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  • More than meets the eye

    1940s home combines function and character
    More than meets the eye

    Prior to the advent of CAD technology, home design was as much an art as it was a science - likely more of the former. As many prospective home owners have found over the years, the design quality of homes built in the period between the early and mid-1900s was a . . .

    May 24, 2014

  • SOLD & OFFERED: May 24-14

    SOLD & OFFERED: May 24-14

    SOLD North End Address: 1091 Manitoba Ave. Asking Price: $229, 900 Sold Price: $225, 000 Taxes: $2, 592 Square Footage: 1, 300 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.5 Lot Size: 26 x 108 Listing Agent: Jim Born, RE/MAX Performance, 204-255-4204 Fort Richmond Address: 1-36 Snow St. Asking Price: $239, 999 Sold Price: $238, 800 Taxes: $2596.10 Square Footage: 1, 632 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Lot Size: Condominium Listing Agent: Matt Blumberg, Monopoly . . .

    May 24, 2014

  • Fast-forward to new

    '70s-era condo has been renovated from top to bottom
    Fast-forward to new

    These days, finding a solid, spacious and relatively central condominium for under $200, 000 isn't easy. That's because the condominium market, for the most part, provides buyers in this price range with two options. The first is older condominium projects, to which little or nothing has been done for many years. . . .

    May 17, 2014

  • SOLD & OFFERED: May 17-14

    SOLD & OFFERED: May 17-14

    SOLD St. Vital Address: 80 Vivian Ave. Asking Price: $199, 900 Sold Price: $222, 000 Taxes: $2, 679 Square Footage: 740 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 25 x 100 Listing Agent: Brenden Morgan, Sutton Group-Kilkenny, 204-475-9130 Selling Agent: Dan Bouchard, Cornerstone Properties Inc., (204) 982-0984 Garden City Address: 40 Holiday Pl. Asking Price: $229, 900 Sold Price: $250, 000 Taxes: $3, 058.15 Square Footage: 1, 100 Bedrooms: . . .

    May 17, 2014

  • Remade masterpiece

    Big, 1980s-era Linden Woods home totally revamped
    Remade masterpiece

    These days, there are resale homes on the market that have been extensively updated. Then, there are those that, well, haven't changed one iota since they were built. Fortunately, that's not the case with 81 Shorecrest Dr., said Re/Max Professionals' David De Leeuw. "This home is an excellent example of a home . . .

    May 10, 2014

  • Sold and offered: May 10-14

    Sold and offered: May 10-14

    SOLD: St. Boniface Address: 176 Thomas Berry St. Asking Price: $174, 800 Sold Price: $171, 000 Taxes: $1, 774.54 Square Footage: 840 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Lot Size: Condominium Selling Agent: Jennifer Gulay, Royal Lepage Alliance, 885-5500 St Vital Address: 60 Harlesden Dr. Asking Price: $274, 900 Sold Price: $273, 500 Taxes: $3, 263.08 Square Footage: 985 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 40 x 100 Listing & Selling . . .

    May 10, 2014

  • 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

  • Manitoba home values continue to increase

    Despite assurances all along that the housing situation in Canada was nothing like what was happening in the United States, Canadians have still been somewhat reluctant to take advantage of favourable buying conditions. Although this customary Canadian cautiousness has served us well over time, it has also caused us to miss . . .

    April 26, 2009