Under Contract: Gone in About a Week

  • March 7th 2013

by Shilpi Paul

In Under Contract, UrbanTurf looks back at properties it has featured recently that were snatched up by DC’s alert buyers. In this edition, we cover homes the went under contract in about a week or less.

Under Contract: Gone in About a Week: Figure 1

Estate Sale of an Eckington Victorian

Two Fridays ago, we featured this Eckington estate sale as one of our Best New Listings. The home was in need of some updating, but had similar bones to the surrounding homes in the neighborhood. As we imagined, the home attracted interest and found a buyer within a week. Interestingly, the price was raised from an initial $425,000 to $537,000 on the same day that the home went under contract.

  • Address: 33 Q Street NE (map)
  • Price: $537,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1905
  • Days on Market: 6

Under Contract: Gone in About a Week: Figure 2
615 Van Buren Street NW

Takoma’s Cutest Bungalow

The last installment of This Week’s Find was a bungalow in Takoma that had yet to hit the market. We deemed it the cutest for-sale bungalow in the area, and someone clearly agreed, as it found a buyer in just about a week. The three-bedroom home has some cool family-oriented features, including a secret tree house in the backyard and a nursery that is attached to the master bedroom.

  • Address: 615 Van Buren Street NW (map)
  • Price: $574,555
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Days on Market: 6

Under Contract: Gone in About a Week: Figure 3

Private Rooftop in Capitol Hill’s Carry Lofts

Carry Lofts, a boutique condo project inspired by Albert Carry, a German immigrant who brought beer and ice cream to the Hill, was first featured in UrbanTurf in 2009. A couple weeks ago, we highlighted one of the units in What $540,000 Buys You. The unit is unusually vertical, with many stairs, 18’ ceilings, and a rooftop deck, and found a buyer in just over a week.

  • Address: 257 15th Street SE, Unit D (map)
  • Price: $537,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,026
  • Days on Market: 8

Under Contract: Gone in About a Week: Figure 4

Dupont Circle Two-Bedroom in a Former Embassy

This condo was featured in Best New Listings a little over a week ago. It is in The Duncan, the former Taiwanese Embassy on 18th Street that was converted into condos about ten years ago. (Before that, it was the lavish home of a wealthy man named William Duncan McKim.) The two-bedroom corner unit spreads out over 1,019 square feet, and has a fireplace, a kitchen with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances, and a front-loading washer/dryer. It found a buyer in just under a week.

  • Address: 1701 18th Street NW, #103 (map)
  • Price: $599,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Footage: 1,019
  • HOA Fees: $350/month
  • Days on Market: 6

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under_contract_found_a_buyer_in_a_week/6748.

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