In this installment of Above Asking, UrbanTurf revisits a pair of listings in the suburbs that each sold for five-figure premiums.
$86,000 Above Asking for Silver Spring Bungalow
This four-bedroom bungalow, sited a block from Sligo Avenue Park in Silver Spring, sold for $86,000 above asking last week. The living room has a wood-burning stove fireplace with a traditional brick surround, and the dining room has the original built-in corner cabinet with archtop doors. The kitchen has white and blue Mediterranean tile backsplash, butcher block countertops, and a farmhouse sink flanked with drainboards. The house also has a sleeping porch, a detached garage, a spacious backyard, and an unfinished basement with laundry.
- Full Listing: 406 Silver Spring Avenue (map)
- Asking Price: $599,000
- Sold Price: $685,000
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: Two
- Square Feet: 1,850
- Year Built: 1926
- Listing Agent: Heather Foley, GO BRENT
Photo courtesy of HouseFli.
$10,000 Premium for a One-Bedroom with Backyard
Over in Alexandria's Park Fairfax, this one-bedroom condo stands apart from many others in the area due to its townhouse-like exterior appearance and backyard. And a buyer noticed that, buying it at a $10,000 premium. The layout of the living area has space for an office nook and gets sun from a pair of oversized windows, and french doors in the dining area lead out back. At the top of the stairs, the bedroom has double exposure and a double closet, and the bathroom has heated floors, half-beadboard walls, a clawfoot tub, and a shower stall with recessed shelves and a decorative window. The unit also comes with a washer/dryer and a separate storage unit.
- Full Listing: 1808 Preston Road (map)
- Asking Price: $335,000
- Sold Price: $345,000
- Bedrooms: One
- Bathrooms: One
- Square Feet: 760
- HOA Fees: $397/month
- Year Built: 1941
- Listing Agents: Keri Shull, Amy Harasz, Optime Realty
Photo courtesy of Andrew Merz.
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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/10000-to-86000-above-asking-in-the-suburbs/19415.
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