Halifax real estate guide & listings for sale

Halifax is a very good community to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This area is very quiet, as the streets are usually very peaceful. Lastly, there are over 150 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, making it very easy to access them.


It is easy for pedestrians to navigate Halifax, although common amenities such as post offices or banks can be an occasionally long walk away. Driving is a very good medium of transportation in this community. Many homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, and parking is easy. In contrast, public transit users may find few choices in Halifax as a result of the low service level. Thankfully, there are around 40 bus lines crossing the community, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close.


In Halifax, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 30% of homes in this community were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 55% of the dwellings in Halifax and the remainder are rented.


Home buyers in Halifax will value that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Blowers Street is among the best streets for groceries. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for instance along Argyle Street, and a small variety of cafes is available as well. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. When it comes to education, parents and their kids will appreciate that wherever their home is situated in Halifax, schools and daycares are nearby.

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