSSESSION: Purchaser will receive possession at closing, subject to the rights of parties in possession, if any.
WATER RIGHTS: To the extent Seller owns any water rights relating to the Property, they will be transferred to Buyer and included in the definition of Property. As used herein, the term “water rights” includes, but is not limited to, all water, including surface or ground water, and any legal entitlement to water, including statements of claim, certificates of water rights, permits to appropriate water, exempt existing rights, decreed basins, or any ditches, ditch rights or ditch easements, appurtenant to or used in connection with the Property.
MINERAL RIGHTS: 100% of Seller’s interest, if any, in the mineral rights will be conveyed with sale. Seller has stated they have no mineral interests.
NO NEW SURVEY: The property will be conveyed according to the existing legal description. Purchaser acknowledges that the fences on the property may not be on line.
INSPECTIONS: Purchaser has had an opportunity to inspect the property and is fully aware of its condition. Purchaser accepts the condition of the property in its “As Is” condition.
AS-IS SALE: The Purchaser shall accept the property in an as-is condition with all faults as of the closing date and the purchaser shall specifically agree that the seller has not and does not make any representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, to the purchaser regarding the property or any improvements thereon. The property is selling subject to anything an accurate survey or personal inspection of the property may reveal, including any existing rights-of-way, easements or claims to easements, encroachments, rights or claims of parties in possession, restrictive covenants and easements, flood zones, zoning or subdivision regulations, building codes, governmental agencies regulations, environmental conditions, lead-based paint, asbestos, radon gas, hazardous materials, any mineral rights, water rights, riparian or littoral rights, and reservations or conveyances, if any. The purchaser shall have satisfied himself as to the location and condition of the property, and all descriptions thereof, before bidding. All information contained in the brochure and all promotional materials, including, but not limited to, square footages, acreage, dimensions, maps, taxes, etc., was derived from court house records and is believed to be correct; however, neither the seller nor the auctioneer makes any guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of such information.
MISCELLANEOUS: All decisions of the auctioneer are final as to the methods of bidding, disputes among bidders, increments of bidding and any other matters that may arise before, during, or after the auction. Seller reserves the right to deny any person the right to participate in the auction or to ban anyone from the auction who attempts to disrupt it.
SERVER & SOFTWARE TECHNICAL ISSUES: In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software or any other online auction-related technologies, Musser Bros, Inc. reserves the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding. NEITHER THE COMPANY PROVIDING THE SOFTWARE nor MUSSER BROS, INC. SHALL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR A MISSED BID OR THE FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE TO FUNCTION PROPERLY FOR ANY REASON. Email notifications will be sent to registered bidders with updated information as deemed necessary by Musser Bros, Inc.
DEBT COLLECTION AND INTEREST CHARGE: The bidder agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and other costs incurred by Musser Bros, Inc. in its efforts to collect unpaid funds from the bidder. The bidder agrees that a fee of 2% of the outstanding balance per month be added to any unpaid balance due Musser Bros, Inc. Any debt collection or dispute proceedings will be heard in Yellowstone County, Montana.
AGE REQUIREMENT: All bidders must be 18 years of age or older.
AGENCY: Musser Bros, Inc. and its representatives are exclusive agents of the Seller and are agents of no other party to this transaction.