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Above Asking: Big Premiums From Riverdale to Bloomingdale

by Nena Perry-Brown

The latest installment of Above Asking revisits two recently-featured listings in two -Dales which each sold for five figures over listing price.


A $68,000 Premium in Riverdale

This charming Riverdale bungalow, a couple of blocks from the town's main drag, recently sold for $68,000 above its asking price. The house has a small front porch, and the living room has a fireplace sandwiched between wall-to-wall built-ins beneath windows. Both the formal dining room and the roomy galley kitchen have bay windows, the latter with a built-in bench breakfast nook. A set of french doors off the dining room lead into an office/bonus room, and the main level also has a pair of attached bedrooms and a full bath. The upstairs landing has room for an office area, and a spacious bedroom under a cove ceiling has built-ins on either side of the windows. There is also a partially-finished basement with storage space and a second full bath, and the spacious, fenced-in backyard has a paved patio and a greenhouse-like detached accessory structure.

  • Full Listing: 4609 Oliver Street (map)
  • Asking Price: $485,000
  • Sold Price: $553,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,922
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Listing Agent: Alexander Heitkemper, Long & Foster Real Estate

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A $55,000 Premium in Bloomingdale

This semi-detached, two-unit rowhouse in Bloomingdale sold for $55,000 above its seven-figure asking price. The upper unit has three bedrooms and two baths in a traditional layout, complete with a covered front porch and wide doorways to and from the living room. There is a powder room and a built-in desk at the end of the hall, adjacent to the kitchen with its greyscale square marble tile backsplash. A backdoor here leads out to a deck with pergola area and stairs down to a secured parking pad. The lower level unit has a U-shaped kitchen with breakfast bar, a bedroom with walk-in closet, and radiant-heated floors in the living area. All of the bathrooms throughout the house also have heated floors, and the house is also wired with smart technology and a Ring doorbell.

  • Full Listing: 153 Adams Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,295,000
  • Sold Price: $1.35 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,279
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Listing Agent: Tammy Britt, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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