Abbotsford real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Abbotsford is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This city is fairly good for those who enjoy quiet areas, as the streets are quite calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Trans-Canada Highway, the airport (YXX) or one of the railway lines. Finally, green spaces are easy to reach and there are over 200 of them nearby for residents to visit.
Cars are an excellent medium of transportation in Abbotsford. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. Thankfully, residents are served by about 30 bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this city are located in places that are not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because running daily errands is challenging.
Roughly one quarter of homes in Abbotsford were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in this city, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the properties in Abbotsford and 30% are rented. This city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
High schools and primary schools are not very numerous in Abbotsford, and therefore not always within walking distance. Moreover, it can be difficult to walk to daycares from properties for sale in Abbotsford. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. When it comes to food, some, but not all, house buyers in Abbotsford will reside within walking distance of one of over 50 supermarkets. There are also a few choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.