NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE BY ADVERTISEMENT
Notice is given under section 3212 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.3212
, that the following Mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at a public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check at the place of holding the circuit court in Cass County, starting promptly at 10:00 a.m., on April 12, 2023. The amount due on the mortgage may be greater on the day of the sale. Placing the highest bid at the sale does not automatically entitle the purchaser to free and clear ownership of the property. A potential purchaser is encouraged to contact the county register of deeds office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge a fee for this information.
THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFORMATION WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.
Default has occurred in the conditions of a Mortgage (the “Mortgage”) made by Joan M. Belew, a single woman, as Mortgagor(s), to Honor Credit Union, as Mortgagee. The Mortgage is dated May 5, 2021 and was recorded May 19, 2021 at Liber 1196 Page 946 of Cass County Records. The amount claimed to be due on said Mortgage and unpaid at the date of this Notice is EIGHTEEN THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FIFTY AND 12/100 ($18,350.12
) DOLLARS, including interest on the applicable indebtedness at a rate of 4.750
% per annum. This sum will increase as additional interest, costs, expenses, and attorney fees accrue under the Mortgage and its related note and which are permitted under Michigan law after the date of this Notice. No legal or equitable proceedings have been instituted to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, and the power of sale in the Mortgage has become operative by reason of the default. At the date and time as referenced previously in this Notice, the Mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the property herein described, or some part of them, at public auction, to the highest bidder, for the purpose of satisfying the amount due and unpaid on the Mortgage, along with interest due, the legal costs and charges of sale as allowed by statute and/or the Mortgage, and any taxes and insurance that the Mortgagee pays on or prior to the date of said sale. The property mentioned and described in the Mortgage, as located in the City of Dowagiac, County of Cass, and State of Michigan, are more particularly described as follows:
Lot 118, Patrick Hamilton’s Second Addition to the City of Dowagiac, according to the recorded plat thereof;
Address:105 West St., Dowagiac, MI 49047;
Tax Parcel No.: 14-160-200-379-00;
together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements, and fixtures; all easements, rights of way, streets, roads, alleys, and public places, privileges, and appurtenances, public or private, now or later used in connection with the premises; and all rights to make divisions of the land that are exempt from the platting requirements of all applicable land division or platting acts, as amended from time to time.
Attention Purchasers: the foreclosing Mortgagee reserves the right to cancel the sale prior to sale or to rescind this sale at any time. In that event, your damages, if any, will be limited solely to the return of the bid amount tendered at the sale, plus interest. If the mortgaged property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to MCL 600.3278
the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period.
Attention Homeowner: If you are a military service member on active duty, if your period of active duty has concluded less than 90 days ago, or if you have been ordered to active duty, please contact the attorney for the party foreclosing the mortgage at the telephone number stated in this notice.
The length of the redemption period will be six (6) months from date of sale, unless the redemption period is shortened pursuant to MCL 600.3241a
or MCL 600.3238
, in which case the redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of sale or as otherwise provided by statute.
DATED: March 11, 2023 ANDREW W. BARNES (P70571)
KOTZ SANGSTER WYSOCKI P.C.
ATTORNEYS FOR HONOR CREDIT UNION
317 Center Street, South Haven, MI 49090
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