Auction Terms & Conditions All items are being sold as is, where is, with no warranties expressed or implied. We have done our best to provide you with accurate descriptions. Please ask questions prior to bidding. You will be responsible for loading and unloading all your items.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS for Armstrong Family Estate Services and www.kansasestateauctions.com. This is an online auction bound by all legal rights and remedies in the state in which the auction occurs. Do not bid if you cannot agree to the terms of this contract or are not able to pay and pick up the items within the specified terms of each auction.
PREVIEW: A lot preview will be available by appointment only. Please contact Jeremy at 785-383-0820.
LOCATION: Pickup location will be provided with winning invoices at the conclusion of the auction.
PICKUP: Pickup will be in Topeka, KS on Wednesday, November 4th from 9AM-5PM and Saturday, November 7th 9:00AM-4:00PM by appointment only (signup Genius). You must sign up for an appointment or you will not be allowed to pick up your items. This is very important as we try to have orders staged to adhere to social distancing requirements. A signup link will be provided via email with your invoice. It is your responsibility to signup for an appointment.
PAYMENT: All purchases will be invoiced at the completion of the auction. If items are to be shipped or delivered, you will be invoiced for shipping, packaging/handling, and/or delivery charges at the completion of the auction. We accept credit cards for payment via SQUARE for auctions, shipping, delivery and handling. If you fail to pay by the invoice due date, Armstrong Family Estate Services will charge the Credit Card on file for your invoice amount. All invoices must be paid for by the end of the business day, Friday, November 6th.
REMOVAL: The removal date and time will be posted on the terms for each individual auction. Items MUST be picked up at scheduled pick-up date and time. If you are unable to pick up during that time, you MUST contact us before bidding to see if other arrangements are possible. Failure to remove purchased items during scheduled pick-up time or a previously scheduled time will result in storage fees of $15.00 per day per invoice plus a minimum $50 transfer fee to our warehouse. Items remaining at sale location or our warehouse after 5 days will be considered abandoned. Ownership of item will then revert to party with primary vested interest in the item to sell or dispose of item as it sees fit. Any funds paid shall be forfeited to satisfy terms of sale. The buyer agrees to pay all deficiencies, legal, collection and other fees including transportation and storage expenses associated with delinquent accounts or abandoned/forfeited items. Fees remain applicable.
LOADING: Though we aim to have help loading on pick-up days, we DO NOT guarantee loading help. Please bring adequate loading help and a vehicle equipped to haul items.
SHIPPING: Shipping is available. We try to utilize flat-rate boxes to keep shipping costs reasonable. We will charge actual shipping charges plus $5.00 handling/packaging charge per box so long as the item(s) can be shipped in a USPS Priority Mail box. Shipping becomes exponentially more expensive and more difficult on larger and heavier items. Please contact us for shipping and availability on items PRIOR to bidding. We will ship any items within 3 days after payment is received after auction completion.
DELIVERY: Delivery is available. Contact us for cost and availability PRIOR to bidding. If delivery is possible, we will arrange a delivery time and date that is acceptable to both parties to take place within 10 days after completed payment after completion of the auction.
DYNAMIC/STAGGERED CLOSING: Auctions at www.kansasestateauctions.com will operate with one item closing at a time within 20 seconds of one another. Bidding will end when the timer reaches 0. If an item receives a bid within 2 minutes of closing the item will reset for an additional 10 minutes giving the other buyer time to respond. We reserve the right to change the way an auction functions.
WINNING BIDDER NOTIFICATION: Paid Invoices will be sent by email. It is the buyer’s responsibility to check your PAST BIDS page for items won and invoices regardless if you have received an email. IF you believe you won an item and it is not showing in your PAST BIDS page, you must notify Armstrong Family Estate Services by email or phone no later than 9:00 a.m. the day following the auction ending.
CAUTION TO THE BIDDER: We at Armstrong Family Estate Services will do our best to ensure the descriptions are accurate the photos represent the items accurately, listing and showing all flaws. If you believe there is a discrepancy in a listing or a listing does not match the photo, the item won will match the description, and you should contact us for clarification.
WARRANTY & CONDITIONS OF ITEMS SOLD: All items are sold AS IS, WHERE IS, with NO WARRANTY expressed or implied. Bidder inspection is encouraged. By placing a bid, bidder signifies that they have examined the items to their satisfaction, or that they have chosen not to personally examine them.If you have questions about the condition, completeness, or suitability for intended use, please contact us for clarification and bid accordingly. We will answer all questions to the best of our ability. If you bid on the wrong item or decide an item is not suited for your intended use, that is NOT a valid reason to not complete the sale. Once bidding ends, the item is contractually sold to the highest bidder and that item is the buyer’s property. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract and/or agreement, or breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgments upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
LIABILITY: Armstrong Family Estate Services and Seller’s liability shall be limited to the refund of bidder’s purchase price.
LIMITATIONS: The above-stated Terms and Conditions for Armstrong Family Estate Services cannot be altered except in writing by Armstrong Family Estate Services.