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10 great D.C. starter homes, mapped

All under $550,000

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3141 24th Street NE.
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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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5505 4th Street NW

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$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.

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3141 24th Street NE

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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.

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1530 Gallatin Place NE

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$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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40 Farragut Place NW

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$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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2411 32nd Street SE

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$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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4021 Meade Street NE

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$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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733 18th Street NE

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$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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400 Riggs Road NE

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$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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83 New York Avenue NW Unit B

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$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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4211 Eads Street NE

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$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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5505 4th Street NW

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$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

3141 24th Street NE

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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.

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1530 Gallatin Place NE

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$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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40 Farragut Place NW

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$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.

Photo via Keller Williams Capital Properties

2411 32nd Street SE

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$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.

Photo Golston Real Estate, Inc.

4021 Meade Street NE

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$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.

Photo via Keller Williams Capital Properties

733 18th Street NE

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$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.

Photo via Keller Williams Capital Properties

400 Riggs Road NE

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$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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83 New York Avenue NW Unit B

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$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.

Photo via Mid-Atlantic Realty

4211 Eads Street NE

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$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.

Photo via Taylor Properties