Vancouver real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Vancouver. This city is quiet, as the streets are generally quite calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines or Trans-Canada Highway. Lastly, there are over 250 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations within this city.
This city will appeal to house buyers that appreciate a diversity of methods of transportation. Vancouver is a fairly convenient part of the Vancouver metropolitan area for pedestrians; most daily needs are easy to meet by walking, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. This city is also quite bicycling-friendly since the cycling infrastructure is very well-developed. Property owners can count on public transit to travel in this city as a result of plenty of rapid transit stations with access to the Expo Line, Millenium Line and Canada Line, and over 50 nearby bus lines. This city is also quite car friendly since it is typically convenient to park.
In Vancouver, about 30% of buildings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this city. About one quarter of properties in this city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is very easy to reach the closest supermarket by walking from most houses for sale in Vancouver. There are over 600 grocery stores in this city, and the best selection can be found on streets like Victoria Drive. Moreover, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a rather short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores. Regarding education, families will value that wherever their home is situated in this city, schools and daycares are close by. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Likewise, this city is served by some of the province's top schools, like St George's School, Crofton House and West Point Grey Academy.