What $700,000 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 $700,000 range to give readers an idea of what type of homes are available in this price point in DC proper.

What $700,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 1

One Block from the Georgetown Waterfront

The area between the canal and the river in Georgetown has plenty of swanky condos (with more on the way); this unit is in James Place, an 85-unit building that was built in 1980. While the exterior has an 80s feel, the interior has a few modern touches, like exposed cement beams and a glassy kitchen backsplash. The HOA fees are on the high side.

  • Full Listing: 1077 30th Street NW #308 (map)
  • Price: $699,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,066
  • HOA Fees: $700 per month
  • Listing Agent: Daryl Judy, Washington Fine Properties

What $700,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 2

Owner-Renovated and Energy Efficient in Capitol Hill

This two-bedroom rowhouse, located just east of Lincoln Park in Capitol Hill, has been updated by an eco-minded owner. The solar panels generate enough heat that Pepco credits the home, and there is a tankless hot water heater and new windows. The garden has also been meticulously maintained, and the basement is finished, with a fireplace, laundry room and full bathroom.

  • Full Listing: 1414 A Street NE (map)
  • Price: $699,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Listing Agent: Jack Cohen, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

What $700,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 3

Two-Unit Building In Eckington

For anyone looking to offset their mortgage with a rental unit, this Eckington home could be an option: it has a two-bedroom, three-level primary unit on top, and a two-bedroom, rentable unit on the lower level. The home is being sold “as-is,” but is move-in ready; the new owners could make updates on their own timeline. The home is located at North Capitol and Florida Avenue, which will be welcoming a wave of new retail soon.

  • Full Listing: 2 Quincy Place NE (map)
  • Price: $699,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Sylvia Adams, Taylor Properties

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This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_700000_buys_you_in_DC/7729


  1. mj said at 6:35 pm on Friday October 25, 2013:
    We're working on a real estate bubble in D.C. Sellers and agents are getting unrealistic and with pricing in some neighborhoods and buyers are behaving irrationally, snapping up over priced units. Un-renovated units are being priced the same as renovated units in some cases, which is ridiculous. Let's have a dose of sanity. Paying 1.2 million for a two bedroom condo on the 3rd floor a row house is just ridiculous.
  1. seriously said at 7:36 pm on Saturday October 26, 2013:
    Seriously. I keep seeing crap 2 bedroom basement condos for 1/2 mil a mole wouldn't want to live in. Are they crazy??

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