Port Moody real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Port Moody is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This city is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are over 50 parks nearby for residents to relax in, making it very easy to get to them from a large number of locations within this part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area.
The preferred mode of transportation in this city is usually a car. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, the public transit system in this city is somewhat poor. Thankfully, homeowners can rely on the Inlet Centre Station and Moody Centre Station on the West Coast Express Line and Millenium Line. There is Inlet Centre Station and Moody Centre Station with access to the Millenium Line. The city is linked by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Commuting by bicycle is difficult in Port Moody since the cycling network is not very well-developed, and bike riders are faced with a significant amount of slopes. It is also challenging for pedestrians to move around in Port Moody since very few day-to-day needs can be met without having to use a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 30% of buildings in Port Moody, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Roughly one third of homes in this city were built after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Families will appreciate that wherever their property is situated in Port Moody, primary schools are nearby. However, it can be difficult to walk to high schools from houses for sale in this city. As far as eating is concerned, getting to one of around 10 supermarkets on foot is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Port Moody. There are also a few options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.