Burleith homes are desirable for three primary reasons: proximity to Georgetown, relatively large property lots, and a “village in the city” feeling. The steady increase in sales prices that began a few years ago continues to push home values higher while inventory remains low.

Developers are active in the neighborhood, purchasing and expanding, with houses with third-floor pop-ups selling in the $1.8M to $2.9M range. However, there are still limited opportunities to buy into Burleith in the $800K–$900K range, with that range shifting steadily towards the $900s since early 2018. Properties in the $800s are usually picked up very quickly by developers. Astute buyers can purchase properties in the $900s with plans to renovate and expand in the future. In the current market, homes selling in the $900s range from requiring some updates to needing a complete cosmetic overhaul depending on the size of the property. Significant growth has occurred in Burleith’s luxury market with properties expanded in the rear and with high-end renovations selling in the $1.9M to $2.9M range. Burleith’s active luxury market caused the neighborhood’s average sales price to exceed $1.3M in 2018.

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2019 Burleith Housing Market Report

Month Address Original List Price ($) Sold Price/Status ($)
January 3615 T Street NW 900,000 900,000
February 1928 35th Place NW 1,545,000 Contract
3718 S Street NW 1,995,000 1,975,000
March 1809 37th Street NW 900,000 900,000
April 3715 S Street NW 900,000 900,000
1724 35th Street NW 1,795,000 1,850,000
1932 35th Street NW 1,150,000 Active
3722 R Street NW 2,595,000 Active
May 1916 35th Place NW 799,000 810,000
3609 S Street NW 949,000 970,000
1928 37th Street NW 1,549,000 Withdrawn
1922 37th Place NW 865,000 835,000
June 3716 S Street NW 2,100,000 Active
July 3629 T Street NW 2,395,000 Active

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information System Information is believed to be accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. Accuracy of information is not guaranteed. Provided by Lenore Rubino Realtor, Washington Fine Properties, lenore.rubino@wfp.com, (202) 262-1261.

2018 Burleith Housing Market Report

Month Address Original List Price ($) Sold Price/Status ($)
January 3611 R Street NW 3,295,000 Withdrawn
3513 R Street NW 1,219,000 1,240,000
February 1803 37th Street NW 1,895,000 1,900,000
1920 35th Street NW 1,125,000 1,045,000
3533 T Street NW 799,999 867,500
March 3608 Whitehaven Parkway NW 839,000 900,000
3535 R Street NW 1,295,000 1,149,000
3723 T Street NW 1,050,000 1,185,000
3611 R Street NW 2,999,500 2,965,500
3504 Whitehaven Parkway NW 1,195,000 1,145,000
1949 39th Street NW Off-market sale 935,000
April 1937 39th Street NW 1,050,000 1,050,000
3723 Reservoir Road NW 950,000 950,000
3616 T Street NW 1,995,000 1,995,000
3734 R Street NW 949,000 992,500
3632 Whitehaven Parkway NW 2,485,000 2,365,000
3543 S Street NW Off-market sale 1,140,000
May 3616 Whitehaven Parkway NW 1,045,000 1,115,000
3617 T Street NW 895,000 895,000
3601 T Street NW 1,165,000 1,200,000
3713 S Street NW 1,949,000 1,875,000
1919 35th Place NW Off-market sale 1,350,000
3607 R Street NW Off-market sale 830,000
June N/A N/A N/A
July 1820 37th Street NW 1,250,000 1,155,000
3812 T Street NW 1,199,000 1,155,000
3728 R Street NW Off-market sale 945,000
August 3803 S Street NW 1,995,000 1,995,000
3523 S Street NW 1,097,000 Withdrawn
September 3620 T Street NW 995,000 983,000
1800 38th Street NW 2,300,000 2,300,000
3550 Whitehaven Parkway NW 1,077,000 865,000
3528 Whitehaven Parkway NW 2,695,000 2,650,000
October 3622 T Street NW 974,999 900,000
1818 37th Street NW 825,000 825,000
3718 S Street NW 1,995,000 Expired
1928 35th Place NW 1,725,000 Withdrawn
November 3722 R Street NW 2,675,000 Withdrawn
3636 S Street NW Off-market sale 1,100,000
3523 S Street NW Off-market sale 995,000
December 3712 T Street NW 1,195,000 925,000
3704 R Street NW Off-market sale 835,000
3706 R Street NW Off-market sale 835,000

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information System Information is believed to be accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. Accuracy of information is not guaranteed. Provided by Lenore Rubino Realtor, Washington Fine Properties, lenore.rubino@wfp.com, (202) 262-1261.

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