Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. - Wed Feb 14, 2024

Tractors, Implements, Construction & Industrial Equipment and Much More! Quality Consignments Welcome. A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be applied to all purchases with the buyer’s premium capped at $350.00 per item. 3% Internet fee.

February 14th, 2024

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Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc.

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Tractors, Implements, Construction & Industrial Equipment and Much More! Quality Consignments Welcome. - Feb. 14, 2024

WEEKS FARM MACHINERY AUCTION

2186 SYLVESTER HWY
MOULTRIE, GA 31768
229-985-5048

Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. has been serving the farming community since 1948.

Fees: A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be applied to all purchases with the buyer’s premium capped at $350.00 per item. 3% Internet fee.

Preview Date & Times: Weeks Farm Machinery Auction is open from 8 to 5 Monday - Friday and from 8 to 12 the Saturday before and the Saturday after the auction. Items can be inspected any time during these hours.


Checkout Date & Times: Equipment can be removed from the sale site ONLY after Weeks Farm Machinery has received PAYMENT IN FULL. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Loading Times:

8:00am-12:00 pm EST and 1:00pm-5:00 pm EST Monday-Friday

8:00am-12:00 pm EST the Saturday after the auction

Location: 2186 Albany Sylvester Hwy., Moultrie, GA

This is an ONSITE AND Online Auction, by registering to bid onSITE AND ON the internet you acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of this auction and that you expressly agree to abide by all terms and conditions contained herein.

 

GENERAL AUCTION TERMS 

Weeks Farm Machinery Auction reserves the right to remove or cancel the bids and / or the bidding rights and privileges of any bidder at any time that is deemed to have taken actions no to be in the best interest of the seller.

 

Weeks Farm Machinery Auction reserves the right to add or remove items from the auction prior to the close of bidding; split or combine lots; add minimum bids or reserve prices. 

 

Weeks Farm Machinery Auction also reserves the right to cancel, suspend, extend or reschedule an individual item and or the entire auction event or to make changes to the auction closing times, inspection times, or removal times.

 

EQUIPMENT INSPECTION

Weeks Farm Machinery Auction is open from 8am to 5pm Monday - Friday and from 8am to 12pm the Saturday before the auction.  Items can be inspected during these hours. 

 

AUCTION TIME

Auction line-up begins at 9:30amEST with small row crop equipment and miscellaneous consignments Online Bidding joins the auction event at approximately 11:00amEST, coinciding with our line-up of tractors, implements, construction & industrial equipment consignments.

 

AUCTION LOCATION

LOCATION MAP

 

To Permanent Facility at 2186 Albany Sylvester Hwy, Moultrie, GA 31768:

From I-75 South Bound:

1. Take I-75 South Exit 62

2. Turn RIGHT onto US Hwy 82E and travel 0.3 miles

3. Turn RIGHT onto US 319 South and travel 23.7 miles to Moultrie

4. Turn RIGHT onto GA 133 North and travel 1.8 miles

5. Turn LEFT onto Sylvester Hwy and travel 0.5 miles to Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, 2186 Sylvester Hwy (first Business on LEFT)

 

From I-75 North bound:

1. Take I-75 North Exit 39

2. Turn LEFT onto GA 37 West and travel 20.3 miles to Moultrie

3. Turn RIGHT onto US 319 North/GA 133 North and travel 3.6 miles

4. Turn LEFT onto Sylvester Hwy and travel 0.5 miles to Weeks Farm Machinery, 2186 Sylvester Hwy (first Business on LEFT).

 

FEES

A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be applied to all Bid Prices with the Buyer’s Premium capped at $350.00 per item. The Bid Price plus the Buyer’s Premium will become the Purchase Price. In addition, a 3% internet fee will be applied to all online Purchase Prices.

 

EXAMPLE: PURCHASED ONLINE

Purchase Price:                       $3,000.00                                          $4,000.00

10% BP/$350 cap:                       300.00                                                 350.00

3% Internet fee:                 +         99.00                                        +      130.50

TOTAL Purchase Price:          $3,399.00                                           $4,480.50

 

EXAMPLE: PURCHASED ONSITE

Purchase Price:                      $3,000.00                                           $4,000.00

10% BP/$350 cap:              +    $300.00                                        +      350.00

TOTAL Purchase Price:         $3,300.00                                            $4,350.00                                              

                                          

SALES TAX & SALES TAX EXEMPTION

Georgia Sales Tax of 8% will be applied to all items unless the following proper documentation is provided to Weeks Farm Machinery Auction prior to or at the time of purchase:

Farmer Tax Exemption: photo copy of a valid Georgia Farmer Exemption G.A.T.E. Card. APPLY NOW Unfortunately, sales tax cannot be refunded to Farmers providing GATE Cards AFTER an invoice has been issued.

Dealer Tax Exemption: photo copy of Sale Tax Resale Certificate with signed ST-5 Form or ST-4 Form.

Exporter Tax Exemption: a valid Bill of Lading provided by the purchaser’s hired Common Carrier at time of equipment removal.

 

PAYMENT

An invoice will be emailed confirming your bids after the auction has been completed. Payment is required within 3 business days from of the date of purchase.

 

The accepted forms of payment are Cash, Cashier’s Check, Personal or Business Checks, Wire Transfer, Debit Card, Credit Card, and/or mobile wallet applications such as Apple Pay and Google Pay. Be advised of the 3% convenience fee applied to all credit card, debit card, and mobile wallet payment methods. Money Orders will not be acceptable forms of payment. Credit Cards are also used as a verification tool!! Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. reserves the right to charge the purchaser’s credit card on file an amount up to the full purchase price plus storage fees for items not paid for and pickup up in a timely manner. Credit cards will not be accepted for titled vehicles and titled trailers. Payment method for titled vehicles and titled trailers require immediately available funds.

 

A required Form 8300 will be completed and submitted to the IRS for Cash and/or Cashier’s Check payment amounts of $10,000.00 or more.

 

TITLE ITEMS

 All titled trailers and motorized vehicle purchases transacted at Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. will adhere to the Regulations set forth by the Georgia Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Division. Title will be transferred to the person or entity stated on the purchaser’s invoice, therefore it is pertinent to register initially, correctly as a bidder the way in which the purchaser prefers a titled item assigned to the purchaser. Use of the buyer’s privilege is non-transferable. 

 

Mileage and other information written on the window of sale vehicles or listed in the item’s description is for the convenience of the buyer and is not to be relied upon as accurate or complete. Buyers should satisfy themselves, as to year, mileage, and equipment by viewing the actual vehicle prior to bidding. The auction will not arbitrate vehicles based on incorrect information written on the vehicle or listed in the item’s description.

 

Georgia Resident Purchasers of titled motorized vehicles will be subject to TAVT (Title Ad Valorem Tax) which is calculated from a percentage of the motorized vehicle’s Fair Market Value or Purchase Price: the higher of the two amounts will be used as commanded by the State. The TAVT percentage rate is dependent upon the year model of the motorized vehicle. The TAVT Calculator can assist in providing FMVs of most motorized vehicles. An ETR (Electronic Title and Registration) Fee of $75.00 will also be assessed for all titled motorized vehicles. This fee includes the mandatory State services of Title & Registration Processing, an ETR Statutory Fee (Charged by GA Department of Revenue), a TOP Processing Charge, a Scanning & Quality Assurance Fee as well as the required UPS or FedEx shipping cost of the original title documents to the designated Quality Assurance Center. A Title Processing Fee of $75.00 will be applied to all titled trailers. This fee includes Title & Registration Processing, a TOP Processing Charge, and Courier Fees to submit original documents to the designated County Tag Office. ETR and Title Processing Fees are subject to change at the discretion of Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. to accommodate changes in requirements issued from the Georgia’s ETR Processing Center and Georgia Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Division.

 

Georgia Resident Purchasers of titled motorized vehicles are required to provide a copy of their valid Georgia Driver’s License and complete applicable Title Processing Paperwork including but not limited to Title, MV-1 form, MV-7D form, As-Is; No Warranty Buyer’s Guide, and an Odometer Disclosure Statement

 

Non-Georgia Resident Purchasers of titled motorized vehicles will be required to sign a ST-8 Certificate of Exemption Nonresident Purchase of a Motor Vehicle form, exempting them from Georgia Taxes and Fees. Non-Georgia Resident Purchasers must sign the titled item’s As-Is; No Warranty Buyer’s Guide and an Odometer Disclosure Statement.

 

Used Motor Vehicle Dealer will be required to provide Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. with a copy of their company’s valid Used Motor Vehicle Dealer License and Sales Tax Resale Certificate to be exempt from Georgia Title Tax and Fees. Georgia Used Motor Vehicle Dealers will be required to sign a ST-5 Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption Georgia Purchaser form, while Out of State Used Motor Vehicle Dealers will be required to sign a ST-4 Certificate of Exemption-Out of State Dealer form. Used Motor Vehicle Dealers must also sign the titled item’s As-Is; No Warranty Buyer’s Guide and an Odometer Disclosure Statement.

 

Trailers sold as “Bill of Sale Only” will not be issued a title. Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. will issue the Purchaser an Invoice which will serve as the Purchaser’s Bill of Sale. If the Purchaser wishes to obtain a Tag for a Trailer sold as “Bill of Sale Only”, the Purchaser must complete a T-22B Certification of Inspection by a Duly Constituted Georgia Law Enforcement Officer form and consult the Purchaser’s Local Tag Office for further instruction.

 

Trailers are Sales Tax Exempt for Dealers who provide the aforementioned Dealer documents.  Farmers may also be tax exempt from trailer purchases, if the trailer is intended for Farm-Use. Farmers must provide Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. with a valid, unexpired copy of their Georgia Issued G.A.T.E. Card prior to the time of purchase to be eligible for tax exemption. The purchaser listed on the invoice must also be listed on the G.A.T.E. Card as the primary user or as an Additional User for G.A.T.E Card Tax Exemptions to the valid. The State of Georgia does not recognize other State issued Agricultural Tax Exemption Cards, however Nonresident Farmers are eligible to apply for a Georgia issued G.A.T.E. Card. If you are eligible to apply for a G.A.T.E. Card, complete this G.A.T.E. Card Application.

Titled Items may be removed from premise once Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. receives confirmation from Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc.’s bank that sufficient funds have been received upon account. Upon payment confirmation, the title of the motorized vehicle will be electronically transferred and submitted to the State of Georgia for purchases made by Georgia Residents. The Georgia Resident Purchaser will receive via mail the newly assigned title from the State of Georgia at the address provided on the MV-1 form within 30 days of ETR submission. The Non-Georgia Resident as well as the Dealer purchaser will receive via certified trackable mail the original title of the motorized vehicle assigned to the purchaser on the back of the title to the address provided on the purchaser’s invoice within 10 days of payment confirmation. MSOs of Trailers with Net Vehicle Weight under 2000 pounds will be mailed certified and trackable to purchaser’s address provided on the purchaser’s invoice. Titles of Trailers with Net Vehicle Weight of 2000 pounds or more will be mailed certified and trackable to Non-Georgia Resident purchasers within 10 days of payment confirmation. Titles of Trailers with Net Vehicle Weight of 2000 pounds or more purchased by Georgia Residents will be processed with Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc.’s local tag office within 10 days of payment confirmation. The Georgia Resident Purchaser will receive via mail the newly assigned trailer title from the State of Georgia at the address provided on the MV-1 form within 30 days of local tag office submission.

 

Also, once payment has been confirmed with Weeks Farm Machinery Auction’s bank, the purchaser of a titled motorized vehicle will then be issued a TOP (Temporary Operating Permit) Tag. This TOP Tag will be held at the onsite Check-Out Station and will be available for pickup on the allotted Item Pick-Up days.

 

EQUIPMENT REMOVAL

Equipment can be removed from the sale site ONLY after Weeks Farm Machinery has received PAYMENT IN FULL. NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

ABANDONED PROPERTY

By utilizing Weeks FARM MACHINERY AUCTION, INC. and making purchase therefore, YOU expressly agree that any Lot(s) purchased by YOU that are not shipped or otherwise removed from the Auction Site within 30 days from the appropriate loadout date after the Auction will be deemed abandoned to the Auctioneer, unless otherwise stated, even if paid for by YOU.  In the event property is deemed abandoned YOU will give up and waive all right, title and interest with respect to such Lot(s). If abandoned Lot(s) are subsequently sold, YOU will not be entitled to any proceeds from the sale of any such abandoned property. Subject to applicable law, beginning immediately after the Auction load out time, and continuing until the removal or other disposition of any Lot(s) not picked‐ up or removed, a storage charge in the amount of Ten Dollars ($10) per day, per lot, will accrue.  Auctioneer will have a possessory lien against such Lot(s) that may be executed on in order to satisfy such storage charges. The Auctioneer may commence an action against YOU for storage fees without executing on a storage lien.  by purchasing an item for auction, you waive any and all claims for deficiency, recoupment, setoff, conversion or trover relating to abandoned lots.  weeks FARM MACHINERY AUCTION, inc. is not responsible for damage occuring after sale of items, including damages sustained while items are on its property or during load out, and you expressly waive any and claims against weeks FARM MACHINERY AUCTION, inc. relating to any such damage.

 

LOADING TIMES

8:00am-12:00pmEST and 1:00pm-5:00pmEST Monday-Friday

8:00am-12:00pmEST the Saturday after the auction

 

Buyer is responsible for all shipping logistics and costs.

 

Allow us to recommend the following optional Transportation Providers:

 

JAX Logistics, Inc.

Vernon Craft

Office: (843) 235-9993

Fax: (843) 235-9997

Email: verncraft@gmail.com

 

Fr8 Management Logistics

Mark Caruthers

4585 County Rd 141

Wildwood, FL  34785

Office: (352) 399-6888

Cell: (352) 303-0561

Fax: (407) 641-9324

Email: mark@Fr8mgmtlogistics.com

 

DISCLAIMERS

Weeks Farm Machinery does not guarantee the authenticity of listed equipment hours. Hours are listed as shown on equipment.

 

All items sell “AS IS WHERE IS” with no warranty. There shall be no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, statutory, or otherwise as to the merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose of any goods offered in this sale. Some items sell subject to lease payoff amount. All items available for sale prior to auction.  Assets are subject to additions and deletions.

 

It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age, genuineness, value, or any other determinative factor. Weeks Farm Machinery Auction may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall the Weeks Farm Machinery Auction be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value.

Bidders who bid from off site and are not present at the live auction or preview understand and acknowledge that they may not be able to inspect an item via photos as well as if they examined it in person. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age, genuineness, value, or any other determinative factor. Weeks Farm Machinery Auction shall endeavor to describe in detail each item and any pertinent information about it. Weeks Farm Machinery Auction will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the description of the merchandise. Bidder agrees that everything is sold as is and that they may not return any item they purchase for any reason. 

 

Weeks Farm Machinery Auction is providing internet pre-auction and live bidding as a service to Bidder. Bidder acknowledges and understands that this service may or may not function correctly the day of the auction. Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against Weeks Farm Machinery Auction or anyone else if the internet service fails to work correctly before or during the live auction. Weeks Farm Machinery Auction will not be responsible for any missed bids from any source. Internet bidders who desire to make certain their bid is acknowledged should use the proxy-bidding feature and leave their maximum bid before the auction begins. Weeks Farm Machinery Auction reserves the right to withdraw or re-catalog items in this auction.

 

CHANGES TO SERVICES, WEBSITE, AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS

User acknowledges and agrees that WFM may change, modify, amend, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Services or the Website, at any time, without notice and without liability to User or to any third party. WFM reserves the right to impose limits on certain features of the Services or the Website, at any time, without notice and without liability to User or to any third party. User acknowledges and agrees that WFM may amend the Terms and Conditions (including fees and transaction rules) at any time without notice. Any amendment of the Terms and Conditions will be reflected on the Website. User is encouraged to periodically review the Terms and Conditions posted on the Website. Use of the Services and the Website constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions, including any amendments.

 

TECHNOLOGICAL DISRUPTIONS

Auctioneer will not be responsible for technology disruptions, errors, or failures (including disruptions to bidding or the failure to execute, recognize, or record online bids), whether caused by (i) loss of connectivity, breakdown, disruption, or failure of the Online Auction Platform, (ii) breakdown, disruption, or failure of a Bidder's internet connection, computer, or system, or (iii) otherwise. Auctioneer may, but will not be required to, continue, suspend, delay, extend, reschedule, or close the Auction because of disruptions caused by technology failures, even after bidding has commenced.

FAILURES BY ONLINE AUCTION PLATFORM PROVIDER AND ITS AFFILIATES OR CONTRACTORS

Auctioneer may use an Online Auction Platform Provider to facilitate the Auction. Under no circumstances will Auctioneer be liable for any failure of the Online Auction Platform Provider to perform all or any of its obligations, or for the failure of any affiliates, employees, agents, representatives, or contractors of the Online Auction Platform Provider to perform their obligations.

DISCLOSURE

As detailed in Rule 55-10-.01 (3) of the Georgia Auctioneers Commission:  Any auction sale is, without requirement of announcement at any time, presumed to be with reserve unless the property are in explicit terms put up at absolute auction.  According to Rule 55-10-.01 (4)(b) Weeks Farm Machinery Auction and our sellers hereby give notice that bids may be made by the seller, or upon the seller’s behalf, at any auction with reserve.

CONSENT TO JURISDICTION

YOU agree that the exclusive jurisdiction of any and all disputes arising out of an auction, purchase or sale of goods as described herein shall be the Superior Court of Colquitt County, Georgia.  YOU hereby irrevocably waive your right to a trial by jury. 

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

YOU hereby irrevocably waive any claim for speculative or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, claims for lost profits, loss of opportunity and loss of goodwill.

INDEMNITY AND HOLD HARMLESS

YOU hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. and its employees, agents and subcontractors for any and all claims, expenses and damages, including without limitation all attorney’s fees and legal costs, arising out of or pertaining to any claim, lawsuit or dispute relating to or concerning any auction, purchase or sale of goods as described herein. 

 

ACCEPTING TERMS

These Terms and Conditions, and all questions with respect to the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to conflict of law’s provisions. All bidders expressly consent to personal and exclusive jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Georgia located in Colquitt County.