Kitchener real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Kitchener is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This city is quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case around Highway 401, Highway 85 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is very easy to get to green spaces from most locations in the city, since there are over 350 of them nearby for residents to enjoy and a lot of houses for sale have a park that is easy to get to.
Kitchener is especially car friendly. It is very easy to access a place to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401. In contrast, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there is the Kitchener Station with access to the Kitchener Line. There are about 40 bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. Walking is not especially feasible for home buyers in Kitchener because running daily errands is sometimes challenging by walking. In contrast, Kitchener is quite suited for bicycling since there are a fair number of bike lanes.
In Kitchener, roughly half of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 30% of homes in this city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city also has a good variety of housing size options; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
The nearest supermarket in Kitchener is usually only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a limited number of options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, in Kitchener, families will typically be able to access primary schools by walking. In contrast, parents and their kids may consider it challenging to get to high schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools.