Calgary real estate guide & listings for sale
Calgary offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to reach parks, since getting to the closest one from the majority of properties is easy and there are over 2200 green spaces nearby for residents to explore. The noise levels in this city are also very low, as the streets are generally very calm.
The car is usually the favoured approach to navigate Calgary. Coming across a parking spot is quite easy, and most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, Calgary is not particularly transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a multitude of rapid transit stations on the Red Line and Blue Line. The city is linked by over 250 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Cycling is difficult in Calgary because. Nevertheless, bike riders do not encounter significant elevation changes. It is also challenging for pedestrians to move around in Calgary as carrying out daily needs is difficult on foot.
In Calgary, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this city own their home and renters make up the remainder. The homes in this city are quite new, since around one third of its buildings were built after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Primary schools are easy to get to on foot from anywhere in Calgary. In contrast, high schools are not especially plentiful and therefore tend to require an extended walk to get to. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of food, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket on foot from most homes for sale in Calgary. 17th Avenue Southeast is among the best streets for food stores. There are also a limited number of options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.