"Hampden" Circa 1880 Two Story Cottage

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Listing Details

Sold Price
$66,000
Auction Date
Auction Time
2:00 PM
Address
3605 Buena Vista Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21211
County
Baltimore City
Neighborhood
Hampden
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REAL ESTATE AUCTION
                   
HAMPDEN

Circa 1880
TWO STORY COTTAGE
- Renovation Required -

Sale On Premises
3605 BUENA VISTA AVENUE
Off 1400 W. 36th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
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.

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS:

3605 Buena Vista Avenue is located west of Falls Road and north of 36th Street in the Hampden area of Baltimore City.  The home is within walking distance of “The Avenue” (36th Street east of Falls Road), Hampden's renowned commercial district, and the Woodberry MTA Light Rail Station.  Buena Vista Avenue at the site is a quiet residential roadway with on-street parking. 


The auction presents a rare opportunity to purchase a large detached home in Hampden, where most area houses are semi-detached or townhomes.  For more information on the neighborhood,  follow the following link:
http://www.livebaltimore.com/neighborhoods/list/hampden

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

 

SITE AREA

Level rectangular lot - 30' x 120'
All public utilities available
Zoning R-7, residential
Fenced front and rear yards


BLOCK PLAT (pdf)

 

IMPROVEMENTS

Two Story Covered Porchfront Detached Cottage - according to public tax records, the home was constructed in 1880 and contains 2,236 square feet of living area and 1,088 square feet of basement space.  The home is of frame construction with asbestos shingle siding, wooden double hung windows with aluminum storm sash and metal roof.  The first and second levels have wood flooring.


First Floor

  • Living Room - ceiling fan
  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • Bedroom with En-Suite Bath
  • Den
  • Enclosed Rear Porch


Second Floor

  • Bedroom #2
  • Bedroom #3
  • Full Bathroom


The home needs updating, mechanical systems and cosmetic repairs.

 

REAL ESTATE TAXES

Published annual real estate taxes for 2012-2013 are $4,253, based on a full value assessment of $178,700.  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 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

In fee simple.  The property will be sold free and clear of liens.  Baltimore City Block 3542, Lot 14.

 

INSPECTION TIME

The property will be open for inspection at 1:00 p.m. on the day of sale.

 

TERMS OF SALE

A $5,000 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 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 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.

 

FINANCING

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