The housing market in North Vancouver shows some of the highest home prices in the country, with the houses in some of the most affordable neighbourhoods ranging in price from $579,000 to $1.4 million. As a result of this, high home prices are the main concern for most homebuyers in the market.
So, what are the best neighbourhoods in North Vancouver to buy a house? RE/MAX explores more than 300 of Canada’s most liveable hot spots in the new 2020 Liveability Report. Here are our top picks in North Vancouver.
10 Most Liveable Neighbourhoods in North Vancouver
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Most Liveable Neighbourhoods in North Vancouver
Some of the most liveable neighbours in North Vancouver include Norgate, Central Lonsdale and Lower Lonsdale. These neighbourhoods all offer great liveability features, including proximity to green spaces and dog parks, proximity to preferred schools, walkability and proximity to health and medical services.
North Vancouver Liveability Trends
The most liveable neighbourhoods in North Vancouver are also the areas that are expected to see the most improvement over the next three to five years. “All three areas are redesigning and redeveloping to include more transit hubs, new condominium developments and creating new amenities. Developing the Brewery District is also a focus, as it is an area that was once comprised solely of auto body businesses. It is now home to both those and microbreweries. Work is also being done to improve the already stunning viewscapes in the North Vancouver area”.
North Vancouver at a Glance
North Vancouver is a waterfront municipality that is often considered to be a suburb of Vancouver. It has a significant industry of its own, which includes shipping, chemical production and film production. Like Vancouver, North Vancouver also boasts great outdoor activities, and being close to both the ocean and the mountains, it is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts to call home.
Liveability is about quality of life at a local level. A neighbourhood’s dynamism, or lack thereof, involves a delicate convergence between independent small businesses, public institutions, arts and culture, green spaces and housing, to name a few. The COVID-19 tragedy will impact neighbourhood ecosystems differently across the country, just as the virus itself has. Yet, civic/local pride has been proliferating throughout this crisis in inspiring ways, giving Canadians hope that micro-economies, including real estate, have the resilience to be restored in the near and mid-term.
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Kayley Jackson is an English & Creative Writing graduate, as well as writer and photographer whose love for words and creativity brought her to RE/MAX. As Communications Coordinator at RE/MAX of Western Canada, Kayley creates and oversees content that appeals to buyers and sellers alike, aiming to assist them on their homebuying or selling journey. Kayley carries out public relations, communications and social media content for RE/MAX, which includes creating content and writing for the consumer-facing blog at remax.ca. When she’s not behind the lens of her camera or writing away at her desk, Kayley can be found enjoying the Okanagan lifestyle in Kelowna, BC, where she lives with her fiancé, or daydreaming about where her next travel adventure will take her. Email Kayley at email@example.com.