On Thursday March 15, 2007, Deschutes County will auction 23 parcels of land. According to Susan Ross, Director of Deschutes County Property and Facilities, the properties range from residential lots in southern Deschutes County to a lot in Redmond that is zoned for industry. Deschutes County also has a three bedroom-two bathroom house for sale in Bend.
Auction bidding starts at 10:00 a.m. in the Barnes Hearing Room, in the Deschutes Services Center at 1300 NW Wall Street in Bend.
Bidders must register in advance for the auction any business day by March 14, 2007.
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% nonrefundable 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 15, 2007 plus 1%
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 330-4656 for more information on the Deschutes County land auction.