NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TO BE SOLD FOR CASH AT TRUSTEE'S SALE on November 14, 2018, at 11:00 AM, inside the South Entrance of Richland County Courthouse located at 201 West Main in Sidney, MT 59270, the following described real property situated in Richland County, Montana: 5G3 of Amended Subdivision Plat of Lots 5D, 5F, 5G of Block 2 of The Amended Plat of Lot 5 of Block 2 of the Final Plat of Phase 1 Sunrise Village Subdivision, filed for record in the clerk and Recorder`s Office on May 21, 2014 at 10:56 AM, Document Number 584892 and being a tract of land located in the SE1/4 of Section 28, Township 23 North, Range 59 East, Richland County, Montana Principle Meridian. Deed Reference: A 160/327 Val L. Clarke, as Grantor, conveyed said real property to Timios Inc., as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for American Financial Resources, Inc., as Beneficiary, by Deed of Trust dated June 11, 2015, and recorded on July 2, 2015 in Book 266, Page 408, as Document No. 590171. The beneficial interest is currently held by American Financial Resources, Inc. First American Title Company of Montana, Inc., is currently the Trustee. The beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust by failing to make the monthly payments beginning February 1, 2016, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. The total amount due on this obligation as of June 1, 2018 is $148,776.56 principal, interest totaling $15,729.89, late charges in the amount of $187.25, escrow advances of $2,221.72, and other fees and expenses advanced of $3,239.78, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other costs and fees that may be advanced. The Beneficiary anticipates and may disburse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantors. If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee's fees and attorney's fees, costs and expenses of the sale and late charges, if any. Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Trustee to sell the above described property to satisfy the obligation. The sale is a public sale and any person, including the beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier?s checks). The conveyance will be made by Trustee?s Deed without any representation or warranty, including warranty of Title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The grantor, successor in interest to the grantor or any other person having an interest in the property, at any time prior to the trustee?s sale, may pay to the beneficiary or the successor in interest to the beneficiary the entire amount then due under the deed of trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney?s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and thereby cure the default. The scheduled Trustee?s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason, and in the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Dated: June 25, 2018. /s/ Kaitlin Ann Gotch Assistant Secretary, First American Title Company of Montana, Inc. Successor Trustee Title Financial Specialty Services PO Box 339 Blackfoot ID 83221 STATE OF Idaho ) County of Bingham On this 25 day of June, 2018, before me, a notary public in and for said County and State, personally appeared Kaitlin Ann Gotch, known to me to be the Assistant Secretary of First American Title Company of Montana, Inc., Successor Trustee, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that she executed the same. (SEAL) /s/ Rae Albert Notary Public Bingham County, Idaho Commission expires: 9-6-2022 LoanCare, LLC vs Val L. Clarke 101740-1 MNAXLP Publish: August 22, 29, September 5th.