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D.C. price comparison: What $400K buys you

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See your options in neighborhoods like Glover Park and Anacostia

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $400,000.

↑ In Anacostia, this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom single-family home is on the market for $399,000. It spans over 1,500 square feet and comes with stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, and both a front porch and rear deck.

↑ For $400,000, homebuyers can live in this one-bedroom condo in Logan Circle. This is the smallest residence on this list, measuring only 555 square feet. According to the listing, it offers amenities like a gym, concierge, business center, and a landscaped courtyard. Garage parking and a washer and dryer are also included. The monthly HOA dues total $350.

↑ Out of all of the listings mentioned here, this Marshall Heights single-family home offers the most bang for your buck. Priced at $385,000, this approximately 2,000-square-foot house comes with five bedrooms and three bathrooms. The listing indicates that the upper and basement levels are in need of renovation.

↑ Next up, in Glover Park, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo recently listed for $379,000. Spanning a little over 900 square feet, it has been fully updated with new hardwood and tile flooring, recessed lighting, and a tiled shower. The HOA dues cost $503 per month.

↑ Finally, in Cleveland Park, this one-bedroom condo offers 733 square feet and rental parking. Inside, there are built-ins as well as amenities like a 24-hour front desk, gym, bicycle storage, and a ballroom. No pets are allowed. The price? $387,500. The monthly HOA dues total $307.


Which listing would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 38%
    Anacostia three-bedroom single-family home
    (159 votes)
  • 19%
    Logan Circle one-bedroom condo
    (82 votes)
  • 5%
    Marshall Heights five-bedroom single-family home
    (25 votes)
  • 24%
    Glover Park two-bedroom condo
    (103 votes)
  • 11%
    Cleveland Park one-bedroom condo
    (49 votes)
418 votes total Vote Now