Close It!™ House of the Week: Old charm with modern upgrades

For this installment of our House of the Week series, we’re falling in love with a gorgeous single family home in Brookland with a massive yard that has outdoor entertaining space and a garden, plus a large living room and dining space. It has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and is listed for $899,000.

Exposed brick, refinished wood floors throughout and mature landscaping lend an air of old charm to this oasis in the city while heated tiles, a chef’s kitchen and other modern touches are sure to appeal to the desires of today’s homebuyer. The wrap-around front porch and fenced in yard make this an ideal home for families with kids and pets.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $206,339.07. Monthly payments will then be around $3,887.15. For a complete picture of the cash to close, including the seller’s side of a transaction like this, try the Web version of Close It™ or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It!™ House of the Week: Sophisticated urban living in LeDroit Park

We're swanking things up for this week's installment and checking out a luxurious Victorian semi-detached home that's achieved centenarian status in LeDroit Park. This home went on the market this week for $1.249 million.

This house offers two decks that overlook a private yard that is large enough for entertaining. In addition to 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this house also has an English basement that can be rented out to supplement the mortgage payment.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $284,417.34. Monthly payments will then be around $5,461.90 per month. For a complete picture of the cash to close, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Web version of Close It™ or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It!™ House of the Week: Contemporary, luxury condo on 14th Street Corridor

We stumbled across a gorgeous 6th floor condo that's just a couple blocks from Federal Title's new office on 14th Street. It's a spacious 665 square foot 1-bedroom condo that offers sweeping views of the city and a central, walkable location that's tough to beat. It's listed at $465,000.

Located in the contemporary condo building known as The Ashton, this unit is on the quiet side of the building in Logan Circle along the booming 14th Street Corridor. It offers hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances and an in-unit washer/dryer. Luxurious touches such as marble counters, custom cabinetry and a spa-like bathroom – not to mention breathtaking views – are just some of the amenities this unit has to offer.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $107,886.81. Monthly payments will then be around $2,394.04 per month, including the HOA fee. For a complete picture of the cash to close, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Web version of Close It™ or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It!™ House of the Week: Beautiful restoration near one of the District's hottest 'hoods

This week we're heading over to one of the hottest neighborhoods in the District to check out a 2-bedroom condo in a beautiful restoration of two row houses known as the Harper Condominium. On the market for about a week, it's listed at $649,900.

Located within walking distance to the Mount Pleasant and Adams Morgan neighborhoods, this unit is part of a boutique development of eight condos. Parking is available. The condo has a very affordable HOA fee of $155 per month as well as an open floor plan. The kitchen features granite countertops and a gas stove. It also comes with a washer & dryer and dishwasher.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $148,330.14. Monthly payments will then be around $2,947.36 per month, including the HOA fee. For a complete picture of the cash to close, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Web version of Close It™ or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It!™ House of the Week: Lots of living space, an assigned parking space

We're headed over toward American University this week to check out a 1-bedroom condo in the AU-Tenleytown neighborhood. The unit, which is on the second level of a garden-style condo building, offers a spacious 732 square feet of living space and an assigned parking space. It's listed at $274,900.

This condo has an updated bathroom and a kitchen that features granite countertops, dishwasher and an electric stove. The unit has hardwood floors throughout as well as large windows that let in plenty of sunlight. The condo building is located near Glover Archbold Park, where trails and nature await. The culture and nightlife of the city are also not far away.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $63,741.43. Monthly payments will then be around $1,733.42 per month, which includes the HOA fee. For a complete picture of the cash to close, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Web version of Close It™ or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

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