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What Around $425,000 Buys You in DC

by Lark Turner

In this edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf looks in the $425,000 range to see what options are available to a DC buyer on this budget.


What Around $425,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 1

An English Basement in a Bloomingdale Rowhouse

This two-bedroom, two-bath English basement has been totally redone, with an updated kitchen and two updated bathrooms. Though the unit has the hallmarks of an English basement, like limited windows and tile flooring, it compensates with recessed lighting and some high-end touches. Both bedrooms have en suite baths.

  • Full Listing: 125 T Street NW, #1 (map)
  • Price: $425,000
  • HOA Fees: $200/month
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1907
  • Square Footage: 844
  • Listing Agent: Michael Makris, McEnearney Associates

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What Around $425,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 2

A Corner Unit Near the Columbia Heights Metro

This condo is in a large mid-rise building about a block south of the Columbia Heights Metro. The main open living space has plenty of large windows plus a door leading out onto a small balcony. The unit has a washer/dryer, an updated kitchen and a generous amount of closet storage.

  • Full Listing: 1401 Columbia Road NW, #305 (map)
  • Price: $439,000
  • HOA Fees: $308/month
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Year Built: 1913
  • Square Footage: 812
  • Listing Agent: Kenneth Courtade, Keller Williams Realty


What Around $425,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 3

A Rough Around the Edges Three-Bedroom in Brightwood

This home, sold as-is, is ripe for a renovation. Behind the Wardman-style facade are three bedrooms and 1.5 baths, plus an unfinished basement and a fenced-in backyard. The galley-style kitchen is reasonably updated with stainless appliances. The layout is a little quirky upstairs, but the space is generous.

  • Full Listing: 1401 Columbia Road NW #305 (map)
  • Price: $435,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Square Footage: 2,226
  • Listing Agent: Jonathan Rutherford, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

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This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_425k_buys_you_in_the_dc_area/9709

1 Comment

  1. Toby said at 5:41 pm on Wednesday April 1, 2015:
    Or, you could by a completely renovated row house/duplex unit in Riggs Park/Ft. Totten.

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