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by Prince Of Petworth May 18, 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: 320 9th St SE

Legal Subdivision: Capitol Hill
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Capitol Hill
Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1.5 Parking: Street Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $919,500. List Price at Contract: $899,000.
List Date: 3/14/2018 Days on Market: 32
Settled Sales Price: $899,000.
Seller Subsidy: $3950.
Settlement Date: 5/11/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

The original GDoN post for this house received an impressive total of 77 comments. Not surprisingly, a 2 bedroom house at this price point stimulated discussion around the challenge of affordability within the DC real estate market. (more…)

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

This house is located at 625 8th Street, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“In the heart of Capitol Hill next to the vibrant H-street! Gorgeous renovation. Features: Divine Kitchen with waterfall counters; gleaming hardwoods; crisp bathrooms; lots of closets and private deck. Walk to Union Station, new Whole Foods, yoga and everything else H street has to offer. Great value Must see!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2334 square foot 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $969,900.

by Prince Of Petworth May 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Captured a video of someone walking down the street with a bag full of goodies already, stopping in our yard to help himself to another package the UPS delivery guy stashed in the bushes. If anyone recognizes this guy please contact MPD where there’s a report already on file for him. (Oh and if you live in Capitol Hill and happened to have a package stolen Saturday afternoon, this might be your guy.)

Cops said they recognize him but haven’t been able to catch him in the act yet. He’s been known to become violent when approached, so call 911 if you see him rather than confronting. (more…)

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

This house is located at 321 D Street, SE. The Bright MLS Listing says:

“Quintessential Capitol Hill charmer. In-bounds for Brent School. 2BD/1.5BA + Den. Perfect blend of new & historic. Newer roof, windows, A/C, renovations/additions. Original wood floors, iron front steps, & lovingly maintained brick exterior. Large rear yard for entertaining & relaxing. Delightfully cozy basement rec rm. Walk to Metro, parks, Eastern Mkt. OPEN HOUSE SAT 5/12 1-3PM & SUN 5/13 1-3PM.”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 3 bed/1.5 is going for $875,000.

by Prince Of Petworth May 9, 2018 at 11:15 am 0


423 8th Street, SE

Can’t get into Himitsu? On Friday, May 18th you won’t be able to get into Chiko!! Kidding, kidding. Kind of. This sounds awesome.

From Chiko:

“CHIKO After Dark Series
Friday, May 18th
From 9:30pm-Midnight
423 8th St SE Washington DC 20003
Walk-ins welcome, not a ticketed event

CHIKO is the first restaurant from The Fried Rice Collective. Chefs Danny Lee and Scott Drewno pair modern cooking techniques with traditional Chinese and Korean flavors, while Drew Kim provides his passion for hospitality ensuring a unique fine-casual dining experience. The After Dark Series is an idea born from years of collaborative efforts by Chefs Drewno and Lee. This series will offer an opportunity for both local and national chefs to have a creative space to experiment.

Guest Chef’s Kevin Tien and Carlie Steiner (Himitsu) will offer unique dishes for the evening. All specials are priced a modest $8. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 3, 2018 at 11:35 am 0

This house is located at 1104 C Street, SE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Steps away from Eastern Market brunch, this home is rich with history and style-originally a mid Nineteenth Century firehouse, then art gallery, and now stunning home with soaring ceilings, pine floors, and open floor plan. Spread out in elegant rooms for dining, entertaining, lounging, cooking, or study. Private patio in back, and staircase up to roof hatch where you may want to add a deck!”

You can see more photos here.

This 1592 square foot 2 bed/2.5 bath is going for $899,000.

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