- A Bidder that submits a Winning Bid is irrevocably obligated to purchase
the property for which a Winning Bid was submitted. This Winning Bid will
be binding and may not be rescinded or revoked. A bid is not a Winning Bid
until the auction of that property closes.
- Prior to bidding, a Bidder must post deposit funds with the
Clerk of the Circuit Court equal to 5% of the total amount the Bidder intends to bid.
In the event a Bidder wins a property, an amount equal to 5% of the winning
bid shall be applied from the Bidder's deposit to the sale price immediately
after the auction closes.
- The balance of payment, plus fees due from the Winning Bidder must be
received by the Clerk of the Circuit Court by 2:00pm EST the business day following the sale.
- If for any reason a Bidder is disconnected from the Auction web site
during an auction after having submitted a Winning Bid, such Winning Bid
shall be valid and binding upon that Bidder.
- Grant Street Group and the St. Lucie
Clerk of the Circuit Court will not accept any bid that generates an error message
until the error is corrected and that bid is resubmitted.
- By participating in the auction, each Bidder accepts, and agrees to
abide by, all terms and conditions, and bidder qualifications specified on
the Auction web site, related to the auction in which the Bidder
- Only registered Bidders that abide by the bidder qualifications on the
site may submit bids. Grant Street Group and the
St. Lucie Clerk of the Circuit Court reserve the right to
deny access to the Auction web site to any Bidder, whether registered or
not, at any time and for any reason whatsoever, in their sole and absolute
- A Bidder is responsible for protecting their password and User ID.
Neither Grant Street Group nor the St. Lucie
Clerk of the Circuit Court are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of a
- A Bidder who submits a bid by clicking the "Submit" button must confirm
the bid by reviewing the confirmation dialogue box and then clicking the
"Confirm" button to confirm. In general, once a Bidder has submitted and
confirmed a bid, the bid will be binding and may not be rescinded or revoked.
- If any bidder becomes a leading bidder within one (1)
minute prior to the scheduled close time, then the close time will be
automatically extended for one (1) minute from the
time such new leading bid was received by the auction website. The close
time will continue to be extended, indefinitely, until the leading bidder
remains the leading bidder for at least one (1)
- THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,
ST. LUCIE COUNTY AND
ITS AUTHORIZED AGENTS AND CONTRACTORS SHALL NOT IN ANY EVENT
BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR LOST PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF,
OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO
USE, THIS WEB PORTAL, ANY COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, MATERIALS
OR SERVICES OFFERED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB PORTAL,
WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR
OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,
ST. LUCIE COUNTY AND /
OR ITS AUTHORIZED AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF
THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,
ST. LUCIE COUNTY AND ITS AUTHORIZED
AGENTS AND CONTRACTORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR
INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE, OR IN PART, BY THEIR ACTIONS,
OMISSION, OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND THEIR CONTROL, INCLUDING
IN PROCURING, COMPILING, OR DELIVERING THE WEB PORTAL, THE
INTERNET ACCESS OR WEBSITE, THE SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE
ASSOCIATED WITH THE WEB PORTAL.