Hancock County, IL Real Estate Auction – Ruhs

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 1:00 pm Central

Auction to be conducted as a virtual, online auction. If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at

(844) 847-2161


$60,000 LUMP SUM


Hamilton, IL

Physical Address: 210 N. 19th Street, Hamilton, IL 62341

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Beverly A. Ruhs Estate

QUESTIONS: GREG RUHS (309) 337-7057

Managed By

Dan Sullivan (319) 795-1833

Jim Sullivan (844) 847-2161

Michael Sullivan (309) 333-0916

General Information

This commercial property was headquarters for Ruhs Plumbing & Heating for over 50 years and is improved with (2) metal pole buildings.

Building #1 (west building) is 70′ x 40′ with a 20′ x 70′ office area with showroom, shop/work area in the back, (2) bathrooms, (2) bay windows off the office & showroom, partial brick front giving this building a ” business like” appearance and American Standard natural gas heat and central air conditioning & 100 amp electrical service. The balance of this building consists of unheated storage with additional overhead storage, large sliding door to the south and concrete throughout.

Building #2 (east building) is 70’x 40′ storage building with a 200,000 BTU hanging natural gas heater, 100 amp electrical service with lights & outlets throughout the entire building, concrete floor and large sliding doors on the north & south ends.

This property is serviced by city utilities.

The potential for this property is unlimited!


Friday, February 17th • 11:00 AM – 1:00PM or by appointment.

If you can not attend the inspection, feel free to reach out to any of the 3 reps who all live in close proximity to the property and would be glad to give you a private showing.

Method & Terms

Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer will be required to sign a real estate sales contract and pay twenty percent (20%) of the purchase price as a non-refundable down payment which will be held in escrow until closing. The balance of the purchase price will be due at closing which will take place on or before Tuesday, March 28, 2023. the seller will provide title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price and pay the 2022 real estate taxes which are due and payable in 2023. The 2023 real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Possession will be given at the time of closing.

Bidding is NOT subject to any contingencies, including but not limited to financing, an appraisal or inspection of the property.

All announcements made sale day take precedence over prior advertising either written or oral. The information in our brochure, in our advertisements and on our website is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, drone video, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties made by the seller or Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC pertaining to this property. Real estate is being sold “AS IS”.

Beverly A. Ruhs Estate • Seller


Representing Attorney:

Hubert Staff

Staff & Staff

237 N 6th Street, Suite 200, Quincy, IL 62301

(217) 228-8470


Auction Managers:

Dan Sullivan (319) 795-1833

Jim Sullivan (844) 847-2161

Michael Sullivan (309) 333-0916