Buyers looking for affordable homes within a short commute of the District are turning to Prince George’s County, where the median sales price in October was $285,000, compared with the $550,000 in the District, according to Rockville-based Bright MLS. One popular area with buyers who want proximity to the city is Hyattsville, which offers Metro access and plenty of shops, restaurants and an arts district.

One recent listing in Hyattsville, a townhouse at 907 Meadow Trail Lane, is priced at $289,500. Buyers must also pay homeowner association dues of $71 a month and annual property taxes of $3,682.

The three-level brick townhouse in the Landover Mews development, built in 2003, has three bedrooms, four bathrooms and 1,760 finished square feet. The exterior includes a deck, a patio and a one-car garage. The area is served by Metrobus.

Inside, the townhouse has an eat-in kitchen with a center island, granite counters and new stainless-steel appliances, a dining room, and a large living room on the main level, along with a powder room. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and a private full bathroom with double vanities, a soaking tub and a separate shower. Two more bedrooms and a second full bath are on the upper level. The house has new carpet and paint. The walkout basement is fully finished and has another powder room.

Assigned schools include Cooper Lane Elementary, Charles Carroll Middle and Bladensburg High, all rated below average or average by

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For more information, contact Mynor Herrera with Keller Williams Capital Properties at 301-437-1622.

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