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August 14, 2013

Nelson County Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes – August 14, 2013



Pursuant to a Decree entered in the Circuit Court of Nelson County, Virginia, the undersigned J. Thompson Shrader, Special Commissioner of said Court, will offer for sale pursuant to Section 58.1-3965 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, at public auction on the front steps of the main entrance to the Court House complex at 84 Courthouse Square, Lovingston, Virginia, 22949 on:

August 14, 2013 

10:00 a.m. 

the following described property located in Nelson County for payment of delinquent real estate taxes:

Tax Map Number 56-A-18: All that certain tract of land designated as 30.00 acres on the Nelson County Tax Card for parcel number 56-A-18, situated in the Massies Mill Magisterial District of Nelson County Virginia, on the east branch of Hat Creek; last owner of record Sarah B. Loken. Circuit Court File No.: CL12000415.

PLACE OF SALE: Nelson County, at the front steps of the main entrance to the Court House complex, at 84 Courthouse Square, Lovingston, Virginia 22949.

TERMS OF SALE: Parcel to be sold is identified above by name of last owner of record, Nelson County Tax Map Number, Circuit Court File Number, and a brief description.

This proceeding is for the sale of real property for payment of delinquent taxes under the provisions of Section 58.1-3965, et seq. of the Code of Virginia and is a judicial sale under Court Order.

Property is offered for sale AS-IS, WHERE-IS, IF-IS, with all faults, and with no representations or warranties, expressed or implied, of any kind, in particular with respect to zoning, physical condition, topography, soil type percolation or content, availability of public utilities or availability of potable water. The Special Commissioner does not warrant the location, condition or suitability of the property for any particular purpose. The Special Commissioner makes no representations or guarantees as to the accuracy or completeness of the description of the parcel listed above, information being only from land records. All information provided is not guaranteed for either its completeness or accuracy. 

The real estate shall be sold in gross and not by the acre. The conveyance will be subject to possible rights of parties in possession. 

Title research and opinions concerning the subject property are at the option and expense of the purchaser and cannot be provided by the Special Commissioner. Purchaser shall also be responsible for title insurance, survey or any other costs of purchase and transfer. 

The risk of loss from fire, casualty, or otherwise, and all liabilities of ownership of the property pass to Purchaser upon the conclusion of the sale. 

Announcements made the day of sale take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.

Special Commissioner reserves the right to withdraw from the sale the property listed and reserves the right to reject any bid declaring “No Sale” after the last bid received on this parcel.

A bidder’s deposit of ten percent (10%) of the purchase price, in cash or certified funds made payable to “J. Thompson Shrader, Special Commissioner”, is required as to the parcel, and the balance of the purchase price due within thirty (30) days of approval of sale by the Nelson County Circuit Court. The sale of this parcel is subject to the approval and confirmation of the Nelson County Circuit Court. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE IN SETTLING THIS TRANSACTION. 

For court-approved sales, the property will be conveyed by Special Commissioner’s Deed with Special Warranty of Title, subject to subdivision restrictions, utility easements, current taxes and zoning ordinances. All recording costs, including grantor’s tax, will be at the expense of the purchaser.

The owner of the property listed above may redeem it at any time before the date of the sale by paying all accumulated taxes, with penalties and interest, the attorney’s fees and costs thereon, including the cost of publication hereunder.

Redemption of the property by a non-owner does NOT convey title to the property to the Redeemer, nor does such redemption alter the status of title to the subject property. Redemption merely prevents the sale of the property.


J. THOMPSON SHRADER, Special Commissioner


J. Thompson Shrader, Esquire


330 S. Main Street

Post Office Box 428

Amherst, Virginia 24521

(434) 946-5161

(434) 946-0107 fax

VSB# 21570

I, Judy S. Smythers, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Nelson County, Virginia, certify the Decree of Sale in the above-referenced civil action direct that payment by purchaser(s) be made to the credit of J. Thompson Shrader, Special Commissioner, and that, pursuant to Section 8.01-99 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, bond is required and has been posted by the Special Commissioner of Sale.


Judy S. Smythers, Clerk

Nelson County Circuit Court

Start: August 14, 2013 10:00 am
End: August 14, 2013 12:00 pm
Venue: Nelson County Court House
Phone: 434-263-7000
84 Court House Square, Lovingston, VA, 22949