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Under Contract: Four Days to 44 Days

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Under Contract takes a look back at three recently-featured listings, two that sold within a week and another that found a buyer after several price reductions.


Under Contract: Four Days to 44 Days: Figure 1

Below Asking in Benning Ridge

This petite colonial cottage in Benning Ridge was recently renovated and is laid out efficiently, with an open area on the main floor alongside the living room, ending with a kitchen nook with breakfast bar. Two of the bedrooms share a bathroom on the upper level, while a third bed and bath are on the cellar level. The asking price was lowered several times before the house found a buyer at $379,900.

  • Full Listing: 1130 45th Place SE (map)
  • Price: $424,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Square Feet: 1,452
  • Days on Market: 44
  • Listing Agent: Jonathan Carcone, Gordon James Brokerage


Under Contract: Four Days to 44 Days: Figure 2

Bay Windows Abut Cozy Two-Bedroom Condo

Over near Lincoln Park, this cozy two-bedroom condo spent less than a week on the market before it found an interested buyer. The 804 square-foot unit takes up a floor in a federal rowhouse and contains multiple extra nooks for storage and seating, including two bay windows off the living room and bump-outs bookending the fireplace. A walk-in closet is across from the galley kitchen nestled into the hallway leading to the two side-by-side bedrooms, one of which also contains a bay window.

  • Full Listing: 1443 East Capitol Street SE, #2 (map)
  • Price: $465,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • HOA Fees: $145/month
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Phillip Allen, McEnearney Associates


Under Contract: Four Days to 44 Days: Figure 3

Four Days in the Palisades

This semi-detached Palisades home was the quickest sale out of those featured this week. Treetop neighborhood views are visible from the house, which has a front porch overlooking landscaped front and side-yards. Around the corner is a deck at the rear of the house, with an additional deck with pergola at the end of the backyard and a brick-paved walkway leading to a two-car garage. On the main level, a brightly-lit formal dining room has a small pass-through window to the kitchen, surrounded by cabinetry.

  • Full Listing: 5144 Fulton Street NW (map)
  • Price: $829,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 1,840
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Days on Market: Four
  • Listing Agent: Katherine Kranenburg, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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