July 10, 2012

Port Moody condo sells in 10 days

Numerous upgrades and large patio heighten appeal of home

102 — 3122 St. Johns St., Port Moody
Type: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment
Size: 847 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $272,000
Listed for: $335,800
Sold for: $319,500
Sold on: May 16
Days on market: 10
Listing agent: Elaine Benson at RE/MAX All Points Realty
Buyers agent: Ryan Hartt at Keller Williams Elite Realty

The big sell: This two-bedroom condo was on the market for 10 days before being snapped up by buyers attracted by the substantial upgrades. Some $60,000 had been spent on renovations to create a striking home that now has custom stonework on the breakfast bar, a deluxe main bathroom featuring a black slate shower with a five-way aqua brass temperature-controlled diverter, water jets and a rain shower, and a bespoke kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and switchplates. As well, there is wiring for surround sound, laminate flooring in the principal rooms, a master ensuite with granite countertops, a new sink, slate floors and shower trim, designer paint colours, recessed lighting, soundproofed walls between the master bedroom and living room, custom door trim and six-inch baseboards, and new carpet, light fixtures, blinds, and a patio door roller screen. Adding to the appeal is a 450-square-foot raised patio with a garden area that overlooks the complex’s courtyard.

These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com and AssignmentsCanada.ca.
Realtors — send your recent sales to nicola@besthomesbc.com

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