Auction Terms & Conditions Auction Terms & Conditions
By registering and bidding on any item, the bidder/buyer shows acceptance of the following terms and conditions. Any bid by a bidder/buyer is a legal binding contract between you,referred to as the “bidder” and KJ's Needful Things, LLC referred to as the “Auction House”. Do not register or bid unless you agree to all of the terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions can be changed at any time without notice. Please read these terms and conditions each time you register for one of our auctions. These terms and conditions supersede any other agreement between you, the Bidder, and the Auction House made in the past or present.
All information provided by bidder/buyer during the registration process must be current, complete, and accurate. Bidders must be 18 years of age or older. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC, at its sole discretion, may deny registration to any person or entity. The Bidder agrees to let the Auction House know of any changes with their contact information or credit information as soon as the Bidder knows and to keep this information current in their Hibid Profile.
All items are sold “AS-IS, WHERE-IS” with all faults, flaws, imperfections and errors. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC and the seller(s) do not give or make any type of guarantee or warranty regarding the lots to be sold, implied or otherwise. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. has put forth every effort in preparing the catalog for every auction to provide accurate descriptions of all items, however, it is the bidder's responsibility to determine the condition and suitability of each lot. Due diligence is the responsibility of the bidder/buyer. Printed statements or descriptions by staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. Any bidder's failure to inspect, or to be fully informed on the quality or condition will not constitute grounds for any claim, adjustment, refund, termination of the purchase contract, or refusal to close the sale. If you are unsure about any of the Term and Conditions, pricing, or how to bid; There may be items in the background, but those are not included in the lot unless specifically told otherwise. IF YOU ARE IN ANY WAY UNSURE AS TO ANY MATTER HEREIN, KJ’s Needful Things, LLC URGES YOU TO NOT BID.
CONDUCT OF THE AUCTION:
Conduct of the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of KJ’s Needful Things, LLC..KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason and also reserves the right to cancel this auction, or remove any item or lot from this auction prior to the close of bidding. WE ACT ONLY AS AGENTS FOR THE SELLER. Sellers or their agents reserve the right to bid on their own behalf to protect their investment(s). Sale on all items is subject to seller approval. The Auction House reserves the right to confirm the sale with the seller, and bid on behalf of the seller, if necessary. Items may have reserves that may or may not be noted. All decisions of KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. are final.
CLIENT/SELLER RIGHTS: The clients/sellers of the Auction House have the right to bid on and win any items they have put to auction, including their own. The Clients/Sellers agree to pay for all items and buyers premiums and taxes associated with any lots they have won.
When you place your maximum bid, the current bid price doesn't automatically jump to your max bid. Your bid will go to the next highest increment and will be increased as other people bid against you. The computer will automatically bid up to your max in the increments specified. By placing any bids you have agreed by legal contract that your bid or max bid is what you are willing to pay for that specific lot(s) and may have to pay full bid or max bid amount of any bids placed. The buyer agrees and is responsible for every bid amount placed. Remember, KJ’s Needful Things, LLC or anybody for that matter DO NOT force you to place any bid, you and you alone are responsible for your actions. Please bid accordingly.
When you bid on the wrong item or decide an item is not suited for your intended use, our clients are not willing to assume the cost of your mistakes. When in doubt about condition, completeness or suitability for intended use, please bid accordingly.
BEFORE THE AUCTION:
We strongly recommend every person bidding on items to request a time to preview & inspect the items. You may request an appointment to preview any of our auctions in person. All property to be auctioned is usually on view for a week before the auction goes live. You are encouraged to examine lots thoroughly. You may also request a Video, additional pictures or a Facetime appointment. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC staff are available at viewings and by contact. Please note, the Auction House will not give refunds or returns for Bidders who bid and win items, but are unhappy with the condition of those items.
Unless a specific auction states otherwise, a 15% buyer's premium will be charged on all items and lots. Every bidder/buyer pays the same buyer's premium and should bid accordingly. For example, if you bid $100 on an item at the auction you will be charged $115 for the item on your auction invoice. Please take this into consideration when bidding. 6% MI Sales Tax applies. All bid prices "hammer prices" ("hammer prices" means the price at which a lot is knocked down to the purchaser) will be subject to a buyer's premium of 15% payable by the purchaser. This premium is added to the purchaser's successful bid amount. 6 % MI sales tax, as required by law, will be levied to the combined "Hammer price" and the Buyer's Premium and the three together equal the total sale price. (Sales conducted from the premise of an estate are exempt from the MI sales tax.) (Coins & Currency are Sales Tax Exempt) (Farm Use and Sales Tax Exempt will need to supply a copy of their sales tax resale form to the Auction House every year).
COINS & CURRENCY TERMS & CONDITIONS:
Re: All of the certified coins that have been graded and certified by any independent grading companies: PCGS, NGC, ANACS, NNC, PCI, DGS, etc.
Grading of any coins is subjective and may differ among independent grading services and among numismatists, even though grading has a material effect on the value of the coins. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC is not responsible for the grades assigned and makes no warranty or representation regarding such grades. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. Due diligence is the responsibility of the bidder/buyer.
Beginning at the stated closing time, the auction software will conclude bidding for one lot every few seconds in catalog order with the following exception: if a bid is placed in the last two (2) minutes remaining for that auction lot, bidding for that lot will automatically extend the auction for additional two (2) minutes. Some lots may be grouped together so that a bid on one lot will extend the time on all lots in that group. An email of invoice will be sent to the winning bidder/buyer of each auction after auction has completely closed.
All buyers must pay for their purchases in full within the scheduled removal dates after auction ending. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC accepts the following forms of payment: Major Credit Cards. Merchandise becomes the full responsibility of the bidder/buyer at time of payment and the bidder/buyer assumes all risk of loss and damage to property at that time. NONPAYMENT: Zero tolerance policy for non-payment: If your card on file is declined for any reason, you'll have 24 hours after the auction close to complete payment over the phone or in person. If payment is not received by the end of the business day following the auction close, your items may be forfeited and bidding privileges may be suspended.
WINNING BIDDER NOTIFICATION:
If the Bidder has won any items at the auction, KJ’s Needful Things, LLC will notify them via email containing the Paid Invoice to let them know the items they have won and the amount they have paid. This is the only contact the Bidder will receive from the Auction House. Please make sure you check your email after the auction has closed. In the event the Bidder won an item at the auction and does not receive this email, contact the auction house at 248-505-5985. Please check your spam file if you do not find it. In the case of a credit card decline, you will also receive an Unpaid Invoice via email. Zero tolerance policy for non-payment: If your card on file is declined for any reason, you'll have 24 hours after the auction close to complete payment over the phone or in person. If payment is not received by the end of the business day following the auction close, your items may be forfeited and bidding privileges may be suspended.
All successful bids must be picked up within scheduled removal dates of that specific auction unless other arrangements have been made. No items can be removed until KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. has received and acknowledged payment in full. In the event that items are not picked up during the designated pick up time slots, KJ’s Needful Things, LLC reserves the right to charge the Bidders credit card on file for items’ fees, buyer’s premiums, taxes, and any additional applicable fees (disposal, storage ,etc…). Any items not picked up by scheduled removal dates (for that specific auction), there will be a $3 PER DAY storage fee starting after the removal dates. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC holds purchases for 7 business days. After the 7 business days have expired you will forfeit all items of ownership back to the seller/consignor. The Auction House reserves the right to determine the method of disposal which may or may not consist of waste disposal, resale or donation. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC reserves the right to resell any property not paid for in full by the conclusion of the stated removal period. Buyers are responsible for rigging, loading, and removal of all items purchased without assistance from KJ’s Needful Things, LLC.
REMOVING ITEMS: The Bidder must remove the items safely. The Bidders agrees to pay all costs associated with damages that may happen when the bidder and/or their helpers are moving items. In the event the Bidder damages anything while removing the items, their credit card on file will be charged for all costs associated with fixing said damages.
The bidder agrees to bring help to load larger items. The Auction House DOES NOT provide help for loading large items into vehicles or trailers due to insurance purposes. Bring your own help and packing materials to load your won items. The Auction House does not provide bags, paper, or other wrapping material when picking up lots which the Bidder has won.
KJ’s Needful Things, LLC does provide shipping services on select items. All "shipping" purchases must be paid in full within checkout dates/times. We will be happy to ship any item within the continental US. Contact us for a shipping quote before you bid if you are interested in shipping. Postage costs paid by the buyer include actual discounted shipping costs plus a $5 handling fee per shipping bag/box. We do everything in our power to safely keep shipping costs as low as possible. You should call or email us for a shipping quote first before bidding, especially on large items, because some items may be cost prohibitive and not able to be shipped.
For eligible first class shipping items,postage costs paid by the buyer include actual discounted shipping costs plus a handling fee of $1 per lot/item up to a maximum handling fee of $5.
You must email, text or call us to let us know that you are requesting shipping after the close of the auction. There will be a second charge on your credit card for the shipping cost and you will receive a separate email containing the tracking number.
SUSPENSION / PERMANENT BAN:
A bidder/buyer will be suspended or permanently banned from KJ’s Needful Things, LLC Online Auctions for providing false or fraudulent information when registering. A bidder/buyer will be permanently banned from KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. Online Auctions for failing to honor the "REMOVAL" terms made under that bidder/buyer registration.
THIRD PARTY LIABILITY:
The Bidder will not hold the Auction House liable for any action done by a third party. This includes, but is not limited to actions done by the fellow Bidders, Auction House clients, friends and family of the clients of the Auction House, or any person who commits a crime (I.E. breaking in and stealing or vandalizing auction lots) before, during, or after the auction has finished.
In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software, internet or any other online auction-related technologies, KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. reserve the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding. Neither the company providing the software, norKJ’s Needful Things, LLC shall be held responsible for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC. has full discretion to modify the date and time, order, and details of the auction for any reason or no reason at all, including but not limited to technical issues, and emergencies. The Auction House will not assume any bid is an error. In the event there is a malfunction within the software and/or bidding the Auction Houses is using, the Bidder will not hold the Auction House accountable.
AUCTION HOUSE LIABILITY:
The bidders agree to not hold the Auction House responsible for any damages or injury that may happen when attending the inspection/preview day or auction pick up days. KJ’s Needful Things, LLC asks the Bidder to watch their step inside the auction areas, as there may be some elevation changes or steps. INJURY & DAMAGE: Bidder acknowledges responsibility for any personal injury or property damage caused by Bidder or his Agent, and further agrees to hold Auction House, Auctioneers, Owners, its Officers, or Employees harmless for any personal injury to himself or his Agents and any property damage incurred on auction premises. Bidder agrees to consume any food products purchased at their own risk and to hold the Auction House harmless whether food products are past date or inside the marked date.
In the event an issue arises between the Bidder and Auction House, both the Bidder and Auction House agree to binding arbitration rather than litigation to resolve the dispute. The Bidder agrees to choose a venue located within Oakland County. The Bidder agrees that their dispute cannot be combined with any other person or party. KJ’s Needful THings LLC reserves the right to enforce the rest of our terms and conditions.
Items may have a line crossed out through any tag or barcode after photos have been taken. We will do this after photos have been taken. This is to make sure items can not go through the return process again. Furthermore, the Bidder agrees to not return any items bought through our auction to any retailer.
MSRP's: The MSRP is the value given to us by the retailer we are auctioning off content for. This number was their retail value, and may or may not be the actual MSRP given from the manufacturer.
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