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Featuring Live & Online Simulcast Bidding
$100,000 Opening Bid
– On 0.15± Acre –
544 W. WOODLYNN ROAD
Near S. Marlyn Avenue
Essex, Baltimore County, MD 21221
Online Bidding Opens
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022
Live Auction Begins
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022
AT 1:30 P.M.
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.
544 W. Woodlynn Road is located in the Martindale subdivision in the Essex area of Baltimore County. Martindale comprises roughly 250 homes straddling S. Marlyn Avenue and was originally developed in the late 1940’s. Neighborhood homes were constructed shortly thereafter, with most being significantly renovated, expanded, or both, over the past 70 years. The location affords excellent proximity to shopping, dining and neighborhood conveniences along both Marlyn Avenue and Eastern Boulevard. Eastern Boulevard also provides proximate access to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) and MD-702. According to the Baltimore County Public Schools website, nearby schools are Sussex Elementary, Deep Creek Middle and Chesapeake High.
The home itself sits opposite the northwestern branch of Duck Creek, a tributary of Back River and the Chesapeake Bay. The lot is separated from the water by a 10′ County easement and what is believed to be a strip of privately owned marsh. The size and nature of the buffer makes it unlikely anything would be built between the property line and the water. The auction provides an excellent opportunity to buy a waterview home in a convenient and well-established location.
For more information about the area, please visit:
Baltimore County Government – www.baltimorecountymd.gov
Baltimore County Public Schools – www.bcps.org
Lot size – 0.152 acre, more or less, according to public tax records
Known as lot number 21 on the plat of Martindale Section 2 recorded at Baltimore County Plat Book JWB 14, page 149.
Public water and sewer
Zoning DR 5.5 residential
According to FEMA Flood Hazard Maps, a portion of the lot is located in a zone AE flood hazard area. The home itself is not believed to be located in a flood hazard area. FEMA Flood Map – msc.fema.gov
One and one-half story bungalow – constructed in 1950, containing 1,560 square feet of living area above grade and 780 square feet of basement space, according to public tax records. The home consists of living room, eat-in kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom, on first floor; two bedrooms, on second floor; unfinished basement.
The property is in fee simple and sold free and clear of liens.
Published annual real estate taxes are $2,167.60, based on a full value assessment of $129,367.
SUMMARY TERMS OF SALE:
Please see the contract of sale for complete terms.
Live Auction Bidders – a $10,000 deposit, payable by cashier’s check, will be required of the Purchaser at time and place of sale. The deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price within 24 hours at the Auctioneer’s office.
Online Auction Bidders – a 10% deposit, payable by cashier’s check or wire transfer, will be required of the Purchaser by 4:00 p.m. on the day of auction, at the Auctioneer’s office.
Deposit funds shall be held by A. J. Billig & Co., LLC. Balance to be paid in cash at settlement, which shall take place within 45 days. If payment of the deposit or 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 12% per annum, from date of contract to date of settlement. All adjustments, including taxes, ground rent and all other public charges and assessments payable on a monthly or annual basis, and 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, and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any. Purchaser assumes the risk of loss from the date of contract forward. The Purchaser waives and releases the Seller, 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. The Purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint, as provided under current Federal and State law. If the Seller 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 Seller or Auctioneers. Recordation costs, transfer taxes and all costs incidental to settlement to be paid by the Purchaser except where otherwise mandated by local, State or Federal law. Time is of the essence. A 5% buyer’s premium will be added to the final bid price.