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Richmond House Price Comparisons - Property Sales in Richmond, BC

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



12451 Hayashi Court

Type: detached, 3-bed, 3-bath

Size: 2,308 sq. ft.

BC Assessment, July, 2009: $682,000

Listed for: $868,800

Sold for: $905,000

Sold on: Jan 10

Days on market: 6

Listing agent: Janet Downey at Macdonald Realty Westmar

Buyers agent: Cindy Juren at Macdonald Realty Westmar

The big sell: Executive homes in sought-after family-oriented cul-de-sac locations in Steveston Village do not come up for sale often, so this one was snapped up in under a week after multiple offers. Close to the boardwalk, shops, restaurants, the community centre and schools, this property offers tremendous curb appeal with a front courtyard and landscaped garden. Immaculately presented inside, its unique selling points include a games room, three bedrooms upstairs, french doors and entertainment-sized reception rooms, with the kitchen and family room overlooking the rear garden complete with arbour. Updates comprise an attractive shake roof, outdoor sprinkler system and built-in vacuum -- all features that appeal to buyers.



3120 Bowen Drive

Type: 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom detached

Size: 1,837 sq.ft.

BC Assessment, July, 2009: $591,500

Listed for: $699,900

Sold for: $695,000

Sold on: July 19

Days on market: 87

Listing agent: Liz Chapman at One Percent Realty Ltd.

Buyers agent: Linda Robins at One Percent Realty Ltd.

The big sell: This split-level in Richmondís Quilchena neighbourhood had great curb appeal with flowering trees and shrubs in the front garden. Anyone who stopped in would have discovered the house had a new roof, leaded-glass windows, fresh interior paint, a new high-efficiency furnace, hot water tank and alarm system, and a private southfacing back yard with a patio, deck and additional landscaping. The interior consists of three levels: all three bedrooms upstairs; separate reception rooms leading off a 13-by-five-square-foot entrance hall on the main floor; and a family room, laundry and mud room on the lower level. It is opposite Quilchena Golf Course and close to schools, dike and bike trails and parks and transit.

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