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D.C. area fixer-uppers for sale

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Diamonds in the rough. Princesses without pearls. Opportunities bursting with potential.

Fixer-uppers don't often have the most attractive listing photos, but they do gush with pride with words that prove that sure this isn't the best looking house on the block, but it could be with your help.

Below, Curbed DC has mapped more than five D.C. area fixer-uppers worth investing in.

Note: The mapped points are ordered by price, from least expensive to most.

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1. 1117 Eastern Avenue NE

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1117 Eastern Ave NE
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Price: $169,900

Size: 2-bed, 2.5-bath, 1,252-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $136

The skinny: Near the edge of Washington, D.C., this Capitol Heights, Maryland, home first listed for $204,900. Since then, it has received three price chops. The three-level listing will need new carpeting or hardwood flooring, new cabinetry, as well as a new paint job.

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2. 6007 Ladd Road

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6007 Ladd Rd
Camp Springs, MD 20746

Price: $189,900

Size: 4-bed, 2-bath, 1,102-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $172

The skinny: This home is a bit of a mess to be honest, so only those willing to put some elbow grease into this project should consider this listing. Inside, the flooring and walls are scuffed or written on and some sections of the ceiling are stained, but the kitchen looks fairly decent, and the backyard is pretty spacious.

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3. 4612 Foote Street NE

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4612 Foote St NE
Washington, DC 20019

Price: $319,900

Size: 4-bed, 2-bath, 1,454-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $220

The skinny: This detached single-family home offers a finished basement, garage, and a fenced-in yard. There are no photos available of the inside. The listing is being sold as-is.

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4. 5131 Hanna Place SE

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5131 Hanna Pl SE
Washington, DC 20019

Price: $385,000

Size: 6-bed, 3-bath, 1,620-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $238

The skinny: Homebuyers can renovate this listing for a single family or can break it up into three separate rental units. Currently, the home is rented to the HUD program for $2,700 per month.

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5. 125 18th Street SE

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125 18th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

Price: $550,000

Size: 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,068-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $515

The skinny: Only two blocks from the Stadium-Armory Metro station, investors can give this townhome the TLC it needs. According to the listing, the property “currently does not meet conventional minimum property standards.”

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6. 2806 5th Street NE

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2806 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20017

Price: $580,000

Size: 2-bed, 1.5-bath, 1,530-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $379

The skinny: In the Brookland-Edgewood area, this semi-detached townhome is up for grabs with a garage, three-car driveway, and a “newer” HVAC. The windows and plumbing are also described as “newer.” Being sold as-is, this townhome might be the best looking on this list, but its kitchen could certainly use some updating.

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1. 1117 Eastern Avenue NE

1117 Eastern Ave NE, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Photo via RE/MAX 2000

Price: $169,900

Size: 2-bed, 2.5-bath, 1,252-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $136

The skinny: Near the edge of Washington, D.C., this Capitol Heights, Maryland, home first listed for $204,900. Since then, it has received three price chops. The three-level listing will need new carpeting or hardwood flooring, new cabinetry, as well as a new paint job.

1117 Eastern Ave NE
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

2. 6007 Ladd Road

6007 Ladd Rd, Camp Springs, MD 20746
Photo via EXIT Right Realty

Price: $189,900

Size: 4-bed, 2-bath, 1,102-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $172

The skinny: This home is a bit of a mess to be honest, so only those willing to put some elbow grease into this project should consider this listing. Inside, the flooring and walls are scuffed or written on and some sections of the ceiling are stained, but the kitchen looks fairly decent, and the backyard is pretty spacious.

6007 Ladd Rd
Camp Springs, MD 20746

3. 4612 Foote Street NE

4612 Foote St NE, Washington, DC 20019
Photo via ONE Real Estate LLC

Price: $319,900

Size: 4-bed, 2-bath, 1,454-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $220

The skinny: This detached single-family home offers a finished basement, garage, and a fenced-in yard. There are no photos available of the inside. The listing is being sold as-is.

4612 Foote St NE
Washington, DC 20019

4. 5131 Hanna Place SE

5131 Hanna Pl SE, Washington, DC 20019
Photo via D N K Real Estate, LLC

Price: $385,000

Size: 6-bed, 3-bath, 1,620-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $238

The skinny: Homebuyers can renovate this listing for a single family or can break it up into three separate rental units. Currently, the home is rented to the HUD program for $2,700 per month.

5131 Hanna Pl SE
Washington, DC 20019

5. 125 18th Street SE

125 18th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Photo via Realty Associates

Price: $550,000

Size: 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,068-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $515

The skinny: Only two blocks from the Stadium-Armory Metro station, investors can give this townhome the TLC it needs. According to the listing, the property “currently does not meet conventional minimum property standards.”

125 18th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

6. 2806 5th Street NE

2806 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20017
Photo via Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Price: $580,000

Size: 2-bed, 1.5-bath, 1,530-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $379

The skinny: In the Brookland-Edgewood area, this semi-detached townhome is up for grabs with a garage, three-car driveway, and a “newer” HVAC. The windows and plumbing are also described as “newer.” Being sold as-is, this townhome might be the best looking on this list, but its kitchen could certainly use some updating.

2806 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20017