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The Ten Least Expensive Properties In Or Near Ft. Totten

Green and yellow, green and yellow, green and yellow, green and...OK, we know Wiz Khalifa's Pittsburgh anthem is a bit outdated and has been refashioned more times than Sh*t [Insert Anyone] Says videos (remember that meme?), but that's still what comes to mind when we talk about Ft. Totten. And with connections on the Red (as in the Red Line) and the coming of Wally World, aka Wal-Mart for you guys who don't know the store's many other monikers, the nabe is blowing up. Yeah, Ft. Totten doesn't have the cachet of CHeights or the edge of Petworth or the sexiness of Logan, but it's only a matter of time before Fort T is playing with the big boys. So hop on the Green, Yellow, or Red and back it up into one of these affordable digs.

10. 206 Emerson St NW
Asking Price: $549,900
Square Feet: 1,576
Price Per Square Foot: $349
The Lowdown: This week's list begins with a semi-detached 4 bedroom, 3 bath home geared for a buyer with live-in help or live-in guests. Featuring an au pair suite, marble and hardwood floors, camera security, flagstone patio, and custom woodwork, this house has design on the mind. The price has been chopped by $20,000. And did we mention this is on a corner lot?

9. 5504 4th St NE
Asking Price: $475,000
Square Feet: 1,984
Price Per Square Foot: $239
The Lowdown: So we're thinking this seller is motivated. And that's just a hunch considering the listing announces it only 9 times! That aside, this is a detached 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath house close to the Metro built in 2010, and it looks almost like it's been dropped from the 'burbs. It has plenty of amenities, including water already in the bathtub.

8. 218 Varnum St NE
Asking Price: $385,000
Square Feet: 1,111
Price Per Square Foot: $347
The Lowdown: This listing is for someone who's looking for rental income to cover the mortgage. The exterior is basic, and the interior is left to our imaginations. But there are 3 bedrooms in the unit.

7. 219 Hawaii Ave NE
Asking Price: $325,000
Square Feet: 1,152
Price Per Square Foot: $282
The Lowdown: With the heat the last week or so, Hawaii conjures up images of sand and surf. But in the city, Hawaii Ave has a 3 bedroom, 2 bath end-unit house with "easy flow". Featuring a finished basement, plenty of storage, a gorgeous kitchen, and airy spaces, you could turn this baby into a bit of personal paradise.

6. 144 Webster St NE
Asking Price: $289,000
Square Feet: 1,152
Price Per Square Foot: $251
The Lowdown: A corner duplex with plenty of potential. That's what we've got here. And "double decks in the rear". This is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath corner lot crib that can handle quite the crowd with the multiple kitchens. Sounds like possible rental income to us.

5. 5040 1st St NW
Asking Price: $287,900
Square Feet: 903
Price Per Square Foot: $319
The Lowdown: Bring it to the front. Now bring it to the back. Actually, just keep it in the front because this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo "takes up the ENTIRE front of the building". With a modern kitchen and updated interior, this condo lets all its space hang out.

4. 22 Hawaii Ave NE
Asking Price: $265,000
Square Feet: 1,056
Price Per Square Foot: $251
The Lowdown: Here's a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath row house that's having an estate sale. It has a "great front porch" and parking for 2 cars. The listing is pretty straightforward so head straight for this guy if the price is right.

3. 133 Hawaii Ave NE
Asking Price: $225,900
Square Feet: 1,440
Price Per Square Foot: $157
The Lowdown: We've got a short sale on our hands. And no pics to tell you about its condition. All we know is this: 3 bedrooms, 2 bath Colonial with three levels and charm.

2. 5230 North Capitol St NW
Asking Price: $99,000
Square Feet: 650
Price Per Square Foot: $152
The Lowdown: There's several listings in this unit, so we picked one. Coming in under $100,000, this co-op includes parking in the list price. The interior is updated and modern, and there's financing available for putting 5% down. The monthly fees are $531.

1. 5220 North Capitol St NW
Asking Price: $50,000
Square Feet: 809
Price Per Square Foot: $62
The Lowdown: This week's least expensive Least Expensive comes to us at an incredible price. Another 1 bedroom, 1 bath co-op in the same complex as listing #2, there's no interior pics. And for the price of a nice European vehicle, you'd be hard pressed to find cheaper in the NW quadrant. Monthly HOA runs $471/monthly. Let us know if you locked this one down.

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