Deal of the Week: The Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover Edition

by Mark Wellborn


This week’s Deal of the Week is a little bit deceiving. On the outside, this three-bedroom rambler in Takoma Park is pretty unassuming and frankly not very attractive. However, inside the interior shines. There is a bright living room, a kitchen with a small seating area, two large bedrooms and a third that is probably best suited for a young child. There is also a small back deck that looks out onto a good-sized backyard under which a dry creek bed was built to carry water away from the house. For $319,000, it is not an amazing deal relative to other three-bedrooms in Takoma Park, but still a very good property for the money. More details and photos below. For the full listing, click here.

  • Address: 6312 Westmoreland Avenue, Takoma Park, MD (map)
  • Price: $319,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: One

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: $255,200
  • Principal and Interest: $1,278
  • Property Taxes: $500/month
  • Total Monthly Payments: $1,778
6312 Westmoreland Avenue
Master Bedroom

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  1. jag said at 10:08 pm on Monday September 13, 2010:

    Wow, and the front yard is even uglier than the exterior. It’ll be interesting to see how long it sits on the market.

  1. Selita said at 10:45 pm on Monday September 13, 2010:

    the interior makes up for any issues with the exterior. very cute.

  1. Killian said at 9:17 am on Tuesday September 14, 2010:

    I looked at this house last night. The post is right: don’t be put off by the exterior, the interior is beautiful and there is a ton of room. A fairly long walk from the Metro, though.

  1. dzad said at 9:19 am on Tuesday September 14, 2010:

    Nice home!

  1. EJT said at 11:47 am on Wednesday September 15, 2010:

    The backyard shot should be used for any marketing pieces.  Great space.  Large bedrooms.  Strange front exterior shot.  almost makes the house look triangular from the left there.

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