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Absolute Estate Auction Above $20,000 "Cherry Hill" Well Kept, Two Story Porchfront Townhome


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Auction Date
Auction Time
1:00 PM
3044 Ascension Street, Baltimore, MD, 21225
Baltimore City
Cherry Hill
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S. Geoffrey Haynes, Attorney
10 N. Calvert Street - Suite 712
Baltimore, MD 21202

To the Highest Bidder Above
$20,000 Minimum Opening Bid

Well Kept, Two Story

Sale On Premises
Off 500 Roundview Road
Baltimore, MD 21225

AT 1:00 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.


3044 Ascension Street is located in southern Baltimore City, west of Hanover and Potee Streets (MD-2) and south of Cherry Hill Road.  Neighborhood housing is predominantly comprised of two story townhomes and garden apartments, many of which have been recently constructed or renovated.  The neighborhood is within a five minute drive of I-95,  has community shopping and  good public transportation.  Downtown Baltimore is about ten minutes north.

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14' x 152'

Chain link fenced rear yard

Storage shed

Mature shrubs

Zoning R-6, residential

All public utilities

Room for parking pad

Screened porch




Two story inside-group brick townhome - according to public tax records, the home was constructed in 1944 and contains 854 square feet of living area and 476 square feet of basement space.

Brick walls
Composition shingle roof
Vinyl-clad double-hung replacement windows
Front window awnings
Security doors and windows


First Floor - carpeted living room, carpeted dining room, kitchen with vinyl floor, wood cabinets, laminate counters, stainless steel sink, gas range, wall oven, refrigerator, exit to screened porch

Second Floor - master bedroom with wood floor, double closet, ceiling fan, bedroom #2 with ceiling fan and wood floor, full bath with ceramic tile floor and vinyl wainscot, scuttle attic

Full Basement - paneled club room with vinyl floor, laundry utility room, outside exit

Mechanical - gas forced air heat, housepower, gas 40-gallon water heater

Wood floors are believed to be below carpeting.  Window treatments are included.  Owned by present occupant for more than 40 years.



The property is sold free and clear of liens and is believed to be in fee simple (see terms of sale).



The property will be open for inspection at 12:30 p.m. on the day of sale.



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 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, if any, 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 property is subject to an annual ground rent, the purchase price shall be reduced by the capitalized value of the ground rent, based on the amount of the annual rent divided by 6%.  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:
David Kimmelman, Personal Representative
of the Estate of Margaret Brown


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


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 Tuesday, April 10, 2012.



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