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  • Surprises await

    Vintage 1900s home not what you would expect inside

    It's a saying we all know well: Don't judge a book by its cover.As clichéd as it might be, in this case -- 102 Ruby St., a two-and-a-half-storey, early 1900s-vintage home in Wolseley -- the saying is very much appropriate. From the outside, it looks like most Wolseley classics -- . . .

    February 21, 2015

  • Best of both worlds

    Decked-out bungalow offers country feel only a short drive from city
    Best of both worlds

    If you've been looking for a king-sized home that offers gracious living in a countrified setting, there's no need to leave the city behind to find it.Well, almost. Turns out, a meticulously-maintained 2, 105-sq.-ft. bungalow -- a gold-award winner in the 2008 spring Parade of Homes -- is available in . . .

    February 14, 2015

  • SOLD FEB 14

    SOLD FEB 14

    OFFERED:River Park SouthADDRESS: 7 Westbourne Cres.ASKING PRICE: $369, 900TAXES: $4, 533.70SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 258BEDROOMS: 4BATHROOMS: 3LOT SIZE: 50 x 174LISTING AGENT: Terry Isaryk, Re/Max Performance Realty, 204-999-7653OFFERED:Bridgwater LakesADDRESS: 106 Eagleview Rd.TAXES: $430, 121TAXES: Not yet assessedSQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 832BEDROOMS: 3BATHROOMS: 2.5LOT SIZE: 46 x 118LISTING AGENT: Mark Kogan, Cornerstone Real . . .

    February 14, 2015

  • Realistic real estate

    Home is priced to reflect a balanced market
    Realistic real estate

    With today's balanced real estate market, it's critical for sellers to list their homes at a realistic price. Why? It's simple. If a home -- no matter how good it is -- is overpriced, it might sit on the market for 40 to 60 days or longer. As fetching and functional . . .

    February 7, 2015

  • Family home is move-in ready

    River Park South charmer loaded with updates

    In today's balanced real estate market, a high percentage of solid, well-located homes aren't selling as quickly as many vendors might like. The reason for that is simple: vendors often balk at the notion of updating their home in key areas. In a day and age where the preference for a . . .

    January 31, 2015

  • Sold & offered: Jan 24

    Sold & offered: Jan 24

    OFFERED: Maples ADDRESS: 30 Lavender Bay ASKING PRICE: $319, 900 TAXES: $4, 293 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 722 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 2.5 LOT SIZE: 58 x 100 LISTING AGENT: Vijay Guliani, Realty Plus Inc., 204-897-0800   OFFERED: St. Francois-Xavier ADDRESS: 2566 Hwy. 26 ASKING PRICE: $299, 900 TAXES: $3, 376.15 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2, 200 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 2 LOT SIZE: 8.9 acres LISTING AGENT: Chris Guenther, Living Real Estate of Winnipeg, . . .

    January 24, 2015

  • Affordable & move-in ready

    Fort Richmond bungalow in a choice location
    Affordable & move-in ready

    If you're a young family looking for a move-up home, you have a choice to make. Do you buy an older resale home, or buy an entry-level new home in a new community? Royal LePage sale agent Glen MacAngus said the choice may not be that difficult, providing you objectively assess the . . .

    January 24, 2015

  • SOLD/OFFERED - Aug. 30

    SOLD/OFFERED - Aug. 30

    Royalwood 66 High Ridge Asking Price: $299, 900 Sold Price: $280, 000 Taxes: $4, 269.16 Square Footage: 1, 462 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 42 ft. X 118 ft. Listing Agent:  Ken Maines, Maximum Realty, 999-9078 Harbour View 7 John Mann Place Asking Price: $159, 900 Sold Price: $161, 000 Taxes: Not yet assessed Square Footage: 1, 961 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Lot Size: 40 x 120 Listing . . .

    August 30, 2009

  • Men, women cite different priorities in choosing home

    OTTAWA -- Men and women setting out to buy a house together should know that they will come to a decision to purchase from different angles, according to an international real estate firm, which has uncovered some gender-based differences --as well as some common ground -- in their approach to . . .

    August 23, 2009

  • These agents' lives no secret in new reality TV series

    These agents' lives no secret in new reality TV series

    The power of television, whether to captivate, provoke or simply entertain, is irrefutable. It can transform the interesting into the dull, the pedestrian into the fascinating, and the tyro into the torchbearer. Nowhere is this more addictive than on the home front. It would be easy to blame paint-chip maven Debbie Travis . . .

    April 26, 2009