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Well Above Asking: $100,000 to $143,000

by Tianna Mañón


Welcome to UrbanTurf’s Property Week, a week-long series devoted to some of the most intriguing residential properties in the DC area and beyond. From a train station-turned-brothel-turned home to a clever way of making 140 square feet livable, this week is all about cool residences. Enjoy.


In this week’s Above Asking, UrbanTurf looks at recent sales around the city that fetched well above their asking prices.


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$140,000 Over for a Shaw Rowhouse

This three-bedroom rowhouse located on Westminster Street NW went under contract in just five days and for $142,500 over the asking price. The home features exposed brick throughout, juxtaposed with modern finishings like trade ceilings, recessed lighting and industrial lighting fixtures. The living spaces of the home are on the main level while downstairs the three bedrooms are spacious with plenty of closet storage space and updated bathrooms. Outside, there is a deck and the new homeowner also boasts a parking spot in a neighborhood where private parking gets more valuable by the day.

  • Full Listing: 925 Westminster Street NW (map)
  • List Price: $562,500
  • Sold Price: $705,000
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Stanton Schnepp, Compass

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Logan Rowhouse Goes $143,000 Above The List Price

This Logan Circle rowhouse sold for $143,500 over the asking price in just under a week. The home features rustic, dark flooring throughout that flows through a mostly traditional floorplan and into a kitchen renovated with a large island, a farmhouse sink, stainless steel appliances and hip lighting fixtures. Upstairs, the bedrooms are spacious, particularly the master which has a bay window and can fit a large bedroom set. The backyard is landscaped with multiple planters and gardening space.

  • Full Listing: 1004 S Street NW (map)
  • List Price: $899,000
  • Sold Price: $1,042,500
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Listing Agent: Tyler Garrison, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

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About $100,000 More For a Century-Old Vacation Home

This Mount Pleasant home was originally built to be a vacation home to escape the DC heat and the new owners will be able to enjoy the multiple balconies and landscaped backyard that were built to enjoy the summer. Despite its history, the home is renovated for this century’s homeowners’ needs. The kitchen is updated with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors are laid throughout the home and the windows are large and updated. However, exposed beams and tall ceilings are a nod to the home’s history, which has been preserved. Although the home has not closed yet, UrbanTurf has learned the final sales price is well more than $100,000 above the listed price.

  • Full Listing: 1886 Newton Street NW (map)
  • List Price: $1,199,000
  • Sold Price: Above $1.3 million
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agents: Kelly Williams and Loic Pritchett, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/well_above_asking_over_100000/10162

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