Holloway & Sullivan, LLC
7 St. Paul Street – Suite 625
Baltimore, MD 21202
$50,000 Suggested Opening Bid
CAPE COD BUNGALOW
3 Bedrooms & Bath
– And –
7839 BIRMINGHAM AVENUE
Off Taylor Avenue near Perring Parkway
Baltimore County, MD 21234
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2020
AT 10:30 A.M.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2020
AT 12:00 P.M.
Pursuant to an Order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, passed in the matter of Carolyn Hoffmann, Case No. C-03-FM-19-003412, the undersigned Guardian of the Property will sell at public auction the following:
All that fee simple lot of ground and the improvements thereon, situate and lying in Baltimore County, State of Maryland, and being fully described as follows:
BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS Lots Nos. 391 and 392, as shown on the Plat of Parkville Heights, which Plat is recorded among the Land Records of Baltimore County in Plat Book W.P.C. No. 7, folio 38.
7839 Birmingham Avenue is located one block north of Taylor Avenue and several blocks east of Perring Parkway, in the Parkville Heights neighborhood of central Baltimore County. The neighborhood primarily consists of detached single family homes, built in the 1950s. The home is about one mile south of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695). Nearby public schools are Villa Crest Elementary, Loch Raven Academy Middle and Parkville High, according to the Baltimore County government web site.
Rectangular lot – approximately 40′ x 95′
Zoning DR 5.5, residential
All public utilities
Fenced front and rear yards
Concrete parking pad
One and one-half story home, built in 1955, containing 1,136 square feet of living area and 773 square feet of basement space, according to public tax records.
Exterior – covered front entry porch, aluminum siding, composition shingle roof, wooden double-hung windows, aluminum storm windows, concrete block basement foundation
Mechanical – gas hot water heat with summer/winter hook-up, window air conditioner
The home needs updating and cosmetic repairs.
The property is in fee simple and sold free and clear of liens. Baltimore County Deed Book 5389, page 347 and Book 5633, page 250.
Published annual real estate taxes are $2,238, based on a full value assessment of $153,400. 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.
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.
Please see the contract of sale for complete terms.
A $10,000 deposit, or ten percent (10%) of the Purchase Price (whichever is greater), in cash or cashier’s check to be delivered to the Auctioneer’s office at 6500 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209, or sent by wire transfer, within 24 hours of Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. (the bid closing). 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.
The contents of the house, excluding major appliances and permanent fixtures, will be sold as an entirety only – no detail sale. Items include dolls, beer steins, living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, kitchenware, decorations, tools, etc.
TERMS OF SALE – household furnishings: Full payment in cash or by certified or cashier’s check will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale. Company checks will be accepted with approved bank letter of guarantee – contact auctioneers for proper form. Immediate removal required pursuant to pre-sale announcement. No buyer’s premium.
Terry K. Sullivan, Guardian of the Property of Carolyn Hoffmann