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Absolute Above $30,000 "West Hills" End-Of-Group Townhome


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Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
2:00 PM
1201 Cooks Lane, Baltimore, MD, 21229
Baltimore City
West Hills
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Geoffrey L. Forman, Attorney
Cohen and Forman, LLC
334 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

To The Highest Bidder Above $30,000

End-Of-Group, 3 Bedroom

Sale On Premises
At End of Security Boulevard
One Block From I-70 Exit 94 - Park & Ride
Baltimore, MD 21229

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
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 and square footage contained herein are more or less.


1201 Cooks Lane is located in Baltimore's western suburbs, near the Social Security Administrations's Woodlawn Headquarters and Westview Park.  "West Hills", the surrounding neighborhood, is a long-established community of well-kept townhomes and stately detached homes.  The neighborhood is convenient to area employers due to its proximity to I-70, I-695, US-40 and public transportation.  Thomas Jefferson Elementary/Middle School is nearby.

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Lot size: 28'2" front, with depths of 95'9" and 110' (see Block Plat link)

All public utilities

Fenced rear yard




Two story end-of-group porchfront townhome - according to published tax records, the home was constructed in 1952 and contains 1,080 square feet of upper level living area plus 540 square feet of basement space. 

The home has a composition shingle roof, replacement double hung windows and hardwood floors throughout.

First Floor

  • Living Room
  • Dining Room with a ceiling fan
  • Kitchen with oak cabinetry and 4-burner gas range/oven

Second Floor

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Full Hall Bath

Full Basement

  • Laundry area and walk-out


Gas forced hot air heat with a newly installed Rheem Criteron II furnace

Central air conditioning



2010-2011 published annual real estate taxes are $3,057, based on a full value assessment of $128,440.



The property is sold free and clear of liens, subject to an annual $96 ground rent, payable half-yearly on the 14th  days of June and December.



From 1:00 p.m. on the day of sale or by appointment.



Deposit payable by certified or cashier's check of $5,000 will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale.  The deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price within 72 hours at the office of the Auctioneers.  Balance to be paid in cash within 45 days. If payment of the balance does not take place within the specified time, the deposit will be forfeited and the property may be resold at the risk and expense of the defaulting 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.  Taxes, ground rent and all other public charges and assessments, payable on an annual basis, including 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, without express or implied warranty as to the nature and description of the improvements as contained herein;  and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any. Purchaser assumes risk of loss from the date of sale forward.  The purchaser waives and releases the Seller, the attorney for the Seller, the Auctioneers, and their respective agents, successors and assigns from any and all claims the purchaser and/or its successors and assigns may now have or may have in the future relating to the condition of the property, including but not limited to the environmental condition thereof.  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 Auctioneer.  The purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint as provided under current Federal and State Law. 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.

Auction by order of:
Herbert E. Gould, Personal Representative for the Estate of Florence Gould



Call for pre-qualification:

Mr. Craig Kessler
Freedmont Mortgage Funding

50 Scott Adam Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland  21030
410-654-3900 direct
410-702-4511 fax