GDoN Revisited by Hipchickindc – See How Much 521 Tennessee Ave, NE Sold For in 20 Days


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: 521 Tennessee Ave NE
Legal Subdivision: Old City #1
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Capitol Hill
Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1.1 Parking: Street Basement: Full Unfinished Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $619,500.
List Price at Contract: $619,500.
List Date: 10/30/2014
Days on Market: 20
Settled Sales Price: $620,500.
Seller Subsidy: $18,837.28
Settlement Date: 12/16/2014
Bank Owned?: No Short Sale? No Estate: No

Original GDoN post is: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Last week, Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) looked at a small home in Old City #2 in Northwest DC. This week’s subject property is in NE, in Old City #1, and although on the smallish side, does have an unfinished basement that provides laundry space, as well as storage (which is super helpful when living in a small space).

The home last sold in 2008 for net $454,816. in what appears to be about the same condition that it is in now. For those who do not recall, the DC real estate market six years ago was in a very different place. Of course, since that timeframe, H Street has hit its stride, in addition to the market returning to a high demand cycle.

In 1998, this home was on the market for nearly a month and did not sell until the price was dropped to $149,000. At that time, it ultimately sold for $142,500.

The listing agent was James Dean with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PerFed Realty. Joe Mascio with Real Living at Home represented the buyer in this transaction.

One Comment

  • Wow. That is a fantastic deal. It’s really hard to find a SFH in that neighborhood at that price and this one looks really nice. It will need some work over the years, but generally it looks to be in great shape. Wish I had gotten this.

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