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Auctioneer MEL MANASSE & SON 1-800-MANASSE
Auction Date Aug 09 Auction
56 Main St.
Tioga County, NY
Time 06:00PM
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Thursday, August 9, 2018 
Tioga County, NY
Tioga County Real Property 
     Tax Foreclosure Auction

Auction To Be Held At:   Tioga County Office Building- Auditorium,
56 Main Street, Owego, NY 




1.                  All properties offered at this auction have been foreclosed under Article 11 of the New York State Real Property Tax Law.


2.                  All properties are sold “AS IS-WHERE IS”.  Bidder shall be solely responsible for determining all conditions of the property prior to bidding.  The County sells only its lien or interest.  All deeds issued shall be by Quit Claim Deed only.  The County makes no representation as to the quality of title, lot size, shape or location or conditions or existence of any or all improvements on any parcel.  The County will not furnish an abstract of title or title insurance.


3.                  All references to Mobile Homes, manufactured housing, or any description thereof are for identification purposes only.  The County makes no representation as to whether or not the mobile home, manufactured housing, shall be considered attached to the property.  All determinations as to the status of the mobile home, manufactured housing, shall be the sole responsibility of the purchaser and the County shall make no representations or warranties.


4.                  Properties will be conveyed to the highest qualified bidder.  The Tioga County Legislature reserves the right to reject any and all bids of any kind.  Neither the delinquent taxpayer nor anyone acting on their behalf shall be entitled to bid or purchase the property for less than the full amount due including all taxes, fees and penalties once the County has taken title.  Those individuals who have previously defaulted on a bid, or who are currently delinquent on any other parcel in the County shall not be permitted to bid on any additional County properties offered at this auction.


5.                  Any promotional tools such as photographic slides, tax maps, written or verbal descriptions, etc. are for informational purposes only.  Each bidder should research and visually locate the properties prior to bidding.  Town zoning and building code information can be obtained at the town or village where the property is located.  It is the responsibility of the bidder to research any existing violations or restrictions on the property.


6.                  Risk of loss or damage by fire, vandalism or any other cause (except taking under the power of eminent domain) between the time of sale and the time of deed delivery is assumed by the purchaser.


7.                  All potential Bidders must show acceptable identification for issuance of a Bidder/Buyer number.


8.                  All Bidders and all Buyers must register for this auction and must hold a Bidder/Buyer number.


9.                  Each purchaser will be required to sign a legally binding Property Bid Acknowledgement Form for each purchase which commits the purchaser to compliance with all Terms and Conditions as stated herein.


10.              The Tioga County Treasurer reserves the right to withdraw from sale any properties which are listed and or at his option, to group one or more parcels together into one sale.


11.              All decisions regarding the bidding disputes shall remain completely within the Auctioneer’s discretion.


12.              The Auctioneer retains the right to reject any bid that is not within current bidding increments or that is not an appropriate advancement over the preceding bid.


13.              The Auctioneer and the Seller shall remain forever immune from any and all liability concerning any personal injury, environmental hazards or property damage occurring before, during or after the auction, no matter what the cause.  Additionally, the Auctioneer and Seller shall remain forever immune from the consequence of purchase of any and all properties at this auction.


14.              The winning bidder will be responsible for the removal of any unwanted occupants/tenants on the property after the auction.


15.              Payments shall be made by cash, business or personal check drawn on New York State Or Pennsylvania Bank, bank check, certified check or money order.  Bank instruments must be made payable to the Tioga County Treasurer.  The property transfer reports will be prepared and the closing process conducted by the Tioga County Treasurer’s Office.


16.              Full payment must be made immediately at “knockdown” (when the Auctioneer says sold), for any and all properties sold for $3,000 or less.


17.              For any and all properties sold for more than $3,000, the amount of $3,000 plus 10% of the amount over $3,000 must be paid immediately at “knockdown”.


18.              The Successful Bidder must also pay a Buyers Premium of 7% of the Selling Bid Price, in a separate check or cash payable to Mel Manasse & Son, the day of the Auction.


19.              The remainder of the purchase price must be paid with guaranteed funds and received by the Tioga County Treasurer at a scheduled closing, in approximately one month. All closings must be conducted by September 30th.


Tioga County Treasurer’s Office

56 Main Street, Room 210

Owego, New York 13827


20.              The purchaser, at closing, will pay all recording fees.  Check To Be Made Payable To Tioga County Clerk.


21.              Failure to close on a property or failure to pay the remainder of the purchase price, subjects the purchaser to loss of any and all monies, and all rights or claims to the property in question.



22.              The purchaser will be responsible for the following taxes and charges including all interest and penalties:


-Current 2018 Village Taxes (if property is located in a village)

- School Taxes Due by the end September

-Current Sewer, Water, Lighting or Special District Taxes or charges (if applicable)

-Future Town and County Tax Bills (past due town & county bills have been written off)

             It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to ascertain what charges exist on a property. 

             Please contact the appropriate village, school, or sewer, lighting district or town for this information.



23.              The information booklet lists the 2018 assessments for each property.  Bidders or Purchasers

            with questions regarding assessed values or assessment practices are advised to contact the

            Assessors Office of the town in which the property is located.

All Properties Sold “AS IS” – Properties Must Be Researched PRIOR To Bidding

Brochure Is To Be Used Only As A Guide, And Is Subject To Change

Updated Material Will Be Available @

Statements Made Day of Sale Take Precedence Over Printed Material.



Brochure Is Continually Being Updated, Please Keep Track Of Our Website @ For Updated Information.

Scheduled Showing Date & Times

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Sale/Serial #: 2016-494        Town of Nichols               119 Quarry Road

Sale/Serial #: 2016-611       Town of Owego              2658 State Route 17C


Sale/Serial #: 2016-554       Town of Owego                     437 Front Street   

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