AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS
PLEASE REVIEW AND AGREE BEFORE PLACING ANY BIDS
All items are sold “as is”. Buyer(s) are encouraged to inspect all equipment before purchasing. All buyers must register with the clerk prior to bidding. Buyers are responsible for removing purchased items from the property within one week unless special arrangements have been made. Neither Pifer’s nor the sellers are responsible for the purchased items once they are sold. Buyer (s) agree to hold Pifer’s and sellers harmless and are not responsible for accidents. All items must be paid for in full prior to removal from property. All purchases are made in US dollars. All non U.S. citizens must use a U.S. based bank to clear all funds for full payment. All statements made at the auction take precedence over all printed materials. All absentee bidders are encouraged to leave bids with auction personnel because of volatile cell phone coverage. Contact Pifer’s at 877-700-4099 to register prior to auction.
ALL BIDDERS: All items offered at a Pifer’s Auction are represented as these items are presented to Pifer’s Auctioneers and/or associate agents by the seller. Pifer’s Auctioneers has provided general equipment information to the buyers based upon a limited inspection completed by a Pifer’s Auction agent. Pifer’s has not inspected any aspects or components of the equipment other than those general details provided in the specific item description. Unless expressly stated, Pifer’s makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, concerning the functionality; overall general condition of body, engine, or transmission; year, make, &/or model; overall dimensions; or any defects found within any item offered at a Pifer’s Auction. Buyers are strongly advised to perform a detailed inspection and further due diligence of general information of the equipment prior to bidding.
Pifer’s Auctioneers and/or associate agents have not tested any particular item or piece of equipment under load nor has Pifer’s operated any equipment in all available gears. Pifer’s makes no representations or warranties that equipment is fully functional under manufacturers’ specifications.
Dimensions of equipment or other items sold at a Pifer’s Auction are provided as a general guide to buyers and should be considered estimated dimensions only. Point to point measurements vary depending upon different considerations of the starting point and ending point of the particular measurement (i.e. Wheel Base, Trailer Side Wall Height, Unit Length, etc). All measurement should be verified by the buyer and shall not be relied upon for transportation purposes. It is the buyer’s responsibility to measure all loads prior to leaving the auction site to ensure safe transport of the equipment to its destination.
All photos used to present each item are at the sole discretion of Pifer’s Auctioneers and may not be indicative of the item’s quality and condition, or reveal all components, variable angles, defects, and areas of limited visibility. Buyers are strongly advised to complete a full inspection of the equipment prior to bidding.
ABANDONED PROPERTY: All items must be removed within 10 business days of the final close of that auction. Unless mutually agreed upon with Pifer’s Auctioneers and/or the seller, a $25/day storage fee (not to exceed $1000) will be charged to each item and must be paid in full to Pifer’s Auctioneers (which will be remitted to the owner of the land where the items were stored) prior to buyer taking possession. If items are abandoned after 60 days, Pifer’s Auctioneers reserves the right to re-sell the items or dispose of the items at their sole discretion.
ONLINE/PHONE BIDDERS: A 5% buyer’s premium will apply to all online and over the phone purchases, not to exceed $1000 per successful lot. To ensure bidding accuracy and guarantee your bid is placed, we encourage you to attend the auction in person if you are able. Pifer’s is NOT responsible for connection or computer issues during the live bidding process. All phone bidders are encouraged to leave bids with auction personnel because of volatile cell phone coverage. Contact Pifer’s at 877-700-4099 to register prior to auction.
ONLINE & ABSENTEE BIDDERS:
All absentee bids on file with Pifer’s must comply with the following terms and conditions:
All absentee bids must be submitted by registered bidder.
All bids are executed in competition with the bidders in attendance on an alternate basis as if the bidder were present at the auction and the purchase will be obtained at the lowest bid possible.
All bidders agree to be bound by Pifer’s bidder registration agreement.
All statements made the day of the auction take precedence over all printed materials. All items are sold “As-IS, Where-IS”.
Pifer’s does not guarantee the year, condition, description or suitability of any item.
All bidders acknowledge that the absentee bid is accepted on the expressed condition that the bidder will not have any claim against the auctioneer or its employees if the auctioneer fails, for any reason, to bid on behalf of the bidder.
Pifer’s does not guarantee that the bid will be made however will do everything possible on the date of the auction to represent the absentee bidder.
Absentee bid(s) must be received 24 hours in advance of auction.
All absentee bids will have a buyer’s premium of 5% of purchase price, with a maximum of $500.00 per successful lot.
Minimum acceptable bid on any one item or lot is $1000.
Online Bidders, Phone Bidders, and Absentee Bidders agree to hold Pifer’s harmless in the event that a bid is not placed to secure a winning bid, or if the bidder has technical issues with any portion of the bidding process, the online bidding website, or personal computer issues.
All appropriate state sales tax laws will apply to purchases, these laws may vary depending upon the type of item purchased or the specific tax category that the buyer is in.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL INCUR A 4% FEE.
Timed Online Only Auctions will begin to close at the time specified for each individual auction. These are considered “Soft Staggered Closings” and the auction will close at a rate of 2 items every 2 minutes. Each lot may remain open until no bids are placed within the last 5 minutes. Each bid placed within the last 5 minutes will extend the bidding to 5 minutes. A bid must survive the final 5 minute timer to be declared successful.
Pifer’s Auctioneers reserves the right to alter or change the closing process at its discretion. Once the auction is over and a winning bidder is declared, the buyer assumes all responsibility for that item. Buyer further agrees to hold Pifer’s Auctioneers, and its client, harmless for all items that are lost, stolen, or damaged. Neither Pifer’s Auctioneers, nor the owner, will agree to any discount or refund for items once the auction is complete. Buyer also assumes all responsibility for transportation, transportation preparation, or any expenses required to prepare items for shipping. Special load-out requirements, dis-assembly, packaging and insurance is the responsibility of the buyer, unless otherwise expressly stated and represented by Pifer’s Auctioneers.
Buyer acknowledges that online bidding and the technology used to accommodate the bidding process may be unreliable. Online Bidders, Phone Bidders, and Absentee Bidders agree to hold Pifer’s harmless in the event that a bid is not placed to secure a winning bid, or if the bidder has technical issues with any portion of the bidding process, the online bidding website, or personal computer issues. Auctioneer and owner(s) reserve the right to accept or reject any bid(s).
Terms & Conditions:
Once bidder accepts the terms and conditions of this auction, said bidder has entered into a legal and binding contract. Bidder agrees to abide by the rules of this auction and will properly make payment and take possession of the items that were successfully purchased. All items are sold “AS-IS, WHERE-IS” with no exceptions.
This sale is managed by Pifer’s Auction & Realty, Kevin Pifer, ND #715. Clerking #534. All statements made the day of the auction take precedence over all printed materials.