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01/10/2018

Auction Process

City Storage South - Drew Lewis

I'm new to the Auction Process so bear with me. Do I physically have to go to the County Clerk of Courts to file a lien on a past due tenant and if so what do I bring? Also, if I do a UCC search and find a previous lien on tenant, how does that affect the auction process?

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Kris in NC on Thursday 01/11/2018 at 04:27PM wrote:

If you have Sitelink or a comparable program, you can print all lien information from the individual account. The UCC search only affects the auction if the program gets a hit and it's something like, "Value City Furniture' and you know that there is furniture in there. You send a cert letter to the address stated and they'll let you know if they want to get the furniture (or whatever) and then you have to let them have access for the exact items that they have paperwork for. (sometime company says, Nah, never mind-then you're good to go)THEN you can go to auction. Make sure you leave plenty of time b/c it can affect auction timeline.

Drew Lewis on Thursday 01/11/2018 at 05:14PM wrote:

So, it is not necessary to take a trip to the Courthouse? All the needed info will be on the lien notice from SiteLink and mailed to the delinquent tenant?

Kevin Leebrick on Friday 01/12/2018 at 02:57PM wrote:

That's correct. No trip need to the CoC. Thorough answer Kris Thanks!

Drew Lewis on Wednesday 03/21/2018 at 08:54AM wrote:

UCC turned up a lien notice on our tenant. Lien was filed 2 years prior to the tenant putting items in the unit. We are not even sure the items in the unit are related to this lien. The lien states the secured party is a representative. We have reached out to the representative party but they will only talk with the debtor. How do we find out who is the actual secured party in order to even ask if they want their items back? We feel trapped because we don't know the next step.

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