Capitol Hill is not only a political idea, it is also a big village, a neighborhood 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 south side of this neighborhood is Barracks Row, and the ever growing and popular Navy Yard with the Nationals Park neighborhood.
The Navy Yard has very good Metro access, and is also home to baseball's Nationals Park. This neighborhood has also become the 'it' neigborhood, growing faster than any other in the past year. All the residential growth has fueled demand for lots of new neighborhood amenities, which brings more people. It certainly fees like a 'new' city.
A total of 47 homes were sold in June 2019, a almost the same as May, but down from the 5 year average of 57. We are dropping a bit on inventory, this market could really use more. Summer is here, so we would expect these numbers continue to rise. Lots of demand in this neighborhood, so the more supply the better.
Currently 59 homes are on the market, a bit of a drop from last month, and almost the 5 year average of 60, we continue to need more opportunities for buyers in this neighborhood. If you build it, they will come would apply here, though we are beginning to see strains of capacity and changes to parts of the neighborhood.
We find this neighborhood to be at 1.4 Months of Supply. The same as last month, but still a low supply as compared to some other neighborhoods, and the same as the five year average of 1.5. Surely the market is absorbing the supply very quickly.
We see pricing holding steady from the previous month, with an average $770,000 sold price in June 2019. We see a slight increase over the five year average of solds at $730,900.
For the month of June, most homes were sold in 15 days, a few days more than the last month. A little lower than 5 year June average of 23.
The ratio of sold price to original list price is 100%, the average for the prior 5 years was 100.2%, no breathing room at all for buyers.
Parts of this neighborhood remains quintessentially Washington, and parts are clearly 'new' Washington, which makes this a favorite among people who want to live in Washington,DC. This zip code ranked #16 in Washingtonian Magazines Great Places To Live 2019 issue, which ranked the 100 priciest zip codes in the greater Washington DC metro area.