Robert C. Lidston, Attorney
1334 Sulphur Spring Road
Halethorpe, MD 21227
– $20,000 Suggested Opening Bid –
TWO STORY TOWNHOME
& RESIDENTIAL LOT
Sale On Premises
1028 ROCK HILL AVENUE
& LOT: BLOCK 7654A LOT 101
Off Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore City, MD 21229
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019
AT 12:15 P.M.
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.
1028 Rock Hill Avenue, also known as Rockhill Avenue, is located in the Violetville neighborhood in southwest Baltimore City. St. Agnes Hospital is located within one-quarter mile, providing a significant amount of employment nearby. Proximity to both Wilkens Avenue and Caton Avenue provides excellent access to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), I-95 and major employment centers throughout the area, including UMBC (2.5 miles) and the BWI commercial corridor (7.5 miles). Options for groceries, shopping and dining are along Wilkens Avenue, Southwestern Boulevard and Caton Avenue. Nearby homes are comprised predominantly of townhomes, with a mix of single family and semi-detached homes along Haverhill Road and Pine Heights Avenue.
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1028 Rock Hill Avenue:
Lot – Block 7654A Lot 101:
Two story inside-group brick townhome – constructed in 1954, containing 992 square feet of living area and 496 square feet of basement space, according to public tax records. The one owner home features an enclosed front porch, and is arranged for 6 rooms (3 bedrooms), bath and basement. Needs full renovation.
1028 Rock Hill Avenue – Subject to an annual $90 ground rent (unregistered)
Lot – In fee simple
Sold free and clear of all liens
Published annual real estate taxes are:
1028 Rock Hill Avenue – $2,242 published annual taxes, based on a full value assessment of $95,000
Lot – $51.92 published annual taxes, based on a full value assessment of $2,200
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 properties are scheduled to be auctioned as an entirety only. The properties are available for pre-auction offers both separately and as an entirety.
A $5,000 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. 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, ground rent, 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!
Auction by order of the Estate of Clifford Lewis