East London real estate guide & listings for sale
East London is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This part of the city is reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets tend to be calm - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Kiwanis Park, and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them easy to get to.
Active property owners will enjoy the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this neighbourhood; many common errands can be run on foot. The car is very often the favoured approach to navigate East London. Accessing a place to park is easy. However, this part of the city is not particularly transit friendly. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner.
In East London, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. Most homes in this part of the city were constructed pre-1960, during its biggest building boom.
Property owners in East London will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small number of cafes can be found as well. With respect to education, in this part of the city, families will generally be able to access primary schools on foot. However, East London does not contain any high schools. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.