Absolute Guardian's Auction Above $99,000 "Joppatowne" Colonial Home 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths

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Listing Details

Sold Price
$130,000
Auction Date
Auction Time
11:00 AM
Address
400 Foster Knoll Drive, Harford County, MD, 21085
County
Harford County
Neighborhood
Joppatowne
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Jeffrey E. Nusinov, Attorney
FISHER & WINNER, LLP
2002 Clipper Park Road - Suite 108
Baltimore, MD 21211

★ ABSOLUTE ★
GUARDIAN'S AUCTION
To the Highest Bidder Above $99,000
                          
JOPPATOWNE

4 Bedroom ◆ 2.5 Bath
COLONIAL HOME
- In Need of Renovation -

Sale On Premises
400 FOSTER KNOLL DRIVE
Off Joppa Farm Road, Joppa
Harford County, MD 21085

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
AT 11:00 A.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.

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS:

400 Foster Knoll Drive is located in the Joppatowne neighborhood of southern Harford County.  Located within 5 minutes of US Route 40 and I-95, the home is convenient to employment centers throughout the region, particularly BRAC expansion areas.  Public schools and shopping are nearby.  The home is a short walk to scenic Robert Copenhaver Park.


Useful links:

Wikipedia - Joppatowne:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joppatowne,_Maryland

Harford County Schools:  http://www.hcps.org

Harford County Government:  http://www.harfordcountymd.gov

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

 

SITE AREA

Rectangular lot 75' x 115', comprising approximately 0.20 acre, bordering open space areas on its side and rear.  The fenced rear yard bounds a picturesque wooded area with stream.


All public utilities are in the property.


Zoning R3, residential


SUBDIVISION PLAT (pdf)

 

IMPROVEMENTS

Two Story Colonial Home - according to public tax records, the home was constructed in 1966 and contains 1,884 square feet of living area and 1,052 square feet of basement space. 


Exterior
Vinyl siding with stone front facade
Casement and wooden double hung windows
Composition shingle roof with aluminum rain spouts
Covered entry porch
Rear wooden sun deck
Rear concrete patio off basement
Two-car attached garage


Interior
Drywall
Carpeting over parquet floors
Ceramic tile kitchen floor
Ceramic tile bath


First Floor

  • Foyer with guest closet
  • Living Room
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Eat-in Kitchen - laminate cabinets and counters, gas range/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator
  • Den (could be fifth bedroom) with closet
  • Half-Bath


Second Floor

  • Master Bedroom - walk-in closet, Master Bathroom with shower stall
  • Bedroom #2
  • Bedroom #3
  • Bedroom #4
  • Full Hall Bathroom
  • Pull-down attic


Basement

  • Paneled Family Room with sliding door walkout to patio
  • Laundry/Utility Room
  • Storage Room


Mechanical
Gas forced air heat
Central air conditioning
Gas water heater
Security Alarm


The home has been poorly maintained and needs renovation.

 

REAL ESTATE TAXES

 Published annual real estate taxes for 2011 were $2,763, including a special assessment of $350, based on a full value assessment of $239,400.  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

 

TITLE

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

 

INSPECTION TIME

One hour prior to auction.

 

TERMS OF SALE

A $10,000 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 by 12 noon on Monday, March 26, by wire transfer or cashier's check, 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, 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 except where otherwise mandated by local, State or Federal law.  Time is of the essence.


No buyer's premium.


Auction by order of:
Jeffrey E. Nusinov, Guardian
of the Property of Evelyn H. McCurdy


BIDDER PRE-REGISTRATION

Online pre-registration is now closed. Please register with the Auctioneer at the auction site.


BROKER COOPERATION:

Broker participation is invited. See our: BROKER REGISTRATION FORM (pdf). 

The completed form must be returned to the Auctioneer's office by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 22, 2012.

 

FINANCING

See our Financing Page for a list of auction-oriented lenders.