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Under Contract: Six Days or Less

by Shilpi Paul

In Under Contract, UrbanTurf looks back at properties it has featured recently that were snatched up by DC’s alert buyers.


Under Contract: Six Days or Less: Figure 1

$156,000 Above Asking in Columbia Heights

Features as a Best New Listing a little over a week ago, this four-bedroom rowhouse stood out for its cozy, urban renovation: the wood trim around the windows and doorways has been painted a glossy black, there is a wall of exposed brick in the kitchen and adjacent sunroom, and many of the rooms are painted with bold colors. Overall, the home was solid and comfortable, and a second-story deck and one-bedroom in-law suite enhanced the listing’s appeal. The home found a buyer in just six days and we understand that it went under contract for close to $156,000 above the asking price.

  • Address: 3021 11th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $525,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Days on Market: 6


Under Contract: Six Days or Less: Figure 2

A Tiered Backyard North of Hillcrest

This six-bedroom home is in Hillcrest, the suburban-feeling neighborhood east of the Anacostia River (and home to Mayor Vincent Gray). The large home has curb appeal, with a brick facade with steeply peaked roof lines set on a landscaped yard, and a standout tiered backyard with stone steps leading up to two distinct areas. The spacious home attracted attention immediately, and a buyer scooped it up in just four days.

  • Address: 3120 O Street SE (map)
  • Price: $449,900
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1947
  • Days on Market: 4


Under Contract: Six Days or Less: Figure 3

1950s Rambler in Alexandria

After only two days on the market, this 1950s Alexandria rambler was snapped up by an alert buyer. The home has more of a contemporary feel on the inside than it does on the outside. It has beautiful dark hardwood floors on the main floor as well as a recently-updated kitchen. A finished basement features wood-paneled walls and built-in storage space. And a shed in the backyard provides additional storage.

  • Address: 4511 Kling Drive, Alexandria, VA (map)
  • Price: $485,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Days on Market: 2

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