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A $30,000 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 Buyer’s Premium. For complete Terms Of Sale, see the bottom of this page.
This Auction has been CANCELED.
RODIER LAW FIRM
112 W. Pennsylvania Avenue – Suite 301
Bel Air, MD 21014
3 Bedroom ◆ 2.5 Bath
With Attached Two-Car Garage
2005 GARDEN DRIVE
Harford County, MD 21050
Sale On Premises
THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2023
AT 11:00 A.M.
Pursuant to an Order of the Circuit Court for Harford County, passed in the matter of Alexander Scott, Plaintiff v. Vanessa Scott (n/k/a Vanessa Vachon), Case No. C-12-FM-18-000402 (Partition Proceeding), the undersigned Trustee will sell at public auction, on the premises, the following:
All that fee simple lot of ground and the improvements thereon, situate and lying in the Third Election District of Harford County, Maryland, and being known and designated as Lot No. 624, as shown on a Plat entitled “FINAL PLAT THREE – SECTION TEN – PHASE ONE FOREST LAKE,” which plat is recorded among the Land Records of Harford County, Maryland in Plat Book CGH III No. 88, folio 75. The improvements thereon being known as 2005 Garden Drive, Forest Hill, MD 21050.
The property is improved by a BRICK AND SIDING COLONIAL-STYLE HOME, built in 1998, containing 2,224 square feet of living area, 1,257 square feet of basement space and 420 square foot garage, according to public tax records.
The home is believed to contain: first floor – living room (15′ x 13′), dining room (12′ x 9′), kitchen (14′ x 11′), family room (19′ x 13′) with gas fireplace, laundry and half-bath; second floor – primary bedroom (14′ x 13′) with en-suite bath, bedroom #2 (11′ x 9′), bedroom #3 (10′ x 9′) and hall bath; unfinished basement with walkout exit. Utilities are believed to comprise gas forced air heat, central air conditioning, gas water heater, public water and public sewer. Lot size approximately 65′ x 107′, comprising 0.204 acre of land.
Published annual real estate taxes are $4,037, based on a full value assessment of $385,500.
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 $30,000 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. 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 Harford 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, homeowners association fees, 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.
Authority to cancel this sale rests solely with the Trustee 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 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.
No Buyer’s Premium
Kristen M. Barrett, Trustee