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How Far $350,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market

  • May 9th 2018

by Nena Perry-Brown

For this edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf takes a look at some options in the District for prospective homebuyers looking to stick to a budget of $350,000.


How Far $350,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market: Figure 1

Plenty of Privacy Near Seward Square

A block from Seward Square and a short walk from Eastern Market, this one-bedroom condo has more privacy than most. The unit has a private street-level entrance and an open living area with a bay window nook. A galley kitchen offers plenty of counter space and full-size updated appliances with a gas stovetop range. The bathroom has a shower stall and a built-in shelving nook, and extra storage conveys with the unit, which has a relatively affordable condo fee.

  • Full Listing: 634 North Carolina Avenue SE, #C (map)
  • Price: $350,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 580
  • HOA Fees: $278/month
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agent: Molly Branson, Slate Properties

How Far $350,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market: Figure 2

Three Bedrooms and Two Yards in Northeast

Surprising as it may seem, one can still afford a move-in ready three-bedroom home in the District on this budget. This semi-detached home lies just east of the Anacostia River a few blocks south of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue. Living and dining areas run the length of the left side of the house, while a petite kitchen nook is tucked away at the rear, leading out to a deck overlooking the backyard. Two bedrooms share a bathroom upstairs, and an additional bedroom and full bath are on the lower level with a rec room and laundry area.

  • Full Listing: 561 45th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $359,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,296
  • Year Built: 1946
  • Listing Agent: Kai Zhang, Harbor Realty & Investments

How Far $350,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market: Figure 3

1,000 Square Feet and Four Balconies

At Harbour Square, two blocks from Waterfront Metro station, this one-bedroom corner co-op offers over 1,000 square feet of space. The large open living area has a full balcony with views of the Washington Monument on one wall and two juliet balconies on the other. A bright, all-white U-shaped kitchen has an integrated electric cooktop and a subway-tiled backsplash and countertops. The bedroom has three closets and a reverse juliet balcony, with the guardrail inside the room rather than past the doors. While the mortgage may be affordable, at nearly $1,200 per month, the coop fees rival the monthly payments.

  • Full Listing: 560 N Street SW, #N715 (map)
  • Price: $359,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 1,004
  • HOA Fees: $1,195/month
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Listing Agents: Nicole Darin, Louis Cardenas, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/how-far-350,000-goes-in-the-dc-housing-market/13957.

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