Steven Reckard, Attorney
Ria P. Rochvarg, P.A.
P.O. Box 1907
Ellicott City, MD 21041
Live & Online Simulcast Bidding
$30,000 Opening Bid
2047 HARMAN AVENUE
Baltimore, MD 21230
Online Bidding Opens
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2022
Live Onsite Auction
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2022
AT 1:00 P.M.
Pursuant to an Order of the Circuit Court for Carroll County passed in the Matter of Brenda F. Prince, Case No. C-06-FM-21-000734, the undersigned Guardian will sell at Public Auction, the property captioned above.
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.
2047 Harman Avenue is located in the Morrell Park neighborhood in Southwest Baltimore. Morrell Park is among the most conveniently located neighborhoods in Baltimore City, with immediate access to the area’s most significant commuter access routes, including I-95, the Baltimore Washington Parkway (MD-295), the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), I-895 and, of course, Washington Boulevard (Alt-US-1). Downtown Baltimore and the BWI Commercial Corridor, both within a few miles, provide a substantial number of major employers that are easily accessible from the location, in addition to those situated in the immediate area. Major employers in the area include United Way of Central Maryland, MDE, the Maryland Lottery, St. Agnes Hospital, UMBC and many more. In addition to being an employment center, the larger South Baltimore area is also an entertainment hub, with the Stadium Complex, Carroll Park, Horseshoe Casino and an array of restaurants within a short distance.
For more information about the area, please visit:
Morrell Park – livebaltimore.com
Rectangular lot – 14′ x 89′. Plat
Zoning R-7, residential
Fenced front and rear yards
Concrete courtyard in rear
Two Story Brick Inside-Group Townhome, built in 1950, containing 812 square feet of living area and 406 square feet of basement space, according to public tax records.
Exterior – covered front entry porch, built-up roof, vinyl-clad double-hung windows, full concrete block basement foundation with outside exit at grade in the rear
Mechanical – Trane gas forced air heat and central air conditioning, gas water heater, 100-amp. electrical service
The home needs updating and cosmetic repairs.
The property is in fee simple and sold free and clear of liens. Baltimore City Deed Book FMC 2891, Page 295.
Published annual real estate taxes are $1,303, based on a full value assessment of $55,200.
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
SUMMARY TERMS OF SALE:
Please see the contract of sale for complete terms.
Live Auction Bidders – A $5,000 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 is due by 4:00 p.m. on the day of auction.
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, 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 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.
No buyer’s premium.
Steven Reckard, Guardian of the Property of Brenda F. Prince