By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt from SHIRLEY M. BALLARD and WILLIAM N. BALLARD, JR to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PRINCIPAL RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, INC. dated July 30, 2002, filed for record August 7, 2002, and recorded in Deed Book 1957, Page 662, COWETA County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to CITIMORTGAGE, INC. by assignment recorded in Deed Book 4497, Page 408, COWETA County, Georgia Records. Said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a Note dated July 30, 2002 in the original principal sum of FORTY FOUR THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($44,700.00), with interest from date at the rate stated in said Note on the unpaid balance until paid, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at COWETA County, Georgia, or at such place as has or may be lawfully designated as an alternative location, within the legal hours of sale on the first Wednesday in July, 2017, the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 88 OF THE 6TH LAND DISTRICT OF COWETA COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING LOT NO. 45, ACCORDING TO THAT CERTAIN PLAT BY KENNETH E. PRESLEY, R.L.S. OF UNIT TWO, PEACHTREE FARMS, DATED MAY 8, 1986, WHICH PLAT IS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 39, PAGE 7, COWETA COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS, CORRECTED BY THAT CERTAIN CORRECTIVE PLAT RECORDS IN PLAT BOOK 44, PAGE 50, AFORESAID RECORDS AND INCORPORATED INTO THIS DESCRIPTION BY REFERENCE THERETO. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 132 6088 009 To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is SHIRLEY M. BALLARD or a tenant or tenants. Said property may more commonly be known as: 34 PEACHTREE LAKE DR, SHARPSBURG, GA 30277. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, non-payment of the monthly installments on said loan. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). The individual or entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan is CITIMORTGAGE, INC., 1000 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, O'FALLON, MO 63368-2239; (866) 272-4749. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and nonjudicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided in the preceding paragraph. *Auction services to be provided by (* CITIMORTGAGE, INC. As Attorney-in-Fact for SHIRLEY M. BALLARD WILLIAM N. BALLARD, JR Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC 11675 Great Oaks Way, Suite 375 Alpharetta, GA 30022 Telephone: 770-393-4300 Fax: 770-393-4310 PH # 33106 This law firm is acting as a debt collector. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.