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Emory University Area Home Selling at Absolute Auction

SOLD FOR $286,000!

This classic brick home on Emory Circle in Atlanta, Ga. is located within walking distance of Emory University.

This home will be sold to the Highest Bidder at Absolute Auction!


Live Off-Site Auction

Began: Saturday, February 09, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST

Location: 1886 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30307


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The Estate of Edward Martin Brown, III

499 Emory Circle, Atlanta, GA    30307


Saturday, February 9th @ 10am EST

Emory Presbyterian Church, 1886 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA   30307

PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONThe property is located in the very desirable Emory University/Hospital area.  As per the Dekalb County Tax Assessor, this 1,320+/- sf house was built in 1925.  On the main level, there are 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living room, dining room and full bath.  The upstairs/attic area contains two rooms, half bath and hallway areas.  There is a basement that has been used mainly for storage.  The lot is 60 x 170 (.23+/- acre lot).  The 2012 taxes were $4,018.62.

Also Selling the Personal Property - Click Here to View Pictures and More

AUCTION REGISTRATION:  For this auction, you must bring a valid government-issued identification to register, plus a checkbook or cashiers check in the required amount, as specified in the property listing.  Registration will begin at the property 1 hour before the auction.

PROPERTY INSPECTION:  Saturday February 2nd from 10am-1pm, Sunday February 3rd from 10am-1pm and the morning of the auction from 8am-9:30am.  The property can also be shown by appointment.  Parking is very limited.  Please do not block any of the neighbors access to their property or disturb the flow of traffic.

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  All remaining contents of the home will be sold immediately following the sale of the property.  For information about the personal property auction, please view the individual website posting.

CLOSING ATTORNEY:  Closing to occur at the offices of Lane & Karlo, 1827 Powers Ferry Road, Bldg 5, Atlanta, GA   30339.  Purchaser is responsible for closing attorney fees.

BROKER PARTICIPATION INVITED: Unless noted otherwise in property listing or herein, a broker commission of twenty (20%) of Auctioneer commission will be paid on real estate.  For most transactions, this will equate to a commission of two (2%) of the bid amount of that transaction. However, brokers must understand that on some transactions, total commissions paid may be smaller than ten (10%) of the bid amount. A commission will be paid to the properly licensed broker whose prospect purchases and closes on the real estate. To qualify for a commission, the Broker must register by mail, email, fax or hand delivery using the Broker Registration form posted to the website for the property listing prior to bidder registration. The registration form must be signed by the prospect and the Broker, and must be received at an office of Auction Management Corporation no later than 5:00 PM two (2) days prior to each bid deadline via fax or mail. If onsite auction, Broker must also attend the auction and sign the Auction Real Estate Sales Contract if their client is the winning bidder. Commissions to be paid only upon closing. A Broker cannot act as a principal and a broker on the same transaction.

AUCTION INFORMATION OFFICES: The auction information office is located at 1827 Powers Ferry Road, Building 5, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, phone (770) 980-9565. Fax: (770) 980-9383. Brochures, Auction Purchase and Sale Agreements, and other information may be obtained by calling the office, or by visiting our website at

TERMS OF SALE FOR REAL ESTATE: Winning bidder will pay an earnest money deposit of ten (10%) of the purchase price (bid amount plus buyer's premium). Upon conclusion of the bidding, Buyer will sign an Auction Purchase and Sale Agreement ("PSA"), and may submit the earnest money deposit in the form of an approved check, cashiers check, or wire transfer to the Auction Management Corporation Escrow Account. The earnest money deposit is non-refundable.

Closing must occur within 30 days following the auction or as stated in the listing unless extended in writing by mutual consent of the parties. Buyer not closing within the contractual time period to close may forfeit his/her earnest money deposit. Buyer shall execute an Auction Purchase and Sale Agreement for the property immediately after being declared the successful bidder by auctioneer. A form Auction PSA is available at our website and at the auction site prior to the auction. The Auction PSA which Buyer must sign at the auction contains an acknowledgment that Buyer has inspected the property prior to the auction, is relying solely on his/her inspection, and is purchasing the property As Is with all faults and without reliance on any warranty of any kind whatsoever. NO CHANGES WILL BE MADE TO SAID AUCTION PSA OR ANY EXHIBITS ATTACHED THERETO, AND BUYER WILL BE OBLIGATED TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER SAID AUCTION PSA ON AUCTION DAY. Provided, however, Seller reserves the right to modify or amend said Auction PSA, to complete blank sections, to attach appropriate exhibits, and to comply with state and local laws as may be enacted or amended from time to time.

PRE-AUCTION OFFERS: Must be on cash terms, and must be submitted to Auctioneers no later than 48 hours prior to each bid deadline.

BUYER'S PREMIUM: Unless noted otherwise, all property will be sold with a ten (10%) percent buyer's premium. The bid amount plus buyer's premium equals the final purchase price. For example: A $100,000 bid, plus the $10,000 buyer's premium, equals the $110,000 final purchase price.

FINANCING: Please note that financing is NOT a contingency of any of the auctions. Because financing is NOT a contingency, all potential bidders must make certain in advance that they are capable of obtaining the necessary financing to close the transaction.

PLATS/SKETCHES/DRAWINGS AND PHOTOS: Are not to be relied on. Existing legal descriptions are not guaranteed for complete accuracy. All acreage and dimensions are approximate and could be subject to change upon an actual field survey. All stakes, signs or flags indicating boundaries or location are for general location purposes only and are not to be construed as precise property corners.

AUCTION POWER OF ATTORNEY: For interested bidders who cannot attend the auction but would like to have a representative bid at the auction on their behalf, an Auction Power of Attorney can be obtained by contacting the Auction Information Office at (770) 980-9565.

TAX EXCHANGE: Sellers and Purchasers agree that certain Sellers may effectuate 1031 Tax Exchanges on certain properties sold herein. Buyers will agree to cooperate and execute necessary documents to enable Sellers to consummate said transactions.  

EASEMENTS: All property sold is subject to recorded easements which include existing roads and planned roads, power line and other utility easements, ingress and egress easements, and other easements of record.

BUYER'S NOTE: Auctioneer reserves the right to add or delete property from this auction or to alter the order of sale from that published herein. Personal on-site inspection of the property is strongly recommended. Failure to inspect property prior to auction does not relieve purchaser of contractual obligations of purchase. Property sells As Is - Where Is with no warranties expressed or implied. Real property to be conveyed by limited or special warranty deed. Only the following sale closing costs will be paid by seller: (1) Commissions or brokerage fees to auctioneer and/or cooperating Brokers as set forth in separate agreement with auctioneer, and as established in these Terms and Conditions; (2) Tax Stamps (unless Seller is exempt); (3) reasonable title corrective expenses, in Seller's sole determination; and (4) Prorated property taxes and back taxes due, if any. All other closing costs, including but not limited to surveys, title examination, loan closing costs, and closing attorney fees are at the expense of the Buyer. All properties must close at the offices of the Seller- designated attorney announced by Auctioneer at the auction of each property. Unless noted otherwise, Buyers pay all closing fees charged by Seller-designated closing attorneys.
Information was gathered from reliable sources and is believed to be correct as of the date this brochure is published, however, this information has not been independently verified by sellers or auctioneers. Its accuracy is not warranted in any way. There is no obligation on the part of Sellers or Auctioneer to update this information. ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE AT THE AUCTION TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ALL ADVERTISING. The sellers do not have any liabilities whatsoever for any oral or written representations, warranties or agreements relating to the property except as expressly set forth in the Auction PSA. There is no minimum starting bid required on any unit. Bid increments are at the sole discretion of auctioneer. Properties which are not indicated in the listings as selling regardless of price are sold with reserve. Bidder acknowledges that Seller and Auctioneer and their employees, agents, affiliates, and associates reserve the right to place bids on properties sold with reserve up to the seller's reserve price, at their sole discretion. Neither Seller, Auctioneer, nor their representatives may bid above the reserve price. There is no obligation on the part of the Sellers to accept any backup bids in the event the high bid falls through.


Amy Martin, 404-734-3606,  

Scott Schwartz, 404-550-3490,