Port Coquitlam real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Port Coquitlam. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line. Finally, there are over 100 green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them very easy to get to from the majority of locations within Port Coquitlam.
This city is very car friendly. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways are quite easy to drive to from any home in Port Coquitlam. However, this city is not an especially convenient part of the Vancouver metropolitan area for travelling by public transit. Nonetheless, residents profit from the Port Coquitlam Station on the West Coast Express Line. There are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. The bicycle is a sometimes poor means of transportation in Port Coquitlam since bicycle riders encounter a significant amount of elevation changes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. A majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are also not particularly convenient for walking since many daily needs are challenging to meet on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 40% of buildings in Port Coquitlam, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home and the rest are renters. This city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new homes in the city was spread throughout multiple decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
The closest supermarket in Port Coquitlam is typically only a reasonably short walk away. A small number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With respect to education, in this city, parents and their kids will usually be able to reach schools and daycares by walking. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.