This installment of Above Asking revisits three recently-featured listings that sold for around $30,000 to $110,000 above asking.
$31,000 Above Asking for 816 Square Feet
This two-bedroom Alexandria rowhouse was initially listed for less than a half-million, but it sold for $31,000 above asking, putting it over that mark. Located in the Jefferson Manor neighborhood, the end-unit has double exposure in the living room, and a dining nook between the back door and the kitchen. Upstairs, both bedrooms have cove ceilings and share a full bath. There is also a carpeted lower level rec room with a barn door concealing storage space. The backyard has a large deck and a shed, and in the front, the house also has a parking pad and a porch with bench swing.
- Full Listing: 6008 Monticello Road (map)
- Asking Price: $489,000
- Sold Price: $520,000
- Bedrooms: Two
- Bathrooms: One
- Square Feet: 816
- Year Built: 1947
- Listing Agent: Heather Corey, TTR Sotheby's International Realty
Six Figures Above Asking on Capitol Hill
Not only did this Capitol Hill rowhouse go under contract four days after being listed, it also ended up selling for $110,100 above asking price. The house has a classic early 20th-century exterior, and the updated interior has an open concept-style living/dining area. Sliding glass doors lead out to a platform deck above the gravel backyard, which also has planting areas, two sheds, and a secured parking pad. The owner's bedroom has a skylight and the narrowest of the bedrooms also has pew-like wooden shelves with scroll brackets mounted on a painted brick wall.
- Full Listing: 1410 D Street SE (map)
- Asking Price: $849,900
- Sold Price: $960,000
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: 1.5
- Square Feet: 1,152
- Year Built: 1913
- Listing Agents: Matt McHugh, Heather Davenport, Compass
Photo courtesy of Joe Hodgson.
Five Figures Above Asking for Artsy Interior
This south-facing rowhouse a half-block off the H Street Corridor went under contract six days after being listed for $38,000 above asking price. In the living room, the painted brick panel fireplace creates a nook adjacent to the front bay, and in the dining area on the other side of the fireplace, a mural by artist Bethany Travis sits above a chair rail and picture-frame molding. The kitchen has black-and-white checkerboard tile floors, white subway tile backsplash, grey quartzite countertops, and access to the rear patio. Off the skylit upstairs landing, the owner's bedroom has oversized windows and a built-in closet wall, and the shared bath has a double vanity. The uppermost level serves as a skylit third bedroom/bonus room with drawers built into a bricked window.
- Full Listing: 1222 Linden Place NE (map)
- Asking Price: $849,000
- Sold Price: $887,000
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: 1.5
- Square Feet: 1,572
- Year Built: 1905
- Listing Agent: Jenn Smira, Compass
Photo courtesy of Derek & Victoria.
See other articles related to: above asking
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above-asking-a-110000-premium-on-capitol-hill/18206.
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
The development for four parcels at The Yards from Brookfield Properties and the Menk... read »
Plans for the New York-based eatery appear to be moving forward.... read »
EDENS filed a planned unit development for a two-building residential development tha... read »
One of the more prominent features of the project will be a public plaza that will ru... read »
Foxhall is a DC neighborhood bordered by Reservoir Road, Foxhall Road, Glover Park, a... read »
To help home buyers and sellers both novice and seasoned, UrbanTurf is running a seri... read »
As home buyers get the itch to look for a home and start to venture out to open house... read »
The development will replace the 44,700 square-foot retail structure that was previou... read »
The concept includes 14 lanes for bowling, a 1,200 person concert venue, a craft bar ... read »
The zip codes that are home to Brentwood, Takoma Park and sections of Hyattsville top... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
DC Real Estate Guides
Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market
We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro