Price Cutter: Glover Park and Capitol Hill

by UrbanTurf Staff

In Price Cutter this week, UrbanTurf highlights recent price reductions on a few properties that we have featured over the last couple months.


This Week’s Find: Intent on Glover Park

This two-bedroom listing in Glover Park was featured in our This Week’s Find column at the beginning of September. The sellers are transplants from South Carolina who were “intent on living in the neighborhood” when they came to DC and are now moving to simplify the husband’s daily commute. The one-story condo has windows on three sides, a front and back door, a mud room leading from the back patio, and a separately deeded parking spot, so it lives a lot like a house. The couple re-did the kitchen and bathroom when they bought it three years ago, and got innovative with their walk-in closet by turning it into an office/den. The asking price recently dropped by $10,000.


1852 Federal Row House Within a Stone’s Throw of the Capitol

It is hard to imagine being much closer to the Capitol building than this 3,652 square-foot row house (these days, that may not be a big selling point, though). From the outside, it is a little hard to tell just how large this home is, but it has a double-sized living room with two fireplaces, a deep garden, and a very cool area on the second floor that serves as an office space with a number of windows. The listing, where the asking price recently dropped $145,000, may have a special place in the heart of DC journos: the seller is veteran political journalist Thomas Edsall.

  • Full listing: 19 2nd Street NE (map)
  • Original Price: $1.495 million
  • New Price: $1.35 million
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1852

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  1. saladman8283 said at 4:07 pm on Monday October 3, 2011:

    RE: the Glover Park property, do the sellers really think that a $10K price drop is going to motivate offers?  Why wouldn’t a prospective buyer simply offer $10K under the original asking price?  Sellers should price their homes realistically when they are first listed.

  1. Kaylee said at 5:01 pm on Monday October 3, 2011:

    I’m guessing they think buyers who are doing their own online searches (like those using Redfin) might be listing $450,000 as the top price, excluding their property from even coming up in any searches.

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