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Five Figures Above Asking on Two Sides of Northeast DC

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Above Asking circles back to two recently-featured listings in Northeast, each of which sold for five figures over listing price.


$55,000 Above Asking on East Capitol Street

Despite selling for $55,000 above asking price, this semi-detached three-bedroom overlooking East Capitol Street was still affordable by city standards. Conveniently located four blocks from Benning Road Metro station, the house has both a front and a side entrance, with the latter sporting an archtop door that opens into a sizeable foyer with the original mirrored door to the basement stairs. The farmhouse kitchen has a built-in wine rack and a breakfast bar, while the adjacent dining area has a bay window. Upstairs, the front bedroom has symmetrical pairs of closets and archtop alcoves, and the second bedroom has a wall of built-ins. The house, which went under contract in six days, also has a large front porch, a partially-finished basement, and a spacious multi-level yard with rear parking pad. 

  • Full Listing: 4944 East Capitol Street NE (map)
  • Asking Price: $365,000
  • Sold Price: $420,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 1,308
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Listing Agents: Jackie Sink, Crystal Crittenden, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Spacious and Renovated on 12th Street

Down the street from Brookland's main 12th Street drag, this traditional colonial sits at the end of a manicured lawn and wide front porch. The updated interior has recessed lighting and in-ceiling speakers, as well as an open flow between the rooms on the main level. The large duo-tone kitchen has a coffered ceiling, marble and quartz countertops, and a breakfast bar island. The adjacent family room has a white gas fireplace, oversized windows and doors out to the wide rear deck. The owner's suite has double exposure and a bath with heated floors and a double vanity. The attic serves as a bonus room, while the basement hosts the fourth bedroom and a full bath in addition to a rec room. There is also a parking pad with garage door access alongside the side- and rear-yards. The house sold for $75,000 over asking price.

  • Full Listing: 4111 12th Street NE (map)
  • Asking Price: $949,900
  • Sold Price: $1,025,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,967
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Listing Agent: David Bediz, Keller Williams Capital Properties

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