REAL ESTATE AUCTION
Updated, Two Story Porchfront
Sale On Premises
2521 LAURETTA AVENUE
Baltimore, MD 21223
TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
AT 11:15 A.M.
– Suggested Opening Bid: $10,000 –
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.
2521 Lauretta Avenue is located in the Rosemont Homeowners/Tenants neighborhood in West Baltimore. The property is located about one block north of West Franklin Street and one block south of Edmondson Avenue, which provides great linkage to Downtown Baltimore and I-695. Public transportation and numerous commercial properties are conveniently located within walking distance.
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Lot size: 17’9″ x 74′, more or less
Off street parking potential
Fenced rear yard
All public utilities
Two story porchfront townhome – according to public tax records, the home was constructed in 1924 and contains 1,080 square feet of living area and 540 square feet of basement space. The home features vinyl replacement windows, 40 gallon gas water heater, 100 amp electrical service and is arranged as follows: living room, dining room and kitchen on the first floor; 3 bedrooms and bath, on the second floor; full basement with laundry and utility area. The home is in turn-key rental condition.
Published annual real estate taxes are $1,019.52, based on a full value assessment of $43,200. 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:
The property is in fee simple; and is being sold free and clear of liens.
A $2,500 deposit, payable by certified check or 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 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. 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.
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