NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE PURSUANT TO TITLE 14 M.R.S.A. SECTION 6323
On December 1, 2016, a Judgment of Foreclosure and Order of Sale was entered on the docket of the Hancock County District Court in an action bearing Docket Number RE-15-23 brought by Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse against Stephen D. Crawford and Darla J. Crawford et al, for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage granted to Ward Morehouse and Cynthia Morehouse by Stephen D. Crawford and Darla J. Crawford, and recorded in the Hancock County Registry of Deeds in Book 2791, Page 67. The mortgage was assigned to Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse and recorded at said Registry in Book 6221, Page 260. The 90-day redemption period has now elapsed without redemption; therefore, Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse shall sell the mortgaged property at a public sale, which shall be held at 10:00 a.m. on April 24, 2017, at the Law Office of Ellen S. Best, 36 Main Street, Blue Hill, Maine 04614.
The mortgaged property consists of land located at 77 Mark Ginn Road, Orland, Hancock County, Maine. Reference should be had to said Mortgage Deed for a complete legal description of the property to be conveyed.
TERMS OF SALE:
Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse shall sell the mortgaged property to the highest bidder and shall convey such property to such bidder by quitclaim deed without covenant. The property shall be sold on an “AS IS, WHERE IS” basis, subject to utility easements and rights-of-way of record and utility easements and rights-of-way that are visible on the face of the earth, and subject to all real and personal property taxes assessed by or due and payable to the Town of Orland, any water and/or sewerage assessments, any road maintenance fees, and all interests superior to that of Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse.
Prior to the public sale, all bidders, with the exception of Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse, shall deposit with the auctioneer cash in the amount of $5,000.00 or a certified check, made payable to Ellen S. Best, Client Trust Account, in the same amount. The deposit of the highest bidder shall be non-refundable. Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse may bid all or part of the amount due to them pursuant to the mortgage, including the unpaid principal balance, accrued interest, expenses of foreclosure, expenses of sale, and other incidental expenses. All other terms of sale shall be announced at the commencement of the public sale.
At the conclusion of the public sale, the highest bidder shall execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse, which shall provide for payment of the balance of the purchase price in cash or by certified check within 30 days of the auction. In the event the highest bidder fails to pay the balance of the purchase price within such time, Andrew Morehouse and John Morehouse shall retain his or her $5,000.00 deposit as liquidated damages and may offer the mortgaged property to the next highest bidder on the same terms.