CPA takes 3BD in Brightwood

Medium b4180f9896ae191ef27b9da7170d36be Shani Bowen and Eric Walter bought a three-bedroom, one-bath home at 1227 Underwood St. N.W. in Washington, D.C. from the estate of Bernice Matthews Gordon for $427,000 on Oct. 15.

The 1,430-square-foot house was built in 1942 in the Brightwood neighborhood.

Bowen, a certified public accountant, is a manager at American Capital Strategies in D.C.

He was a senior corporate accountant at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

He attended Stetson University and the Florida International University's College of Business Administration.

According to, there have been 4,205 home sales in Washington, D.C. during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $374,700.

Address: 1227 Underwood Place NW
Buyer(s): Shani Bowen and Eric Walter
Seller(s): Bernice Matthews Gordon Of (Estate)
Sale date: Oct. 15, 2009