Under Contract: The Sub-$400,000 Edition

by UrbanTurf Staff

Under Contract this week is filled with homes that UrbanTurf has featured recently that were listed for below $400,000, and now have gone under contract or have sales pending on them.

Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Just Outside LeDroit Park

This three-level Federal row house in Bloomingdale, just outside the eastern boundary of LeDroit Park, hit the market right before Memorial Day. The striking yellow facade opens up into a three-bedroom, three-bath home that, with its unfinished basement and bare rooms, needs a little work. The property also has a backyard in need of landscaping, but the listing comes with parking for two cars.

139 Thomas Street NW

The listing agent told UrbanTurf that the home was priced in order to “generate a lot of interest and help people feel they’d have enough money built in where it would make since to improve it.” That technique appears to have worked as the home was under contract in a little over a week.

Address: 139 Thomas Street NW (map)

  • Price: $399,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Days on Market: 8

This Week’s Find: A Re-Envisioned Capitol Hill Two-Bedroom

1242 K Street SE

This home, featured as This Week’s Find towards the end of May, is a Capitol Hill two-bedroom that was rehabbed and re-imagined by two architect friends. Owner Bernadette Grullon, a landscape architect who works for the Arlington County parks department, bought the row house at 1242 K Street SE back in 2003, and then set about re-imagining the space with fellow architect Guillermo Garita. The two ripped out the stairs and put in a floating staircase and created a wall of exposed brick that ran from the front to the back of the house. They also installed 5-inch walnut plank floors on the main level, and created a rear wall made entirely of glass that leads out to a back patio area. The home is now under contract after just about 11 days on the market.

Address: 1242 K Street SE (map)

  • Price: $399,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Footage: 825
  • Days on Market: 11

Dupont Circle Unit With Rare Amenity for A DC One-Bedroom


This 626 square-foot one-bedroom is located in a boutique building called The Lindsay on S Street between 16th and 17th in Dupont Circle. Units this size in DC don’t usually have very large private outdoor spaces, but this condo has a pretty spacious deck off the living room. It has also been fully renovated and gets a fair amount of light from the south-facing windows. The listing is now under contract after just about four weeks on the market.

Address: 1618 S Street NW, #4 (map)

  • Price: $375,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 626
  • Days on Market: 24

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under_contract_the_sub_400000_edition/3613

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