July 20, 2012
2-bedroom near Yaletown sells for $475,200
Type: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment
Size: 750 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $439,000
Listed for: $484,900
Sold for: $475,200
Sold on: May 29
Days on market: 36
Listing agent: Saleem Dhalla at Royalty Group Realty
Buyers agent: Terry Osti at RE/MAX Crest Realty
The big sell: 1212 Howe St. is an 18-storey building that was fully renovated in 2008 by Wall Financial. Its location on the corner of Davie Street is just steps from Yaletown, the West End, Robson Street and Granville’s entertainment district. Fitness and refreshment in the form of Fitness World and Tim Hortons are in the same complex. This two-bedroom unit has an open living room that enjoys space and light. It has hardwood flooring, custom crown mouldings and an elegant fireplace. Included in the deal is a flatscreen TV. The two bedrooms are on opposing sides of the home, and both offer access to full bathrooms. There is in-suite laundry, as well as new cabinets, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, a soaker tub, new fixtures and a southeast-facing patio with views that take in the private communal garden. If used as an investment property, the unit currently commands $2,200 per month unfurnished.