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22 SP 121

NORTH CAROLINA, BEAUFORT COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Roseita N. Lowe and Michael F. Lowe to William R. Echols, Trustee(s), which was dated November 13, 2014 and recorded on November 14, 2014 in Book 1858 at Page 651, Beaufort County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on February 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Beaufort County, North Carolina, to wit: Lying and being in the City of Washington, County of Beaufort, State of North Carolina, more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron stake on the Northern side line of West Fifteenth Street in the City of Washington, said stake being located on a course South 54° 44’ East 100 feet from the intersection of the Eastern side
line of Van Norden Street with the Northern side line of said West Fifteenth Street; thence North 35° 16’ East 150 feet to a stake, the center of a ditch; thence with the said ditch South 54° 44’ East 93 feet to a stake; thence South 35° 16’ West 150 feet to a stake in the Northern side line of said West Fifteenth Street; thence with the Northern side line of said West Fifteenth Street North 54° 44’ West 93 feet to the point of beginning, and being Lot# 4 as shown on that certain map entitled “Colonial Heights” prepared by Robert Strickland, Registered Surveyor, and recorded in Map Book 16, page 14 of the Beaufort County Registry to which said map attention is invited for a more complete description. It being the same and identical land conveyed in a deed dated August 25, 1966, from Claude R. Baucom, Jr., et ux, to John Calvin Lanier, recorded in Book 602 at page 549 in the office of the Register of Deeds. Further reference is made to deed recorded in Book 629, Page 80, Beaufort County Registry. This also being the same property conveyed to Michael F. Lowe and wife, Roseita N. Lowe, by Deed recorded in Book 1528, Page 796 of the Beaufort County Registry; reference is also made to this Deed and the same is incorporated herein for a more complete and adequate description. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 304 W 15th St, Washington, NC 27889. A Certified Check ONLY (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX AND THE RECORDING COSTS FOR THEIR DEED. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Michael F. Lowe and wife, Roseita N. Lowe. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement by providing written notice of termination to the landlord, to be effective on a date stated in the notice that is at least 10 days, but no more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in the notice of sale, provided that the mortgagor has not cured the default at the time the tenant provides the notice of
termination [NCGS § 45-21.16A(b)(2)]. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy.
Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC
Substitute Trustee
Brock & Scott, PLLC
Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC
5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28403
PHONE: (910) 392-4988
FAX: (910) 392-8587
File No.: 22-13858-FC01

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Jan. 25 and Feb. 1, 2023