On Thursday March 20, 2008, Deschutes County will auction 18 parcels of vacant land. The properties are residential lots in Bend, Redmond and southern Deschutes County.
Auction bidding starts at 10 a.m. in the Barnes Hearing Room of the Deschutes Services Center at 1300 NW Wall Street in Bend, Oregon.
Bidders may register in advance any business day between March 10 and March 19 at the Deschutes Services Center, Suite 200, second floor. Interested persons may purchase auction brochures for $10 at the same location.
All bidders must pay full price for County land they have purchased in cash or cashier's check; or they may finance payment (see list online at www.deschutes.org for properties that are eligible for financing):
- 20 percent non-refundable cash down payment
- Balance in equal monthly installments over 10 years
- Fixed loan rate set at the current bank prime loan interest rate as of March 20, 2008 plus 1 percent
For details on the sale and to register to bid, please visit www.deschutes.org and follow the Quick Link to "Land Sales or Auctions." Citizens may also call 541-330-4656 to hear a recorded message about the Deschutes County land auction.