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3 Bedroom Rancher On 1.19+/- Acre Lot 2 Fireplaces, Attached Garage
214 Church Road
Reisterstown, MD
Baltimore County
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October 31, 2019 AT 12:30PM

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This Auction has been CANCELED

Ralph L. Sapia, Solicitor
Law Office of Ralph L. Sapia, P.A.
744 Dulaney Valley Road – Suite 5
Towson, MD 21204

$150,000 Suggested Opening Bid


2 Fireplaces, Attached Garage

Sale On Premises
Between Delight Road & Red Run Boulevard
Baltimore County, MD 21136


AT 12:30 P.M.

      Pursuant to an Order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, passed in the matter of S. Adam Scharff, Personal Representative for the Estate of Dave W. Samuels, Plaintiff v. Eleanor Black Kakuska, Defendant, Case No. 03-C-18-009633, the undersigned Trustee will sell at public auction, on the premises, the following:

      All that fee simple lot of ground and the improvements thereon, situate and lying in Baltimore County, State of Maryland and being more fully described in the Deed dated August 8, 2016 and recorded among the Land Records of Baltimore County in Book 37929, Page 227, comprising 1.19 acres of land, more or less; the improvements thereon being known as 214 Church Road, Reisterstown, Baltimore County, MD 21136.

      The property is improved by a vinyl sided rancher with brick trim. According to public tax records, the home was built in 1963 and originally contained 1,600 square feet of living area and 1,600 square feet of basement space. A large master bedroom addition was added in the rear of the home, increasing the living area by about 400 square feet. The two-car garage is attached to the home by a covered breezeway. Exterior features include a newly installed septic system, public water (additional well for an irrigation system), wood double-hung windows, composition shingle roof, covered entry porch, rear wood deck and 2 storage sheds. The lot is wooded and has an asphalt paved, partially shared, driveway.

    First floor:

  • Living Room/Dining Room Combination – wood floors, brick fireplace with insert, ceiling fan
  • Kitchen – ceramic title floor, wood cabinets, laminate counters, gas range/oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, ceiling fan
  • Coat Closet
  • Family Room – wood floor, ceiling fan, cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace
  • Master Bedroom Suite – wood floor, cathedral ceiling, ceiling fan, walk-in closet, en-suite full ceramic tile bathroom
  • Bedroom #2 – wood floor, ceiling fan
  • Bedroom #3 – wood floor, ceiling fan
  • Hall Bathroom – ceramic tile, shower stall

     Lower level:

  • Recreation Room – carpeting
  • Office (used as a bedroom, no window) – carpeting
  • Bathroom – ceramic tile, shower
  • Walk-in Storage Closet
  • Laundry/Utility Room -concrete floor, washer, dryer, utility sink


  • Gas forced air heat and central air conditioning
  • 200 amp. electrical service
  • Electric water heater
  • 2 – sump pumps
  • Radon reduction system

      REAL ESTATE TAXES: Published annual real estate taxes are $3,236, based on a full value assessment of $236,900. 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:

      TERMS OF SALE: 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 within 24 hours at the Auctioneer’s Office. Balance to be paid in cash at settlement, which shall take place within ten (10) business days following final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court for Baltimore County at a location designated by the Trustee. If payment of the 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 8% per annum, from date of contract to date of settlement. If settlement is delayed for any reason, there will be no abatement of interest. All adjustments as of date of contract. Taxes and all other public charges and assessments payable on a monthly or annual basis, including 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, without express or implied warranty as to the nature and description of the improvements as contained herein; and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any. Purchaser shall be responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property and assumes the risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of contract forward. The purchaser waives and releases the Trustee, 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 Trustee 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 Trustee or Auctioneers. Recordation costs, transfer taxes and all other costs incident to settlement to be paid by the purchaser. Time shall be of the essence for the purchaser.

      Authority to cancel this sale rests solely with the Trustee and/or the Auctioneer. Prospective buyers should disregard all other statements and comments made by any other person or entity regarding minimum bids, pricing and cancellations of the sale. Additional terms may be announced at the time of sale. The Trustee reserves: (1) the right to accept or reject any or all bids; (2) the right to modify or waive the requirements for bidders’ deposits and terms of sale and/or settlement; (3) the right to withdraw the Property from the sale before acceptance of the final bid; and (4) the right to cancel or postpone the sale.

No Buyer’s Premium

Ralph L. Sapia, Trustee

3 Bedroom Rancher On 1.19+/- Acre Lot 2 Fireplaces, Attached Garage
214 Church Road
Reisterstown, MD
Baltimore County
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October 31, 2019 AT 12:30PM

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