Market Report - 20002 - Washington, DC (Capitol Hill North) 2018 10

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Real Estate Agent with Real Living | At Home DC / MD / VA

Union StationCapitol Hill is also a neighborhood in Washington, a big village, split halfway across, half in the NE and half in the SE quadrant of Washington, DC.  Politicians work here, but people live here also.

On the north side, an iconic landmark is Union Station, of which 60,000 use daily, shown here to represent the local perspective. This is a true transportation hub, with Amtrak, suburban rail, intercity  bus and the Metro(subway) stations to converge.

As of February 2016, the H Street Trolley now gets people from (almost) Union Station to past the 15th St Starburst.

This view shows the station as you drive up in a cab, or Bikeshare or walk from Capitol Hill on left.

 

This month, 90 homes were sold in October 2018, while the average for the prior five years is 83, This is a big increase from last month, and higher than the five year average. As supply continues to come online, we would potentially expect some price adjustments to balance out, but we'll need to see more inventory for that to happen.

Currently 182 homes are on the market, whereas the October average for the prior 5 years is 151. Another big jump in inventory from last months fast market, and higher than average. As we move into fall we'll have to watch what this means for buyers.

We are at 2.2 Months of Supply, which is a touch higher than the 5 years average of 1.9 months of supply.  I will expect this number, as well as sales overall to move up in the next several years. Numbers are up a bit from earlier in the year giving those buyers who are looking to buy a home in this neighborhood a bit more choice.

This market rebounded nicely to a $710,564 sold price, which is quite a bit above the the 5 year average of $604,803.  Healthy growth continues, but this zip includes emerging areas as well; which helps to stablize and modulate price increases.

This metric is currently unavailable due to the migration from Matrix to Bright.  Hopefully it will be available for next month. Tthe 5 year average of 15 days.

Pricing continues to lean more towards a sellers market with the ratio of sold price to original list price maintaining at 100%, the average for the prior 5 years is 99.9%.  Respectable and consistent with adjoinging neighborhoods.

This neighborhood comprises several subneighborhoods, from the brand new NOMA construction, to Trinidad and Union Market (itself a new mecca) and trendy H Street. As well as the tried and true, Capitol Hill and Union Station. I would also point out that in the Redfin 2014 Most Competitive Neighborhoods, the NOMA sub-neighborhoods in 20002 which made their list.  NOMA is 12th most competitive and Capitol Hill core is itself the 16th most competitive neighborhood.  This would show that NOMA was the highest competitive of all in the entire metro Washington, DC area.

(data from getsmartcharts; photo from Amtrak)

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Claude Labbe, Realty for Your Busy Life

Real Living | At Home
11 Dupont Circle #650
Washington, DC 20036
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I like the graphics used in your report, Claude.  The report is sure to be of value to home buyers and sellers in your area.

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