Close It! House of the Week: Completely transformed in Glover Park

Close It! House of the Week: Completely transformed in Glover Park

This week we're looking at a 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom attached row house in the Colonial style with a fully finished basement that can be used as an in-law suite or a rental to help offset the mortgage. It's near the Naval Observatory in Glover Park, and it's listed at $975,000.

This house features two massive decks, a fantastic kitchen with pantry and a beautiful exposed brick wall in the entry way. It includes two parking spaces, and there's a Whole Foods and Starbucks nearby.

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Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $$223,117.96. Monthly payments will then be around $4,219.40 per month.

For a complete picture of the cash to close on any property in the D.C. metro area, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Close It™ Web app or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It! House of the Week: Penthouse level offers amazing views and light

We’re venturing downtown this week for a glimpse at a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom condo with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer amazing views from their perch on the 12th floor. It’s listed at $440,000.

This unbeatable location is in close proximity to the Chinatown, Union Station, Judiciary Square and Convention Center Metro stops. The building has garage parking. And the unit itself offers wood floors and granite countertops as well as an in-unit washer-dryer.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $101,039.80. Monthly payments will then be around $2,354.13 per month, including the HOA fee. For a complete picture of the cash to close on any property in the D.C. metro area, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Close It™ Web app or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It! House of the Week: The 'Lilac House' of Barnaby Woods

We're heading over to Barnaby Woods this week to take a look at a 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom detached home that offers a perfect blend of charm and modern-day convenience. The price was recently reduced, and the house is now listed at $995,000.

Built in 1927, the "Lilac House" has a private "treetop" master suite as well as a spacious yard and garden. The neighborhood is completely residential and abuts Rock Creek Park, offering residents an idyllic home life with the conveniences of living in the District.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $225,873.72. Monthly payments will then be around $4,355.79 per month. For a complete picture of the cash to close on any property in the D.C. metro area, including the seller's side of the transaction, try the Close It™ Web app or download the free Close It™ iOS app.

Close It!™ House of the Week: Views of majestic Meridian Hill

This week we're taking a look at 1 bedroom condo, one of the last remaining in a brand new development that overlooks Meridian Hill Park. It's listed at $354,000.

The location is equidistant to the Columbia Heights and U Street Metro stop. Endless restaurants, bars and shops are within walking distance. Residents at the Lawrence House have access to a communal 1500-square-foot roof deck with built-in cooking facilities as well as a beautifully landscaped rear garden. The units themselves are finished with custom European cabinetry and exotic stone surfaces.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $81,038.83. Monthly mortgage payments will then be around $1,537.92 per month (excluding HOA fees). 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: First time on the market

This week we're making our way across town to the H Street Corridor in Northeast, D.C. to check out an interior row house with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The property is more than 100 years old, but appears to have been completely renovated and, according to the listing, has never before been on the market. List price is $619,900.

The kitchen features white marble counter-tops that contrast beautifully with stainless steel appliances. The refinished hardwood floors emit a sense of warmth throughout while preserving some of the home's original character. The location is a mere blocks from the restaurants, theaters and unique bars H Street has to offer.

Assuming a homebuyer puts down 20 percent on a conventional loan, her cash to close number will be approximately $123,980. Monthly payments will then be around $2,747.89 per month, plus a $244 monthly 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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