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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 July 17, 2018 at 11:40 am 0

This house is located at 4834 Blagden Avenue, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Light-filled Crestwood Tudor with a classic layout and modern finishes. Kitchen with stainless appliances and large dining room for entertaining. Crown molding throughout. Wood burning fireplaces and landscaped backyard with a salt water pool. Quiet neighborhood with easy access to Rock Creek Park, but less than 1 block from the 16th St corridor. Detached garage and large fenced in front yard.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 30, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 4715 17th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Found in one of the most tranquil settings in Crestwood, this residence offers a lifestyle that is rare in any neighborhood. It is designed in the Tudor Revival style. The current owners undertook a significant restoration of the property that is in keeping with the sensibility of the time in which it was built, while still offering a contemporary lifestyle. Includes lots 0818 and 0813”

You can see more more photos here.

This 5 bed/3.5 bath is going for $1,795,000. I was actually going to go with another house today, but this bit of history sealed the deal for me:

by Prince Of Petworth March 21, 2018 at 11:30 am 0

This house is located at 5000 16th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Tremendous 6BR + carriage house studio! Custom built in 2012. Luxuriously appointed. 2 LRs, grand DR, b’fast, fam rm + game rm. Prof style show KIT w XL island, Commercial grade fridge/freezer & 2 wall ovens.Huge owner suite. Lower level: 3BR/2BA + kitchenette.Bonus guest house over sep 2-car GAR w full BA, KIT & laundry.Ask abt:$500 KVS buyr cred.”

You can see more photos here.

This 6 bed/5.5 bath is going for $2,300,000.

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 November 14, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 5000 16th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“OPEN Nov 14 11:30am-1:30pm. 2 homes,1 price! Tremendous 6BR + carriage house studio. Custom built in 2012. Luxuriously appointed. 2 LRs, grand DR, b’fast, fam rm + game rm. Prof style show KIT w XL island, Commercial grade fridge/freezer & 2 wall ovens.Huge owner suite. Lower level: 3BR/2BA + kitchenette. Bonus guest house over sep 2-car GAR w full BA, KIT & laundry.Ask abt:$500 KVS buyr cred.”

You can see more photos here.

This 6 bed/5.5 bath is going for $2,300,000.

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…)

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