Port Moody real estate guide & listings for sale
Port Moody offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, public green spaces are very easy to access, since there are over 50 of them close by for residents to relax in and getting to a park from many properties is very easy.
Port Moody is a very convenient part of the Vancouver metropolitan area for travelling by car. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. However, the public transit service in this city is not particularly frequent. Thankfully, residents are served by Inlet Centre Station and Moody Centre Station with access to the Millenium Line. There is the Inlet Centre Station and Moody Centre Station on the Millenium Line and West Coast Express Line. Homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for house buyers in this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area as running common errands is impractical by walking. Port Moody is also not very bike-friendly as the bicycling network is not very comprehensive, and bike riders are faced with quite a few elevation changes.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 30% of dwellings in Port Moody, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the 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 and the rest are renters. The homes in this city are relatively new, since roughly one third of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Families will welcome that no matter where their home is located in Port Moody, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, there are only a limited number of high schools and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. As far as eating is concerned, a portion of property owners in Port Moody may be able to travel to one of approximately 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.