Begins Closing:

Own a piece of Texas History. The Sierrita De La Cruz Ranch is located approximately 18 miles northwest of Amarillo, Texas. There are approximately 3,328 acres of ranchland that will be offered in five tracts.  The Auction will take place on Tuesday, September 20th at 2:00 pm at the Amarillo Country Club, 4800 Bushland Blvd. Amarillo, TX. 79106. An Auction Information Meeting will be held at the same location at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, August 30th. Be sure to attend this meeting to learn more about this Ranch and the Multi Par Auction Process.  Online bidding will be available for this auction. Deadline to Request Approval to Bid Online is noon on Monday, September 19, 2022.

PROCEDURE:  These  3,328 + acres will be offered in five (5) individual tracts.  There will be open bidding on these tracts until the close of this auction.  Tracts 1 and 2 may be combined, but not included in any combination with Tracts 3, 4, or 5. Tracts 3, 4, and 5 may be combined, but not in any combination with Tracts 1 or 2. These properties will be sold in the manner resulting in the highest total sale price. 

BUYER PREMIUM: A 5% Buyer Premium is in effect for all purchases. The Buyer Premium will be added to the “Auction Board Price” to determine the “Total Sales Price” or “Total Contract Price”. 

ACCEPTANCE OF BID PRICES:  All successful bidders will sign a purchase agreement at the auction site immediately following the close of the auction.  All final bid prices are subject to the Seller’s approval.

EARNEST MONEY: Ten percent (10%) earnest money on the day of the auction, upon signing a purchase agreement immediately following the close of bidding. The earnest money may be paid in the form of personal check, business check, or cashier’s check. The remainder of the purchase price is payable in cash at closing. YOUR BIDDING IS NOT CONDITIONAL UPON FINANCING, so be sure you have arranged financing, if needed, and are capable of paying cash at closing.

REAL ESTATE TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS: The Property Taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Seller shall have paid all Property Taxes for prior years before closing.  The Buyer(s) will be responsible for any “rollback” in the property taxes. The Buyer(s) will be responsible for all additional taxes imposed after the date of execution of the Special Warranty Deed by seller as a result of any change in use of any part of the subject property, the intent being that all such additional taxes shall be the responsibility of the Buyer(s) and the Buyer’s heirs, personal representatives and assigns.

BROKER PARTICIPATION:   Contact the Auction office at 800-299-5263 to obtain the broker participation guidelines.  

CLOSING: Will take place on or before November 1, 2022, or as soon as applicable closing documents and surveys (if needed) are completed. 

POSSESSION:  Possession will be given at closing.

TITLE: Seller shall provide an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance on the surface tracts in the amount of the purchase price. Buyer(s) will be responsible for all expenses related to acquiring a mortgagee’s title policy, if required.  Seller shall execute a Special Warranty Deed conveying the real estate to the Buyer(s).

PROPERTY CONDITION:  Property to be sold AS IS—WHERE IS and no warranty or representation, either express or implied, will be given to any bidder or Buyer.  Buyer(s) shall release Seller of any and all liability.

EASEMENTS AND LEASES: Sale of the property is subject to any and all easements of record and any and all leases. Current grazing leases will expire upon closing.

SURVEY:   If a survey is needed to close the sale to a single Buyer of all of the properties, the cost of that survey shall be at such Buyer’s cost and expense.  If a survey is needed to close the sale to a Buyer of less than all of the properties in order to plot any easements created, the cost of such survey shall be at the cost and expense of the Seller(s) of the Tract(s). All advertised acreages are approximate and have been estimated based on current legal descriptions and/or aerial photos. See purchase agreement for details of price adjustments.

MINERAL RIGHTS:  No oil, gas or other minerals will be conveyed. All executive Wind Rights will be conveyed to the Buyer(s). Each Owner will retain one-half (1/2) of the Owner’s Wind Rights to the extent allowed by Texas law.

AGENCY:  Clift Land Auctions, LP and Clift Land Brokers and its representatives are exclusive agents of the Sellers.

DISCLAIMER AND ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: All information used in the marketing of this property is subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the agreement to purchase. ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE BY THE AUCTIONEER AT THE AUCTION PODIUM DURING THE TIME OF THE SALE WILL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ANY PREVIOUSLY PRINTED MATERIAL OR ANY OTHER ORAL STATEMENTS MADE. The property is being sold on an “AS IS, WHERE IS” basis, and no warranty or representation, either express or implied, concerning the property is made by the Sellers or the Auction Company. Each potential bidder is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. The information used in marketing this property is believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller, the Broker, the Auction Company or any of their respective representatives. All sketches and dimensions are approximate. Conduct at the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of the Auctioneer. The Seller, Broker and Auction Company reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there is any question as to the person’s credentials, fitness, etc. All decisions of the Auctioneer are final.

NEW DATA, CORRECTIONS AND CHANGES: Please arrive prior to scheduled auction time to inspect any changes, corrections or additions to the property information.

NOTE: Videotaping, flash photography and/or public announcements will be allowed on auction day ONLY with prior approval from Clift Land Auctions, LP.