Above Asking: A $30,000 Premium in Shaw

  • March 1st 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

In this week's edition of Above Asking, we highlight two listings recently featured on UrbanTurf that sold for above their original asking price. 

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A $30,000 Premium For a Sunny Shaw Condo

This lofty two-bedroom condo on 5th Street fetched $30,500 above its asking price when it recently sold. The main floor features an open kitchen with marble counters, a breakfast bar, and a square tiled backsplash, and an exposed brick wall accentuates the soaring ceiling in the living room. Three skylights allow for extra light to illuminate the space, and a nook by the windows in the front room is ideal for a small dining table. The bedroom on the main floor has two closets, a covered space for laundry and its own private patio. The lower level of the condo lives like an in-law suite with a bedroom, walk-in closet, a full bathroom and a private entrance from the back garden, which is fully fenced.  

  • Full Listing: 1606 5th Street NW, #2  (map)
  • Asking Price: $824,000
  • Sales Price: $854,500
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,200
  • HOA Dues: $236/month 
  • Listing Agent: Kurt Matsa, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo Courtesy Derek and Vee 


A Small Premium For a Sunny Del Ray Victorian

Located in the heart of Del Ray, this three-bedroom Victorian sold at a small $6,000 premium above its original list price. The front yard is fully fenced with a small iron gate, and a living room, which includes a granite fireplace, connects to a carpeted sun room that has floor-to-ceiling windows and a skylight. With a small dining area, the open kitchen features blue cabinetry, gray counters and stainless steel appliances. Key traits of the primary suite include a walk-in closet, an updated full bath with green tiling and access to the attic. The unfinished basement provides extra storage and is currently used as a wine cellar. Out back, the property includes a gazebo, a hot tub, a storage garage and a back porch accessible from the sunroom.

  • Full Listing: 207 Laverne Avenue (map)
  • Asking Price: $899,000
  • Sales Price: $905,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5 
  • Square Feet: 1,736
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Listing Agent: Lyssa Seward, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy of Oleks Yaroshynskyi

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_a_30000_premium_in_shaw/20694.

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