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A $50,000 deposit, payable by cashier’s check, will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale. If necessitated by price, the deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price by 12:00 P.M., on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the Auctioneer’s Office. No Buyers Premium. For complete Terms Of Sale, see the bottom of this page.
Law Office of Deborah C. Dopkin, P.A.
PO Box 323, Brooklandville, MD 21022
TWO STORY FARMHOUSE
5 Bedrooms ◆ 3.5 Baths ◆ In-Law Suite
Detached Garage/Shop Building
1.429± Acre Landscaped Lot
Sale On Premises
12515 FALLS ROAD
Baltimore County, MD 21030
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2023
AT 12:00 P.M.
Pursuant to an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, passed in the matter of Patricia Harman, Plaintiff/Counter Defendant v. Scott Harman, Defendant/Counter Plaintiff, Case No. C-03-FM-21-002611 (Partition Proceeding), the undersigned Trustee will sell the above-captioned property at public auction, on the premises as noted.
12515 Falls Road is located in the Cockeysville area of northern Baltimore County, north of Padonia Road, south of Ridge Road, west of I-83 and east of Greenspring Avenue. The surrounding area is predominantly comprised of large custom homes on large lots. The location is rural, yet convenient to major highways, shopping, services, Hunt Valley Town Center, golf courses and Oregon Ridge Park. According to the Baltimore County government website, nearby public schools are Mays Chapel Elementary, Ridgely Middle and Dulaney High.
Level lot – approximately 154′ x 459′, comprising approximately 1.429 acre of land
Zoning RC-4 and RC-5, residential
Private well and septic (2 wells, 2 septic fields)
Lot Line Adjustment
Two Story Farmhouse, built in 1972, containing 3,405 square feet of living area and 2,193 square feet of basement space, according to public tax records.
Exterior – covered front porch, aluminum siding, composition shingle roof, concrete block and poured concrete foundations (rear portion is an addition), vinyl-clad double hung and casement windows, large rear wooden sun deck
Mechanical – oil fired hot water boiler with three-zone forced air circulation, central air conditioning, 150 and 200-ampere electric boxes, 2 wells (each approximately one gallon per minute according to the property owner), septic, propane tank. Hot water is provided by an on-demand electric water heater and a domestic hot water loop in the oil fired boiler, which can be switched when desired.
Two Story Detached Concrete Block Garage and Shop Building, approximately 24′ x 44′, can accommodate two cars and has upper level storage.
The property is sold free and clear of liens. Legal description – All that fee simple parcel of land, situate and lying in Baltimore County, State of Maryland, being more fully described in the Deed, dated June 15, 1992, recorded among the Land Records of Baltimore County in Book SM 9234, Page 123, saving and excepting therefrom 0.0214 acre of land described in the Deed to Adjust Lot Lines, dated February 21, 2014, recorded among the land records aforesaid in Book JLE 35060, Page 460. The improvements thereon being known as 12515 Falls Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030.
Published annual real estate taxes are $7,696, based on a full value assessment of $643,800.
Purchasers may petition for a reduction in the assessment of their property in conjunction with a purchase price substantially less than the currently assessed value of the property. Purchasers are encouraged to contact the Maryland State Department of Assessments & Taxation concerning the appeals process, and may see the following link for helpful information: Assessment Appeal Process – dat.maryland.gov
The information contained herein has been obtained from sources deemed reliable and is believed to be accurate. However, no express or implied warranty is made or may be inferred from any such representation. Dimensions, square footage and acreage contained herein are more or less. Prospective purchasers are encouraged to perform their own due diligence, in advance of the auction, regarding the permitted uses of the property.
TERMS OF SALE:
A $50,000 deposit, payable by cashier’s check, will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale. If necessitated by price, the deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price by 12:00 P.M., on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the Auctioneer’s Office. Balance to be paid in cash at settlement, which shall take place within ten (10) business days following final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court for Baltimore County at a location designated by the Trustee. If payment of the balance does not take place within the specified time, the deposit shall be forfeited and the property may be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser. Interest to be charged on the unpaid purchase money, at the rate of 8% per annum, from date of contract to date of settlement. If settlement is delayed for any reason, there will be no abatement of interest. All adjustments as of date of contract. Taxes and all other public charges and assessments payable on a monthly or annual basis, including sanitary and/or metropolitan district charges, if any, to be adjusted for the current year to date of contract and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. The property will be sold in “AS IS” condition, without express or implied warranty as to the nature and description of the improvements as contained herein; and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any. Purchaser shall be responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property and assumes the risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of contract forward. The purchaser waives and releases the Trustee, the Auctioneers, and their respective agents, successors and assigns from any and all claims the purchaser and/or its successors and assigns may now have or may have in the future relating to the condition of the property, including but not limited to the environmental condition thereof. If the Trustee is unable to convey good and marketable title, the purchaser’s sole remedy in law or equity shall be limited to the refund of the deposit. Upon refund of the deposit this sale shall be null and void and of no effect, and the purchaser shall have no further claim against the Trustee or Auctioneers. Recordation costs, transfer taxes and all other costs incident to settlement to be paid by the purchaser. Time shall be of the essence for the purchaser. The following items are excluded from the sale: woodstove insert in basement, woodstove insert in living room, wooden shelves and workbenches in shop building, and clothes washing machine.
No Buyers Premium
Authority to cancel this sale rests solely with the Trustee and/or the Auctioneers. Prospective buyers should disregard all other statements and comments made by any other person or entity regarding minimum bids, pricing and cancellations of the sale. Additional terms may be announced at the time of sale. The Trustee reserves: (1) the right to accept or reject any or all bids; (2) the right to modify or waive the requirements for bidders’ deposits and terms of sale and/or settlement; (3) the right to withdraw the Property from the sale before acceptance of the final bid; and (4) the right to cancel or postpone the sale.
Deborah C. Dopkin, Trustee