Real Estate

Here’s a Map of Median Home Prices Near Your Metro Stop

Medical Center Metro Station. Photograph by Flickr user Josh.

Realtors tell homebuyers to consider the neighborhood as much as the house: the quality of the schools, the leafiness of the streets, the competition for zoned parking, especially during street-cleaning season. Location is king. But what are Washington-area homebuyers looking for in a Metro stop?

Turns out, they’re looking for the Red Line.

In a report on median home prices put together by real estate listing site Estately, the three most expensive Metro stops to live near are Bethesda, Tenleytown, and Friendship Heights.

Here’s the full map (click to enlarge, so you can see the median home price near your stop):

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Among the cheapest are the Green Line stops Naylor Road, Suitland, and Southern Avenue. (The market is overlooking some terrific amenities: The Yards! $4 beers at Glen’sThe Anacostia Heritage Trail! The above average escalators!)

More interesting is the neighboring Metro stops with the biggest house price gap. If you like the neighborhood near Medical Center  (median house price: $755,000), you could save almost 400K living next door at Grosvenor-Strathmore, according to Estately. The savings are about the same between East Falls Church and one stop out in McLean.

Top 5 Most Expensive Stops By Median House Price

Bethesda Metro Station $882,500
Tenleytown Metro Station $839,950
Friendship Heights Metro Station $805,000
Medical Center Metro/Naval Med Ctr & NIH $755,000
East Falls Church Metro Station $740,000

Top 5 Least Expensive Stops By Median House Price

Naylor Road Metro Station $143,000
Largo Town Center Metro Station $159,000
Suitland Metro Station $168,000
Landover Metro Station $175,000
Addison Road Metro Station $175,000

See the full list on Estately.

 

 

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Contributing Editor

Amanda has contributed to Washingtonian since 2016. She has written about the right-wing media personality Britt McHenry, chronicled her night with Stormy Daniels, and come clean about owning too much stuff. She lives on H Street. She can be reached at [email protected]