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This Auction has been CANCELED.
Law Office of Ronald B. Katz, P.A.
11403 Cronridge Drive – Suite 230
Owings Mills, MD 21117
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ AUCTION
ON 10.097± ACRE LOT
Sale On Premises
21339 FOSTER AVENUE
Talbot County, MD 21671
– CANCELED –
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019
AT 11:30 A.M.
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Thomas Mark Caplan and Michael J. Abromaitis, Trustees under the Last Will and Testament of Helen N. Caplan and Thomas Mark Caplan, Attorney-in-Fact for Marvin Caplan, Grantor to the Trustees therein, dated October 15, 2004, and recorded among the Land Records of Talbot County, in Liber 1288, folio 090, subsequently modified on November 30, 2006 (Liber 1503, folio 464), on December 29, 2006 (Liber 1521, folio 571), on May 22, 2007 (Liber 1547, folio 585) and on April 16, 2008 (Liber 1621, folio 064), the holder of the indebtedness secured thereby having appointed the undersigned to act as Substitute Trustees, in place and stead of the aforementioned Trustees, by instrument duly executed, acknowledged and recorded among the Land Records aforesaid, default having occurred under the terms thereof and at the request of the party secured thereby, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will sell at Public Auction, on the premises, the following:
All those fee simple lots of ground and the improvements thereon, situate and lying in Talbot County, State of Maryland and being more fully described in the above-referenced Deed of Trust, comprising the following properties:
21339 Foster Avenue (Talbot County Tax Account No. 05-176239) – lot size 10.097 acres of land, fronting on the Chesapeake Bay. According to public tax records, the property is improved by a one story brick/stone home with wood shingle roof, built in 1947, comprising 3,171 square feet of living area, 240 square foot attached garage, 240 square foot detached garage, 2 fireplaces, 1.5 baths, well and septic. Also known as Tax Map 44A, Parcel 279.
Foster Avenue (Talbot County Tax Account No. 05-176220) – 5.0 acres of land, fronting on the Chesapeake Bay, adjoining 21339 Foster Avenue on the south. Also known as Tax Map 44A, Parcel 280.
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.
MANNER OF SALE: At the discretion of the Substitute Trustees, each property may be offered individually and the bids reserved, then both properties may be offered as an entirety.
TERMS OF SALE: A $25,000 deposit on each property or $50,000 if sold as an entirety, 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 11:30 A.M., Monday, November 4, at the Auctioneer’s Office. The holder of the indebtedness, if a bidder at the sale, shall not be required to post a deposit. 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 Talbot County at the offices of the Substitute Trustees. 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 stated in the note executed in connection with the foreclosed Deed of Trust, as modified, 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 Substitute Trustees, the holder of the indebtedness, 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 Substitute Trustees are 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 Substitute Trustees, the holder of the indebtedness 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 Substitute Trustees 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 Substitute Trustees reserve: (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
Ronald B. Katz and Eric A. Hartlaub,