Semi-Detached Victorian Home
5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 Car Parking
Zoned B-1-2, Commercial

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Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
2:00 PM
3729 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD, 21211
Baltimore City
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Daniel D. Harvey, Attorney
735 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211

- $50,000 Suggested Opening Bid -


5 Bedrooms ● 2 Baths ● 2 Car Parking
Zoned B-1-2, Commercial
- Renovation Needed -

Sale On Premises
Baltimore, MD 21211

AT 2:00 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.

3729 Falls Road is located in the heart of Hampden, in north Baltimore, one block north of 36th Street aka "The Avenue."  Hampden is one of Baltimore's most desirable neighborhoods.  Located 10 minutes north of Downtown, Hampden is a village unto itself.  Please see LiveBaltimore.com neighborhood description: http://livebaltimore.com/neighborhoods/hampden

Elevated above street grade, the terraced lot fronts 22' along the east side of Falls Road by a depth of 137' and rear lot line along a 10' alley.

Rear parking area for at least two cars

Zoning B-1-2, neighborhood business

All public utilities

Fenced rear yard

Two and One-half Story Semi-Detached Victorian Home - according to published tax records, the home was built in 1880, contains 1,433 square feet of living area and 377 square feet of basement space.

Basement level entrance at grade in front
Side entrance for first floor
Formstone and aluminum siding
Composition shingle roof, aluminum rain spouts
Vinyl-clad double hung replacement windows

Plaster and drywall
Vinyl flooring, perhaps over wood

First Floor

  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen - gas range/oven
  • Bathroom with fiberglass shower
  • Sun Porch

Second Floor

  • 3 Bedrooms (one with ceiling fan)
  • Full Bath with footed tub

Third Floor

  • 2 Bedrooms (no closets)

Basement and Mechanical
Partial unfinished basement with concrete floor
Gas forced air heat
Gas water heater
100-ampere electrical service

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

Published annual real estate taxes are $3,417, based on a full value assessment of $144,800.  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: http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/appeal.html

A $7,500 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 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 sale 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 sale 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 sale 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:
Edward Byers, Personal Representative of the Estates of Joseph & Myrtle Byers
and Elizabeth Goetzinger