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NOTICE: All bidders and other persons attending this sale agree that they have read and have full knowledge of these terms and agree to be bound thereby.

Permission to Use Bidding Software and Website:
SJ Corio Company, authorizes you, as a registered bidder, to use this software for bidding purposes. By using this software to place a bid: (i) you acknowledge that you have read and understand all of the written terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth herein; (ii) you agree to all such terms, conditions, and disclaimers; (iii) you agree to all of the terms, conditions, and disclaimers of the SJ Corio Company for the specific auction in which you are placing a bid. You further agree not to copy, reproduce, or publicly display any content from the website or software outside the functions of the website without first obtaining written permission from the SJ Corio Company.

Bidding Process:
It is your responsibility to read and understand the online auction terms, including these Terms and Conditions and any auction-specific terms in the listing.  You are required to select a checkbox to accept such terms upon registering for online auctions and before placing a bid for each auction. These Terms and Conditions are subject to change from time to time. 

Remember, once the “BID” button is clicked that bid is final and is a legally binding offer to purchase the item(s) being offered.

1. IDENTIFICATION: All purchasers are required to give full name and address.

2. DEPOSITS: Upon online registration, registered bidders will be asked for a valid credit card. This information will be used for registration and deposit purposes only. SJ Corio Company reserves the right to require additional deposits for lots purchased. If requested and the additonal deposit is not made, SJ Corio Company reserves the right to place the item up for bid again. In default of such deposit, the lot may be put up again immediately and resold.

3. TIME OF PAYMENT: All bills must be paid in full on the day specified, typically the day after the online auction closes. Buyers will receive an email at the conclusion of the online sale with details. A 10% Buyer's Premium will apply.

4. REMOVAL: All purchases must be removed by the time allowed. No lot can, on any account, be removed during the sale. Removal shall be at the expense, risk, and liability of the purchaser. Auctioneer shall not be responsible for goods not removed within the time allowed, but shall have the option to remove and store at the expense and risk of the purchaser any article purchased, but not paid for and removed within the time aforesaid.

5. MANNER OF PAYMENT: All checks for deposits and balances due shall be payable to the order of S J CORIO COMPANY. All bills must be paid to representatives of the auctioneer at the auction unless otherwise announced. The full purchase price on all lots sold to the same buyer must be paid within the time fixed and before removal of any of the goods. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK, WIRE TRANSFER, OR COMPANY CHECK WITH BANK LETTER GUARANTEEING PAYMENT TO SJ CORIO COMPANY OR CREDIT CARD. There is a $25 charge for any returned checks, plus any legal fees incurred in the collection of such payments. Balances paid with a credit card will be charged an additional 3.5%.

Here is an example of what your letter should be: Mr. "Customer Name" is a customer of this bank. This bank will guarantee unqualified payment to SJ CORIO COMPANY on the account listed herein up to the amount of $_____. This letter is good for thirty days.

Buyers of vehicles will be responsible for any registration fees and sales taxes to be paid to the appropriate authorities. In addition, vehicles must have appropriate registration requirements for the removal of the vehicle from the premises.

6. CONDITION OF ARTICLES SOLD: The auctioneer shall not be responsible for the correct description, genuineness, authenticity of, or defect in any lot, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No sale shall be set aside nor allowance made on account of any incorrectness, error in cataloging, or any imperfection not noted. NO DEDUCTION ALLOWED ON DAMAGED ARTICLES, WITHOUT RECOURSE. ARTICLES ARE NOT WARRANTED AS MERCHANTABLE OR FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NO CLAIM MAY BE MADE BY PURCHASER RELATING TO THE CONDITION OR USE OF ARTICLES PURCHASED, OR FOR PROXIMATE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE ARISING THEREFROM.

7. INDEMNIFICATION: Purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold auctioneer harmless from and against all claims and liabilities relating to the condition or use of the articles purchased or failure of user to follow instructions, warning or recommendations of the manufacturer, or to comply with federal, state and local law applicable to such articles, or from proximate or consequential damages, costs or legal expenses arising therefrom.

8. CLAIMS: No claims will be allowed after removal of goods from premises.

9. RESPONSIBILITY FOR NON-DELIVERY: Auctioneer shall not, in any event, be liable for non-delivery or for any matter or thing, to any purchaser of any lot, other than for the return to the purchaser of the deposit or sum paid on said lot, should the purchaser be entitled thereto.

10. COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS OF SALE: In default of payment of bills in full within the time therein specified, the auctioneer in addition to all other remedies allowed by law, may retain all monies received as deposit or otherwise, as liquidated damages. Lots not paid for and removed within the time allowed therein may be resold at public or private sale without further notice, and deficiency, together with all expenses and charges of resale, plus any legal fees incurred in the collections of such payments will be charged to the defaulting purchaser.

11. RISK TO PERSON AND PROPERTY: Persons attending during exhibition, sale or removal of goods assume all risks of damage of or loss to person and property and specifically release the auctioneer from liability thereof. Neither the auctioneer nor his principal shall be liable by reason of any defect in or condition of the premises on which the sale is held.

12. ADDITION TO OR WITHDRAWAL FROM SALE: The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw from any sale any of the property listed or to sell at this sale property not listed, and selling lots and to subdivide into two or more selling lots. Wherever the best interest of the seller will be served, the auctioneer reserves the right to sell all property listed, in bulk.

13. SALE BY ESTIMATED WEIGHT, COUNT OR MEASURE: Where items are sold by estimated weight, count or measure, the purchaser will be billed for and required to pay for the estimated weight, count or measure. If, upon delivery, any shortage exists, the purchaser will receive a refund at the rate of purchase. If there be an excess, the purchaser will be required to take and pay for such excess, at the rate of purchase.

14. DISPUTE BETWEEN BIDDERS: If any dispute arises between two or more bidders, the auctioneer may decide the same or put the lot up for sale again at once, and resell to the highest bidder. The auctioneer's decision shall be final and absolute.

15. RESERVE: The Auctioneer and/or Court Receiver reserves the right to reject any and all bids. On lots upon which there is a reserve, the auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the seller.

16. RECORDS: The record of sale kept by the auctioneer and bookkeeper will be taken as final in the event of any dispute.

17. AGENCY: The auctioneer is acting as agent only and is not responsible for the acts of its principle.

18. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The auctioneer may add other terms and conditions for the sale, such additional terms and conditions to be announced prior to the auction.