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10 great D.C. starter homes, mapped

All under $550,000

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Nearly one in five homes for sale in Washington, D.C., cost more than $1 million. Despite this, it’s still possible to find a good deal for a first-time homebuyer. Don’t believe us? This map should help change your mind.

According to Redfin, the median listing price for a home in the District is currently $580,000. With that in mind, Curbed DC only searched for homes under $550,000. Each listing also offers at least two bedrooms.

Note: Map points are numbered from most expensive to least.

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1. 5505 4th Street NW

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5505 4th St NW
Washington, DC 20011

$550,000 • 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Hey, investors! This townhome spans over 1,330 square feet. According to the listing, the owner is searching for a buyer that will keep the tenants in place. The listing comes with a one-car garage, fenced backyard, and new handrails on the front steps.

Photo via Keller Williams Preferred Properties

2. 3141 24th Street NE

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3141 24th St NE
Washington, DC 20018

$549,933 • 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Renovated in 2007, this single-family home is on the market in Woodridge with a skylight, separate laundry room, front porch, and walkout deck.

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3. 1530 Gallatin Place NE

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1530 Gallatin Pl NE
Washington, DC 20017

$549,900 • 3 beds, 2.5 baths

In Riggs Park, this brick townhome comes with three levels of space and an attached garage. The listing further indicates that it offers new cabinetry in the upgraded kitchen as well as a separate dining room.

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4. 40 Farragut Place NW

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40 Farragut Pl NW
Washington, DC 20011

$549,900 • 3 beds, 2.5 baths

This charming house is located on a tree-lined street in Petworth. It has been updated with a renovated kitchen with an island as well as tons of storage. The backyard has also been landscaped.

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5. 2411 32nd Street SE

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2411 32nd St SE
Washington, DC 20020

$545,000 • 5 beds, 2.5 baths

This single-family home originally landed on the market in March 2018 for $565,000. It has since received a price chop. According to the listing, it comes with four off-street parking spaces, a new boiler and water heater, and a large, multi-level outdoor deck.

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6. 4021 Meade Street NE

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4021 Meade St NE
Washington, DC 20019

$529,999 • 3 beds, 3.5 baths

Next up, in Lily Ponds, this 1940-built single-family home features a wood-burning fireplace, wet bar, and a rather sleek kitchen with an island and stainless steel appliances.

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7. 733 18th Street NE

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733 18th St NE
Washington, DC 20002

$529,900 • 2 beds, 1.5 baths

Amongst several colorfully painted houses, this residence proves that good things come in small packages. Measuring only 844 square feet, it comes with custom details, a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and off-street parking. Added highlights include a brick patio, gardens, and a front porch.

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8. 400 Riggs Road NE

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400 Riggs Rd NE
Washington, DC 20011

$529,000 • 2 beds, 2 baths

Inside this semi-detached property, homebuyers will find an open floor plan, stainless steel appliances and a backsplash in the kitchen, and a rear patio and parking pad.

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9. 83 New York Avenue NW Unit B

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83 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

$525,000 • 2 beds, 2 baths

Measuring over 2,800 square feet, this renovated condo has underwent a price chop and is ready for its next buyer. It includes high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and hardwood flooring throughout.

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10. 4211 Eads Street NE

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4211 Eads St NE
Washington, DC 20019

$525,000 • 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Last but certainly not least, this Deanwood house has an open floor plan as well as a pre-wired security camera and custom lighting fixtures. The listing further indicates that there are stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, gray bamboo flooring throughout, and a rear deck.

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1. 5505 4th Street NW

5505 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20011
Photo via Keller Williams Preferred Properties

$550,000 • 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Hey, investors! This townhome spans over 1,330 square feet. According to the listing, the owner is searching for a buyer that will keep the tenants in place. The listing comes with a one-car garage, fenced backyard, and new handrails on the front steps.

5505 4th St NW
Washington, DC 20011

2. 3141 24th Street NE

3141 24th St NE, Washington, DC 20018
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$549,933 • 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Renovated in 2007, this single-family home is on the market in Woodridge with a skylight, separate laundry room, front porch, and walkout deck.

3141 24th St NE
Washington, DC 20018

3. 1530 Gallatin Place NE

1530 Gallatin Pl NE, Washington, DC 20017
Photo via Fairfax Realty Premier

$549,900 • 3 beds, 2.5 baths

In Riggs Park, this brick townhome comes with three levels of space and an attached garage. The listing further indicates that it offers new cabinetry in the upgraded kitchen as well as a separate dining room.

1530 Gallatin Pl NE
Washington, DC 20017

4. 40 Farragut Place NW

40 Farragut Pl NW, Washington, DC 20011
Photo via Keller Williams Capital Properties

$549,900 • 3 beds, 2.5 baths

This charming house is located on a tree-lined street in Petworth. It has been updated with a renovated kitchen with an island as well as tons of storage. The backyard has also been landscaped.

40 Farragut Pl NW
Washington, DC 20011

5. 2411 32nd Street SE

2411 32nd St SE, Washington, DC 20020
Photo Golston Real Estate, Inc.

$545,000 • 5 beds, 2.5 baths

This single-family home originally landed on the market in March 2018 for $565,000. It has since received a price chop. According to the listing, it comes with four off-street parking spaces, a new boiler and water heater, and a large, multi-level outdoor deck.

2411 32nd St SE
Washington, DC 20020

6. 4021 Meade Street NE

4021 Meade St NE, Washington, DC 20019
Photo via Keller Williams Capital Properties

$529,999 • 3 beds, 3.5 baths

Next up, in Lily Ponds, this 1940-built single-family home features a wood-burning fireplace, wet bar, and a rather sleek kitchen with an island and stainless steel appliances.

4021 Meade St NE
Washington, DC 20019

7. 733 18th Street NE

733 18th St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Photo via Keller Williams Capital Properties

$529,900 • 2 beds, 1.5 baths

Amongst several colorfully painted houses, this residence proves that good things come in small packages. Measuring only 844 square feet, it comes with custom details, a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and off-street parking. Added highlights include a brick patio, gardens, and a front porch.

733 18th St NE
Washington, DC 20002

8. 400 Riggs Road NE

400 Riggs Rd NE, Washington, DC 20011
Photo via Redfin

$529,000 • 2 beds, 2 baths

Inside this semi-detached property, homebuyers will find an open floor plan, stainless steel appliances and a backsplash in the kitchen, and a rear patio and parking pad.

400 Riggs Rd NE
Washington, DC 20011

9. 83 New York Avenue NW Unit B

83 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Photo via Mid-Atlantic Realty

$525,000 • 2 beds, 2 baths

Measuring over 2,800 square feet, this renovated condo has underwent a price chop and is ready for its next buyer. It includes high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and hardwood flooring throughout.

83 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

10. 4211 Eads Street NE

4211 Eads St NE, Washington, DC 20019
Photo via Taylor Properties

$525,000 • 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Last but certainly not least, this Deanwood house has an open floor plan as well as a pre-wired security camera and custom lighting fixtures. The listing further indicates that there are stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, gray bamboo flooring throughout, and a rear deck.

4211 Eads St NE
Washington, DC 20019