Halifax real estate guide & listings for sale
Halifax is very quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Green spaces are distributed sporadically, making it sometimes hard to reach them. Still, there are over 900 parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
Driving is a great transportation option in this municipality. It is especially convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, this municipality is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, property owners have access to over 50 bus lines. It is very impractical for pedestrians to navigate this municipality as almost no common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.
Roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Halifax, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 30% of homes in this municipality were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This municipality has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder.
A portion of property owners in this municipality may be able to reach one of over 250 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate close by restaurants. With respect to education, high schools and primary schools are not particularly plentiful in Halifax, and thus not always within walking distance. Furthermore, parents and their schoolchildren may consider it very hard to get to daycares on foot.