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House Prices in Brampton

 

Brampton has one of the hottest housing markets in the GTA, and it’s easy to see why. There are numerous advantages to living in Brampton, but it also has some of the most affordable housing prices in the region.

 

During the first month of 2017, there were 476 new real estate listings for the Brampton area. And, due to high demand, the median amount of time a house stayed on the market during that month was just 18 days! The most recent statistics show that the average price for a home in Brampton is $651,788.

 

So if you are planning to buy a home in Brampton, you’re making a great decision for both your financial future and your lifestyle. However, be prepared to find a competitive market situation. In this type of market, your best friend can be a knowledgeable and experienced real estate broker.

 

Why Live in Brampton?

 

Brampton is close to Toronto, Canada’s largest city, with a world-class arts scene, the country’s major financial district, and an international airport. But Brampton has a vibrant city life of its own. From the elegant Rose Theatre in the heart of downtown to the astounding 4,000 acres of public parks that dot the area, Brampton has much to offer. The "Flower Town” has a diverse population of more than half a million residents, and it’s growing larger every day.

 

A notable feature of Brampton is the fact that it has strong neighbourhoods. Although ranked by size as Canada’s ninth-largest city, each Brampton neighbourhood has a unique character that gives any given part of the city a "small town” friendliness.Explore neighbourhoods that fit with your family’s lifestyle.

 

You may want a newer home in a neighbourhood filled with young families, for example, like Fletcher's Meadow, or you may prefer a downtown neighbourhood featuring beautiful Victorian-style architecture. Perhaps you’d like to live in an area featuring luxury homes and proximity to a top-notch golf course (Vales of Castlemore,) or in a neighbourhood like Bramalea South, with handy access to GO Transit as well as walking trails, French immersion schools and rec centres. Springdale is a multicultural neighbourhood with easy access to mosques, churches, and temples, while Heart Lake is a neighbourhood that opens out into nature with options for hiking, biking, boating, and fishing.

 

Real Estate Professionals

 

One of the best decisions you will make is finding the right person to guide you through the home buying process. Brampton boasts a number of knowledgeable, experienced real estate brokers who can partner with you to ensure that your home buying journey is smooth and enjoyable. Look for a REALTOR® whom you trust, and with whom you can build a strong relationship. Communication skills, familiarity with the city, and reliability are key to a broker’s effectiveness. Look at websites to see which Brampton real estate professionals appear to be a good match for you. Interview prospective brokers, and don’t be afraid to ask for a reference from a recent client. In addition, check to be sure that your broker is registered with RECO (the Real Estate Council of Ontario,) the association that oversees real estate professionals.

 

Contact a broker today, and learn more about living in a great neighbourhood in Brampton. Your dream house is waiting for you!