Waterloo real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Waterloo. This city is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to the railway line or Highway 85. Finally, there are over 50 parks close by for residents to discover, including Anndale Park and Kiwanis Park, which makes them easy to get to.
The preferred transportation option in Waterloo is very often driving. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, travelling by transit can be challenging in Waterloo by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, the city is served by about 20 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. The bike is a good means of transportation in this city because the bicycling infrastructure is extensive. Walking is not very practical for property owners in Waterloo as running common errands is challenging.
In Waterloo, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 70% of the properties in the city are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. About one quarter of homes in this city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
A supermarket is usually reachable within a rather short walk from any location in Waterloo. There are also over 400 restaurants and cafes in Waterloo. Concerning education, families will welcome that no matter where their house is located in this city, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, parents may find it difficult for their kids to reach high schools as a pedestrian. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.