Kamloops real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Kamloops. This city is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially close to the airport (YKA), one of the railway lines, Highway 5 or Trans-Canada Highway. Finally, green spaces are easy to get to, since there are over 100 of them nearby for residents to relax in and getting to the closest park from most properties is occasionally challenging.
Driving is a great means of transportation in Kamloops. Coming across a place to park is easy. However, the public transit service in Kamloops is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. A majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very convenient for walking since almost no daily errands can be run on foot.
About 40% of homes in Kamloops were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this city, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the dwellings in Kamloops and 30% are rented. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
A portion of property owners in Kamloops may be able to travel to one of over 50 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. There are also over 250 restaurants in this city. Concerning education, families may consider it challenging for their kids to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. Moreover, daycares are not especially abundant and therefore tend to require a long walk to get to. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.