Tract #3 "swing lot" - 2.72 +/- Acres w/Pond & Outbuildings - Ness Bros Realtors & Auctioneers
Tract #3 "swing lot" - 2.72 +/- Acres w/Pond & Outbuildings
Lot Number:3
Start Time:10/12/2023 7:00:00 PM
End Time:11/8/2023 8:56:33 PM
Bid Count:0
Winning Bidder:
Starting Bid:$30,000.00
Bid Increment:$1,000.00
Current Bid:$0.00

TRACT #3 is a "swing lot" of 2.72+/- acres and consists of a 25x30 detached 2 car garage and 40x48 pole building on mostly wooded land with a Large Stocked Pond. This lot may only be purchased in combination with Tract # 1 or Tract # 2. Starting bid on this tract is $30,000.

There are no bids for the lot at this time

No donations for this lot


BIDDING ENDS: Wednesday, November 8 @ 3:00 pm


Sunday, October 29 @ 1:00 -2:00 pm

Sunday,  November 5 @ 1:00 -2:00 pm

***The Bankruptcy Court has order the property to be offered at Online auction ending Wed., Nov. 8 at 3:00pm. The court has all intentions of selling the 7.8 acres offered in 3 tracts individually, combination or as a whole unit. There will be two Open Houses on Sun. Oct. 29 (1-2) and Sun. Nov. 5 (1-2).***This property was at one time was on the market for $949,000. 

TRACT #1 is 2.64 +/- Acres and consist of a 3,800 sqft,  4 Bedroom Home with 2 car attached garage.  The home features cathedral ceilings,  large towering fireplace, a 3 room master bedroom suite not found in your typical home.  Also, setting on this property is an inground pool with separate19x10  pool house w/bathroom. MINIMUM STARTING BID IS $ 100,000.

TRACT #2 is 2.44 +/- acres and consist of a 2 story, 3,326 sqft Stone Exterior Home with Cherry Wood Work throughout with an additional 800 sqft finished basement, and a 3 car attached garage. This would be a great Corporate Retreat, Wedding Venue or 2nd Home. Some of the unique features on the main level include a theater room, weight room, a 1/2 bath and laundry. Upstairs is the 21x13 private bedroom suite w/fireplace, 1.5 Baths, a 35x32 Room with kitchenette area and over $100,000 of lighted glass display cases used for entertaining clients with a covered balcony that overlooks the property. The Lower Level boasts a 22x16 Conference Room, another Full Bath, a 10x5 Bomb Shelter, and Storage Rooms. MINIMUM STARTING BID IS $ 100,000

TRACT #3 is a "swing lot" of 2.72+/- acres and consists of a 25x30 detached 2 car garage and 40x48 pole building on mostly wooded land with a Large Stocked Pond. This lot may only be purchased in combination with Tract # 1 or Tract # 2. MINIMUM STARTING BID IS is $30,000.

<<< This is a Cash Sale. The sale of this property may be financed; however, the sale of this property IS NOT CONTINGENT to financing approval.>>>




DATE:             Wednesday, November 8, 2023

SELLERS:      Martin Siefert, Bankruptcy Trustee for Todd and Andrea Baumer  

LOCATION: 3224 E 300 N, Decatur, IN 46733

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Below is a partial legal description, the full one will be provided at closing.

                                                 GENTHS'S 1ST SUB LOT 1 (3.92A) & GENTH'S 1ST SUB LOT 2 (3.92A)


SPECIAL NOTE:  There will be a shared driveway ingress/egress for Tracts 1 and 2 if purchased separately.


--  BIDDERS PACKET: All bidders who have registered for the online auction can view copies of the offer to purchase and terms at on the specific property Auction Detail Page.


---  ONLINE REGISTRATION: Registration for this auction (online) finalizes each bidder's agreement to the terms and conditions of sale as stated in the Purchase Agreement which are incorporated by reference into your bidding.  Do not bid until you have read the terms and conditions.  In order to bid on the Real Estate, all bidders must be signed in through  There is no fee to register, but a valid credit card will be required to verify identity and ensure payment of the Earnest Money, if applicable.  By bidding you are representing to Ness Bros. Realtors & Auctioneers  (“Ness Bros.”), and the Seller that you have read and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions for this sale as stated herein. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions stated, DO NOT BID or you will be bound by those terms and conditions.  By bidding you agree to all disclosures.


---  CONDUCT OF THE AUCTION:  The Seller and selling agents reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there is any question as to the person's identity, credentials, validity of the credit card, fitness to bid, financial ability to buy, etc.  All decisions of the Auctioneer are final. THE SALE WILL BE CONTROLLED BY THE AUCTIONEERA SOFTWARE.  Ness Bros is not responsible for malfunctions or system errors which cause a bid or bidder to fail to be recognized or registered.  If there is a dispute, the Auctioneer may re-open the bidding at the Auctioneer's sole discretion and shall serve as the sole arbiter as to who is or is not allowed to bid.


---  BIDDING: Bidding starts at the nominal Opening Bid(s) indicated and is open to all who registered and are approved by the way of verified identity and credit card information.  The bidding will be open for minimum of 10 days.  The auction ends at a predetermined time with an Overtime Period if necessary, which is defined as follows: if a bid is placed within five (5) minutes of the close of bidding, then another five (5) minute period commences from the time of the last bid until no bids are placed within the next five (5) minutes.  The last bid shall be made final.


---  AGENCY DISCLOSURE & GENERAL OFFICE POLICIES:  Ness Bros. will represent the Seller exclusively

      unless a Ness Bros. Agent has a signed buyer agency agreement with Buyer, then that agent has a limited agency

      with Buyer. 


---  DISCLAIMER & ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES:  All information contained online or in the brochure and related material is subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Purchase Agreement.  The Property is being sold on an "AS IS, WHERE IS" basis.  No warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the Property, its condition, or the condition of any other components on the Property, is made by the Seller or Ness Bros.  All sketches and dimensions online or in the brochure are approximate.  The information contained online or in the Brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  No liability for its accuracy, errors, or omissions is assumed by the Seller or Ness Bros.  Each potential bidder is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. 








---  TERMS:  Earnest Money of 10% down or $2,500.00, whichever is greater, within 24 hours of the online auction closing.  In the event the winning bidder fails to provide the Earnest Money within 24 hours, Ness Bros. is authorized to charge the credit card for the amount of the Earnest Money, or any portion thereof, and an additional administrative fee of 5% of the amount being charged.  The balance is due in full upon delivery of the merchantable title and deed free and clear of all liens and encumbrances except as stated herein and subject to easements or restrictions of record.

A Buyer’s Premium of 5%, or minimum of $2,500, whichever is greater will be added to final bid and included in the total contract price. All bids accepted on the Real Estate are subject to the Bankruptcy Trustee and the Bankruptcy Court's approval.


---  BANKRUPTCY COURT APPROVAL: Once the auction is concluded the winning bid will be submitted to the Bankruptcy Trustee for approval.  Once the Offer is accepted in writing by the Bankruptcy Trustee, the Bankruptcy Trustee has up to 45 business days to obtain Bankruptcy Court and Lien Holder approval. If Bankruptcy Court and Lien Holder approval is not obtained, all funds paid to Ness Bros. will be returned, without interest.


---  TITLE POLICY:  A preliminary title policy has been prepared by Lime City Title Co., which will be preparing the final title policy plus conducting the Closing.  Seller and Buyer agree to use Lime City Title. 

---  SUBJECT TO FINANCING CONDITIONS:  IF an offer is accepted that is contingent on financing. Buyer’s to have a pre-approval letter from their lender approved by Ness Bros or buyer may choose to be pre-approved by Tim Yanes from Union Home Mortgage for their convenience at on the Short Application Button. Tim can be reached at 260.760.0159.  The Financing Addendum to be made a part of this Purchase Agreement.


---  CASH CONDITIONS: The Earnest Money will be totally forfeited in the event the Seller accepts the successful bidder's Purchase Agreement in writing and the successful bidder subsequently refuses to proceed to Closing.


---  EXECUTION OF PURCHASE AGREEMENT: The successful bidder has earned the right to make an offer to the Seller; no sale has been completed. The bidder will be required to execute an Irrevocable Real Estate Purchase Agreement immediately following the close of the auction and provide the required Earnest Money within 24 hours to the Seller in a check payable to Ness Bros.  Buyer's offer expires 11:59 P.M. (local time) seven days after the online auction date, unless Seller timely accepts it; the Earnest Money will be returned if Seller does not accept the successful bid as a primary or secondary offer, subject to any required approvals.


---  SECONDARY / BACK-UP OFFER: IF this offer is a secondary / back-up offer then this offer will stay in effect until 27 days after the Auction ends. Buyer may Terminate Secondary/Back-up Offer at any time if said buyer has an accepted offer on another property.


---  TAXES: The real estate taxes shall be prorated. Seller shall pay real estate taxes which are payable during the year in which Closing occurs, and taxes payable during the succeeding year, prorated to the date of Closing.  Buyer shall assume and pay all subsequent taxes. If at the time of closing the tax bill for the Real Estate for the succeeding year has not been issued, taxes payable shall be computed based on the last tax bill available to the closing agent. The succeeding year’s tax bill, because of recently constructed improvements, annexation, reassessment, or similar items may greatly exceed the last tax bill available to the closing agent.


---  GUARANTY:  Any individual submitting a bid or signing the Purchase Agreement on behalf of any entity agrees to be individually bound by all these terms and conditions and individually responsible for payment of the Earnest Money and the balance due.


---  POSSESSION:  The possession of the Property shall be Upon closing, subject to tenant’s rights. by 5:00 P.M.


---  SURVEY:  The Seller has a legal description for the property so no survey will be provided.  If a survey is requested, it will be paid for by the Buyer. The buyer will pay for any new survey for any parcel where there is no existing legal description or where new boundaries are created by the tract division at the auction. Closing prices shall be adjusted to reflect any differences between advertised and surveyed acres on Tract 1, Tract 2 or Tract 3.



---  CLOSING: Balance of the purchase price is due in cash at closing, which will take place, on or before the Thirtieth (30th) day following Bankruptcy Court approval.  The fee charged by any closing agent, including an attorney acting as a closing agent for both parties, or Buyer's lender acting in such capacity, for closing services shall be paid equally by the parties.  Buyer will be responsible for paying a $245.00 administration transaction commission payable to Ness Bros.


---  AUCTIONEER RESERVES: Auctioneer Reserves the right to make changes to an auction, to split or combine lots, cancel, suspend or extend the auction event. 


NOTE:  Neither the Seller nor Ness Bros. is responsible for any personal property left in the residence and buildings, or on the land after the Real Estate possession is granted to Buyer and will be inherited by the new buyer.


















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