Hammond real estate guide & listings for sale
Hammond is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. Parks are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which results in them being easy to access from the majority of locations within this area. This part of Maple Ridge is also reasonably good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - although that is not the case near the railway line.
Driving is a great means of transportation in Hammond. Most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, and coming across a place to park is generally easy. However, the public transit system in Hammond is not very accessible. Thankfully, property owners can depend on the Maple Meadows Station with access to the West Coast Express Line. There are a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Walking is not very feasible for property owners in Hammond because carrying out daily needs is impractical on foot. It is also at times difficult to move around by bicycle in Hammond because there are a good number of slopes, and the cycling network is not very extensive.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most buildings in Hammond, and the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the units in Hammond and the remainder are rented. Around 40% of homes in this part of the city were built between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Parents and their kids will find that wherever their home is located in Hammond, daycares and primary schools are nearby. In contrast, there are no high schools in Hammond. Residents benefit from public and private elementary schools. In terms of eating, it is convenient to get to the nearest supermarket on foot in Hammond. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.