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