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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 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: 1447 Swann St NW, Unit B
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #2
Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Parking: Rental parking Available On Site Ownership: Condo
Original List Price: $575,000. List Price at Contract: $575,000.
Square Footage per Listing: 752
List Date: 11/1/2018
Days on Market: 21
Settled Sales Price: $614,000.
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.

In 2011, PoPville looked at this exact unit when it was for sale for $449,995. Here is a link to that post and its 12 comments.

Besides the price, what has changed? (more…)

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 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 November 9, 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: 1514 17th St NW #208
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Dupont Circle
Bedrooms: 0 Baths: 1 Parking: On Street Ownership: Cooperative Square Footage: Unknown
Monthly fee: $509, includes real estate taxes, all utilities, and broadband
Original List Price: $255,000. List Price at Contract: $255,000.
List Date: 9/28/2018
Days on Market: 11
Settled Sales Price: $255,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 11/6/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Square footage was not mentioned in the listing. Because it is a cooperatively owned building, the tax record is for the building and not the individual unit, so square footage for the unit is not reported on the tax record. Other settled studios in the building were noted to be in the 400-500 square foot range. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 2, 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: 532 11th Street, SE
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #1
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Parking: On Street Ownership: Fee Simple Basement Connecting stairway, unfinished
Original List Price: $1,050,000. List Price at Contract: $1,050,000.
List Date: 9/20/2018
Days on Market: 7
Settled Sales Price: $1,115,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/19/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Last week, we revisited a home with some nice historic elements that was located in Mount Pleasant. The current subject similarly has lovely original details (check out that vestibule tile), and is located across the city on Capitol Hill near Pennsylvania Ave, a few blocks east of Eastern Market. (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 19, 2018 at 11:15 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: 1507 Irving St NE
Legal Subdivision: Brookland
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Brookland
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3 Parking: Driveway/Offstreet Ownership: Fee Simple Basement Yes, fully finished
Original List Price: $799,000. List Price at Contract: $799,000.
List Date: 9/4/2018
Days on Market: 8
Settled Sales Price: $800,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/12/2018
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.

The 10 comments on the original GDoN post were nearly unanimous in opinion. This house (and Brookland in general) is seriously Cute.

Brookland bungalows get a lot of love on PoPville. Here are some previous GDoN-Revisited posts about them: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 12, 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: 2045 Rosemont Ave NW
Legal Subdivision: Mount Pleasant
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Mount Pleasant
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Parking: Carport Ownership: Street Basement Yes, fully finished (there’s also attic space)
Original List Price: $1,065,000. List Price at Contract: $1,065,000.
List Date: 9/6/2018
Days on Market: 5
Settled Sales Price: $1,050,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/5/2018
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.

The 18 comments on the original GDoN post reflect a bit about expectations for houses priced over $1,000,000.

“For being over $1 million, I’m very underwhelmed”

“At this price, I would expect the kitchen to be twice as large.”

“I’d be bummed to not have parking for over $1mil”

In real estate, Expectation is Everything. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 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: 1011 Irving St NW
Legal Subdivision: Columbia Heights
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Columbia Heights
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3 Parking: Carport Ownership: Fee Simple Basement Yes, fully finished
Original List Price: $849,000. List Price at Contract: $849,000.
List Date: 9/4/2018
Days on Market: 8
Settled Sales Price: $863,888.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/1/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Commenters to the original GDoN post were polarized on this listing. (more…)

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