$10,000 to $86,000 Above Asking in the DC Suburbs

  • March 21st 2022

by Nena Perry-Brown

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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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