by Prince Of Petworth November 30, 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: 2807 5th St NE
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Brookland
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Parking: Detached 1 car garage Ownership: Fee simple
Original List Price: $624,900. List Price at Contract: $624,900.
List Date: 9/26/2018
Days on Market: 36
Settled Sales Price: $610,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 11/21/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Edgewood. We’ve talked about this neighborhood before, as recently as September, and in April.

True, it’s not quite Bloomingdale, not quite Brookland, not quite Eckington, and close to all three. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 18, 2018 at 10:02 pm 0


Behold his/her glory on Lincoln Road. Thanks to Lauren for sending the video. Truly magnificent.

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to [email protected] I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth October 31, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0

Photo by D in NE DC

Thanks to Randy for passing on:

So, Harris Teeter, Whole Foods, Giant, Safeway or Trader Joe’s?

by Prince Of Petworth October 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0

680 Rhode Island Ave, NE

Thanks to Juan for sending:

“Went to satisfy a Popeyes craving at the Rhode Island shopping center location and everything to the right of the Save a Lot food store is fenced off including access to the MBT.”

So what’s the story with the planned development here, anyone recall what’s coming?

Alamo Drafthouse coming:

“Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today announced its first Washington, D.C. location at MRP Realty’s Bryant Street development along the Rhode Island Avenue corridor. The 44,000 square-foot theater is set to open in 2019 and is the fourth theater for franchisee Cojeaux Cinemas.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 23, 2018 at 9:30 am 0

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From MPD:

“At approximately 12:02 AM, members of the Fifth District responded for a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of Evarts Street, NE. Responding units located the adult victim, a few blocks away, suffering from gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported to an area hospital and was subsequently pronounced deceased. There is no suspect look-out available at this time. Members of the Homicide Branch are leading this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this event is encouraged call (202) 727-9099, or send a text to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0

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From MPD Saturday:

“Earlier today members of the Fifth District CST unit executed a search warrant on a suspected marijuana pop up event located in the 600 Block of Rhode Island Ave NE. During the search, officers seized large quantities of edible marijuana products, marijuana, and US currency. Additionally a Glock 22 .40 Caliber handgun and a SCCY CPX-1 9 mm handgun were seized. A total of seven arrests were made. Job well done.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at Lincoln Rd. NE at Bryant Rd. NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1575 / 1br – 700ft2 – Live Where The Vibes Are Good & The People Are Amazing – Lil Gem in NE

Apply within the month of JULY and take advantage of this special
Waived $325 Move-in Fee PLUS Zero Security Deposit!


What most renters are looking for, WE PROVIDE. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2018 at 9:45 am 0

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From MPD:

“Fifth District detectives are investigating an ADW Gun that occurred in the 1300 block of Brentwood Road, NE on the evening of July 11th at approximately 11:00 pm. Officers in the area reported hearing gunfire, and moments later a 9-1-1 call was received reporting a person had been shot. Officers responded and located an adult male suffering from a non-life-threatening bullet wound. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call MPD at 202-727-9099, or text the information to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 26, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

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From MPD Monday:

“At 7:58 am the Fifth District Dispatcher received several calls reporting sounds of gun shots in the area of Edgewood, Evarts and Channing Street NE. The officer from the Fifth District canvassed the three locations and found several vehicles that were damaged and a few homes that were struck. A crime scene was also located in the 500 block of Edgewood Street, the reporting citizens provided a great description and a hour later a man responded to Washington Hospital Center suffering from a single gunshot to the leg. No arrest have been made however any citizens with additional information can call (202)727-9099.”


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