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NOTICE OF TAX SALE – BID INSTRUCTIONS

The Selectboard of the Town of Peru, Maine, is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in the following tax-acquired properties:

  • The property for sale is described on the Town’s Tax Map as Map 07, Lot 16A. (Minimum bid: $10,700.00) – Map 07 Lot 16A
  • The property for sale is described on the Town’s Tax Map as Map 15, Lot 61. (Minimum bid: $240.00) – Map 15 Lot 61
  • The property for sale is described on the Town’s Tax Map as Map 13 Lot 31, Map 13 Lot 29 & Map 13 Lot 30A. (Minimum bid: $2,500.00) – Map13 Lots 31-29-30A

Each bid must be in writing and in a sealed envelope marked “Tax Sale Bid” “Map ___Lot ___” on the outside. All bids must be received at the Town Office by 5:00pm on Monday, June 13th, 2022. Late bids will not be opened or considered. Each bid must also include the bidder’s name, mailing address, and phone number. The bid must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a certified check or money order (personal checks will not be accepted), in an amount equal to or greater than ten percent (10%) of the bid price. The successful bidder’s deposit will be credited to the total purchase price for that parcel. Deposits will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders. Any bid which does not contain the proper deposit will be rejected. Bids will be opened and considered by the Selectboard at the Town Office at 5:30pm, Monday, June 13th, 2022. The Selectboard reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The successful bidder will have 30 days from the date of the bid acceptance in which to complete the purchase. The property will be conveyed by a quit claim deed without covenants. In the event that a successful bidder fails, for any reason, to complete the purchase in the time stated, the bid acceptance is void and the bidder’s deposit shall be forfeited to the Town. The Selectboard may thereafter negotiate a sale of the property with any or all unsuccessful bidders or re-bid the property. The tax maps and other public information concerning the properties may be picked up at the Town Office during the normal business hours, which are 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. They may also be viewed on the Town’s website: https://www.townofperumaine.org

By: Peru Selectboard