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New Westminster House Price Comparisons - Property Sales in New Westminster

By Nicola Way - Special to the Sun. Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun


BIG VIEWS, BIG SPACE, PLENTY OF AMENITIES

New Westminster

203 - 69 Jamieson Court

Type: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment

Size: 1,190 sq. ft.

BC Assessment, July, 2009: $274,500

Listed for: $329,000

Sold for: $320,000

Sold on: April 29

Days on market: 57

Listing agent: Craig Rushton at Century 21 In Town Realty

Buyers agent: Dave Vallee at RE/MAX Advantage Realty

The big sell: Some of the most impressive landscapes of the Fraser River are in New Westminster, and the outlook from this condo in the popular Palace Quay complex does not disappoint. It features two generous-sized bedrooms -- the master is 19 by 12 feet -- two full bathrooms, separate dining and living rooms, an in-suite laundry, large covered balcony, and unobstructed water views from every room in the home. The twin 18-storey tower development, built in 1992 by Bosa, offers an array of recreational amenities: an indoor swimming pool with spa, a gym, and billiards, darts and table games. Located in the heart of the city, it is close to transit and shopping, and includes parking and storage. Some pets and rentals are allowed.


TOTAL RENOVATIONS RESULT IN SEVEN-DAY SALE

New Westminster

1404 - 121 10th Street

Type: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment

Size: 956 sq.ft.

BC Assessment, July, 2009: $267,000

Listed for: $299,800

Sold for: $295,000

Sold on: July 26

Days on market: 7

Listing agent: Brian Vidas at Sutton Centre Realty

Buyers agent: Carol McLintock at Park Georgia Realty Ltd.

The big sell: This 14th-floor condo in the Vista Royale development has been completely renovated with laminate flooring, designer paintwork, updated plugs and switches, new kitchen cabinet doors, simulated granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a new bathroom, french doors and in-suite laundry. The 100-square-foot balcony offers 180-degree views of New Westminster, and the mountains and water can be enjoyed from both bedrooms and the living room. Updates have also recently been undertaken to the exterior of the building with new paint and plumbing. The suite comes with a large storage locker and a double-size parking stall. It is situated conveniently close to all the goodies that New Westminster offers.



These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com and AssignmentsCanada.ca