University-SIAST real estate guide & listings for sale
University-SIAST is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. It is very easy to get to public green spaces, since most houses have one a short walk away and there are a few parks close by for residents to check out. This area is also quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
University-SIAST is very car friendly. Most homes for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. However, residents using public transit may have few options in University-SIAST by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and it is convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. It is difficult for pedestrians to move around in this area because running daily errands is challenging by walking.
Around three quarters of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in University-SIAST, and the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. About 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in University-SIAST. Furthermore, there are only a few daycares and therefore they can be an extended walk away. Concerning food, a portion of house buyers in University-SIAST may have the option to buy their groceries on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.