A Dropout Sells Off-Market

By Dave Fratello | February 25th, 2010
One of the more unique properties in the Trees has found a buyer – 1811 Agnes is in new hands as of Wednesday.

That's interesting in part because Agnes quit the market in early November, as MBC noted at the time in "A Pair of $2m Dropouts." Speaking of Agnes and one other listing in the story, we said:

Perhaps buyers will get another crack at them after the Super Bowl.
In fact, the buyers made their move a couple of weeks before that, in late January, while selling another home in MB.

Let's reach back for a refresher on Agnes, which drew some oohs and ahhhs the couple of times we mentioned it here. From our MB Market Update for 7/31/09:

1811 Agnes (4br/3ba, 3425 sq. ft.) is on perhaps the most isolated street in the Trees, opening down a hill into a European-style courtyard. In fact, the old world stylings – mostly from a mid-90s remodel – are more serious here than in a hundred newfangled homes that claim an Italian or French style.
The home was never open to the public, and only rang up 105 DOM at $2.295m. But that was enough to make an impression, as it made a deal 3 months later. Final sale price: $2.150m.

We're still waiting for a bunch of other holiday-season quitters to return to the market. It's starting to be questionable whether many of them will.

Maybe they're all just making behind-the-scenes deals like 1811 Agnes. Or maybe they should be.

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