Niagara Falls real estate guide & listings for sale
Niagara Falls is fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around one of the railway lines, Highway 405 or Queen Elizabeth Way. Parks are spread out sporadically, which makes it occasionally hard to access them from the majority of locations within the city. Despite that, there are over 100 green spaces nearby for residents to discover.
Driving is very often the preferred way to get around in Niagara Falls. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 405. In contrast, the public transit network in this city is not very accessible. Nevertheless, there is the Niagara Falls Station on the Lakeshore West Line. Homeowners have access to around 30 bus lines, and most houses are near a bus stop. Most homes for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking as meeting daily needs is difficult.
About one third of homes in Niagara Falls were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around two thirds of dwellings in this city, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy roughly 70% of the units in Niagara Falls and the rest are rented. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A portion of house buyers in Niagara Falls may be able to reach one of over 50 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. There are also over 450 restaurants and cafes in Niagara Falls. With respect to education, parents may find it difficult for their children to access high schools and primary schools on foot. Additionally, daycares are not especially numerous and consequently not always within walking distance. Parents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.