• Place: The auction will take place at Notary Office Mingo, Fouress Building Suite 4D, Emmaplein, Philipsburg, on Sint Maarten.
  • Date: Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 as of 10.00 hours a.m.
Auction Date: 
Mar 27 , 2024
10.00 hours a.m.



The right of long lease till October twenty-second, two thousand and twenty-four (October 22nd, 2024) on:

A parcel of land having an area of ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SQUARE METERS (1,180m²), situated in Saunders in the district of Cul de Sac, on the island of Sint Maarten, described in certificate of admeasurement number SXM CDS 061/1964, with the thereon standing dwelling house and all appurtenances belonging thereto, hereinafter referred to as the “property 2".

Reserved price for aforementioned long lease rights and title to the immovable property 2 (being the minimum bid) will be TWO HUNDRED FORTY-ONE THOUSAND AND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS CURRENCY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (US$.241,500.00).

Potential buyers may enter a private bid, addressed to the notary, on property 2 on the public sale to be submitted to the notary on or before March 6th, 2024 at noon (12.00 p.m.)

An appraisal report will be available on website www.notarymingo.com or upon request

The sales will take place under the customary auction conditions which are, by raised bid (in Dutch: “middels opbod”) subsequently by Dutch bid (in Dutch “afmijnen”) in one (1) session.
The general as well if any special conditions on the auction, will be available at Notary office Mingo situated at the Fouress Building, Emmaplein, Philipsburg
Every bidder or potential buyer (even when bidding for someone else) is required to contact notary Mingo on the legal requirement since all requirements including payment of a notary’s invoice will have to be deposited into the escrow account of notary Mingo and therefore you are required to contact notary office Mingo at info@notarymingo.com as of this date, however ultimately on or before March 6th, 2024 at noon (12.00 am).
Anyone wanting to bid at the public auction will need to meet legal requirements in order to participate in the bidding process, since the bidder has to identify him or herself and provide the civil law notary with a written guarantee by a banking institution (for example a bank letter/or banker’s check) and have at least 10% of the bid you wish to place at the public auction, deposited into the escrow account  of the notary ultimately on the day of the public auction. The bank guarantee 
should cover the payment of the bid including the additional and affiliated auction charges to be requested at notary office Mingo which are for the buyer (as stipulated in the general auction conditions of civil law notary Mingo). Civil law notary Mingo withholds the right to accept or deny any (private) bidder to partake in the bidding process or private bidding in the process of the public auction.
The buyer (successful and accepted bidder) shall pay the notarial fee, the registration stamps, the disbursements, transfer tax, cancellations of mortgage(s), annulment of attachment(s), costs and charges of the notarial authentic report(s) of the auction and the conveyance of title to and the registration of the immovable property in the name of the buyer in the Public Registers, deed of assignment (in Dutch: "Akte de Command"), deed of acquittance, the aforementioned bankguarantee, and remaining costs and charges pursuant to the general and particular conditions of the auction including the 1% Central Bank license fee if applicable and all banking charges involved to make payments to all third parties related to this sale at the public auction.

Interested parties are strongly advised/recommended to:

  • (i) to contact notary office Mingo prior to the deadline of the private bid to inquire on the required documents and payment involved;
  • (ii)  in the event the bidder wishes to attend the public auction and participate, to review the auction conditions before attending the auction;
  • (iii)  to start requesting their bank guarantee at least four (4) weeks prior to the auction, come with a banker’s check or have the funds (being the amount of the bid the buyer wishes to place) deposited into the escrow account of the notary prior to the day of the public auction.
    Descriptions are based on available evaluation reports, as some items may have not been (possible to be) inspected inside, and the given information might therefor not be accurate and buyers cannot hold the notary liable for the state of the immovable property.