Deal of the Week: A Million-Dollar Deal

by Mark Wellborn

1300 Fairmont Street NW

Homes that are priced at over $1 million are rarely considered a deal within the DC borders. However, an exception should be made for this week’s Deal of the Week. This 5,000 square-foot, five-bedroom home on the corner of 13th and Fairmont Street has a rich history, and when listing agent/owner Brandon Green purchased the home in 2002, he stepped in to finish an extensive renovation of a property that had served as a former boarding house for 80 years.

The renovations that Green has made since the purchase are too numerous to name, but the home has three decks, a gated parking area for three cars, a lower level that now has a home office but could be a separate apartment, a completely renovated kitchen and a master suite on the top floor that has a gas fireplace and a custom-built multi-media system. At $320 a square foot, we deem this quite a deal for the right buyer. For the full listing, click here. For additional information about the home’s history and renovations, contact Brandon Green at 202-318-1623.

  • Address: 1300 Fairmont Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,599,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 6.5
  • Square Footage: 5,000

Here are some monthly payment calculations based on a 20 percent down payment and a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at 4.4 percent.

  • Loan Amount: $1,279,200
  • Principal and Interest: $6,406
  • Property Taxes: $737/month
  • Total Monthly Payments: $7,143
One of a few living areas.
Master Bedroom

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  1. Alice said at 6:20 pm on Monday November 8, 2010:

    Beautiful, beautiful renovation.

  1. Brandon Green said at 6:40 pm on Monday November 8, 2010:

    I’m in love with this house, and honored to have restored it so carefully these past several years.  I know the new owner will appreciate it as much as we have.  I am selling because my vision is complete and I look forward to finding another home in our neighborhood to bring back to life.

  1. herme said at 7:16 pm on Monday November 8, 2010:

    Fantastic house! I have been humming “if I had a million dollars” for the past hour.

  1. Kevin McDuffie said at 4:05 pm on Wednesday November 10, 2010:

    Brandon, Great house, You have done a great job!

  1. Ben said at 7:27 pm on Wednesday November 10, 2010:

    Gorgeous home…but still finding it difficult to believe that homes in Columbia Heights are on the market for nearly $1.3 million.  Good lord.  For that price I’d take Dupont or Capitol Hill myself.

  1. bluebomber69 said at 4:55 pm on Tuesday November 16, 2010:

    Actually, the home is listed at $1,599,000, nearly $1.6 million.  What you’re referring to is the loan amount based on a 20% down payment.  I was in the house over the weekend and it is truly spectacular!  You guys have done an amazing job restoring a beautiful house!

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