Historic Overton Park Home – SOLD


Historic Overton Park Home



This is a unique and great opportunity to purchase at Absolute Auction a midtown estate property. This home is unique in that the interior needs complete and total renovation. It sits on a 75’ X 223’ (0.38 Ac) lot. It is located within a short walk to the Memphis Zoo and sits among some of Memphis’ finest midtown homes. One big plus is that the home has a new tile roof. This Auction is a Court Ordered Absolute auction.

The interior condition of the main house is raw sub floors and bare wood studs. All interior finishes will need to be completed by the purchaser including all insulation, sheetrock, electrical wiring, plumbing, plumbing fixtures, HVAC, lighting, etc.

The home will be available for inspection (please see Inspection dates and times on this page). If you need to have a contractor inspect the property, please contact our office to make arrangements.

Selling Subject to Back Taxes.  The taxes owed are approximately:
City = $68,086
County= $32,036
Total Property Taxes = $100,112


• Originally built in 1920
• Originally 3,500 ± Square Feet
• Recently installed tile roof
• 5 Bedrooms
• 2 Bathrooms
• 1 Half Bath
• 75 X 223 (0.38 ac) Lot
• Guest House in rear
• Pool area

Bid Deposit: $20,000
Bid Deposits will be accepted in the form of cashiers check or personal check with a bank letter guaranteeing the amount or a combination of these payment types. Please make the cashier’s check(s) payable to yourself. In the event that you are the high bidder, you will simply endorse the check to Morris Auction Group as a non-refundable bid deposit. In the event you are not the high bidder, your cashier’s check will be returned to you, and you may simply deposit it into your account. The high bidder will pay the Bid Deposit upon signing the sales contract at the auction.

All inspections must be done prior to the auction date since the sales contract will have no provisions subject to inspection. To preview the property, please call our office to make arrangements to gain access. Please do not bid on this property until you have thoroughly inspected the property

Buyer’s Premium
A buyer’s premium of ten percent (10%) will be added to the high bid to determine the total price to be paid.

No Contingencies
All auction properties are sold in as is condition. No purchase shall be contingent on financing or any other contingencies. Potential buyers are given ample time to inspect properties prior to auction. Terms and conditions are preset and non-negotiable.

The successful bidder agrees to sign our standard real estate sales contract at the auction. The entire purchase price must be paid by Cashier’s or Certified Check, or wired funds at closing. The closing shall take place not later than thirty (30) days after the auction. Closing is to take place at the offices of:
Ray Beliles
1669 Kirby Pkwy STE 100
Memphis, TN 38120

Announcements made at the auction supersede all printed material. All information included herein was derived from sources believed to be correct, but is not guaranteed.

Governing Law
These Bidder Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee, including its statues of limitations, but without regard to its rules governing conflict of laws. All claims, disputes and other matters between the parties shall be brought in the state or federal courts sitting in and for Shelby County, Tennessee, which courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction, and shall be the exclusive venue, for any and all such claims, disputes, and other matters. By submitting a Bidder Registration and accepting a Bidder Number, each Registered Bidder irrevocably and unconditionally (i) agrees that any claim, suit or cause of action relating to these Bidder Terms and Conditions, or the transactions contemplated hereby, shall be brought in the state or federal courts sitting in and for Shelby County, Tennessee, (ii) consents to the jurisdiction of such courts for any such claim, suit or cause of action, (iii) waives any objection that such party may have to the laying of venue of any such claim, suit or cause of action in such courts; and (iv) waives any objection to the bringing of such claim, suit or cause of action in such courts on the grounds of forum non conveniens.


  • 1905 Overton Park Ave. Memphis, TN 38112
  • Selling On Site
  • Friday November 3rd 12:00 Noon
  • Inspections Sunday Oct. 22nd and Sunday Oct. 29th from 2:00 to 4:00

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Have questions or want to bid on this auction? Please feel free to contact us to discuss your specific needs. We look forward to hearing from you!