REAL ESTATE AUCTION
Updated and Expanded
4 Bedrooms ◆ 3.5 Baths ◆ Garage
Sale on Premises:
1923 KELLY AVENUE
a/k/a 1923-1925 Kelly Avenue
Baltimore City, MD 21209
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
AT 11:00 A.M.
– Suggested Opening Bid: $165,000 –
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.
1923 Kelly Avenue is located in the Mount Washington Neighborhood in north Baltimore City. The neighborhood features an array of attractive, eclectic home styles, all nestled among a village center that provides a quaint, community based feel. Mature wooded landscapes are clustered among the tree-lined neighborhood streets, providing an oasis while still providing proximity of City conveniences. There are ample businesses and services situated nearby, including a grocery store, restaurants, bakeries, retail shops, galleries, event spaces and various other neighborhood services. Mount Washington is situated along the Jones Falls Expressway (I-83), and has convenient access to MTA Light Rail Service, making the location ideal for those commuting both north and south. Major employers are nearby, including Johns Hopkins, Sinai Hospital and DLA Piper, with many smaller companies also situated along the Falls Road corridor.
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Irregularly shaped lot – comprising 15,685 square feet, or 0.36 acre, more or less, according to public tax records. Deed records state that the property contains 8,673.21 square feet, or 0.1991 acre. No adjustment will be made to price for acreage smaller or larger than stated herein.
The lot fronts approximately 64′ on Kelly Avenue
Front and rear decks
Concrete driveway for 2-3 vehicles
All public utilities
Contemporary home constructed in 1985, according to public tax records. The home has been substantially updated and expanded, including a two story addition, and contains more than 2,200 finished square feet on three levels. Features include two master suites, new flooring, recessed lighting, tray and vaulted ceilings, new HVAC and attached garage.
Stone, vinyl-siding and concrete facade
Asphalt shingle roof
New vinyl-clad windows
All new exterior and sliding doors
Aluminum down-spouts and rain gutters
Lower level –
Main level –
Upper level – Master suite
Forced air heat
40 gallon water heater
Note: No permits were obtained during the course of recent renovations. A stop work order was issued for work that was started before any permits were obtained. It will be the purchaser’s sole responsibility to determine what inspections or permits may be required, including but not limited to a use and occupancy permit.
Published annual real estate taxes are $6,302.79, based on a full value tax assessment of $267,067
The parcel is in fee simple; sold free and clear of liens.
A $15,000 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 by 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 19, 2018 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, 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, covenants of record affecting same, building code and housing violations notices, if any. Purchaser assumes the risk of loss from the date of contract forward. No permits were obtained during the course of property renovation and improvements made since March 12, 2015. A stop work order was issued since that time, and seller has no information regarding the nature of any permits or improvements made prior to that time. The seller makes no warranties regarding property condition, and it shall be the purchaser’s sole responsibility to determine what inspections or permits may be required, including but not limited to a use and occupancy permit. 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. 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. Time is of the essence.