What Does $500K Buy You in DC?

by Mark Wellborn


In this week’s installment of What X Buys You, we look in the $500,000 price point and found a two-level, two-bedroom condo in Columbia Heights. The kitchen was recently remodeled and the living area has a fireplace, a small dining area and a number of windows to let in the sun. The kitchen and the living room feature exposed brick and there are hardwood floors throughout the unit. The master bedroom has a small seating area that could also be used to fit one or two large wardrobes. To top it all off, there is a roof top deck that the lucky buyers will have all to themselves. More details and photos below.

Master Bedroom
Roof Deck
  • Address: 1450 Harvard Street, Unit E (see map here)
  • Price: $499,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • For the full listing, click here.

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  1. Paul said at 5:02 pm on Thursday August 20, 2009:

    This is a pretty sweet condo.  Looks very nice.  The roof top deck feature is amazing.  Would be a nice place to party.


  1. Steven said at 6:48 pm on Thursday August 20, 2009:

    You know how to pick them!  The roof deck is awesome, and I like the tile in the master bath. Looks like someone really liked it—when I looked at the listing, it was already contingent/nko.

  1. maria said at 7:57 am on Friday August 21, 2009:

    I love that bedroom and roof deck! Is it seriously already off the market? I looked at this post yesterday and it was still on.

  1. Brandon Green said at 11:16 am on Friday August 21, 2009:

    Excellent post! $500,000 can buy some good real estate in Washington, DC.

  1. cat said at 2:40 pm on Friday August 21, 2009:

    Just wanted to confirm that the house is indeed off the market. Guess you gotta move quick!

  1. Tom A said at 2:57 pm on Friday August 21, 2009:

    How about an interesting post of “what would 200k get you?”  I think people would be surprised at the deals that are out there right now.  A 2 bdrm condo in CH for half a million bucks isn’t really special, IMHO- although this one IS nice.

  1. ml said at 12:28 pm on Monday August 24, 2009:

    For the same money you can get an entire row house in North Capitorl Hill / H street or even east Shaw.

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