Mississauga real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Mississauga is exemplified by its calm ambience. It is easy to get to green spaces from most locations in the city, since there are over 600 of them nearby for residents to visit and many properties for sale have a park close by. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be problematic closer to Highway 407, Highway 401, the airport (YYZ) or one of the railway lines.
Driving is very often the favoured transportation option in Mississauga. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 427, from anywhere in this city, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, the public transit network in Mississauga is not especially practical. Nonetheless, there is the Malton Station, Erindale Station and Port Credit Station on the Kitchener Line, Milton Line, Lakeshore West Line and Union Pearson Express Line. There are over 100 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Most houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not particularly well-suited for those who travel by foot because many day-to-day needs are sometimes difficult to meet without having to resort to a vehicle. On the other hand, Mississauga is reasonably cycling-friendly as the bicycling infrastructure is quite extensive.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in Mississauga, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 30% of homes in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This city also has a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this city own their home and 30% are renters.
It is typically practical for house buyers in Mississauga to purchase groceries by walking. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and there are also over 300 coffee shops in Mississauga. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. When it comes to education, parents and their kids will welcome the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in Mississauga. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.