by Prince Of Petworth October 22, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 16th and Colorado Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1800 / 800ft2 – Carriage House

A large unfurnished detached studio carriage house is available for immediate occupancy in NW DC.

The rent of $1800 includes all utilities. The apartment has a private gated entrance and street parking.

It is located a short walk from the bus line and directly across the street from Rock Creek Park. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0

From an email:

“Tour of Homes to End Homelessness
Sunday, October 28th
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CASA Crestwood is an annual neighborhood tour of homes raising funds for the prevention of homelessness in DC, giving you the opportunity to scratch the itch and get inside some of the dreamy homes of Crestwood.

Read more about the amazing organization that you will be supporting by attending CASA Crestwood, Thrive DC.

$20 in advance – who doesn’t love to save?
$25 the day of – more goes to Thrive

Register and Pay Here

by Prince Of Petworth September 7, 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: 4834 Blagden Ave NW
Legal Subdivision: Crestwood
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Crestwood
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Detached Garage Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $1,299,000. List Price at Contract: $1,299,000.
List Date: 6/7/2018
Days on Market: 44
Settled Sales Price: $1,200,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 8/30/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

This is not the first Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) with a pool, although likely the first with a salt water pool. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 20, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 17th and Webster Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1125 / 260ft2 – Two-room suite in sunny rowhouse, Dec. 1 (17th St NW & Webster)

The Details: A room + private study/sun room is available starting December first. The monthly rent is presently $1125 + utilities, which average $80 or less. We are currently renegotiating our lease but do not expect the total cost to rise much, if at all. The new lease will end in July 2019 and we are interested in a roommate committed to remaining until then.

The Rooms: The bedroom is 12.5′ x 12′ and the study/sun room is 10′ x 11′. Both rooms (which are connected) are spacious and sunny. The bathroom would be shared with one roommate and is located immediately outside the rooms.

The House: The large, airy house is located just north of Mt. Pleasant in a safe neighborhood surrounded by Rock Creek Park on 3 sides. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 25, 2017 at 2:45 pm 11 Comments

Photo by PoPville flickr user Jim Havard

“Dear PoPville,

Please be aware that there have been two broad-daylight break-ins in Brightwood and Crestwood within the past several days. In both cases homes were entered while someone was in the home. On Sunday on Underwood St in Brightwood around 10:30 AM a suspect climbed on top of an AC unit to enter through an 8′ high open window with a screen. On Tuesday around 2:30 PM on 18th St in Crestwood a suspect entered through an unlocked door. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 17, 2016 at 11:10 am 24 Comments

vehicle stolen during a Burglary One While Armed via MPD

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle stolen during a Burglary One While Armed offense which occurred in the 1800 block of Upshur Street, Northwest, on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at approximately 10:38 pm.

Two suspects, armed with handguns, forced their way into a residence and held the occupants at gunpoint. One victim received minor injuries. The suspects stole a laptop and a black-colored 2004 Volkswagen Jetta wagon with DC tags CR1373. The vehicle in the photo is the actual vehicle. The vehicle has a bike rack attached to the rear of the vehicle as well as distinctive stickers on the rear bumper and lift gate.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”


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