Cownover and Matzke paid $367,000 for the property in April 2004. The 1,319-square-foot house was built in 1929 in the Brightwood neighborhood.
Gottschling is a director for operations at Free Range Studios, a full-service advertising, movie production studio and design firm.
Matzke is an environmental scientist at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 4,143 home sales in Washington in 2008, with a median sales price of $375,000.
Address: 711 Elder Street NW
Buyer(s): Beth C Gottschling and George F Huber
Seller(s): Earl Bradley Cownover and Andrea Leigh Matzke
Sale date: Aug. 31, 2009