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by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 5505 16th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Renovator’s dream! With generous proportions and a view of Rock Creek Park, this grand 1920s home features original wood floors, coffered ceilings, 2 fireplaces, large windows, 3 sets of French doors, pristine trim, and a stunning central staircase. Large lot w 2 car garage. Bring your design preferences to usher in a new era for this magnificent residence. New roof in 2018, but needs major rehab.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 12, 2018 at 11:43 am 0

This house is located at 1336 Van Buren Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“THE TIME IS NOW – Design your home to your taste! Get a Bargain & BUILD equity! 4 LVL Home w/Large Back Yard & Detached GRG. Nice-Sized Rooms on this quiet street. This is for VISIONARIES (Investors or Adventurous Buyers) and Screams POTENTIAL!! Across from Tennis & Rec., Close to Walt Reed Dvlpmt and DCI. STRICTLY AS-IS ~” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 12, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Bright MLS, which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 2045 Rosemont Ave NW
Legal Subdivision: Mount Pleasant
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Mount Pleasant
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Parking: Carport Ownership: Street Basement Yes, fully finished (there’s also attic space)
Original List Price: $1,065,000. List Price at Contract: $1,065,000.
List Date: 9/6/2018
Days on Market: 5
Settled Sales Price: $1,050,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/5/2018
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.

The 18 comments on the original GDoN post reflect a bit about expectations for houses priced over $1,000,000.

“For being over $1 million, I’m very underwhelmed”

“At this price, I would expect the kitchen to be twice as large.”

“I’d be bummed to not have parking for over $1mil”

In real estate, Expectation is Everything. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 11, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This rental is located at 2807 5th Street, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Classic DC rowhouse w/3 BR, 2 BA, original woodwork, beautiful exposed brick, enchanting outdoor spaces, & spacious kitchen renovated w/granite counters, stainless appliances, & island w/bar seating. Lower level is fully-finished in-law suite. Detached garage. Close to 2 Metro stops, Brookland shops & restaurants, RI Ave commerce, & re-developed Edgewood Rec Center. HVAC & roof – new in 2018.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 10, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 1732 18th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Heart of Dupont! 3BR/2BA Victorian townhouse, hardwood floors throughout, gorgeous exposed brick features, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, excellent natural light. Spacious eat-in kitchen with table space and breakfast bar, walk out to rear deck. Beautiful renovated bathrooms. Lower level separate 1br/1ba in-law suite with new kitchen, porcelain tile floors.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This unit is located at 915 E Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY Oct-7th 1-3pm. Best value for 2bedr (1bedr with den/office) in Downtown in desirable Artisan. You are steps away from 3 Metros and entertainment, restaurants, shopping and more. Condo features bamboo floors, granite counters and SS appliances (brand NEW dishwasher), large MBedr w/WIC, in-unit brand NEW full-size W/D. Parking is available for rent.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Bright MLS, which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 1011 Irving St NW
Legal Subdivision: Columbia Heights
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Columbia Heights
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3 Parking: Carport Ownership: Fee Simple Basement Yes, fully finished
Original List Price: $849,000. List Price at Contract: $849,000.
List Date: 9/4/2018
Days on Market: 8
Settled Sales Price: $863,888.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/1/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Commenters to the original GDoN post were polarized on this listing. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 4, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This unit is located at 1514 17TH Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Welcome to Copley Plaza, a boutique coop in the heart of Dupont with easy access to restaurants, nightlife, shopping, Metro, and much more! Unit 208 overlooks a quiet tree-lined street, offers ample light, storage, and historic charm. Updated kitchen with bar seating & abundant counter space. Shared roofdeck provides fabulous city views! Fee includes concierge, all utilities, broadband & taxes!” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 3, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 1728 P Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Classic Dupont Victorian home w/ 6BR/7BA/1HB semi-detached home in Dupont! Completely renovated in 2017 w/state-of-the-art finishes, 9’+ ceilings, elevator to all floors, crown moldings, all bedrooms w/en-suite BA & walk-in closets, gourmet kitchen w/island, granite, SS sppl, lower level in-law suite, media RM, hardwood wide-plank floors, multiple decks, 2-car garage & a 3rd surface parking space.” (more…)

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