New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito today announced a public auction for state-owned property located in the Rockland County at 64-66 Church Street in West Haverstraw will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 31. Complete details, including photos, legal and reference documents, and auction requirements can be found online at www.nysstore.com by clicking on “Real Estate Auctions.”

The auction will take place in the legislative chambers of the Rockland County Legislature, 11 New Hempstead Road in New City with registration beginning at 10 a.m.

Description of 64-66 Church Street:

64-66 Church Street is a two-story former group home situated on an approximately 0.18-acre lot. It has approximately 2,464 square feet of living space with six bedrooms and two full baths. The property could be converted into a two-unit dwelling with each unit consisting of a living room, eat-in kitchen, three bedrooms, and one bathroom. West Haverstraw is primarily a residential community.

Open houses at 121 North 18th Street:

  • Thursday, August 10 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday, August 11 – 10 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, August 17 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 22 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional site inspections can be scheduled by calling 518-474-2195 or emailing land.management@ogs.ny.gov.

Minimum Bid:

$160,000 ($16,000 deposit required to bid)

Terms for the properties:

The property is being sold “as-is.” Prospective bidders are encouraged to obtain professional advice, prior to the public sale to assure compliance with building codes and any planned use of the property. They are also encouraged to contact a financial institution prior to the auction in order to obtain pre-contract credit clearance and borrowing guidelines.

Interested bidders will be required to present an initial deposit in the form of a certified check or bank draft in order to register. Checks should be made payable to either the Commissioner of General Services or the bidder.

A 5 percent broker’s commission will be paid by the State of New York to a qualified real estate broker who represents the successful bidder at the time of the closing. Bidder and broker affidavits must be submitted to OGS Legal Services by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29.

OGS provides a broad range of support services that facilitate the operation of state government and assist local governments, public authorities, and public and private agencies. OGS offers numerous services to clients throughout the Empire State, including property management, design and construction, procurement, and various support services.

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