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October 18, 2017
Wanted: New home for two abandoned “Eve’s Needle” cacti left behind after an office move. Plenty of life left in both!
May be retrieved from SIB 338 (third floor of the Smithsonian Castle.) Please call George at (202) 633-5218 to arrange a time to pick them up.
October 12, 2017
For rent: Completely renovated, beautiful 4-bedroom, 1,700+ sq. ft. duplex townhome in Herndon, Va. Newly painted; open layout on main floor; two bedrooms on main floor, two bedrooms upstairs; two full bathrooms; upstairs laundry room and huge fenced backyard. Brand-new kitchen with granite countertops, new appliances and new cabinets; new tiled bathrooms.
Close to shops, W&OD Trail, and bus stops. About one mile from the new proposed Herndon Metro stop.
$2,050/month includes trash pickup and pool membership. Deposit $2,050, ideally 680+ credit score, maximum two incomes to apply. Sorry, no pets. Contact email@example.com for more information.
October 8, 2017
For sale: Mid-century sofa in good condition.
$500. Will consider other serious offers. Contact Jackie at (202) 285-5763 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
October 7, 2017
For rent: Beautiful 1930s 2.5 bedroom/2 bath Victorian rowhouse on Capitol Hill, four blocks from Eastern Market and Metro with full range of nearby services, including shops, restaurants, post office, Trader Joe’s, Yes! organic market, 14th St. Safeway and Lincoln Park.
Many charming touches, including hardwood floors, brick patio, back yard (with fig tree), two working fireplaces, bay windows, skylights, sunny eat-in kitchen, walk-in closets. Washer/dryer and storage space in basement.
Available furnished, including linens, fully equipped kitchen and WiFi, from Oct. 17, 2017 through March 2018. Perfect for researchers, Fellows, academics, writers, art lovers, small family, or visitors to Washington , D.C., who want to be within easy walking distance of the National Mall, Smithsonian museums, Library of Congress, National Gallery of Art, Folger Shakespeare Library, U.S. Botanical Gardens and the Capitol.
$3000/month includes all utilities. Regular housecleaning can be arranged at additional cost. Contact Sita at email@example.com for more information.
For sale: Bakers rack, five shelves, two drawers. Excellent condition, just the wrong color for our decor. 31″ wide x 21.5″ deep x 65″ high.
For sale: TruPace M120 treadmill. Track can be adjusted to 15 incline levels. Manual included. Excellent condition, just needs a new home.
September 18, 2017
Wanted: Furnished housing until June 2018. Roommate, housemate, sublet all okay. Will consider shorter term. Suburban/rural location preferred but any location considered within commuting distance via public transportation to the American Art Museum. Access to kitchen and work/study space preferred. Quiet, neat, British Fellow at SAAM.
September 13, 2017
Free: Two-drawer rolling file cabinet. Used, in good condition. Bottom platform and wheels are removable.
September 6, 2017
For rent: Large (650 sq.ft.) unfurnished, one-bedroom apartment at River Park Cooperative in waterfront neighborhood of southwest Washington, D.C. Plenty of storage, including walk-in closet. Can be rented furnished for an additional cost.
$1,750/mo. includes utilities. Onsite gym, parking and swimming pool available at minimal additional cost. One-year lease, background and credit check required. Sorry, no pets. Contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.351.9717 for more information.
September 5, 2017
Wanted: Housemate to rent third-floor unfurnished bedroom in beautiful end-unit townhouse near downtown Herndon, Va. Share bath with one other person. Hardwood floors, renovated fixtures and fittings throughout, washer/dryer on site. Custom deck, patio and fenced yard. Owner also is a movie buff with an extensive home theater system. Minutes from Silver line Metro; easy access to Dulles Toll Road, routes 7 and 28. Walking distance to World Gate Centre, direct bus to Reston Metro. Centrally located to Reston, Chantilly, Ashuburn, Centerville, Tyson’s Corner.
August 26, 2017
Wanted: Housemate. Unfurnished 12 x 14 bedroom and private bath available in 1,600 sq. foot, 3-bedroom/2-bath house in Alexandria, Va., (near Landmark.) Windowed bedroom has large closet and can accommodate queen-sized bed easily. Hardwood floors throughout, living room fireplace. Spacious backyard includes pond with waterfall and firepit. Off-street parking.
$840/mo., does not include utilities. One-year lease. Water & sewer, electricity, heat, trash pick-up, cleaning service, Internet are $100/mo additional. Cable television is a separate charge. Contact Matt at email@example.com for more information.
August 25, 2017
For sale: Beige sofa. Details available on Letgo at https://www.letgo.com/product/1ac2ff36-6841-4f6c-a119-ac31ae0883bb?from=beta
$280, negotiable. Contact Christine at Unevakno71@gmail.com or text 301-742-8198 for more information.
August 3, 2017
Wanted: Recent Florida State graduate seeks apartment / roommate share in northern Virginia, preferably near Blue line Metro. Will also need parking. Easy-going, clean, loves pets. Contact Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a place to rent or are looking for a roommate.
July 25, 2017
For sale: Ethan Allen Medallion cherry dining room table. Great condition, some minor wear and tear, scratches. Dimensions: 42″wide x 72″long x 30″high. Two 18″ leaves. Comes with full set of table pads
$800. Table is currently disassembled and ready for pickup in Arlington, Va. Contact Deirdre at email@example.com or 703.622.7606 for more information.
July 24, 2017
For rent: Large bedroom with private bath and large walk-in closet in new building in Navy Yard/Barracks Row neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Share two-bedroom, two-bath apartment on two levels with large private deck, wood floors, carpet in bedrooms, washer/dryer in unit. Ten-minute walk to Eastern Market Metro (Blue, Orange, Silver) and Navy Yard Metro (Green). Several Capital Bike Share stations no more than two blocks away and both garage and street parking is available. Basic furnishings available upon request. Must be dog-friendly: roommate has lab/beagle mix.
$1,350/month. Contact Brit at firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-595-5863 for more information. FaceTime or Skype tours available.
July 12, 2017
For rent: Walk-in basement of single-family home in Lowes Island neighborhood of Sterling, Va. 900 sq. feet, full bath with shower, mini-kitchen with sink, granite counters, refrigerator, hot plate and microwave. Share unfinished storage space with family upstairs.
July 12, 2017
For rent: Two bedroom, one-bath upgraded condo in ParkFairfax neighborhood of Alexandria, Va. End unit with private yard area and patio, hardwood floors, granite countertops, washer/dryer in unit. Complete details at: https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/apa/6208149395.html
July 11, 2017
Wanted: Young professional seeks affordable housing beginning mid-August to early September in the D.C. Metro area; Virginia preferred but can be flexible. One-bedroom or studio; finished basement with separate entrance would be ideal. I do not have any pets.
Contact Natalie at email@example.com for more information.
July 7, 2017
For sale: 2010 Bianchi Castro Valley bike. Excellent commuter bike with pedal-powered headlight. Weighs approximately 15 pounds. Very lightly used by 5’9″ rider.
$400 (cost $899 new). Contact Deb at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
July 7, 2017
For sale: 2007 Buddy Italia 125 cc scooter. Just over 8,000 miles. Amazing workhorse commuter vehicle, easy parking and low gas requirements. Riding a Buddy scooter is about the most fun you can have sitting down!
$1,300 (new $3,200). Contact Deb at email@example.com for more information.
July 7, 2017
Wanted: Roommate to share 2-bedroom, 2-bath, master-style garden apartment in Laurel, Md. Each bedroom has private bathroom, walk-in closet and ample windows. Patio, fireplace, two additional closets and in-unit washer/dryer. Two blocks from MARC train, 15 minutes from Greenbelt Metro station, steps away from park and the Patuxent river.
$705/mo. includes water and sewer. Utilities average $75/mo. Contact Kassie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 727-238-5277 for more information.
July 7, 2017
For sale: Polk Audio SDA-1C stereo speakers. Excellent sound and condition (small dent on subwoofer does not affect quality.) Speakers are 48″ tall and weigh approximately 90 lbs each. These speakers were state-of-the-art when purchased for more than $2,500and still sound great.
$650 for both speakers. Yamaha Power Amp (125w) and Control Amp also available for an additional $100. Contact Roger at email@example.com for more information.
July 7, 2017
For sale: Polk Audio home theatre speaker system, including center channel speaker, two tower speakers, two bookshelf speakers and a powered sub-woofer. This is a complete set, purchased new from Best Buy last December for more than $750. Perfect condition with excellent sound. Does not require a lot of room or a big amplifier.
$350 for complete set. AV receiver also available for an additional $100. Contact Roger at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June 29, 2017
For sale: Large corner desk, primary work surface is 30″ deep, 72″ long; left side of desk is 24″ deep and 36″ long. One small ding on right leg, small ding on back of main desk.
$100 for desk. $50 for matching bookcase, 36″ wide by 72″ tall. Contact Erin at email@example.com for more information.
June 29, 2017
For sale: Custom-made curtains. Eight panels (four windows), 42″ wide by 80″ long. Red, blue and green floral print, lined with white fabric.
$50 per window (two panels). Contact Erin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June 29, 2017
For sale: Remote-controlled Victoria model sailboat. Kit-built, with upgraded sails and servo. May require some tweaking as it has not been used in a while, but remote control moves the servo and it appears to be in good working order. Fun activity for families; there are several local RC sailing clubs, including Lake Anne in Reston
June 14, 2017
For sale: Table and four chairs from Design Within Reach by designer Jesus Gasca for STUA in Spain. Table is 44″ in diameter and has a small, barely noticeable scratch on top. Available disassembled. See it assembled here: Jesus Gasca table. Jesus Gasca Globus chair.
June 12, 2017
For sale: Brand-new, in box exercise peddler with digital display. Convenient way to get low-impact, therapeutic exercise.
$55. Contact Latesha at Smith.Latesha@gmail.com for more information.
June 12, 2017
For sale: Dark brown IKEA KIVIK sofa (2-seat) and matching ottoman with hidden storage.
June 10, 2017
For rent: Studio plus den, 550 sq.ft. basement apartment in the arts district of Hyattsville, Md. Ten-minute walk to Franklin’s Brewery, Busboys & Poets, Yes! Organic Market, and more. One mile from Green Line Metro (West Hyattsville or Prince George’s Plaza stations.) Natural light in each room, Energy Star appliances (refrigerator, AC/Dehumidifier) baseboard heat. Recessed lighting, hardwood and tile floors, ample closets, updated and soundproofed. Share washer and dryer with upstairs neighbor (one person.) Street parking and dedicated patio.
June 9, 2017
Wanted: Smithsonian research fellow seeks temporary housing between August 27 and the end of November. Furnished room(s) close to transportation preferred. If you have a rental or house share to offer, please contact Elizabeth at email@example.com or 424-335- 6440.
June 8, 2017
For rent: Three-bedroom, 2-bath house on .03-acre lot in Woodbridge, Va. Remodeled bath, fresh paint and new carpet throughout, all appliances included. Minutes to I-95, commuter lots, Virginia Railway Express, Quantico Marine Base, Potomac Mills, shopping and restaurants.
June 7, 2017
Wanted: Car pool rider from Belleview neighborhood of Fairfax County, Va. (22307) to Capital Gallery. Leave River Towers parking lot about 6:45 a.m. for a work start at 7:30 a.m. (parking at Cap Gallery.) Leave by 4:15 p.m,, usually home by 5:00 p.m. Contact Teri at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June 7, 2017
Estate Sale: June 9 – 11 and June 23 – 25, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Offenham Terrace, off of Pine Forest Drive in Chantilly, Va. (past the Udvar-Hazy Center.)
June 6, 2017
For rent: Three-bedroom house (two bedrooms, plus office/den) in Glover Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Two floors, updated kitchen, hardwood floors throughout. Back porch for upstairs tenants and shared patio space. Parking for one car, driveway is at back of house and accessed through alley. Some storage space available in attic.
Basement unit is rented separately. There is a shared staircase from basement to the kitchen. Basement unit needs emergency access through first floor. Laundry is shared in basement.
$2,800.mo., does not include utilities. Contact Tiarna at (310) 968-8134 or email@example.com for more information.
May 31, 2017
For rent: Unfurnished master bedroom in 2-bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse in the Amberleigh community of Fairfax, Va. Close to Dunn-Loring Metro station, I-495, and the Mosaic shopping district. Community has a fitness center, outdoor pool and ample parking. Well-behaved cats and rabbits welcome. Monthly rent, including shared utilities, generally between $900-$1000/mo.
Contact Meagan at Msmith4@mail.umw.edu or 757-570-4884 for more information.
For sale: Lots of items available from upcoming apartment move. No delivery, pick-up only by July 1 at the latest.
Contact Jessica at 617-877-1179 for more information.
2 black bookcases: Easily assembled and disassembled (four screws per shelf.) Each is 82″ tall, 36″ wide and 16″ deep (at the base, shelves become shallower at the top of the bookcase.) $50 each, assembled. Price higher if disassembly is required before pick-up.
Wooden, 3-drawer dresser with black top: Handles are a bit worn, but easy to swap out and customize as you like. 30.5″ wide, 18″ deep, about 35-40″ tall. $40.
IKEA cabinet/TV stand: IKEA cabinet converted into a TV stand, by way of a hole in the back for cords and some wheels on the legs for maximum flexibility. $40.
May 4, 2017
Wanted: Temporary housing in Washington, D.C., between June 1 and August 1.
Clean, quiet, responsible couple in their 30s seek to housesit for any period of time between June 1 and August 1. She will be interning at the Hirshhorn after graduating from Columbia University this month with a master’s in historic preservation. He will be commuting between New York, D.C., and San Francisco for a start-up healthcare company. Both love animals and gardening and would be happy care for your pets and your home while you are on vacation this summer.
Contact Jessica at Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org for references and more information.
April 3, 2017
Wanted: Car pool rider. Meets at Horner Road Commuter Lot, Woodbridge, Va., at 5:30 a.m. for work hours 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (alternate work schedule okay.) Morning drop-off at 12th St. and Constitution Ave. (convenient to NMNH or NMAH.) Afternoon pick-up at 10th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. (near FBI building.) Driver parks at G St. parking garage. Four people split cost of gas and parking.
$105 /month, beginning April 10. You can use your pre-tax parking benefit for your portion if you are a Federal employee. Contact MaryAnn at 202-633-0917 or email@example.com for more information.
March 30, 2017
Wanted: Auto Mechanic. Looking for an honest, reliable, reasonably-priced auto mechanic who can help keep an older vehicle in repair and on the road. Not interested in dealerships or shops that will try to upsell unwarranted services. Can be anywhere in the Metro D.C. area.
Please contact Natalie at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a referral.
March 28, 2017
For sale: 40″ Vizio Smart TV. Apps include Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Pandora, etc.
$260. $240. Contact Carolyn at email@example.com or 562-665 9674 for more information.
For sale: White secretary with drop-down desk. 35″ (89cm) wide; 18 1/8″ (46cm) deep; 77 1/2″ (197cm) high.
For sale: Queen-size bed frame, headboard and footboard. White metal. $150.
Queen-size mattress, medium-firm.
$200 $100 $300 $200 for both. Contact Carolyn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 562-665 9674 for more information.
For sale: White metal side table.
March 21, 2017
For rent: Unfurnished bedroom in owner-occupied 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath house in Ft. Washington, Md. Quiet, residential neighborhood near public transportation; 45 minutes to downtown Mall via bus or Metro, 20-minute drive to National Harbor, Andrews Air Force Base, Fort Belvoir and Joint Base Anacostia Bolling. Street parking only.
$650 / mo., includes utilities. First month’s rent and security deposit ($1,300) required before move-in. No children, no pets, no smoking.
Contact Carl at 561-290-5535 for more information.
March 16, 2017
For sale: Men’s hybrid Specialized brand bicycle. Excellent condition. Frame size 56 cm (original owner is 6 feet tall.)
March 16, 2017
For sale: Beautiful 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath, 1,388 square-ft. home in Eastland Gardens neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Brick Cape Cod with fireplace and spacious front porch and fireplace. Large, fenced-in backyard. Fully remodeled in 2014, central air conditioning and plenty of natural light from 22 brand new windows. Easy access to Metro Orange line and steps from Kenilworth Aquatic Garden, bike trail and new recreation center (summer 2017) with gym, outdoor pool, fitness center, and test kitchen.
February 3, 2017
For sale: Beautiful one-bedroom, one-bath coop apartment in the heart of the U Street corridor in NW Washington, D.C. Central location with easy access to Metro Green line. Spacious kitchen, large hall closet and walk-in bedroom closet. Central air conditioning, plenty of natural light from west-facing windows, city and park views.
$75,000. Income restrictions apply at time of purchase. Monthly coop fee of $1,076.
For more information, see the listing on Zillow.
January 25, 2017
For rent: Beautiful 504 sq. ft. studio one block from Dupont Circle park and Metro (Red line.) Open floor plan with plenty of natural light. Updated kitchen, wall-to-wall carpet and generous walk-in closet.
Stylishly appointed condominium building is on charming tree-lined neighborhood street steps from shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Amenities include controlled access security with 24 hr concierge, central air conditioning, large common area, laundry room, rooftop patio and one of the few heated swimming pools in the city.
NO PETS. Smoking is NOT ALLOWED in building.
Also available: Gated, secure parking space available as a separate one-year lease or as an additional monthly fee.
$1,975 / mo. includes utilities except phone and cable. Year-to-year lease from private owner.
$225 / mo. for optional parking space.
January 24, 2017
In search of: Art appraiser to appraise paintings by contemporary artist whose work has been exhibited in European museums and at the Guggenheim in New York. Also interested in referrals to auction houses or dealers to handle sales.
Contact Janie at email@example.com for more information.
January 12, 2016
For sale: IKEA “Vejmon” table, like new. DC Metro area.
Dec. 8, 2016
Wanted: Four passes (any time) to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Jan. 13, 2017.
For Sale: Nice sofa and chaise with several pillows from Bob’s Furniture. Seven months old, barely used. Comes with paperwork for insurance purposes.
Nov. 21, 2016
Wanted: Two passes (any time) to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Jan. 21, 2017.
Nov. 21, 2016
For sale: Antique full/Queen-size bed. Early 1900s, mahogany, low-post, cottage/country style. Mattress and box spring included.
Sept. 9, 2016
Wanted: Carpool from Odenton/Gambrills area of Maryland to Washington, D.C. (National Zoo.) Can alternate driving.
Sept. 9, 2016
For rent: Unfurnished room in three-bedroom, two-bath townhouse in Odenton, Md. Assigned parking.
August 26, 2016
For rent: Room in New Carrollton, Md. Walking distance to Metro.
August 24, 2016
For sale: Kenmore chest freezer, 34.4″ high x 30″ wide x 22.9 ” deep. Only two months old.
August 17, 2016
For rent: Small furnished bedroom in rowhouse in Petworth neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Walk to Metro. Share updated kitchen, spacious common areas and laundry facilities with two female roommates and one dog.
August 11, 2016
For rent: One-bedroom apartment in East Falls Church area of Arlington. Semi-private entrance on lower level of house in safe neighborhood. Large bedroom/living area with window overlooking backyard, private kitchen and bathroom, shared laundry facilities. Walking distance to Orange and Silver lines, easy access to I 66. Single person only, no pets.
August 9, 2016
For sale: 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Sedan, 50,000 miles. Estimated 30 mpg city, 35 mpg highway. Red exterior, gray fabric interior, backup camera, CD player, automatic key/alarm. Complete, up-to-date maintenance record. Excellent condition, including tires.
August 9, 2016
For sale: One-carat diamond engagement ring and diamond-accented wedding band. Size 5. Ring box included.