Above Asking: $6,000 to $54,000 Over List

by Tianna Mañón

In this week’s Above Asking, UrbanTurf looks at recent sales in Dupont Circle and 16th Street Heights that went over their asking price.

Above Asking: $6,000 to $54,000 Over List: Figure 1

About $10,000 Over for Eclectic Two-Bedroom off Rhode Island Avenue

This two-bedroom off Rhode Island Avenue in Bloomingdale sold in just under a week for $11,000 over the listing price. The exposed duct, open layout and large windows give the unit its homey feel. The unit also features a sizable master bedroom, a balcony and updated furnishings.

  • Full Listing: 143 Rhode Island Avenue NW, #5 (map)
  • List Price: $439,900
  • Sold Price: $450,000
  • HOA Fees: $336/month
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Year Built: 1937
  • Listing Agent: Topher Cushman, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Above Asking: $6,000 to $54,000 Over List: Figure 2

$54,000 Above List for Traditional Rowhouse on Capitol Hill

This row house, built in 1900, sold for $54,000 over its listing price in just six days. On the inside, the home features a traditional layout with segmented rooms, a fireplace in the master bedroom and another bedroom in the attic with exposed beams and a skylight. The expansive, updated kitchen and location on the Hill likely helped push the final price well above what it was listed for.

  • Full Listing: 327 Constitution Avenue NE (map)
  • Listing Price: $749,000
  • Sold Price: $803,000
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Meredith Margolis, Long & Foster Real Estate

Above Asking: $6,000 to $54,000 Over List: Figure 3

$6,000 over for a Detached Bungalow

This four-bedroom bungalow in 16th Street Heights took a week to sell and sold for $6,000 over the listing price. The home features built-ins throughout, large windows and a traditional layout. Its best feature, from UrbanTurf’s perspective, is the huge patio and landscaped backyard. It also has wood floors and completely updated appliances.

  • Full Listing: 5004 13th Street NW (map)
  • Listing Price: $719,000
  • Sold Price: $725,000
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1919
  • Listing Agent: Marilyn Charity, Washington Fine Properties

Above Asking: $6,000 to $54,000 Over List: Figure 4

Dupont Circle Home Sells for Almost $20,000 Above List

This pet-friendly one bedroom in Dupont Circle is perfect for the Washingtonian on the go. It sold in seven days for $18,600 over the listing price. It’s easily accessible from downtown and Georgetown. It also features private outdoor space, hardwoods throughout and an updated kitchen. The quirky layout makes use of every square foot and features built-in shelves in many of the rooms.

  • Full Listing: 1409 21st Street NW, #2B (map)
  • Listing Price: $424,900
  • Sold Price: $443,500
  • Days on Market Seven
  • HOA Fees: $193/month
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agent: Robert Crawford, Beasley Real Estate

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_54000_for_capitol_hill_rowhouse/9953

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