ABSOLUTE ESTATE AUCTION "Forest Park" Porchfront Townhome

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Listing Details

Sold Price
$39,000
Auction Date
Auction Time
2:00 PM
Address
4015 Fairfax Road, Baltimore, MD, 21216
County
Baltimore City
Neighborhood
Forest Park
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Shawn R. Harby, Attorney
309 S. Conkling Street
Baltimore, MD 21224


 ABSOLUTE
ESTATE AUCTION

To The Highest Bidder - Regardless of Price!
                            
FOREST PARK

PORCHFRONT TOWNHOME

 Sale On Premises
4015 FAIRFAX ROAD
Off 3000 Wolcott Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21216


THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
AT 2:00 P.M.

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS:

4015 Fairfax Road is located in the "Forest Park" neighborhood of western Baltimore City, south of Liberty Heights Avenue, west of Garrison Boulevard, east of Forest Park Golf Course and north of Gwynns Falls Parkway.  The neighborhood is well established, being comprised of townhomes, detached cottages , colonial homes and garden apartments.  Most neighborhood housing was built prior to 1950.  Forest Park is convenient to employment centers throughout the metropolitan area.

Live Baltimore Neighborhood Link:
http://www.livebaltimore.com/nb/list/frstpk



For directions from your location, visit: maps.google.com

 

SITE AREA

Rectangular lot - 17'11" x 125', more or less
Zoning R6, residential
Public water, sanitary sewer, gas, electricity, telephone
Fenced yard

BLOCK PLAT (pdf)

 

IMPROVEMENTS

Two story covered porchfront brick inside-group townhome - according to public tax records, the home was constructed in 1930 and contains 1,287 square feet of living area and 675 square feet of basement space.

Exterior
Covered front porch
Covered rear balcony
Full stone and brick foundation
Built-up roof with terra cotta fascia
Wood double-hung windows with aluminum storm sash

Interior
Inlaid hardwood floors
Plaster walls
Updating and cosmetic repairs are needed.

First floor contains a foyer, living room, with electric fireplace, dining room, breakfast room and updated kitchen (no appliances).  Second floor has three bedrooms and bathroom.  Full basement with paneled/carpeted club room, laundry/utility room, full bathroom, storage room and outside exit.

Mechanical
Gas hot water heat
Gas, 40-gallon water heater
Circuit breakers

 

REAL ESTATE TAXES

Published 2009 annual real estate taxes - $1,640.30

 

TITLE

The property will be sold free and clear of liens, subject to an annual $90 ground rent.  Deed Liber 1945, folio 472.

 

TERMS OF SALE

A $3,000 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 within 45 days.  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 of 12% per annum, from date of sale to date of settlement.  All adjustments, including taxes, ground rent, all other public charges and assessments payable on an 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.  Time is of the essence.

No Buyer's Premium

Broker participation is invited.
BROKER REGISTRATION FORM (pdf)

Auction by order of:
Shawn R. Harby, Successor Personal Representative
of the Estate of Dorothy V. Bishop