GDoN Revisited – 1818 Potomac Avenue, SE

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Featured Property
: 1818 Potomac Avenue SE
Legal Subdivision: Old City #1
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #1
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Parking: Street Basement: Yes, Fully finished Ownership: Fee simple
Square Footage per tax record: 1775
Original List Price: $593,600.
List Price at Contract: $593,600.
List Date: 2/7/2014
Days on Market: 8
Settled Sales Price: $585,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 4/7/2014
Bank Owned?: No Short Sale? No
Original GDoN post is: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.

As often happens, there is a short debate in the comments on the original Good Deal or Not (GDoN) post about proximity to stuff, like Barracks Row and Eastern Market. Without paying a whole lot of attention to the address, I was picturing the house pretty much in Maryland, only to see on the listing map that it’s across from Congressional Cemetery, and a whopping four minute walk to the Stadium Armory Metro stop (two quick stops to Barracks Row…). Location in DC, of course, is relative, so maybe if you’re a diehard NW resident, yes, this is going to feel far away from everything.

There are currently a total of 8 active listings for houses within a half mile of the subject property, priced from $550,000. to $784,900. There are 17 houses in the area currently under contract. Over the past six months, there have been 64 settled sales of houses with a median of 10 days on the market, suggesting that (like much of the city at the present moment) listings are moving fast and there is a lot of demand.

The listing agent was Joel Martin of RE/MAX Allegiance. Jeffrey Tyler of Beasley Real Estate represented the buyer.

One Comment

  • Regarding the metro proximity, one of the benefits of living near Stadium Armory is the frequency of trains going towards downtown means you rarely wait more than 4 minutes on a weekday. Also, much more reliable than the red line.

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