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  • Move/start up with ease

    Intangibles make low-maintenance Hamilton Ave. home a winner
    Move/start up with ease

    With starter/move-up homes now costing $250, 000 to $300, 000, young families have to be very discerning about which home they buy. That's because many starter-type homes require subtle upgrades that can cost significant dollars once discovered. Ask anyone who's had to put in new windows, redo a roof or had . . .

    March 30, 2013

  • SOLD & OFFERED: March 30-13

    SOLD & OFFERED: March 30-13

    SOLD: Normand Park 63 Normand Park Dr. Asking Price: $459, 900 Sold Price: $447, 500 Taxes: $5, 580.73 Square Footage: 2, 344 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Lot Size: 60 x 103 Listing Agent: Tom Blumberg, Monopoly Realty, 204-781-5885 Selling Agent: Matt Blumberg, Monopoly Realty, 204-232-6288 Windsor Park Address: 49 Argonne Bay Asking Price: $219, 900 Sold Price: $235, 000 Taxes: $2, 638 Square Footage: 930 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Lot . . .

    March 30, 2013

  • Sold & Offered: Mar 23-13

    Sold & Offered: Mar 23-13

    SOLD Elm Park Address: 42 Kingston Row Asking Price: $249, 900 Sold Price: $266, 100 Taxes: $2, 829.07 Square Footage: 1, 166 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Lot Size: 50 x 90 Listing Agent: Shannon Carlson, www.monopolyrealty.ca, (204) 475-2030 St. James Address: 291 Amherst St. Asking Price: $189, 900 Sold Price: $232, 500 Taxes: $2, 113.93 Square Footage: 694 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 50 x 94 Listing Agent: Lori . . .

    March 23, 2013

  • Don't roll up your sleeves

    No upgrades needed with charming Westwood bungalow
    Don't roll up your sleeves

    One key consideration always comes up when buying a starter or move-up home: How much is it going to cost to perform upgrades to key areas? This is no small consideration given the fact it's now necessary to spend $250, 000 and up to acquire a solid, well-maintained home that requires . . .

    March 16, 2013

  • Sold/Offered: March 16-13

    Sold/Offered: March 16-13

    SOLD TRANSCONA ADDRESS: 15 Lethbridge Ave. ASKING PRICE: $239, 900 SOLD PRICE: $257, 200 TAXES: $2, 534.14 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 903 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 LOT SIZE: 50 x 115 LISTING AGENT: Kerry Enns, Royal LePage; 204-770-6893 SELLING AGENT: Karen Girard-Smith, Century 21 Bachman & Associates; 204-232-7248 ST. VITAL ADDRESS: 159 Woodlawn Ave. ASKING PRICE: $344, 900 SOLD PRICE: $365, 000 TAXES: $3, 936.54 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 366 BEDROOMS: . . .

    March 16, 2013

  • Sold and offered: March 9-13

    Sold and offered: March 9-13

    SOLD Island Lakes Address: 307 De La Seigneurie Blvd. Asking Price: $329, 900 Sold Price: $335, 400 Taxes: $3, 939.28 Square Footage: 1, 267 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 42 x 198 Listing Agent: Renee Dewar, Lifestyles Real Estate Ltd.; 204-979-5478 Selling agent: Gary Davlut, Re/Max Professionals; 204-477-0500 North River Heights Address: 347 Cordova St. Asking Price: $369, 900 Sold Price: $360, 000 Taxes: $4, . . .

    March 9, 2013

  • Renovated classic

    Riverview beauty centrally located, affordable
    Renovated classic

    Buying a home in one of the city's "classic" areas -- River Heights, Crescentwood, Wolseley and Riverview come to mind -- has its pluses and minuses. On the plus side, you're getting into a mature, walkable neighbourhood that's central and close to a host of conveniences. Head over to the other . . .

    March 9, 2013

  • Quiet luxury

    Sanford charmer offers big-city appeal without the cost
    Quiet luxury

    With so many new communities popping up, it's easy for a community such as Sanford to get lost in the shuffle. Whereas Oak Bluff West is tucked away between Highway 2 and the Perimeter Highway, Sanford is another seven to eight minutes down Highway 3, which merges into Highways 334/247, the . . .

    March 5, 2013

  • Sold and offered

    Sold and offered

    SoldSelkirkAddress: 325 McLean Ave., SelkirkAsking Price: $199, 000Sold Price: $186, 000Taxes: $2, 123.00Square footage: 1, 625Bedrooms: Triplex; two one-bedroom suites, one bachelor suiteLot Size: 66 x 118Listing & Selling Agent: Daryl Newis, 204-228-6215River Park SouthAddress: 202-2345 St. Mary's Rd.Asking Price: $249, 900Sold Price: $242, 000Taxes: $2, 548.41Square Footage: 963Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: . . .

    March 2, 2013

  • A condo that feels like home

    Wolseley abode oozes character
    A  condo that  feels like home

    For young couples or a single professional, finding a solid starter home is tough these days.And if your budget is in the $200, 000 to $225, 000 range, you're usually left with two options: a single-family home that's going to require renovations, or an apartment-style condo.But there's also sometimes a . . .

    March 2, 2013