What $500,000 buys in . . .Federal Hill, Baltimore
List price: $495,000
Bathrooms: Two full, one half
Interior:2,847 square feet
Lot size: Not available
Date built: 1840
Distance to the White House: 38 miles
The third-floor deck off the back of this three-bedroom rowhouse has views of the Baltimore skyline. Inside are four wood-burning fireplaces, exposed-brick walls, and refinished hardwood floors. The master bedroom has a sitting area, and out back is a fenced brick patio. Part of the Federal Hill National Historic District, the house last sold in 2003 for $510,000.