3168 WEST 19TH AVE., Vancouver
ASKING PRICE: $1,188,000
SELLING PRICE: $1,330,000
PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE: $458,000 (2000)
TAXES: $5,652 (2009)
DAYS ON THE MARKET: 11
LISTING AGENT: Faith Wilson, Re/Max
Agent Faith Wilson calls this 1,960 sq. ft. home on a "drool worthy" lot, "a perfect example of how the market in Vancouver has picked up momentum and confidence."
"This listing sold in 11 days and had 19 offers," she says.
The house has, "fabulous street appeal," says Ms. Wilson. It has three-bedrooms, two-bathrooms and is situated on a 6,100 sq. ft. lot close to parks, transportation and schools, including well-regarded Carnavon Elementary and Prince of Wales Secondary School.
The one-level plus basement home is located on a quiet street and has "manicured lawns and mature landscaping, especially in the big south facing back yard," she says.
Updates include a new furnace, hot water tank and wiring. "The new owners are ecstatic to be in such a great location and are excited about the opportunity to either add an extension or to design their own home for this beautiful lot," says Ms. Wilson.
As for the previous owners, "they have loved living here but are ready to move on," says Ms. Wilson, and they chose a great time to sell.