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The Region's 1st Choice For Auctions!


by Beckort Auctions, LLC


Oct 09, 2018 - BIDDING ENDS 6 PM! Eastern


Kendall Hottell & Darla Herthel Estate
Georgetown-Greenville Road
Georgetown, IN 47122


Online Only Auction


Includes 91+ acres of vacant land located in Floyd County. Highlights: 600'+ of road frontage, open acreage, marketable timber, excellent hunting areas, great building sites, and tillable acreage. Will be offered in 2 tracts. Sells absolute to the highest bidder!

Inspection: Tues Sept 25 4-6 PM

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Beckort Auctions, LLC

115 E. Chestnut St.
Corydon, IN 47112


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ADDRESS: Georgetown-Greenville Rd, Georgetown, IN  47122
Located 1 mile north of Georgetown or 5 miles south of Greenville! 


9/18/18 UPDATE: Auction plat now posted under the "View Documents" tab.

09/24/2018 UPDATE:  Due to inclement weather conditions caused by the heavy rains, the inspection for tomorrow has been rescheduled for Friday Sept. 28 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

REAL ESTATE INFO: Includes a RARE offering of 91.1 +/- acres of vacant land in Floyd County. Great combination of wooded acreage, tillable/open acreage, building sites, and hunting property. Property will be offered in two separate tracts, and will sell regardless of price to the highest bidder!  

TRACT #1 HIGHLIGHTS: Includes 14.53 +/- acres with 397’ of road frontage on Georgetown-Greenville Road. Property is all open or tillable acreage and includes an excellent home site on east high point with view overlooking surrounding valley. Hard to find acreage in Floyd County!  

TRACT #2 HIGHLIGHTS: Includes 76.60 +/- acres with 211’ of road frontage on Georgetown-Greenville Road. Property has some tillable acreage with vast majority (55+/- acres) in Classified Forest with August 2018 timber appraisal of $72K. Great property for the weekender or hunter, wooded acreage lies 1500’+ off of county road, and has lots of privacy! Property includes existing powerline easement along northern boundary. Forest has been sprayed for “Tree of Heaven”.  Nearly impossible to find hunting acreage in Floyd County!

INSPECTION: Tues Sept 25 4-6 PM

TIMBER APPRAISAL:  August 2018 appraisal of $72,411, see “view documents” for details.

GAS/OIL/MINERAL RIGHTS: Includes sellers’ interest in gas/oil/mineral rights. 

SURVEY INFO: Survey conducted 2013; details coming soon!

HUNTING: This property is well suited for hunters and wildlife enthusiasts, daily viewing of whitetail deer, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, etc! Hard to find hunting spot in Floyd County!

FSA INFO: Per FSA map 20 +/- acres of tillable acreage.

SOIL DATA: See “view documents” for details.

FARM LEASE INFO: Tillable land sells subject to existing 2018 farm lease with fall harvest rights, seller to receive 2018 farm payment.

UTILITIES: Water:  Ramsey Water Company (3” line on east side of Georgetown-Greenville Rd along property & 10” main line running along north boundary of Tract #2), Electric:  Duke Energy

SCHOOLS: Georgetown Elementary, Highland Hill Middle School, Floyd Central High School

POSSESSION/CLOSING INFO: Possession at closing. Buyer to pay all closing fees except deed prep.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Tract #1 29-2-5 14.53 AC & Tract #2 29-2-5 76.60 AC (57.818 AC Classified Forest) 

TAXES: Tract #1-$66.44/per installment (based on current owner exemptions) & Tract #2-$$121.10/per installment (based on current owner exemptions) 

PARCEL ID:  22-02-02-900-016.004-002 & 22-02-02-900-016.003-002

REFERENCE POINTS: Georgetown-1 miles N; Greenville-5 miles S; I-64 Exit #118 6 miles W; New Albany-10 miles W; Louisville-15 miles NW

DIRECTIONS: From I-64 Georgetown Exit #118, west on IN-64 3.8 miles, turn right on Georgetown Greenville Rd, then 1.3 miles to site. From Greenville, south on Georgetown-Greenville Rd 5 miles to site.

OWNER: Kendall Hottell & Estate of Darla Herthel



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
From I-64 Georgetown Exit #118, west on IN-64 3.8 miles, turn right on Georgetown Greenville Rd, then 1.3 miles to site. From Greenville, south on Georgetown-Greenville Rd 5 miles to site.