What $400,000 Buys You in DC

by Shilpi Paul

In What X Buys You this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at properties on the market in the $383,000 to $400,000 range to give readers an idea of what type of homes are available in this price point in the DC area.


Four-Bedroom House For Sale or For Rent

This four-bedroom home sits on top of a large, sloping lot across from the Langdon Park Recreation Center in Northeast DC. The listing boasts a large attic, spacious kitchen deck and hardwood floors, but the photos and listing don’t reveal too much about the interior. One agent noted that the floors are uneven, but the basement is finished and has a separate entrance, and the home has a driveway and carport. The listing is available both for either purchase or for rent.

  • Full Listing: 2016 Franklin Street NE (map)
  • Price: $395,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Ellerson Spurlock, RE/MAX Realty Services


787 Square-Foot One-Bedroom in Capitol Riverfront

This one-bedroom condo is in the Velocity, a high-end building in Capitol Riverfront that was built in 2009. The fitness room, rooftop pool and modern feel of the building are appealing, and this unit has floor-to-ceiling windows, a walk-in closet and comes with garage parking. The building’s proximity to Barracks Row and Nationals Stadium are also big selling points.

  • Full Listing: 1025 1st Street SE, #903 (map)
  • Price: $382,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 787
  • Listing Agent: Christopher Blakemore, The Mayhood Company


Two-Bedroom House in Takoma Park

This two-bedroom house is on Ethan Allen Avenue, which turns into Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park’s main retail stretch. Small but charming, the house has a white picket fence, a sun room in the back and a finished basement. It also sits on a large lot with a front yard and a good sized-back deck.

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  1. StringsAttached said at 10:14 am on Wednesday February 8, 2012:

    I wonder if the home in NE is a foreclosure. There is only one picture of the home…I would fire that agent.

  1. Michael Kiefer said at 12:00 pm on Wednesday February 8, 2012:

    Estate Sales!  Having purchased many properties over the years from all parts of DC I have found that the real deals can be found via the estate sale market and understanding how probates work. Not the easiest route but definitely the most rewarding. Some involve a little work but most of the time it’s light cosmetic issues and you can usually find something with quite a bit of equity in it. They make for good starter homes and building equity from the start.

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