SALE DERAILED ===🚂===
By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
Back in 2017 I listed three islands in the Potomac River consisting of 108 acres between Clear Spring, Maryland, and Falling Waters, West Virginia. After tremendous publicity in the media for a unique listing the State of Maryland submitted a letter of intent to purchase the land. During their extensive title search they uncovered that in the early 1900s one-half of the interest in the property was sold to Western Maryland Railway to build piers for a bridge.The sale was never recorded in the Washington County land records or reflected on the state tax card information. My Seller purchased the islands back in the 1980s as a novelty purchase and did not think title insurance was necessary since the property had transferred a few times without any issues. Sometime in the 1980s Western Ma...