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Above Asking: A $110,000 Premium on Capitol Hill
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
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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.
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