A total of 116 single-family properties sold here in 2012, according to a helpful list of sales compiled by Long & Foster Realtor Ann Barrett and shared with the HOPE in Hyattsville listserv. Prices ranged from $70,000 to $445,900.
In the summary, Barrett stated that there is a lot of buyer activity in the area, but not a lot of housing stock to choose from. Currently there are 15 properties for sale and 23 under contract to be sold.
Among the more interesting properties sold was the Marché Florist building at 4800 Rhode Island Ave. According to this review of historic properties, the building was designed by architect John Robie Kennedy in 1951 “with materials and architectural elements of the fashionable Modern Movement.”