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PREVIOUS SELLING PRICES $290,000 (2006); $278,000 (Oct 2005); $253,000 (Aug 2005)

TAXES $2,353 (2012)


LISTING AGENTS Cameron Weir and Scott Hanton, Keller Williams Advantage Realty

The Action: This one-bedroom plus den corner suite at Harbour View Estates sat on the market for a few weeks in the summer at $399,000. But to

give it an edge over several

similar models for sale in the same complex, it was relisted late last year for $10,000 less, professionally staged and cleaned, and hosted an open house manned by two agents for easy viewing.

What They Got: Within the growing Concord CityPlace community near the Rogers Centre, this northeast-facing corner unit has a modern design completed seven years ago with upgraded ceramic and hardwood floors and walls of windows encasing the galley-style kitchen, bedroom and open living and dining area, which also has access to a balcony.

A four-piece bathroom and six appliances round out the unit that also comes with a locker and parking.

Monthly payments of $503 cover the utility costs, concierge and amenities, from a gym, pool, jogging track, squash and tennis courts to a golf simulator, theatre, billiards and karaoke rooms.

The Agent’s Take: “It’s a cheap building to buy into, so it’s good for first-time buyers and investors,” says agent Cameron Weir. “This unit was nice in the sense that it has floor-to-ceiling windows and you could see the SkyDome from there.”

Keeping up appearances inside also made this tenanted unit memorable.

“With a little bit of extra work and co-operation from the tenants, we still managed to stage it and have the unit in very good showing condition for everyone who came through,” Mr. Weir adds.

“Due to the huge amount of competition at CityPlace, the owner was very happy to walk away with the price he did.”

Editor's Note: Done Deals contain information gathered from real estate agents, home buyers, home sellers and sale prices that are publicly available from government sources. While we try to publish Done Deals as soon as possible after the transaction has occurred, long closings can cause delays.

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