Grand Forks real estate guide & listings for sale
Grand Forks is reasonably good for those who need quiet areas, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the airport (ZGF) or the railway line.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this city. It is especially convenient to park, and most houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate Grand Forks as running daily errands is inconvenient.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Grand Forks is an important part of its character. Roughly 30% of properties in this city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented.
Accessing the closest supermarket by walking is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in Grand Forks. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, in Grand Forks, families will commonly be able to access high schools by walking. On the other hand, primary schools are not particularly numerous and thus tend to require a rather long walk to get to.