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Karen Allen Nicolaus, Attorney
1002 Frederick Road – Suite 2
Catonsville, MD 21228
Featuring Onsite and Online Simulcast Bidding
– $50,000 Opening Bid –
ONE STORY BUNGALOW
In Shell Condition
ON 0.34± ACRE LOT
204 GWYNNBROOK AVENUE
Baltimore County, MD 21117
Online Bidding Opens
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2022
Live Onsite Auction
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2022
AT 2:00 P.M.
Pursuant to an Order of the Circuit Court for Carroll County, passed in the matter of Thomas Gamber, Case No. C-06-FM-20-000997, the undersigned will sell at Public Auction on the premises and by simulcast online bidding, the following:
All those fee simple lots of ground and the improvement thereon, situate and lying in Baltimore County, State of Maryland and being more fully described as Lots 9-12, Block A, as shown on the Plat of the “C.D. Moser Property,” recorded among the Land Records of Baltimore County in Plat Book WPC No. 7, folio 155. The improvements thereon being known as 204 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Any personal property or vehicles located on the property are excluded from the sale.
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.
204 Gwynnbrook Avenue is situated east of Reisterstown Road and west of Owings Mills Boulevard, in the Owings Mills area of northwestern Baltimore County. The surrounding neighborhood is residential in character, comprised of older detached homes, recently renovated and newly constructed homes. The neighborhood is convenient to shopping, restaurants and public transportation. I-795 and Metro Subway are approximately two miles south. According to the Baltimore County government web site, nearby public schools are Owings Mills Elementary, Deer Park Middle and Owings Mills High.
Rectangular lot – 100′ x 150′, comprising 15,000 square feet or 0.34 acre. The lot is elevated above street grade and is mostly clear. The property is located at the northwest corner of Gwynnbrook Avenue and Bell Avenue. Plat
Zoning DR 3.5, residential
Utilities – public water and sewer are in Gwynnbrook Avenue and are believed to be available. The property has a private well and septic system, which are not functioning.
A metal garage is on the rear of the lot.
One story bungalow, built in 1952, containing 609 square feet, according to public tax records.
Exterior – vinyl siding, composition shingle and rubber membrane roof, vinyl-clad double-hung windows, concrete block foundation
Interior – the interior is in shell condition and contains a kitchen, 3 rooms and shower bath; gas forced air heat.
The property is in fee simple and sold free and clear of liens. Baltimore County Deed Book SM 8056, Page 577.
Published annual real estate taxes are $968, based on a full value assessment of $97,100. 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 $7,500 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.
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. Purchaser agrees to waive any right of rescission under Baltimore County well yield requirements. 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.
Karen Allen Nicolaus, Guardian
of the Property of Thomas M. Gamber