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by Prince Of Petworth December 11, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0

Of course some jackwagon tagged it but still!!

“Dear PoPville,

Good thing from this weekend: I finally got my Little Free Record Library up and running. It’s been getting a lot of use.

Bad thing from this weekend: Somebody decided to let me know they were there. Anybody recognize this tag?

– Josh in Mount Pleasant.”

Ed. Note: I was thought this was awesome so I asked Josh a couple questions which he responded to: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 10, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by Charley

“Dear PoPville,

Just as a head’s up in case you hadn’t seen it, there was a fire on the 1600 block of Park Rd NW, caused by paint cans being stored too close to a furnace. We heard the pair of explosions that caused the fire.”

DC Fire and EMS reported Saturday afternoon:

“Box Alarm with injured civilian 1600 block Park Rd NW. Kitchen fire 2nd floor of Apt building. Fire knocked down. Checking for extension. 1 civilian from fire apartment serious injuries being transported to hospital.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 16, 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: 1705 Euclid St NW #1
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Mount Pleasant
Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Parking: On Street Ownership: Condo Square Footage: 858
Monthly fee: $300.
Original List Price: $579,000. List Price at Contract: $579,000.
List Date: 9/15/2018
Days on Market: 8
Settled Sales Price: $602,500.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settled Price Per Square Foot: $702.
Settlement Date: 10/29/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

In 2012, PoPville looked at the upper unit in this two unit boutique condo, which, at the time was listed for sale for $514,900. The thread elicited 33 comments. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 26, 2018 at 10:55 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: 1655 Harvard St NW
Legal Subdivision: Mount Pleasant
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Mount Pleasant
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3 Parking: Driveway/Offstreet Ownership: Fee Simple Basement Yes, fully finished
Original List Price: $1,149,000. List Price at Contract: $1,149,000.
List Date: 9/12/2018
Days on Market: 7
Settled Sales Price: $1,220,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/17/2018
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.

We recently revisited the sale of this other Mount Pleasant rowhome located a little less than a mile from the subject property, on the (very opposite) NW edge of the neighborhood, adjacent to Rock Creek Park. The subject property, similarly a porch front rowhome, is closer to the urban amenities of Adams Morgan. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 25, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 3420 17th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“A GORGEOUS detached, single family home in Mt Pleasant, just steps from Rock Creek Park, great restaurants, and a vibrant local community. Historic charm combined with GREEN updates, including a four season patio overlooking a large rear yard and one of two outdoor entertainment spaces. 3 Bedrooms upstairs combined with a fully finished in-law suite for the best of both worlds: space and income!” (more…)

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