Real Property Auction



Pursuant to Oregon Revised Statute 275.110, ORS 275.120, and order of the Board of Commissioners of Washington County on March 26, 2013, Washington County will offer for sale, to the highest bidder at public auction, certain parcels of real property.  All properties are surplus to County needs.  The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. on May 1, 2013, with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Shirley Huffman Auditorium of the Washington County Public Services Building, 155 North First Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124.

 Terms and Conditions are as follows:

 1.      The auction will be oral.

 2.      The auction will be conducted by the Support Services/Facilities & Park Services Division under the authority of the Washington County Sheriff.

 3.      Properties will be sold individually or grouped as indicated.

 4.      Unless otherwise noted, a ten percent deposit will be required at the time of sale.  This deposit will be forfeited, if the buyer does not complete the sale.  The balance will be due at closing.

 5.      The County will accept cash or personal checks for the deposit.

 6.      The County will accept certified or cashier checks for total payment.

 7.      The County will obtain preliminary title reports on each property where possible and will make them available for inspection prior to the sale.

 8.      The County intends to convey property through a quit claim deed except as expressly noted.

 9.      All sales shall be final and refunds will not be made after an offer is accepted by the County.

10.     Failure to complete payment within 30 days after notice from the County that closing papers are ready will void the sale and the property will revert to the County.  Purchaser will forfeit the ten (10) percent deposit, if the sale is not    complete.

 11.    The County will record all appropriate documents.  Fees for recording will be added to the purchase price of property.

 12.    Washington County reserves the right to delete any parcel or parcels from the sale for any reason up to the time of sale.

 13.    Notebooks with pertinent information on each site are available for viewing at the Washington County Facilities & Parks Services office, 169 North First Street, Hillsboro.  Copies of the entire notebook will be available for $20 or $5 per parcel at the Facilities Management Office.  Information regarding individual properties provided by the County is from sources deemed reliable, but the County does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.  It is the prospective purchaser's responsibility to research all factual and legal matters affecting the property prior to submitting a bid.

 14.    The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

Washington County will not warrant or defend the fee simple title to the listed properties as free of defects or encumbrances.  All properties listed are subject to all easements, liens, conditions and restrictions of record.  Washington County makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the existence of legal access or the ability to acquire permits for building, subsurface sewage, or any other development rights.  All bidders should have inspected the properties prior to the sale.  All properties are sold "AS IS".

 Washington County will not furnish a survey or provide title insurance in any form.  Dimensions identified on maps or in other information are approximate and may or may not represent the actual property boundaries.  Prospective purchasers are advised to consult with legal counsel, a title insurance company, or others as appropriate prior to purchase.  The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids.



                               REAL PROPERTY AUCTION LIST

                                        May 1, 2013 - 10 AM










Preliminary Title Report


·  55385 SW Date St, Gaston

·  9014/sf – Old Cherry Grove School

·  Zoned AF-5 









Preliminary Title Report


·  Vacant land

·  20025 NW Kay RD, North Plains

 Pulled from  Auction








Preliminary Title Report


·  14843 NW Tranquility DR, Banks

·  Built in 1974

·  4BR/3BA  Approximately 2748/SF

Pulled from  Auction










Will Be Sold Together













Preliminary Title Report


Access Information

NFA Conditions


·  Located at the corner of Murray/Cornell 

·  Sale is conditioned on DEQ Environmental No Further Action (NFA) recommendations

·  Access from NW Joy Avenue ONLY

·  NO access from Murray/Cornell

·  Zoned  TORC

·  Bargain & Sale Deed

















No Bid




Preliminary Title Report


·  Vacant lot directly adjacent to above parcel of land

·  No access – landlocked parcel

·  Billboard Lease w/income

·  Zoned TORC

·  Bargain & Sale Deed







Preliminary Title Report 

Zoning Information




·  APPROXIMATELY .30/ac in Flood Zone

·  3129 SW River Road

·  Built in 1978

·  3BR/2BA  Approximately 1926/SF

·  Zoned R7 (City of Hillsboro)

·  Bargain & Sale Deed

·  Open House: 04/17/13 from 2-3 PM






No Bid





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