"Pigtown National Historic District" Three Story Shell Townhome


Listing Details

Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
1:15 PM
521 Scott Street, Baltimore, MD, 21230
Baltimore City
Pigtown National Historic District
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Close to Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadiums


Three Story Shell

Sale On Premises
Off 700 Block Washington Boulevard
Baltimore City, MD 21230

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
AT 1:15 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.


The property is located in the northeast corner of the Washington Village - Pigtown neighborhood in southwest Baltimore City, and is within the Pigtown National Historic District. The 500 block of Scott Street sits just three blocks from Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium. University of Maryland's Baltimore campus is just four blocks to the northwest. The campus includes University of Maryland Hospital, Shock Trauma, Carey Law School and other various  graduate schools. Adjoining neighborhoods include Barre Circle and Ridgely's Delight. I-95, I-395 and the Baltimore Washington Parkway (295) are immediately to the southeast.

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Rectangular lot - 18'8" x 80', more or less

Zoning R-9, residential

All public utilities




Three story brick inside-group townhome contains 2,154 square feet of living area, and 942 square feet of basement space, according to public tax records. The home has been fully gutted and is ready for renovation.



Published real estate taxes for 2012-2013 are $2,094, based on a full value assessment of $88,000.  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 -



Subject to an annual $72 ground rent (due in semi-annual installments on 4/30 & 10/30);  and sold free and clear of liens.  Baltimore City Deed Liber FMC 2809, folio 127.



The home may be inspected 30 minutes prior to the auction.



A $2,500 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, 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 except where otherwise mandated by local, State or Federal law.  Time is of the essence.




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