"Essex" - To The Highest Bidder Above $75,000

4 Bedroom/1.5 Bath Cape Cod Home

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Auction Date
Auction Time
11:00 AM
825 Dorsey Avenue, Essex, MD, 21221
Baltimore County
Property will be open for inspection at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the auction only.
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Holloway & Sullivan, LLC
1 N. Charles Street - Suite 2525
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

To The Highest Bidder Above $75,000


4 Bedroom/1.5 Bath
- In Need of Updating -

Sale On Premises

W. Of N. Marlyn Ave.
One Block N. Of Eastern Blvd.
Baltimore County, MD 21221

FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014
AT 11:00 A.M.

    NOTE:  The information contained herein has been obtained from sources deemed reliable and believed to be accurate.  However, no express or implied warranty is made as to the accuracy of these representations.  All dimensions contained herein are more or less.  


Well maintained quiet neighborhood in the Essex township. The home is just minutes from MD-702, I-695 and I-95.  Downtown Baltimore is located minutes to the southeast, Towson 15 minutes to the west and White Marsh 5-10 minutes to the west.  Public transportation is within walking distance.  Abundant shopping and eateries are situated along Eastern Boulevard and nearby neighboring shopping centers.  For information on area schools, please visit http://www.bcps.org/apps/boundaries.  

Rectangularly shaped parcel fronting 50' along Dorsey Avenue with depths of 145', comprising 0.17 acre, more or less

Macadam paved 4+ vehicle driveway and parking area

Partially fenced yard

Public water and public sewer

Baltimore County GIS Aerial Photo:
dorsey825 GISaerial

Cape cod home constructed in 1953 contains 1,403 finished square feet above grade and 990 square feet of basement space (according to SDAT public tax records.) The home is in need of updating and is described as follows:


  • Brick sided facade
  • Open front porch
  • Asphalt shingle roof with aluminum gutters and rain spouts
  • Vinyl clad double pane insulated replacement windows

First Floor

  • Entry Foyer with guest closet
  • Living Room
    dorsey825 INTERIOR---LR
  • Eat-in Kitchen with 4-burner gas range/oven
    dorsey825 INTERIOR---KITCHEN
  • 2 Bedrooms



  • Full Bathroom

Second Floor

  • 2 - Bedrooms



  • Powder Room


  • Laundry Area
  • Walk-out


  • Recently installed Bryant “Plus 80"  forced hot air high efficiency furnace
  • Central air conditioning
  • 40-gallon gas fired water heater
  • Modern housepower

2013-2014 Annual Real Estate Taxes - $2,059 (based on a full value tax assessment of $160,700).  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 SDAT concerning the appeals process and may see the following link for helpful information: http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/appeal.html.

The property is in fee simple and is being sold free and clear of all liens.

Deposit payable by certified or cashier's check of $7,500 will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale.  The deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price within 72 hours at the office of the Auctioneers.  Balance to be paid in cash at settlement, which shall take place within 45 days. If payment of the balance does not take place within the specified time, the deposit will be forfeited and the property may be resold at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser. Interest to be charged on the unpaid purchase money, at the rate of 12% per annum, from date of sale to date of settlement.  Taxes and all other public charges and assessments, payable on an annual basis, including sanitary and/or metropolitan district charges, if any, to be adjusted for the current year to date of sale 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 assumes risk of loss from the date of sale forward.  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 Auctioneer.  The purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint as provided under current Federal and State Law. 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 BUYERS PREMIUM!

Auction by order of:
Terry K. Sullivan, Guardian of Mary Smith
James C. Brennan, Trustee Under the Trust of the Last Will and Testament of Mary M. Slagle