Auction Terms & Conditions Auction Terms & Conditions
Please Review All Online Terms Prior To Bidding! - 15% Buyers Premium will be added to the final bid price to determine final selling price.
ALL PURCHASES MADE BY INDIANA RESIDENTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO INDIANA SALES TAX. SALES TAX WILL BE CHARGED ON THE HAMMER PRICE AND BUYERS PREMIUM. PLEASE REVIEW SHIPPING AND PAYMENT TERMS PRIOR TO BIDDING! -
Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC, assumes no responsibility for any missing or incorrect listing information. All information is gathered from sources believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed to be accurate. Item descriptions and listings are subject to be changed, updated, or cancelled at any time without notice. All bidders agree that his or her own decision to bid and the amount he or she bids have been based solely on his or her own independent inspection and evaluation of the items. "ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO RETURNS/REFUNDS!!"
All items must sell through the auction process, no pre-sales. This is not a retail purchase and all units are sold as-is, where-is without any warranties whatsoever, where express, implied or statutory. Expressly excluded are warranties of merchantability, fitness for use, purpose, and direction.
This auction features a one (2) minute soft close with a thirty (20) second stagger time for each lot.
In the event that there are technical difficulties related to the server, software or any other online auction-related technologies, Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC reserves the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding. Neither the company providing the software nor Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC shall be held responsible for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason. - Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC reserves the right to cancel this auction, or remove any item/lot from this auction prior to the close of bidding.
Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason. An accepted bid is a legal binding contract. Bidder assumes all risk of loss or damage to the item at the end of the auction. Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC reserves the right to resell any personal property that is not paid for in full by the conclusion of the stated pickup date/dates. In any such event, the bidder will still be responsible for payment for the original purchase and the costs of collection of this payment and/or damages resulting for the resale of the property.
Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC reserves the right to bid on behalf of the Seller and the Buyer. - Buyer and or Bidder agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC and its agents, owners, employees and its representatives from any and all claims, damages or suits including but not limited to awards, judgments, costs, fees, etc.
The identity of all bidders will be verified. Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC reserves the right to reject the bidder's registration if there is any question as to the person's credentials. - Bidder responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Bidders agree to keep their username and password confidential, as they are responsible for ANY and ALL activity involving their account. When using the web site you must obey any and all local state and federal laws. Violations will result in termination of web site use privileges. Auction company employees and/or Auction Company may bid on auction, provided item up for auction is not owned by the auction company itself. - EACH PARTY HEREBY KNOWINGLY, VOLUNTARILY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVES (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW) ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY OF ANY DISPUTE ARISING UNDER OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREES THAT ANY SUCH DISPUTE SHALL BE TRIED BEFORE A JUDGE SITTING WITHOUT A JURY. - By submitting a bid in the name of a business entity or corporation, the individual submitting the bid enters into a guaranty agreement whereby he or she personally guarantees payment to Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC of any bid amount not paid when due by the business entity or corporation, for any reason, together with all collection expenses incurred to enforce collection, including a reasonable attorney's fee. - If, for any reason, Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC is unable to make available or deliver any Purchase, or portion thereof, or documentation required in respect to any purchase at time of pickup, the sole liability of Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC., if any, shall be the return of any paid monies in respect of such purchase upon its return by purchaser.
By bidding on any item, buyer agrees to all terms and conditions set forth.
All purchases will be invoiced the following morning after the auction has closed with to you, including any applicable sales taxes and shipping charges through PayPal . If you do not wish to us Paypal to complete your purchase(s), please contact us immediately to make other arrangements for payment. If you intend to come pick up you items in person, Cash is also an acceptable form of payment. If not notified within 24 hours BEFORE THE END OF THE AUCTION a PayPal invoice will be sent.
Payment must be made before item(s) are removed or shipped. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO RETURNS OR ADJUSTMENTS WILL BE MADE. - IF PAYMENT HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED BY THE LAST SCHEDULED PICK UP DAY, IT WILL BE CONSIDERED IN DEFAULT. Upon default, the bidder may be black listed/blocked from bidding on any future Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC auctions. All defaulted items may be offered to the next highest qualified bidder at the discretion of the Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC
The bidder agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and other costs incurred by Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC in its efforts to collect unpaid funds from the bidder. The bidder agrees that a late fee of two percent (2%) of the outstanding balance per month will be added to any unpaid balance due Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC. Any dispute will be tried in a court of jurisdiction in Allen County, Indiana.
PICKUP & SHIPPING
Items are to be picked up on the arranged pickups day(s). If you are not able to do so, you must notify the auction company IMMEDIATELY and other arrangements must be made ASAP. Any specialized arrangement for pickup outside of the scheduled dates will be subject to an additional $25 fee, unless this fee is waived in writing by Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC. All items must be picked up within 7 days of the auction's end date. Items left after that time will be forfeited back to Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC. NO REFUNDS will be issued.
Bidders are solely responsible for packing, loading, and moving all larger sized items purchased without assistance from Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC. Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC. will NOT supply any tools, boxes or packing materials. The winning bidder on large items needs to bring help and equipment to load the item(s).
Strauss Auctions and Sales,LLC will only ship items at Bidder's expense that are small enough to be shipped via USPS Priority Mail or Flat Rate Boxes or FedEx Ground. Fragile items, items that weigh over 25lbs., or items that will not fit in a 16½" x 14½" x 12" box will need to be picked up or shipping can be done by a Professional Shipper/Packer at Bidder's Expense. Please contact the auction company if you need a list of Professional Shippers in our area. Buyer must notify the auction company if they plan to use a Professional Shipper/Packer and Buyer is responsible for making their own shipping arrangements with the Professional Shipper/Packer . Shipping costs are the sole responsibility of the Buyer. Shipping and handling charges will be charged upon completion of packaging on the Paypal invoice. All packages being shipped by the auction company will be shipped with insurance equivalent to the hammer price.
Items being shipped will be sent to address shown in you Paypal payment so make sure that address is correct.
Please allow 7-10 business days after the last scheduled pick-up date for items to be shipped. Please contact our office at 260-580-5470 with any questions. No furniture will be shipped!! Winning bidders of furniture must make their own shipping arrangements (including palleting) or take delivery of the furniture items at our auction house.