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Above Asking: From Shaw to Petworth

by Tianna Mañón

In this week’s Above Asking, UrbanTurf looks at recent sales in Shaw and Petworth that went over their asking price.


Above Asking: From Shaw to Petworth: Figure 1

A Price-Friendly One-Bedroom Sells for $20,000 Above List

One-bedrooms within the city limits for $200,000 are hard to come by, which is probably why this unit near the intersection of Missouri and New Hampshire Avenues escalated above its list price. The unit opens up into a small dining area and living space with hardwood floors throughout. The bedroom is spacious with an en suite bathroom and two windows. Listed for just above $200,000, the final sales price was $225,000.

  • Full Listing: 31 Kennedy St NW, #302 (map)
  • Asking Price: $204,900
  • Sold Price: $225,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Listing Agent: David Abramson, Long & Foster


Above Asking: From Shaw to Petworth: Figure 2

$12,000 More for a Renovated Shaw Two-Bedroom

This renovated two-bedroom home opens into a small living area with exposed brick on both walls. Light hardwood floors make up the main floor of the house, including the updated kitchen. Both bedrooms are upstairs and are large with windows that bring in a good deal of natural light. Out back there is a private patio with a garden that is shaded and fenced.

  • Address: 1525 Marion Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $749,000
  • Sold Price: $761,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Listing Agents: Matt McHugh and Heather Davenport, Compass


Above Asking: From Shaw to Petworth: Figure 3

$75,000 More for Petworth Three-Bedroom

This three-bedroom is a nice contrast to the 18-month renovation that is often seen on the market in Petworth. Last sold 11 years ago, the home is characterized by exposed brick in almost every major room. There is also an in-law suite which has its own kitchen and bathroom. The home’s main kitchen is spacious and updated with a large island. Outside, there is parking for two cars. This whole package resulted in the listing selling for $75,000 above its list price.

  • Full Listing: 3927 5th Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $649,000
  • Sold Price: $724,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agent: Julie Christenberry, W.C. & A.N. Miller

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/abov_asking_from_shaw_to_petworth/10305

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