Auction Terms & Conditions Coastal Estate Auctions Terms of Service
1. USE OF SITE
2. MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY
The Site is available to members who are 18 years and older and who have not been suspended or removed by CEA for any reason. By becoming a member you represent that you are of legal age. As a member, you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Site's registration forms. In addition, as a member, you agree and acknowledge that you will maintain valid credit card information within your membership profile as long as you maintain an account with Coastal Estate Auctions.
3. BUYER'S CONTRACT
Bids placed on the CEA website are a binding contract and you are responsible for paying all amounts due to CEA including sale price, buyer's premium, and all applicable taxes. Please do not bid if you are unable to pay and take possession of the items in the specified time periods for each auction, sale, or event. All sales are final. No returns, credits, or exchanges.
4. PAYMENT OPTIONS
Coastal Estate Auctions Accepts Credit Card Payment Only. On site employees do not have the ability to accept cash or credit card payments on site. All lots must be paid in full before they can be released to the winning bidder.
5. ITEM DESCRIPTIONS
All items are sold as-is, where-is. While CEA will do its best to list any damage, repairs, or restorations, the absence of these descriptions or conditions must not be taken to imply that the lot is in perfect condition. Most of the items CEA sells are antique, vintage, or used. You should expect signs of wear consistent with age. CEA does our best to measure the items properly, but cannot be held liable for a fraction of inch measurements. We measure all art work with the frame as part of the measurement. Some auctions may not offer a preview inspection, so please study the photos and inspect them thoroughly before placing your bids. Conditions vary from item to item and CEA does not offer a condition report as condition is a subjective view and varies from buyer to buyer. All sales are final. No returns, credits, or exchanges.
6. BUYER'S PREMIUM
A buyer's premium of 10% is added to all auctions. Most auctions will have a 10% BP, but from time to time CEA will host an auction that may have a different BP. A change in BP will be listed in the Terms and Service of the individual auction.
7. SALES TAX
All sales are subject to appropriate sales tax laws. Tax exempt buyers must provide the appropriate State Sale Tax Exemption Certificate prior to the end of the sale. Upon receipt of such information by CEA, your future purchases will not be taxed. Tax resale forms can be submitted in your membership profile. Please submit your tax form upon registering and before placing a bid. Your profile name and address must be the same as your resale certificate.
Successful buyers must pick up their items at the designated sale location within the assigned time frame as stated in the auction details page. A $25.00 per lot disposal fee will be charged for any items left behind by the winning bidder.
If after winning an item you determine you are unable to pick up at the scheduled removal times and dates, you must contact CEA 24 hours prior of the pick-up date. We will determine if alternate arrangements can be made. These arrangements will be at the sole discretion of CEA and will be subject to transport, labor, and/or storage fees. If an alternative method cannot be arranged, CEA has the right to cancel the sale and retain the said items. CEA offers shipping on a very limited basis. If we agree to ship your items, you will be responsible for the packing and shipping charge as well as the Auction Bid Price, BP, and Sales Tax. CEA will not be held liable for any damage or delays in shipping.
9. FORFEITURE OF ITEMS
You will forfeit any items not paid for or picked up at the time of designated pickup in accordance with the Site's Terms & Conditions. CEA at its sole discretion will reoffer the items or donate them to a charity of CEA's choosing. CEA reserves the right to report your account to collections for the combined total of the original invoice amount and any moving or disposal charges. You membership with CEA will be revoked unless past due invoices and any additional charges are paid in full.
10. 'AS IS' - 'WHERE IS'
All items and lots are sold on an 'AS-IS', 'WHERE IS', 'WITH ALL FAULTS' basis, and 'WITHOUT EXCEPTION'. No warranty of any type is offered through CEA. Removal is at the Buyer's sole obligation, risk, and expense. No sale will be invalidated by reason of any defect or inaccuracy in any of the items or lots by reason of their being incorrectly described orally or written, invoiced, or cataloged, and no liability will be borne by Coastal Estate Auctions, licensees, employees and agents in respect to any such faults or errors. All marketing and information has been prepared only as a guide and is not offered as completely accurate, nor does it give the Buyers all of the information on the item or lot. Except as herein contained, there shall be no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise of any nature whatsoever. The Buyers will accept the items or lots in spite of any defects or conditions, known or unknown, visible or not visible. Buyers acquit and forever discharge the Sellers and Coastal Estate Auctions from any and all claims now and in the future. The Buyers should avail themselves the opportunity to question or inspect all items and lots before bidding. All Buyers are urged to physically inspect lots for accuracy before leaving the premises. All sales are final. No bids can be withdrawn during or after the auction for any reason. Buyer understands that these terms as well as all other terms and conditions cannot be amended. Buyer also agrees that any oral, written, or electronic representation made by Coastal Estate Auctions, shall not modify these "AS IS - WHERE IS" terms. Buyer understands that any description given in the catalog or written on the equipment is not guaranteed, and Buyer will rely entirely on their own inspection and/or investigations. All information and descriptions contained in advertising this sale are believed correct, but no responsibility is assumed by Coastal Estate Auctions or Seller for any errors or omissions.
11. PROHIBITED USE
12. CANCELLATION OF ITEMS FOR SALE
Coastal Estate Auctions reserves the right to cancel, delete, or modify any purchase, item, or auction for any reason and at anytime with no prior notification. This applies to all auctions/sales, past, present, and future.
Seller User Terms
Bidder User Terms