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Here Are 10 Homes That Have Been Listed for Over 650 Days

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Sometimes, the most important thing to do when selling a home is to just be patient. When your home has been on the market for over two years, though, maybe it's time to take out your "Hang in There!" cat poster. Over four years? Something's up. Whether or not these homes are overpriced, cramped, or a little on the not so pretty side, they have all been on the market for over 650 days. If your home has been on the market longer than you wished for, find some comfort in this list, knowing that your home hasn't lasted over 1,550 days. Tell us in the comments if you know why these languishing homes have been on the market for so long.


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1. 5208 Drake Place

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5208 Drake Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20019

This home is only 95 percent complete, so it's possible that it landed on the market while it was still under construction. This four-bed Marshall Heights home has been on the market for over 1,550 days, or over four years. The asking price is $299,900.

2. 2585 Naylor Road

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2585 Naylor Road Southeast
Washington, DC 20020

While on the market for over 1,500 days, you would think that the seller would find some way to get better photos of the listing. Regardless, this Randle Heights residential building is hanging in there, waiting for its next buyer to sweep it off its feet. The $2,650,000 building features four one-bedroom units, nine two-bedroom units, and two three-bedroom unit.

3. 4201 Cathedral Avenue

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4201 Cathedral Avenue Northwest #213w
Washington, DC 20016

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo has been on the Wesley Heights market for over 1,050 days. With an asking price of $299,000, it includes a new dishwasher, balcony, garage parking, and amenities like a pool and tennis court.

4. Undisclosed Address

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Apparently, this seller never heard of location, location, location. The listing doesn't include any information on where it's located or even what it looks like as it only includes one photo. If you like to roll the dice, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo is asking $73,000. It's lasted on the market for over 980 days.

5. 3331 N Street

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3331 N Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

At $6,980,000, this Georgetown listing is one of the most expensive homes on the Washington, D.C. market and has lasted over 790 days. It features seven bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, a double parlor living room, and a garden terrace.

6. 3150 South Street

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3150 South Street Northwest #1f
Washington, DC 20007

With four bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms, this pricey listing is located at The Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown. On the market for 778 days, this condo is hanging in there as it waits for its next potential buyer. The asking price is $4,375,000 with $5,597 monthly HOA dues.

7. 2939 49th Street

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2939 49th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

This Wesley Heights single-family home has been on the market for over 720 days. One of the reasons why may be that the listing only offers renderings of the building as opposed to photographs. Whatever the reason, it can be yours for $3,995,000.

8. 4724 Benning Road

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4724 Benning Road Southeast #201
Washington, DC 20019

This Marshall Heights condo has been on the market for over 700 days and can be yours, but only if you're willing to pay the asking $75,000 with cash. While the two-bedroom, one-bathroom listing only offers a photograph of the building's facade, it assures that the condo is "quaint and comfortable."

9. 3730 Roosevelt Place

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3730 Roosevelt Place Northeast
Washington, DC 20019

With an asking price of $215,000, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom Lily Ponds condo has been on the market for over 680 days. The listing photos are fairly small and difficult to see unless you have 20/20 vision, but the listing describes the home as having a washer and dryer, fireplace, and patio with a fenced yard.

10. 2602 29th Street

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2602 29th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

For whatever reason(s), this $10 million Massachusetts Avenue Heights listing has yet to find a buyer, even with its only photo being a rendering of the facade. The home is actually not even built yet. The home, designed by architect Travis Price, could be yours, though, if you're interested in buying the land and paying for the construction. The listing gives the generous offer of allowing you to choose your architect and builder of choice. The listing has been on the market over 660 days.

1. 5208 Drake Place

5208 Drake Place Southeast, Washington, DC 20019

This home is only 95 percent complete, so it's possible that it landed on the market while it was still under construction. This four-bed Marshall Heights home has been on the market for over 1,550 days, or over four years. The asking price is $299,900.

5208 Drake Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20019

2. 2585 Naylor Road

2585 Naylor Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20020

While on the market for over 1,500 days, you would think that the seller would find some way to get better photos of the listing. Regardless, this Randle Heights residential building is hanging in there, waiting for its next buyer to sweep it off its feet. The $2,650,000 building features four one-bedroom units, nine two-bedroom units, and two three-bedroom unit.

2585 Naylor Road Southeast
Washington, DC 20020

3. 4201 Cathedral Avenue

4201 Cathedral Avenue Northwest #213w, Washington, DC 20016

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo has been on the Wesley Heights market for over 1,050 days. With an asking price of $299,000, it includes a new dishwasher, balcony, garage parking, and amenities like a pool and tennis court.

4201 Cathedral Avenue Northwest #213w
Washington, DC 20016

4. Undisclosed Address

Potomac River, United States

Apparently, this seller never heard of location, location, location. The listing doesn't include any information on where it's located or even what it looks like as it only includes one photo. If you like to roll the dice, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo is asking $73,000. It's lasted on the market for over 980 days.

5. 3331 N Street

3331 N Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

At $6,980,000, this Georgetown listing is one of the most expensive homes on the Washington, D.C. market and has lasted over 790 days. It features seven bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, a double parlor living room, and a garden terrace.

3331 N Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

6. 3150 South Street

3150 South Street Northwest #1f, Washington, DC 20007

With four bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms, this pricey listing is located at The Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown. On the market for 778 days, this condo is hanging in there as it waits for its next potential buyer. The asking price is $4,375,000 with $5,597 monthly HOA dues.

3150 South Street Northwest #1f
Washington, DC 20007

7. 2939 49th Street

2939 49th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

This Wesley Heights single-family home has been on the market for over 720 days. One of the reasons why may be that the listing only offers renderings of the building as opposed to photographs. Whatever the reason, it can be yours for $3,995,000.

2939 49th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

8. 4724 Benning Road

4724 Benning Road Southeast #201, Washington, DC 20019

This Marshall Heights condo has been on the market for over 700 days and can be yours, but only if you're willing to pay the asking $75,000 with cash. While the two-bedroom, one-bathroom listing only offers a photograph of the building's facade, it assures that the condo is "quaint and comfortable."

4724 Benning Road Southeast #201
Washington, DC 20019

9. 3730 Roosevelt Place

3730 Roosevelt Place Northeast, Washington, DC 20019

With an asking price of $215,000, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom Lily Ponds condo has been on the market for over 680 days. The listing photos are fairly small and difficult to see unless you have 20/20 vision, but the listing describes the home as having a washer and dryer, fireplace, and patio with a fenced yard.

3730 Roosevelt Place Northeast
Washington, DC 20019

10. 2602 29th Street

2602 29th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

For whatever reason(s), this $10 million Massachusetts Avenue Heights listing has yet to find a buyer, even with its only photo being a rendering of the facade. The home is actually not even built yet. The home, designed by architect Travis Price, could be yours, though, if you're interested in buying the land and paying for the construction. The listing gives the generous offer of allowing you to choose your architect and builder of choice. The listing has been on the market over 660 days.

2602 29th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008