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Roanoke City Tax Auction | Bank Owned | Multi-Property

DATE: September 09 2020 @ 12 PM EDT (start)

ADDRESS: 710 Williamson Rd Roanoke VA 24016

Roanoke City Tax Auction | Bank Owned | Multi-Property

The following properties are no longer active. They have been redeemed. #s 9,16,32,34,35,36,37,40,41,42,43,44

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Auction Properties: Various
Auction Date & Time: September 9th @ 12p (registration begins at 11a)
Auction Location: Berglund Special Events Center, 710 Williamson Rd Roanoke, VA 24016
Online Registration Deadline: September 7th @ 5p

City of Roanoke Treasurer:
215 Church Avenue Room 254
Roanoke, VA 24011

General Terms and Conditions of the Auction:
Pursuant to Section 58.1-3967 et seq., of the Code of Virginia (1950) as amended, the undersigned Assistant City Attorney and Special Commissioner will offer for sale, on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, beginning at 12:00 NOON, or as soon thereafter as time permits, at the Berglund Center Special Events Center, located at 710 Williamson Road, N.E., Roanoke, Virginia, the properties described below for non-payment of taxes and nuisance abatement assessments, pursuant to Decrees of Sale entered by the Circuit Court for the City of Roanoke, Virginia, in the cases indicated below. The Roanoke City Treasurer will also offer for sale at the same time and place, certain parcels of real estate further described below through the non-judicial tax sale process.

City of Roanoke, Virginia vs.:

5McCormick, Glenn E., et als/CL19-2204Lt 39, Blk 20, Runnymede/2701 Shenandoah Ave, NW2420639
6McCormick, Glenn E., et als/CL19-2204Lt 40, Blk 20, Runnymede/0 Shenandoah Ave, NW2420640
7Hartman, Kathy Denise, et als/CL19-313Lt 1 & Pt Alley Blk SDH Kenwood/2302 Vale Ave, NE3321201
8Hartman, Kathy Denise, et als/CL19-313Lt 2 & Pt Alley, Blk H, Kenwood/0 Vale Ave, NE3321202
9Smith, Dianna L., et als/CL20-491Eastern Pt Lt 18, Blk 27, Belmont/ 830 Highland Ave, SE4121919
10McCormick, Glenn E., et als/CL19-2203Lt 14, Blk 10, Riverland Rd/624 Riverland Rd, SE4151314
11McCormick, Glenn E., et als/CL19-2203Lt 15, Blk 10, Riverland Rd/0 Riverland Rd, SE4151315
12Reed, Lucille B., et al/CL20-405Northern Pt Lt 7, Blk 1, Angell Add/740 - 31st St, NW2530109
13Wright, George A., Jr., et als/CL20-406Pt Lts 24-25, Blk 1, Tompkins/1209 13th St., SE4123027
14McCormick, Glen, et als/CL19-2333Lt 8, Hodson/1019 Ferdinand Ave, SW1113015
15Scott, Cecelia D., et als/CL19-2331Lt 11, Blk 16, Rugby/1431 Grayson Avenue, NW2230811
16Lance Akers, et als/CL19-2636Lt 15, Blk 17, Belmont/912 Bullitt Ave, SE4120713
17Todd, Edward John, et als/CL20-407Pt Lt 7, Tinker View/3114 Courtland Rd2060714
18Miller, Mamie A., et als/CL20-408Lt 10, Blk 15, W E L/1705 Chapman Ave, SW1213015
19Johnson, Thomas E., et als/CL20-449Lt 3 & Western Pt Lt 4, Blk 8, East Gate/1745 19th St., SE3341003
20Greater Prayer Temple Inc., et als/ CL19-2206Lt 13, Blk 6, OS Sec SW 14/0 Campbell Ave, S.W.1112815
21Barbour, Bertha B., et als/CL20-448Lt 7, Blk 2, Belmont/723 Tazewell Ave, SE4012307
22Holland, Charles, Jr., et als/CL19-2334Lts 20-21, Blk 14, E S L/1309 Campbell Ave, SE4110805
23Shackleford, Elizabeth C, et als/CL20-450Lt 1, Blk 2, Ingleside/0 Orange Ave, NW2120601
24Shackleford, Elizabeth C, et als/CL20-450Lt 2, Blk 2, Ingleside/0 Orange Ave, NW2120602
25Shackleford, Elizabeth C, et als/CL20-450Lt 3, Blk 2, Ingleside/0 Orange Ave, NW2120603
26Shackleford, Elizabeth C, et als/CL20-450Lt 4, Blk 2, Ingleside/0 Orange Ave, NW2120604
27Shackleford, Elizabeth C, et als/CL20-450Lt 5, Blk 2, Ingleside/0 Orange Ave, NW2120605
28Shackleford, Elizabeth C, et als/CL20-450Lt 6, Blk 2, Ingleside/0 Orange Ave, NW2120606

(Legal/Address)TAX MAP NO.
29Fisher, Zachary P.Lt 4, Blk 5, Stratford Ct/0 Dupont Circle, SW1250609
30Fisher, Zachary P.Lt 3, Blk 5, Stratford Ct/0 Dupont Circle, SW1250608
31Associates Home Equity Services, Inc., nka Citi Mortgage Inc.Northern 1/2 Lt 7, Blk 8, Melrose/0 Hanover Ave, NW2120404
32Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Lt 6, Blk 4, Woodland Park/617 Church Ave, SE4011606
33Helms, Jackie LeeLt 12, Blk 53, Melrose/0 Essex Ave, NW2222311
34Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Lt 13, Blk 40, Melrose/0 Essex Ave, NW2222413
35Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Lt 14, Blk 40, Melrose/1511 Essex Ave, NW2222414
36Frontus, Lisa I.Western pt Lts 1-3, Blk 5, Melrose/1126 Moorman Ave, NW2110101
37Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Western 1/2 Lt 3, Blk 4, Word/1213 Gilmer Ave, NW2211215
38Willoughby, Shirley AnnEastern pt Lt 9, Sec NE 1, Blk 7, OS/0 Gilmer Ave,NE3012846
39Tanks, JerryLt 10, Blk 19, RF&H/0 Harrison Ave, NW2010111
40Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Pt Lt 6, Blk 18, RF&H/0 Fairfax Ave, NW2010406
41Jackson, Rebecca A.Eastern 1/2 Lt 9, Blk 20, RF&H/515 Loudon Ave, NW2012114
42Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Parcel B, Blk 14, RF&H/0 5th St, NW2010222
43Sparks, Ruth, et al (REDEEMED)Pt Lts 18-19-20, Blk 14, RF&H/0 5th St, SW2010223
44Jackson, Rebecca A. & Rhodes James M.Northern pt Lt 1, Blk 23, Morningside Hts/0 Buena Vista Blvd, SE4131436

The terms and conditions stated below shall apply to both judicial sales and nonjudicial sales, except where expressly indicated otherwise:


For persons bidding live at the sale, an earnest money deposit is required by the high bidder of each property at the time of sale. The amount of the earnest money deposit shall be equal to the greater of (i) 25% of the purchase price; or (ii) $500 for unimproved lots or $1,000 for improved lots with structures. However, in the event the purchase price of any property is $1,000 or less, the full amount of the purchase price must be paid at the time of sale. For persons bidding online, one deposit in the amount of $1,000 will be required to be paid upon registration (which will be refunded if the online registrant is not the higher bidder). In all cases, the balance of the purchase price is due in cash within 5 business days of the sale. In the event the balance of each bid amount is not paid in full within such time, purchasers are advised that their deposits may be forfeited, subject to court approval. Cash, bank check or certified funds only - no personal or business checks will be accepted.

5% Buyers premium of the amount of the purchase price, in addition to deed recording costs, are due in addition to bid amount and to be paid by purchaser. Other terms and conditions of sales to be announced at sale time, and shall take precedence over the terms and conditions of this ad to the extent of any inconsistency. Owner’s Redemption Rights to redeem the property and remove it from sale (§58.1-3974 of the Code of Virginia) shall expire at 4:00 p.m., September 8, 2020, unless full payment of all taxes, costs, (including nuisance abatement costs) and legal fees are made by cash or certified funds to the Special Commissioner by that time at 215 Church Avenue, SW, Room 464, Roanoke, Virginia 24016, (540) 853-2431.

*** Title to Property for Judicial Sales Only - to be conveyed by Special Commissioner Special Warranty Deed, free and clear of all liens, including real estate taxes which will be prorated (any buyer’s share due at sale) and third-party liens (e.g. judgment creditor liens, deeds of trusts, etc). Owner will be responsible for real estate taxes from the date of the sale. All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court of the City of Roanoke. In the event a sale is not approved by the court, all monies will be refunded to purchaser.

***Title to Property for Nonjudicial Sales Only - to be conveyed by non-warranty Treasurer’s Deed, free and clear of all tax liens and nuisance abatement liens held by the City of Roanoke. Real estate taxes will be prorated. The successful bidder will be responsible for real estate taxes from the date of the sale. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT NONJUDICIAL SALE PROPERTIES WILL NOT BE SOLD FREE AND CLEAR OF THIRD-PARTY LIENS (E.G. JUDGEMENT CREDITOR LIENS OR DEEDS OF TRUSTS, ETC.). Interested bidders are therefore encouraged to examine the land records to ascertain any liens or encumbrances existing against those properties in their discretion and at their sole expense. These sales are not subject to court approval.

No warranties or representations are made by the City of Roanoke or the Special Commissioner regarding the condition or suitability of the properties. All properties are sold “AS IS” “WHERE IS” WITH ALL FAULTS subject to the rights of any person in possession and to all easements, liens, covenants, defects, encumbrances, adverse claims, conditions and restrictions, whether filed or inchoate, and any information a survey or inspection of the property would disclose. All settlement, recordation fees and prorated taxes shall be paid by Purchaser. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. BUYER BEARS THE RISK OF LOSS TO THE PROPERTY FROM THE DATE OF THE SALE. Bidders are encouraged to view the exterior of the properties from the public right of way, and to examine available public records to ascertain the condition of the properties.

All bidders shall be required to certify, by affidavit, that he or she does not owe, directly or indirectly, any outstanding taxes (real estate or otherwise) and misc. debt to the City of Roanoke, or have an interest in any real property located in the City of Roanoke that has unresolved code violations. Bidders not meeting these requirements shall be ineligible to bid.

Covid-19 Precautions: Per Berglund Center Policy, all persons will be required to wear masks and undergo body temperature screening prior to entry. Masks will be available for sale at entrance. Persons having a body temperature of 100.4 Fº or higher will not be allowed entry.

On-Line Bidding: The tax sale shall be conducted live and on-line simultaneously. Bidders may bid remotely.
For further information on the auction, and the terms and conditions for bidding on-line, see information below or contact the auctioneer:
Walker Commercial Services, Inc.
101 Albemarle Avenue, S.E., Roanoke, Virginia 24013
(540) 344-6160
website: www.walkercommercialservices.com
For a more complete listing of the terms and conditions of the sale, contact the Treasurer, City of Roanoke, at (540) 853-2561 and review the information available on the City of Roanoke’s website at www.roanokeva.gov/taxsale. Aerial photographs of the properties may be viewed on the City of Roanoke’s GIS portal at www.roanokeva.gov.

Signed: David L. Collins, Assistant City Attorney
Special Commissioner
215 Church Avenue, SW, Room 464
Roanoke, VA 24011

(Receiver to collect proceeds)

I, Brenda S. Hamilton, Clerk of the Circuit Court, do certify, pursuant to Va. Codes 8.01-99 and 8.01-103 that David L. Collins, Esq. has been duly appointed as Special Commissioner/Receiver and has posted the bonds for each property described in case numbers (CL19-2636; CL20-408; CL19-2334; CL20-450; CL20-405; CL19-313; CL20-448; CL19-2206; CL20-449; CL19-2204; CL19-2203; CL19-2333; CL19-2331; CL20-491; CL20-407; and CL20-406), by Orders of the Court, this 4th day of August, 2020.

Signed: Brenda S. Hamilton, Clerk
Circuit Court for the City of Roanoke

Online bidders must complete the following online registration steps prior to September 7th @ 5pm.
  1. Registrant must complete the online pre-registration form (link below). You will receive an automated email with outlining steps 2-4 below. https://www.walkercommercialservices.com/auctions/roanoke-city-delinquent-tax-sale.html
  2. Registrant must submit the Bidder Qualification Form and Affidavit to Roanoke City via email.
  3. The City will approve the registrant after verifying that s/he has no outstanding real estate taxes or code enforcement violations.
  4. Walker Commercial Services will place a $1,000 hold on your credit card on file (which serves as the earnest money deposit). You are now ready to bid online!

Successful bidders will be required to electronically sign the Memorandum of Sale immediately following the sale. This document will be emailed to the bidder from asher@walkercommercialservices.com via Docusign. If the $1,000 deposit exceeds the purchase price (high bid price + 5% buyers premium) the bidder’s credit card will be refunded for the difference within 48 hours. If the purchase price exceeds the $1,000 deposit, the deposit is non-refundable, except if the Circuit Court denies confirmation of the sale. The bidder will be required to pay the remaining balance of the purchase price to the City of Roanoke Treasurer’s office within 5 business days of the sale. Cash, bank check or certified funds only - no personal or business checks will be accepted. Conversely, this balance can be paid via credit card immediately following the auction.


Auction Properties: Sale #s 1-4
Auction Date & Time: September 9th @ 12p (registration begins at 11a)
Auction Location: Berglund Special Events Center, 710 Williamson Rd Roanoke, VA 24016
Online Registration Deadline: September 7th @ 5p
Deposit Amounts, Auction Types, and Deed Types: See table below

General Terms and Conditions of the Auction:

SALE #DESCRIPTIONTAX MAP NO.Deposit AmountAuction TypeDeed Conveyance
1132' Water Frontage 1.11+/- acres0040300100$10,000.00AbsoluteSpecial Warranty
2Lot 24 Chestnut Hill Rd0710107100$5,000.00AbsoluteSpecial Warranty
3US Route 460 Bedford County108A87$5,000.00Subject to Seller ConfirmationGeneral Warranty
4Lot 506, Section 8, Water's Edge0511305600$2,500.00Subject to Seller ConfirmationGeneral Warranty
  1. Buyer’s Premium: There will be a 5% buyer’s premium in effect on day of sale. The buyer’s premium is added to the high bid amount, to determine the contract sales price. Example: high bid price of $100,000 x 5% = $5,000. $100,000 + $5,000 = $105,000 “Purchase Price”.
  2. “As-Is”, “Where-Is”: The property is being sold “AS-IS”, “WHERE-IS”. Potential Buyers must perform such independent investigations with respect to the property as they deem necessary to verify information provided by Auction Company or the Seller.
  3. Advertisements: All information provided by Auction Company and the Seller is deemed reliable but is not warranted. The information contained in this brochure and any advertisements by Auction Company are subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, error or omission is assumed by the Auction Company or the Seller.
  4. Representation: Auction Company and its representatives represent the Seller.
  5. Bid Increments: Auctioneer reserves the right to set bid increments.
  6. Closing: The balance of Purchase Price is due to the seller by close of business thirty (30) days after the winning auction date.
  7. Announcements: Announcements made on the day of sale by the Auctioneer take precedence over all prior communications and announcements, both verbal and written, concerning the sale or the property.
  8. Bidding: All Bidding is open to the public without regard to race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. As used in these conditions of sale the term "the final bid" means the highest bid acknowledged by the Auctioneer, and the term "Purchase Price" means the sum of the final bid and the Buyer’s Premium. The highest bidder acknowledged by the Auctioneer shall be the buyer. Auctioneer reserves the right to set bid increments. Should there be any dispute after the sale, the record of final sale shall be conclusive.
  9. Bidder's Card: All Bidders are required to have a Bidder's Number to bid. To obtain a Bidder's Number, you must be registered.
  10. Closing Costs: The Deed shall be prepared and acknowledged by Seller at Seller’s expense and recorded at the expense of Buyer, except for the Grantor’s Tax which will be paid by the Seller. The Buyer shall pay all title searches, title insurance charges, survey expenses, usual conveyance expenses, and recordation taxes. Real estate taxes, water and sewer charges, if any, will be prorated as of the date of sale.
  11. Deed: The properties will be conveyed by (for Sale # 1 and Sale #2: Special Warranty Deeds) and (for Sale #3 and Sale #4: General Warranty Deeds).
  12. Financing: Sale of the property is not contingent upon the Buyer obtaining financing.
  13. Inspection: All property is sold "As Is, With All Faults.” Description and other information are provided as a service to customers only and do not constitute a representation or warranty, either expressed or implied. Seller and Auctioneer disclaim all responsibility for physical condition. All buyers are responsible for prior inspection of properties on which they bid, and by bidding are deemed to have so inspected the property. Seller and Auctioneer are not responsible for delivering possession of the property, which is solely the responsibility of Buyer.
  14. Bid Execution & Technical Problems: Bids are accepted live/onsite, in addition to the Internet. Walker is not responsible for failing to execute bids due to Auction Company’s or bidder’s technological difficulties. Walker has made reasonable efforts to provide for online bidding for this sale. You recognize and acknowledge, however, that technical problems with hardware, software or internet connectivity, as well as human errors, may arise and may affect, without limitation, the sale website, our online bidding program and process, your or our internet service and access, and your connection to this sale bidding program and process. You further acknowledge that these and other technical problems may develop at any time and with or without notice. You acknowledge and agree that neither Walker nor the Seller is in anyway responsible for any such technical problems, and that you have no absolute or other right to be able to bid on this sale in the event of any such technical problems. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you further acknowledge and agree that, in the event of any such technical problems, we reserve the right to postpone or cancel the sale and/or extend the bidding time for this sale and/or relist the property for sale at another time, in our sole discretion, and that our decision with regard to any such actions is and will be final. Bidders must take care in entering bids, and each Bidder will be responsible for all bids placed under the Bidder’s approved registration. Once entered and recorded online, a bid is deemed to be final on behalf of the registered Bidder and may not be modified, retracted or rescinded in whole or in part. In addition to forfeiting the bidder’s deposit, the bidder will also be subject to lawsuit for Damages and/or Specific Performance in the Court of Law of which the property is located. Further, all Attorneys' Fees incurred by the Seller and/or the Auction Company will be due and paid by a defaulting bidder.


  1. REGISTRATION: Bids will only be accepted from registered bidders. You will be required to show your driver’s license and your cashier’s check for the designated deposit amount (see table above), to register to bid.
  2. DEPOSIT: The successful bidder will be required to sign a Contract of Sale, immediately following the falling of the hammer, and the cashier’s check will be deposited into Walker Commercial Services’ escrow account. The deposit will be applied to the contract sale price at closing. The deposit is non-refundable, unless the Seller cannot convey title. Closing to take place within 30 days of sale. Time is of the Essence.

The on-line bidding will be simultaneous with the live bidding until the high bid is achieved.
  1. REGISTRATION: Complete the Online Registration Form found on the online auction website, providing full name, complete physical address, current working email and phone number(s), and credit card information.
  1. Authorize a hold on your credit card; or
  2. Mail a cashier’s check payable to Walker Commercial Services, Inc. at the address listed in the table above; or
  3. Wire funds to the escrow account for the corresponding deposit amount listed in the table above, plus a $35.00 convenience fee to cover the wire transfer charge. For wiring instructions please contact the Walker Commercial Services. Note that generally wires must be initiated prior to 2:00 PM in order to clear by 5:00 PM.
NOTE: If you are the successful bidder, immediately upon the Auction being completed, your Deposit becomes NON-REFUNDABLE and upon closing will be applied to the purchase price. Deposits made by the non-winning bidders will be returned by check in the mail, or can be picked up at the offices of Walker Commercial Services three business days after the end of the auction between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Checks that are not picked up will be automatically mailed to the address provided at registration. Credit card holds will be released within 24 hours of the end of the sale.
  1. CONTRACT OF SALE: Successful online bidders will be required to electronically sign the Contract of Sale immediately following the sale. This document will be emailed to the bidder from asher@walkercommercialservices.com via DocuSign.

Once you have completed the above steps, the auction company will approve your registration and you will be eligible to bid online. In order to bid online, all of these steps must be completed prior to the online deadline listed in the table above. Sorry, but there will be no exceptions. If you do not timely meet these requirements, you or a legal representative must attend the auction in person in order to bid.

By completing these steps, you agree to all of the terms and conditions announced at the sale, those contained in the Contract of Sale and all of the items contained herein which, by incorporation, are part of the terms of sale.
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