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Above Asking: A $100,000 Premium in Forest Hills and Logan Circle

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this edition of Above Asking, UrbanTurf takes a look at two homes previously featured in Best New Listings, both of which sold within two weeks of being listed, for at least $100,000 above the asking price.


Above Asking: A $100,000 Premium in Forest Hills and Logan Circle: Figure 1

Spacious, Modern Home on the Edge of Rock Creek Park

Located in the Forest Hills neighborhood, this glass-encased modern home features clean lines, natural light and light-colored hardwoods throughout. The house sits on a quarter-acre lot, with several balcony and patio spaces looking out on Rock Creek Park. The main level is all shared space, with a powder room and accordion-style sliding glass doors which open the living/dining room/kitchen area onto a deck. The home sold within two weeks of hitting the market in December for $100,000 above its listing price.

  • Full Listing: 2710 Brandywine Street NW (map)
  • Listing Price $2,300,000
  • Sale Price: $2,400,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Square Footage: 4,500
  • Listing Agent: James Kastner, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


Above Asking: A $100,000 Premium in Forest Hills and Logan Circle: Figure 2

A 2,000 Square-Foot Triplex in Logan Circle

This upper-level three-bedroom Victorian rowhouse condo in Logan Circle also wasted very little time on the market. The wide-open ground floor allows sight-lines from one end of the house to the other, and all the bedrooms are located upstairs, including a master suite with a walk-in closet and spa bathtub. An upstairs den with a wet bar leads out to one of two private roof decks for the ultimate indoor-outdoor entertainment space. Like the listing above, it sold for about $100,000 over asking within a week of being listed.

  • Full Listing: 1309 Corcoran Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Listing Price $1,395,000
  • Sale Price: $1,500,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • HOA Fees: $289/month
  • Square Footage: 2,041
  • Listing Agents: Kimberly Casey and Daryl Judy, Washington Fine Properties

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_a_100000_premium_in_forest_hills_and_logan_circle/10872

1 Comment

  1. John F said at 11:52 pm on Tuesday February 16, 2016:
    I loathe that duplex/triplex are used interchangeably to describe either number of units or number of floors. Especially common over the river, but starting to see it in the city as well.

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