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22 Gallatin Street NE Unit D.
22 Gallatin Street NE Unit D.
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10 great Washington, D.C. starter homes

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22 Gallatin Street NE Unit D.
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Editor's Note: This post was originally published in August 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.

For first-time homebuyers, it can be a bit scary to dive into the world of real estate and find the best home for one's budget. To help with the process, Curbed has mapped 10 starter homes that offer at least two bedrooms and are priced under $425,000. It's worth knowing that the median listing price for a home in Washington, D.C. is currently $580,000, according to Redfin, with the most expensive homes found in the Northwest quadrant.

With that in mind, expect a majority of the following condos, townhomes, and single-family homes to be located in the Northeast and Southeast quadrants. The map points are ordered from least to most expensive.

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1516 K Street SE Unit 3C

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Asking price: $399,900

Size: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 680-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $588

The skinny: In Capitol Hill, this condo is up for grabs in a 14-unit building. It offers stainless steel appliances, a shared rooftop deck, and a close walk to the Metro. Monthly HOA dues total $262.

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4940 Fitch Place NE

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Asking price: $399,999

Size: 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 2,400-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $167

The skinny: Next up is this Deanwood townhome. It offers stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in the kitchen as well as hardwood flooring throughout. Off-street parking is included.

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4943 A Street SE

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Asking price: $400,000

Size: 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 1,800-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $222

The skinny: This charming Colonial home in Marshall Heights boasts a covered front porch, a gourmet kitchen with an island, and a fully finished basement.

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700 7th Street SW Unit 606

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Asking price: $410,000

Size: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 990-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $414

The skinny: With $1,065 monthly HOA dues, this condo is on the market with a washer and dryer, balcony, and stainless steel appliances. According to the listing, the bathroom has been updated. Amenities include a front desk, pool, and fitness room.

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3473 14th Street NW Unit 1

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Asking price: $410,000

Size: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 712-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $576

The skinny: This Columbia Heights condo comes with a private entrance and a close location to the Metro. Here, there is exposed brick, recessed lighting, and a washer and dryer. The monthly HOA dues total $267.

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3805 Blaine Street NE

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Asking price: $419,000

Size: 3-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom, 1,200-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $349

The skinny: This fully renovated Deanwood townhome comes with a brand new kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The backyard is pretty spacious and fenced in.

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5371 Hayes Street NE

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Asking price: $419,000

Size: 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 2,550-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $164

The skinny: This three-level listing comes with stainless steel appliances, storage space, and hardwood flooring throughout.

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4290 S Capitol Street SW

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Asking price: $419,000

Size: 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 2,400-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $175

The skinny: According to the listing, the driveway in this home is not yet complete. Despite this, the property still has some highlights. These include stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and high ceilings.

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22 Gallatin Street NE Unit D

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Asking price: $419,999

Size: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 740-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $568

The skinny: With $200 monthly HOA dues, this condo comes with new stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and a brand new HVAC. There is also a washer and dryer. The parking lot to the development is currently under construction.

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5614 7th Street NW Unit 1

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Asking price: $425,000

Size: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $425

The skinny: Last but not least, this renovated Petworth unit is on the market with a washer and dryer, stainless steel appliances, and two parking spaces. The monthly HOA dues total $200.

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1516 K Street SE Unit 3C

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Asking price: $399,900

Size: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 680-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $588

The skinny: In Capitol Hill, this condo is up for grabs in a 14-unit building. It offers stainless steel appliances, a shared rooftop deck, and a close walk to the Metro. Monthly HOA dues total $262.

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4940 Fitch Place NE

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Asking price: $399,999

Size: 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 2,400-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $167

The skinny: Next up is this Deanwood townhome. It offers stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in the kitchen as well as hardwood flooring throughout. Off-street parking is included.

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4943 A Street SE

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Asking price: $400,000

Size: 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 1,800-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $222

The skinny: This charming Colonial home in Marshall Heights boasts a covered front porch, a gourmet kitchen with an island, and a fully finished basement.

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700 7th Street SW Unit 606

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Asking price: $410,000

Size: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 990-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $414

The skinny: With $1,065 monthly HOA dues, this condo is on the market with a washer and dryer, balcony, and stainless steel appliances. According to the listing, the bathroom has been updated. Amenities include a front desk, pool, and fitness room.

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3473 14th Street NW Unit 1

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Asking price: $410,000

Size: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 712-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $576

The skinny: This Columbia Heights condo comes with a private entrance and a close location to the Metro. Here, there is exposed brick, recessed lighting, and a washer and dryer. The monthly HOA dues total $267.

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3805 Blaine Street NE

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Asking price: $419,000

Size: 3-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom, 1,200-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $349

The skinny: This fully renovated Deanwood townhome comes with a brand new kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The backyard is pretty spacious and fenced in.

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5371 Hayes Street NE

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Asking price: $419,000

Size: 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 2,550-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $164

The skinny: This three-level listing comes with stainless steel appliances, storage space, and hardwood flooring throughout.

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4290 S Capitol Street SW

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Asking price: $419,000

Size: 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 2,400-square-foot townhome

Price per square foot: $175

The skinny: According to the listing, the driveway in this home is not yet complete. Despite this, the property still has some highlights. These include stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and high ceilings.

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22 Gallatin Street NE Unit D

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Asking price: $419,999

Size: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 740-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $568

The skinny: With $200 monthly HOA dues, this condo comes with new stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and a brand new HVAC. There is also a washer and dryer. The parking lot to the development is currently under construction.

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5614 7th Street NW Unit 1

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Asking price: $425,000

Size: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $425

The skinny: Last but not least, this renovated Petworth unit is on the market with a washer and dryer, stainless steel appliances, and two parking spaces. The monthly HOA dues total $200.

Photo via RE/MAX Realty Services