GDoN Revisited by Hipchickindc – 224 Q Street, NW


Hipchickindc is a licensed real estate broker. She is the founder of 10 Square Team and is affiliated with Keller Williams Capital Properties. 10 Square Team is a advertiser. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 224 Q St NW #A
Legal Subdivision: Old City #2
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #2
Original List Price: Listed in June 2012 for $414,900. with different agent
List Price at Contract: $369,000
List Date: 11/21/12
Days on Market: 120
Settled Sales Price: $363,000
Settled Price per Square Foot: $432.
Seller Subsidy: $0
Settlement Date: 2/13/13
Bank Owned?: No Short Sale? No
Original GDoN post is: here.
The listing can be seen: here. To see pics, click on the camera icon after opening the link.

There are several blocks of century old properties in this area (identified as Shaw in the agent’s comments) that were originally structured as two flats. In addition to Q St NW, these can be found on Bates and P St NW, on both the Shaw and Truxton Circle side of the neighborhood. Typically, they have two front doors…one that led straight in and the other that opened to the stairs heading to the upper flat. A large number of this style of home was built by the prolific Harry Wardman ,(further disputing my contention that there is not a single “Wardman Style”. While many of these properties have been converted into single units, it’s not surprising that some folks are finally getting around to dividing these into a condo ownership structure.

The building was last transferred as a fee simple two unit building (with two 2 bedroom flats) in 2003. It was sold as condos in 2007, with the units selling at net $304,500. and $302,000. respectively.

Per the listing information, John Williams with RE/MAX All Pro was the disclosed dual agent representing both the buyer and seller.

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