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The Region's 1st Choice For Auctions!


by Beckort Auctions, LLC


Oct 09, 2017 - BIDDING ENDS 4 PM! Eastern


Jerry L. & Michelle L. Brewer
Marengo, IN 47140


Online Only Auction


Tract #1 highlights: 78 +/- acres with large amount of tillable acreage & road frontage. Tract #2 highlights: 20 +/- acres, currently used as pasture land and Dairy operations. Sells absolute with no reserve!

Inspection: Mon Oct 2 3-6 PM
(NOTE: inspection for real estate & equipment at same time)
Inspection #2: Mon Oct 9 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Beckort Auctions, LLC

115 E. Chestnut St.
Corydon, IN 47112


Auction Listing

 1100 South & 3352 North Ross Rd, Marengo, IN  47140


REAL ESTATE: Includes 98.94 +/- acres with large amount of tillable acreage and road frontage on 1100 S and N Ross Rd.  Currently used as dairy farm facility with various outbuildings. An excellent opportunity to start or expand your farming operation. Sells absolute with no reserve.

TRACT #1 (1100 South, Marengo, IN-Orange Co): 78.94 +/- acres with frontage on 1100 South. Land features: 38 +/- tillable acres per FSA map, remainder in wooded/non-tillable acreage, existing spring house, and 450’+ of frontage on 1100 South. Sells subject to roadway and powerline easement through center of property. NOTE: 2013 GSI 10K bushel grain bin not included, will be offered separately in Oct 10 equipment auction. Seller will have up to 60 days to remove grain & grain bin buyer will have up to 120 days from auction to remove. Concrete floor will not be removed. Sells absolute with no reserve.

TRACT #1 POSSESSION/CLOSING INFO: Sells subject to fall harvest rights by existing tenant farmer and grain bin buyer has 120 days to remove.

TRACT #2 (3352 North Ross Rd, Marengo, IN-Crawford Co): 20 +/- acres with frontage on North Ross Road. Land features: 11 +/- tillable acres, remainder in non-tillable/building areas, complete dairy operations, grain bin storage, water well, and 675’ +/- of road frontage on North Ross Rd.  Grain/Silage storage details: (3) 1980 era bins (3000, 3500, 4000 bushel capacities), assorted bulk bins, and a 1989 built concrete silo. Dairy facility features: large covered cattle concrete dry lot, milk house, multiple machinery storage buildings of various sizes/conditions/age, & large manure lagoon (full). House features: 1952 built single story 2BR/1BA 936 +/- SF in need of repair-sells subject to life estate. NOTE: access through existing driveway to Tract #2 will not be granted to new buyer.  It is anticipated that damage will occur to milk parlor due to the removal of milking robot and related equipment. Sells absolute with no reserve!

TRACT #2 POSSESSION/CLOSING INFO: Possession after removal of Dairy cow herd, milking robot, & related equipment. Seller has 60 days from auction to remove grain from all bins. 

LIVESTOCK/GRAIN BINS/EQUIPMENT: See website for separate listing

INSPECTION: Mon Oct 2 3-6 PM, Auction Co Representatives will be located on Tract #2
INSPECTION #2:  Mon Oct 9 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM  

FSA/SOIL DATA: View maps under “View Documents” section

MINERAL RIGHTS: Includes sellers’ interest in mineral rights

UTILITIES: Electric-Duke Energy

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Tract #1: PT SE 30 1S 2E 78.94 AC & Tract #2: NW SE 31-1-2E 20 AC 

TAXES: Tract #1: $675.96/per installment (based on current owner exemptions) & Tract #2: $1487.54/per installment (based on current owner exemptions).

PARCEL ID:  Tract #1: 59-16-30-400-030.000-013 & Tract #2: 13-04-31-400-001.000-006

DIRECTIONS TO 3352 NORTH ROSS RD: From Leavenworth/Marengo I-64 Exit #92, turn north on IN 66 9.8 miles, then straight onto Main Street, right on E Old Water, left on 2nd, right on Old N Main, left on 3rd, continue on N Ross Rd 0.5 mile site.  

DIRECTIONS TO 1100 SOUTH: From Leavenworth/Marengo I-64 Exit #92, turn north on IN 66 9.8 miles, then straight onto Main Street, right on E Old Water, left on 2nd, right on Old N Main, left on 3rd, continue on N Ross Rd 1.8 miles to site.   

OWNER: US BANKRUPTCY COURT, CASE # 16-92000-BHL-12, Jerry L. & Michelle L. Brewer


1. Conditions of Sale: This online only auction is absolute with no reserve and is a cash sale not contingent on or subject to financing, appraisal, survey, or inspections of any kind, as agreed to by bidders at registration prior to bidding and specified in the attached Agreement to Purchase Real Estate. Buyer(s) shall pay all costs of closing with exception of deed preparation paid by Seller. Buyer acknowledges they are buying property “as-is”, “where-is”, without inspections or contingencies. Buyer(s) will rely on his/her own judgment and inspection. By signing an offer, Buyer(s) will be waiving the 10-day lead based paint test.

2. Closing Info: A Buyer’s Premium of 10% is added to the high bid. Please take this into consideration when bidding. At the close of the auction, the successful Bidder will be emailed an Agreement to Purchase Contract to be executed and returned to Beckort Auctions, LLC within twenty-four (24) hours of the completion of the auction along with 10% deposit of the total contract price. The down payment may be made in the form of cash, cashier’s check, personal check, or corporate check. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing on or before Thirty (30) days from Auction Day. Purchaser will be responsible for all wire transfers. Per the Contract, time is of the essence; you should proceed to closing within Thirty (30) days. Possession shall be given to the successful Buyer(s) at closing.

3. Lead Based Paint Disclosure: Buyers of any interest in residential real property with a residential dwelling built prior to 1978 are notified that such property may present exposure to lead from lead-based paint. The Seller(s) of such property is required to provide the Buyer(s) with any information on lead-based paint hazards from risk assessments or inspections while in the Seller(s) possession and notify the Buyer(s) of any unknown lead-based paint hazards. Any inspections and assessments for the presence of lead-based paint and/or hazards by a buyer(s) must be made prior to auction; otherwise, buyer(s) waives the 10-day opportunity to conduct such risk assessment/inspection and shall acknowledge receipt of lead-based paint disclosure form.

4. Liquidated Damages: Successful Bidders not executing and returning their Contract with Earnest Money deposit within Forty Eight (48) hours of the conclusion of the auction will be considered in default. If your closing is delayed for any reason, by you, as purchaser, or other parties working on your behalf, including any lender you involve, you may be declared in breach of this contract, forfeit all deposits made and could additionally be liable for any and all costs incurred by Seller and Beckort Auctions, LLC incurred in a subsequent resale of the property. If such action occurs, Beckort Auctions LLC hereby has the right to disperse the deposit as stated in the listing agreement and the buyer has no claims to such money or property being sold. Liquidated damages are to cover cost of auction, cost incurred by seller, labor cost and additional cost of auction as not defined in this agreement. These liquidated damages do not restrict the seller from suing the buyer for performance damages and/or any additional damages the seller suffers by the default of the buyer.

5. Back-Up Bids: If you are not the successful bidder on the real estate and wish to make a back-up bid in case of default by the high bidder, please see Brian Beckort to receive a Back-Up Bidder Form.

6. Other Conditions: Buyer(s) must be prepared to make a cash offer. There are no contingencies to this sale (i.e., financing, appraisal, repairs, or inspections). Therefore, you should be pre-qualified by a lender prior to bidding if you require financing. This property is being sold for cash “as-is, where-is” with a closing deadline.
Beckort Auctions, LLC reserves the right to remove or cancel the bids and or bidding rights and privileges of any party at any time deemed not to be in the best interest of the seller. The identity of all bidders will be verified, bidding rights are provisional, and if complete verification is not possible, Beckort Auctions LLC will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated.
All Beckort Auctions, LLC Online Only Real Estate Auctions are timed events that have an auto-extend feature. Any bid placed within 10 minutes of the auction ending will automatically extend the auction for 10 minutes from the time the bid is placed. Example: If an auction scheduled to end at 6:00 p.m. receives a bid at 5:59 p.m., the close time of the auction automatically extends to 6:10 p.m. The auto-extend feature remains active until no further bids are received within the 10 minute time frame.

7. Real Estate Brokerage Services Disclosure: Beckort Auctions LLC and their representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller(s). We do not represent the buyer(s) in any manner and we must be completely loyal and faithful to our client. Beckort Auctions LLC has an exclusive right to sell listing for this transaction. All negotiations must be conducted through Beckort Auctions LLC. A one percent (1%) bid price commission, not to include any buyer’s premium if applicable, is available to properly registered Brokers/Agents. You must pre-register your Buyers with Beckort Auctions, LLC twenty-four (24) hours before the end of the auction by filling out and recording with Beckort Auctions a Broker Registration Form. Agents who fail to pre-register their Buyer will not be recognized as Buyer Agents and will not be entitled to a co-op commission. Broker/Agent cannot act as a Buyer and Broker/Agent on the same transaction. Please review the Broker Registration form for eligibility.

8. Beckort Auctions LLC Involvement in this Contract: The seller and buyer hereby agree that Beckort Auctions LLC is a part of this contract and shall receive compensation as stated in the agreement hereto or as stated in the listing agreement hereby made a part of.

9. Restrictions: Real Estate is sold subject to any and all existing matter of record, and all easements, building use or zoning laws and regulations. Taxes and assessments will be pro-rated to the closing date.

10. Additional Auction Information: 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 auctioneers. Personal on-site inspection of all 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 deposit money after its opening tender. This includes but is not limited to public information such as easements, restrictions, zoning, right-of-ways, or any other information that can be obtained as public record in the appropriate county court house concerning subject properties.

11. Technical Issues: In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software, internet or any other online auction-related technologies, Beckort Auctions, LLC reserves the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding or close the bidding. Neither the company providing the software, nor Beckort Auctions, LLC, shall be held responsible for the failure of the software to function properly for any reason.

REVISED 06/07/2016
DIRECTIONS TO 3352 NORTH ROSS RD: From Leavenworth/Marengo I-64 Exit #92, turn north on IN 66 9.8 miles, then straight onto Main Street, right on E Old Water, left on 2nd, right on Old N Main, left on 3rd, continue on N Ross Rd 0.5 mile to site.

DIRECTIONS TO 1100 SOUTH: From Leavenworth/Marengo I-64 Exit #92, turn north on IN 66 9.8 miles, then straight onto Main Street, right on E Old Water, left on 2nd, right on Old N Main, left on 3rd, continue on N Ross Rd 1.8 miles to site.