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WASHINGTON. D. C.. SUNDAY, APRIL 30. 1922.
and Classified* ,
' .SWEEP CITY, SAYS
?Prominent Broker Tops
Sales Totaling to One
half Million Dollars.
WN YOUR HOME
any Washingtonians Join
Happy Ranks of Home
i One half million dollars in realty
pales during the past week.
This is the report of Thomas E.
Jarrell. prominent real estate brok
er. who has reached this remark
able sales pinnacle. That Wash
ington is awakening to the possi
bilities of local real estate is evi
denced by Jarrell's sales feat.
) "Buy rather than rent." seems to
ie the slogan and Washingtonians
' tre gradually joining the happy
| ealm of home owners. Each week
brings a new list of persons who
Realise the significance of home
L. Properties included in Jarrell's
Realty sales of $500,000 are as fol
Bwi: Number 7 Longfellow street
Horthwest. No. 608 Quincy street
^rarthwest, two acres at Kensing
K>n. No. 5000 Thirteenth street
Hprthwest. two houses on Eigh
KVenth street, store on Eighteenth
^ leet, and two houses on Shepherd
Jf^eet. There also appears in Jar
pjell's report a list of land proper
Fjes covering an aggregate value of
The readjustment of real estate
has been achieved; the revival of
demand has made this possible.
Realty dealers in a number of in
stances have discarded the inflated
\ ists and prepared new catalogues
f In which appear only values in
| dorsed by them. Now the buyers in
turn have to be educated. They be
came accustomed to scaling the in
flated figures In their bids, and con
tinue the practice despite the con
, nervation of the sellers.
The dealers, however, will be
able to convince the buyers as they
did the sellers and the volume of
trade will be restored and exceeded.
*Me antime the Improvement Is
steady and transactions frequent
enough to make a good showing.
optimism holda sway and Is jus
tifies by the chronicle of achieve
Estate in Virginia
Colonel J. W. Mcintosh has Just
purchased through the office of Mor
gan E. Morgan & Company the coun
try estate of the late Admiral Howell,
located In the foothills of the Blue
Ridge, five miles from the historical
town of Warrenton, Fauquier County,
This property Is known as Over
look Lodge and consists of eighty
eight acres. Improved by a handsome
eight room house from which there
it to be had on? of the finest views
in that locality.
Colonel Mcintosh expects to wake
this his permanent home. The con
sideration Is withheld.
A. E. WALKER OPENS
HOME FOR PUBLIC
One of the Unique Chevy
^Chase Dwellings to Be
Unique and Interesting presenta
tion of its remarkable new houses
in Chevy Chase, will be made Sun
day by Allan E. Walker & Company,
Inc.. when the exhibit house of the
large operation, will be open for
inspection completely and elaborate
ly furnished throughout.
Tha well known local furniture
concern of W. B. Moses and Sons
has supplied furniture and furnish
ings. The company's interior dec
oration artists have selected the
furniture, hangings. the lamps,
linens and other articles with in
finite care and the result is certain
to be of surpassing interest.
The exhibit house of the develop
ment Is located at the northwest
corner of Thirty-ninth and JoceJyn
It is a magnificent house, con
structed largely of famous Bethes
c'a-blue granite, with mammoth
chimney and fireplace of the same
| stone. Parquetry hardware and de
j sign and decoration of the interior
form a wonderful background for
The distinct advantage of pros
pective purchasers is that they may
see at a glance Just how the house
I will look when occupied.
One of the big features of this
| unusual presentation will be the
kelvlnator Ice-making machine and
refrigerator, with which each of
these houses Is to be equipped.
The machine has been installed
and it is hoped to have electric cur
rent installation made In time to
have It in petual operation Sunday.
Allan E. Walker ft Company has
five of these large houses either
AS SECTIONS CROW
District Strives to Catch
Up With Her Erection
How gratifying It Is to observe
that although the country in gen
era^ is experiencing the period of
stagnation naturally the heritage!
of war time, Washington is quiet- |
ly going ahead building more homes
and trying to catch up with the
ever increasing poulation that ap
pears to be her natural inheritance.
New subdivisions are continually
being laid out and improved and
absorbed as they come on the mar
ket. Modern method* of selling are
a great help to the buying public
In these new propositions. The
weekly payment often sneered at.
generally by those who are not so
generously inclined, or by agents
who can not obtain terms as attrac
tive. helps many a good fellow get
started in time to reap some of the
benefit that otherwise might accrue
only to the few lucky ones who
have cash to buy on the old
fashioned method of getting enough j
down to pay the agent's commission
out of the first payment.
.Even in these days of automo
biles the street car line adjacent
to any new addition is undoubtedly
a strong selling help and a not to
be overlooked attrection to the
buyer. However, property adjacent
to tbe street car lines in Washing
ton Is generally so well built up
by this tims that few indeed are
the new subdivision that can boast
this great help.
ccmpleted or nearly so on the north
side of Jocelyn street west of Thir
| ty-nlnth street on the east.
The architect, Robert F. Beres
ford. has given a wide range of ex
terior and Interior leslgn in these
houses, all of which are of the
center/ hall type, featuring large
living rooms, fireplaces, living and
The lots are unusually large, even
for the Chevy Chase section, aver
aging 70 feet in width and from 150
to 205 feet In depth, with magnifi
cent shade trees, fruit and shrub
The company also has a fine de
velopment just west of the large
houses. This includes eight bunga
lows. either completed or nearly so.
Eighteen in all will be built, cover
ing an entire square.
The exhibit bungaTow Is locate*
I at the Intersection of Jocelyn street
' with Reno road.
Over last week-end my
office sold more than $15,
000 worth of land in LYON
PARK, not to mention $35,
000 worth of houses in
LYON PARK and elsewhere.
Not a bad day's business!
Come out today and see
for yourself the mighty
good reasons for this popu
larity and fofLYON PARK'S
spectacular development of
the last two years?splen
did elevation, unsurpassed
transportation, good homes,
city improvements, natural
Come out today!
There Never Will Be Another
Time Like Today to Buy
The necessity of immediate action can
not be over-emphasized, whether you in
tend to build this year or five "years from
If you want the most desirable locations
and if you want to buy at present prices,
you must select your site now.
COME OUT TODAY
How to Reach Lyon Park
!. Take Falls Church line trolley at Mt. Vernon Rail
way Station, 12th street and Pennsylvania avenue. Get off
at Lyon Park Station. Commutation fare, IOJ/j cents.
2. Drive over Highway Bridge and Military Road, over
concrete road south of Arlington Cemetery to Hatfield, and
thence to Fort Myer. Take Fort Avenue to Lyon Park.
3. Phone Main 1145 for salesman to drive you to prop
RUBY LEE MINAR
412 Evans Building
It Is No Exaggeration to Say
These Homes Represent "Super Value"
After a careful survey of the market, we list these as residences typical of the
Beautiful exteriors and thoroughly finished interiors characterize each and every
Price and location leave nothing to be desired.
Washington Real Estate
offers the best investment
that can be had.
We have men who devote
their entire time to this phase
of our business. They are in
a position to advise you
fully. Their advice is often
* worth much money.
Do not hesitate to call
upon us at any time in this
Best Suburban Boy North of Washington
WOQDSIDE, MD. SECTION
Beautiful six-room and bath bungalow; ONE
ACRE OF GROUND; charmingly Iocatcd: prop
erty and grounds in perfect order: large porches;
fruit, flowers and shrubbery; GARAGE; Forest
Glen cars run past property; electricity; open fire
place in large living room; Real Bargain at $9,000.
We have a few
small acreage plots
out 16th Street
way in the county
values are always
increasing ? that
we will sell for 2
cents per square
1343 Madison St. N. W.
Open Ail Day Sunday
Stucco over tile; detached, semi-bunga
low; 8 rooms; garage; hot-water heat,
electricity; front and rear porches, vacant;
lot 40x143; fireproof; instantaneous hot
water heater. Unusually desirable at?
1605 Buchanan St N. W.
1 brick mansion.
1. etc.; equipped tl
sburg "Water Ileal
A three-story detached brick mansion, containing: 11 rooms, hot
water heat, electricity, gas. etc.; equipped throughout with all modern
conveniences, such as I'ittsburg: Water Heater. Lot is 70x100
Chevy Chase, D. C.
A one and one-half story semi-bungalow
of brick, detached, on a lot 70x85; 7
rooms, vapor heat, electricity, gas and
every facility for comfort. Screened (
throughout. Built by owner; only 3 years
Unusual Sales Record?Two weeks ago we announced the opening of a building department in charge
of George B. Stambaugh, the first project being the erection of seven houses at the corner of Ninth and
Longfellow streets N. W.
Before ground was broken these homes were sold to individual homeseekers?from the plans and
specifications ? a remarkable testimony to their desirability.
Plans are now being drawn for a number of bungalows at Silver Spring, Md., and Kensington
1671 Madison St. N. W.
An imposing mansion, rdetached, constructed of
brick. 3 stories. It) large ro'oms and 3 baths; modern
in every respect; vapor heat; electricity; 2 open fire
places on first floor; billiard room in basement with
open fireplaces; 1,600 acres of ground (Rock Creek
Park); 3-car garage An estate that outrivals any
of the famous old Southern plantations.
LOOK FOR OPENING ANNOUNCE
MENT IN NEXT SUNDAY'S WASH
INGTON PAPERS REGARDING
The charming new Residential
Suburb being developed by prom
inent Southern People from a part
of the Beautiful and Historical
Estate at Silver Spring, famous as
the home of Frances Preston Blair.
Just over the D. C. Line at the
Intersection of Alaska Avenue and
Extensive Improvement Plan
Prices will range from 18c to 30c
per sq. foot with a few higher.
See us NOW for full particulars.
1? room* and 4 bath*; 1S5 ft. frontage; "-car built
In rarare: nn parlors and living room porch Built
by owner. Complete vacuum cleaning system. Not
1; bWit' * ?
a detail overlooked;
THOS. E JARRELL, Realtor
Main 263-766 ,.837 WOODWARD BLDG. 15th & H N. W.