Kamloops real estate guide & listings for sale
Kamloops offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This city is quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around Trans-Canada Highway, Highway 5, the airport (YKA) or one of the railway lines. Finally, it is easy to access public green spaces, since there are over 100 of them nearby for residents to check out and getting to a park from a large number of properties is occasionally challenging.
The favoured approach to move around in Kamloops is very often a car. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in Kamloops is not very frequent. Thankfully, homeowners are served by about 20 bus lines, and most properties are near a bus stop. Many of the homes for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very well-suited for walking as most daily needs are impractical to meet on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Kamloops, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. About 40% of properties in this city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the city are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented.
Parents may consider it difficult for their kids to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Likewise, it can be difficult to access daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding eating, a portion of house buyers in Kamloops may be able to reach one of over 50 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants.