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On Thursday, December 14th, 2017 th, 2017 at 10:00 am at the office of TJON AJONG & ASSOCIATES / NOTARY OFFICE SXM, Frontstreet 5, Suite 4, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten Mrs. Faride Tjon Ajong, civil law notary in Sint Maarten, or her deputy, shall proceed with the public sale of the hereinafter mentioned immovable property:
Ex article 3:268 Civil Code:


Immovable Property # 1:
*Description: : a commercial property at Opuntia Cactus Road, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten:

On the right of long lease ending October 4th, 2066 on a parcel of land with an area of 8,335m² situated in the district of Philipsburg, described in certificate of admeasurement number SXM PB 130/2006.

Reserve price: US$ 585,000

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Offers in writing can be made for purchasing at a (private bid) private sale in accordance with article 3:268 paragraph 2 of the Civil Code. A bid form to that effect can be downloaded from our website or acquired at our office. Such offer can be made to the aforementioned civil law notary up to and including November 29th, 2017 the latest at 17:00 hrs (5pm). Any offer not accepted before December 7th, 2017, is deemed to be declined.

Seller has the right to change the Reserve Price before the auction. The auction will take place by raising bids (in Dutch: "bij opbod") and by decreasing bids (in Dutch: “bij afmijning”), in one session. Seller has the right to not accept any bid, at his sole discretion. The General Conditions of Auction and special conditions of auction are applicable. Contact our office for a copy.

All auction costs are for the account of the buyer, which may include outstanding condominium association fees and/or outstanding groundrent ("erfpachtcanon"). Check with Tjon Ajong & Associates for the estimated notarial costs. Each bidder must identify himself with a valid passport or a National identification card. The successful bidder must submit a bank-guarantee, issued by a bank with office in Sint Maarten, to the amount of the highest bid augmented by the auction costs.

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*descriptions are based on available evaluation reports, some items have not been inspected inside, and the given information might therefore not be accurate.

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NOTARY OFFICE SXM: Office location, Front Street 5, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten,
Tel. 1-721 5422339,    Fax 1-721 5422439     Email:


Notary Office SXM / Tjon Ajong & Associates (Still located in the Speetjens Arcade on Front Street )

Faride Tjon Ajong
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Head Office Philipsburg
(+1-721) 542-2339
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