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by PoP Sponsor December 14, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0

There’s only 10 days left before Christmas, have you finished your holiday shopping? While a house might not be on Santa’s list for you, it’s still a good time to get out and find some deals! To see the entire DC Open House List, click here.

  • 3370 Erie Street SE — $549,950 — Naylor Gardens
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Bidwell Properties
    “A perfect blend of the old and new,” with original hardwood floors and an open floor plan.
  • 1845 Kalorama Road NW #1 — $495,000 — Adams Morgan/Kalorama
    Open Sun. 1-4 p.m. — Becca Love
    “Gorgeous 1 bedroom plus den in a fantastic location steps from Adams Morgan, Kalorama and Dupont Circle.”
  • 1017 Girard Street NE  — $729,900 — Brookland
    Open Sat. & Sun. 1-4 p.m. — Katherine Krevor & Pfashema Faber
    4 BR/2.5 BA rowhome has been remodeled with plenty of new features.
  • 1209 G Street SE #1 — $300,000 — Hill East
    Open Sun. 1-4 p.m. — Erin Jones
    1 BR/1 BA condo in a building that isn’t even 5 years old.
  • 257 Rock Creek Church NW — $669,000 — Petworth
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Djana Morris
    “This quintessential 3 BR/3 BA Petworth row home has a perfect blend of modern updates & charming original features!”

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 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: 1336 4th Street, SW
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: River Park
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2 Parking: Rental parking Available On Site Ownership: Cooperative
Original List Price: $649,000. List Price at Contract: $649,000.
List Date: 10/11/2018
Days on Market: 21
Settled Sales Price: $635,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 12/7/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Whereas everyone loves a Brookland bungalow, barrel top townhomes, located in SW DC’s Charles Goodman-designed River Park Mutual Homes community, get mixed reviews in PoPville. It seems people either love them or hate them. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2018 at 10:15 am 0

Photos by Rey Lopez

Oh my God. I think it’s no secret that I was once the topped ranked amateur ping ponger on the south shore of Strong Island back in ’88. Anyway, maybe my brother could still beat me every time but suffice it to say I was pretty damn good. Which is one helluva a preface for this press release:

“This winter, the ultimate ping pong social experience will arrive in Washington, D.C. SPIN, the beloved ping pong social club founded in New York City with locations across North America, is set to deliver an unparalleled ping pong experience to the residents of the D.C Metro area. SPIN DC is slated to open its doors officially in January but will give D.C. a preview starting December 18th at 1332 F St. NW, bringing its eclectic mix of high-energy social play and love of the sport to our nation’s capital. Washington: welcome to your new offline social network. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2018 at 9:25 am 0

1831 Columbia Road, NW

[* if not looking for delicious $2 rice balls.]

OK my friends, we’ve hit mid-December. And mid-December means approximately 1000 ‘best of 2018’ posts. I’m going to take some editorial license and proclaim So’s Your Mom the best thing of 2018. Sure they had a hiccup in 2016. They were still the best then. And many years before that. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2018 at 9:15 am 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Miki Jourdan

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