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Brand-new townhouses move-in ready

- These transactio­ns were compiled by Nicola Way of Besthomesb­ Realtors — send your recent sales to nicola@besthomesb­

204 - 7131 17TH AVE., BURNABY

Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse

Size: 926 square feet

B.C. Assessment: N/A

Listed for: $750,900

Sold for: $748,900

Sold on: Feb. 20

Days on market in this listing: Zero

Listing agent: Vik Sharma at Sutton Group — West Coast Realty

Buyers agent: Henry Wu at Lehomes Realty Premier

The big sell: Element 1 is a collection of 23 townhomes that will be move-in ready in mid April. They herald a convenient Burnaby location close to transit (Edmonds Skytrain Station), shopping, schools and parks. This two-bedroom, two-storey home features nine-foot ceilings on both levels, contempora­ry kitchens with premium Blomberg and Fulgor Milano appliances and white polished wall cabinets with contrastin­g wood-fronted base cabinets, and bathrooms with Kohler fixtures. Both bedrooms are upstairs and there is a sizable deck off the living room as well as an LG front-loading washer and dryer. The residences come with 2-5-10 home warranty and this unit has a parking stall and a monthly maintenanc­e fee of $207.46.


Type: Six-bedroom, four-bathroom detached

Size: 2,098 sq. ft

B.C. Assessment: $1,117,800

Listed for: $1,450,000

Sold for: $1,432,000

Sold on: Feb. 9

Days on market in this listing: 27

Listing agent: Owen Bigland at Macdonald Realty Westmar

Buyers agent: Emidio Serrambana at Royal Pacific Realty (Kingsway)

The big sell: This extensivel­y-renovated Renfrew house was originally built in 1940 but updated in 2016. It sports a new roof and windows, a fully-finished three-bedroom basement suite, modern kitchens and bathrooms, a tankless hot water on-demand system, and a converted upper floor that now accommodat­es a bedroom, bathroom, office area and loft/wet bar. There is a 324-square-foot deck off the kitchen with mountain views, underneath which is a two-vehicle carport and access to a laundry room. There are laminate floors throughout most of the home with recessed lighting and crown moulding and the interior has been painted in neutral colour tones. Listing agent Owen Bigland reports that the property previously sold for $930,000 in 2015.


Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment

Size: 868 sq. ft

B.C. Assessment: $511,000

Listed for: $498,000

Sold for: $530,000

Sold on: Feb. 3

Days on market in this listing: Seven

Listing agent: Marty Pospischil and Adam Pospischil at Pospischil Realty Group

Buyers agent: Brent Brown at Royal Lepage West Real Estate Service s

The big sell: Multiple offers were received for this condo that pushed the final sale price to $32,000 over asking. The unit resides in Burnaby North’s Sandlewood developmen­t, a complex that was built in 2007. It has a private health club for residents. This suite has been renovated with new floors, tiling and quartz countertop­s. The 16-foot-long master bedroom has a walk-in closet, an ensuite bathroom and a den. The unit comes with parking and storage and a monthly maintenanc­e fee of $360.43. Pets and rentals are permitted.

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