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A $15,000 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 within 24 hours at the Auctioneer’s Office. No Buyers Premium. For complete Terms Of Sale, see the bottom of this page.
Jodie E. Buchman, Solicitor
Silverman Thompson Slutkin White
400 E. Pratt Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ AUCTION
– Arranged for Tavern & Apartments –
Sale On Premises
1301-1303 W. PRATT STREET
Corner S. Carey Street
Baltimore City, MD 21223
TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2023
AT 11:00 A.M.
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Purchase Money Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents from Chen’s Property, LLC to the Trustee therein, dated October 13, 2015, and recorded among the Land Records of Baltimore City, Maryland, in Liber LGA 17635, folio 062 (the “Deed of Trust”), the holder of the indebtedness secured thereby having appointed the undersigned as Substitute Trustees, in place and stead of the aforementioned Trustee, by instrument duly executed, acknowledged and recorded among the Land Records aforesaid (Case No. 24-O-23-000032), default having occurred under the terms thereof and at the request of the party secured thereby, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will sell at Public Auction, on the premises, the following:
All that leasehold lot of ground and the improvements thereon, situate and lying in Baltimore City, State of Maryland and being more fully described in the above-referenced Deed of Trust; lot size 34′ x 90′, more or less. Subject to an annual $60 ground rent on 1301 W. Pratt Street, payable semi-annually.
The property is improved by a three story end-of-group storefront building estimated to comprise 4,844 square feet of gross building area. The building is believed to be arranged as a tavern and liquor store on the first floor, and shell condition apartments on the second and third floors. Zoned R-8, residential, previously approved nonconforming use as a tavern.
NOTE: 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 $15,000 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 within 24 hours at the Auctioneer’s Office. The holder of the indebtedness, if a bidder at the sale, shall not be required to post a deposit. The holder of the indebtedness reserves the right to credit bid up to the total indebtedness as secured by the Deed of Trust. 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 City at the offices of the Substitute Trustees. 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 stated in the Note executed in connection with the foreclosed Deed of Trust, 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 Substitute Trustees, the holder of the indebtedness, 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 Substitute Trustees are 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 Substitute Trustees, the holder of the indebtedness 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.
Authority to cancel this sale rests solely with the Substitute Trustees and/or the Auctioneer. 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 Substitute Trustees reserve: (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.
No Buyers Premium
Jodie E. Buchman, Pierce C. Murphy,
and Ilona Shparaga, Substitute Trustees