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  • Heritage Park home a spacious delight

    House has five bedrooms plus an indoor pool
    Heritage Park home a spacious delight

    FROM the front, 82 Valley View Drive looks to be a relatively normal two-storey home. You know, the kind that looks well-tended: newer stucco finish, 10 newer windows that populate the upper and lower levels on its front, and covered front porch featuring a stylish front door with double glass centres. . . .

    September 15, 2012

  • There's nothing like it on the market

    New home in established neighbourhood with river view
    There's nothing like it on the market

    WHILE everyone loves the mature surroundings that come with established neighbourhoods, there's a downside to buying in such areas. That downside? The home could be 50 to 100 years old, requiring extensive renovations to bring it up to modern, liveable standards -- a time-consuming and arduous process. The ideal scenario, then, . . .

    September 8, 2012

  • SOLD & OFFERED: Sept. 8-12

    SOLD & OFFERED: Sept. 8-12

    SOLD St. Vital Address: 59 Granby Bay Asking Price: $209, 900 Sold Price: $255, 000 Taxes: $2, 390 Square Footage: 900 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Lot Size: 29 X 104 Listing Agent: Vijay Guliani, Realty Plus Inc, 897-0800 Richmond West Address: 96 Colebrook Asking Price: $259, 900 Sold Price: $380, 000 Taxes: $4, 322.89 Square Footage: 1, 497 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 42 x 109 Listing Agent: Rachel . . .

    September 8, 2012

  • Move-in ready

    In a family-friendly neighbourhood
    Move-in ready

    A home that's 1, 200 square feet doesn't sound big, especially by today's super-sized standards. There are some things that determine functionality, such as the type of home and its layout. While size is a factor, it can become irrelevant if the square footage isn't used well. Take 150 Barker Blvd., an . . .

    September 1, 2012

  • Sold & Offered: Sept. 1-12

    Sold & Offered: Sept. 1-12

    Shaughnessy Heights Address: 1470 Manitoba Avenue Asking Price: $179, 900 Sold Price: $185, 000 Taxes: $2, 275.25 Square Footage: 750 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Lot Size: 37 X 119 X 132 X 152 Listing Agent: Glenn Kisil & Cheryl Kisil, Kisil & Associates Real Estate Ltd., 668-7878 Tyndall Park Address: 79 Eckhardt Cres. Asking Price: $299, 900 Sold Price: $285, 000 Taxes: $3.156.92 Square . . .

    September 1, 2012

  • 'An engineering marvel'

    Mansion borrows from the Frank Lloyd Wright school of architecture
    'An engineering marvel'

    Almost half a century ago, Qualico's Dr. David Friesen set about building himself a home in Tuxedo. Armed with an unlimited budget, Friesen -- an engineer by trade -- pulled out all the stops in the pursuit of a home that would stand the test of time in terms of function, . . .

    August 25, 2012

  • SOLD & OFFERED: Aug. 18-12

    SOLD & OFFERED: Aug. 18-12

    North End Address: 376 Seymour Street Asking Price: $199, 900 Sold Price: $206, 000 Taxes: $2, 308.88 Square Footage: 1, 237 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Lot Size: 45 x 100 Listing Agent: Rachel Gendron, Royal LePage Top Producers, 781 2485 Selling Agent: Neil Atanacio, Royal LePage Alliance, 885-5500 River Park South Address: 94 Aldgate Road Asking Price: $279, 900 Sold Price: $279, 000 Taxes: $3, . . .

    August 18, 2012

  • Pristine, practical postwar home

    Character dwelling offers surprisingly modern layout
    Pristine, practical postwar home

    There are different terms used to describe the state of a home's interior, such as "'controlled chaos" or (in extreme cases) "a tornado blew through it." Then, there are more complimentary terms such as "you could (literally) eat off the floors, " or an oft-used axiom, "neat as a pin." The 1, . . .

    August 18, 2012

  • SOLD & OFFERED: Aug. 11-12

    SOLD & OFFERED: Aug. 11-12

    SOLD Fort Rouge Address: 586 Rosedale Ave. Asking Price: $189, 900 Sold Price: $220, 000 Taxes: $2, 790.91 Square Footage: 1, 008 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Lot Size: 38 x 125 Listing Agent: Glenn Kisil, Kisil & Associates Real Estate Ltd., 668-7878 River Heights Address: 222 Beaverbrook Asking Price: $239, 900 Sold Price: $267, 500 Taxes: $2, 637.90 Square Footage: 832 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 40 x . . .

    August 11, 2012

  • A Riverview classic

    1920s style without the sacrifices
    A Riverview classic

    When it comes to classic neighbourhoods in Winnipeg, River Heights tends to garner the lion's share of attention. However, there is another neighbourhood that rivals the Heights with its mix of designs and maturity: Riverview. Like River Heights, no one home is the same, and the diversely styled homes are set . . .

    August 11, 2012