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Above Asking: From $5,000 to $59,000

by UrbanTurf Staff

In this edition of Above Asking, UrbanTurf takes a look at three featured homes that all sold for above their original asking price.


Above Asking: From $5,000 to $59,000: Figure 1

A $10,000 Premium For 1,600 Square Feet in Dupont Circle

This spacious two-level condo is one of eight at The Jason, a remodeled Victorian off P Street in Dupont Circle. The 1,605 square-foot unit boasts an upper floor skylight and two modern wood-burning fireplaces. There are also plenty of colorful and stylish finishes, including creatively-tiled bathrooms and a green granite kitchen countertop. With an assigned parking space and a low price-per-square foot for the neighborhood, this listing fetched $10,000 above its original asking price.

  • Full Listing: 1416 21st Street NW, #301 (map)
  • Asking Price: $925,000
  • Sold Price: $935,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,605
  • HOA Dues: $432/month
  • Listing Agent: David Shotwell, Compass


Above Asking: From $5,000 to $59,000: Figure 2

Glover Park Four-Bedroom Fetches $36,000 Above Asking

This Glover Park rowhouse is nestled on a quiet street just a few blocks from the neighborhood Whole Foods. The main level is separated by a long breakfast bar with the living room on one side and a gourmet kitchen with farmhouse-style finishes, as well as a small dining area on the other side. The master suite and another bedroom are on an upper level; meanwhile, guests can get comfortable in the basement, which has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and deck. This package, plus two parking spaces in back, resulted in the home going for $36,000 above its asking price.

  • Full Listing: 2052 37th Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $975,000
  • Sold Price: $1.011 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Listing Agent: Anslie Stokes Milligan, McEnearney Associates


Above Asking: From $5,000 to $59,000: Figure 3

$59,000 Premium For Chevy Chase Three-Bedroom

We pegged this semi-detached home with a fenced-in backyard and patio as being priced in bargain territory by Chevy Chase DC standards, and we were right. The home received multiple offers, and sold for about $59,000 above its original price. The house has a side porch that opens into the living room, which also features built-in shelving and plantation-shuttered windows. The main floor has an eat-in kitchen, while a finished attic nook can serve as the perfect office or playroom.

  • Full Listing: 3211 Oliver Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $779,000
  • Sold Price: $838,150
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Listing Agent: Kimberly Cestari, W.C. & A.N. Miller

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_from_5000_to_59000/11003

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