St. John's real estate guide & listings for sale
St. John's is fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to the airport (YYT).
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this city. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and nearby highways are quite easy to access from anywhere in this city. In contrast, public transit riders may experience few choices in St. John's due to the low service level. Nonetheless, the city is served by about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are typically close by. Walking is not very practical for property owners in St. John's since almost no common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
Around 30% of properties in St. John's were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 45% of dwellings in this city, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy about 60% of the dwellings in the city and the rest are rented. This city also has a good choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
High schools and primary schools are not very abundant in this city, and accordingly may be a rather long walk away. With regards to eating, property owners in St. John's almost always need a car to purchase groceries.