Surreal estate: Tim Geithner is selling Bethesda home


Tim and Carole Geithner at a 2011 White House state dinner. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

Seller: Timothy Geithner

Asking price: $995,000

Details: Now that they’ve moved back to New York, the former Treasury secretary and his wife, Carole, have put the modest Bethesda rambler they bought four years ago for $950,000 on the market, as first noted by Curbed DC. Four bedrooms, 21/2 baths, two rec rooms in 2,500 square feet. Since the housing market has improved, they’ll probably have better luck selling this time: In 2009, they tried to unload their $1.6 million Tudor in suburban New York, dropping the price before finally renting the place out.

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Roxanne Roberts is a feature writer for the Style section.
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