Homes for Sale in Richmond BC. Richmond has some of the hottest real estate in BC and offers a wide variety of homes for sale for buyers of all walks of life. You’ll find high-rise condos for sale in Richmond plus townhouses for sale in desirable downtown Richmond neighborhoods such as Brighouse. Other neighborhoods such as Broadmoor and Gilmore offer luxurious mansions and estate homes for sale in quiet Richmond neighborhoods. There are also plenty of older Richmond houses for sale in quaint neighborhoods that are perfect for young families or DIY renovators. Richmond also has its fair share of properties for sale and farmland in areas such as McLennan. Some families purchase these properties to farm while others buy Richmond land to build a large house on, or for other development purposes. While Richmond may be one of the more costly housing markets in British Columbia, owning a piece of land in this city is pure bliss. We invite you to browse the Richmond MLS Listings we’ve picked out for you below. If you are looking to buy or sell a house in Richmond BC, contact our Property Sharks. We’d be glad to walk you through the current real estate market conditions and help you make the best decision for you and your family.
As mentioned above, the Richmond real estate market is very strong with both local and International Buyers investing in Richmond properties.
Richmond homes for sale can range in price depending on the type of property you are interested in. At the end of August 2014, the average detached house for sale in Richmond was $1,155,000. The average townhouse for sale in Richmond BC came in at $551,000 and the average condo for sale in Richmond was $349,000.
Richmond’s location couldn’t get much better! Richmond is in close proximity to Vancouver BC and to the Tsawwassen Ferries. Richmond also holds YVR, the Vancouver International Airport. With an abundance of public transportation and entrances and exits to the city, Richmond is highly favored for its convenience of location and ease of transport.
The City of Richmond, British Columbia was officially established in December 3, 1990 even though it had been a corporation since November 10, 1879. At the time the Fraser River gave Richmond residents a modest source of economy, and many lived in small houses via the fishery. Richmond also had rich soil for farmland. Today, Richmond’s economy is one built on fishing, shipping, aviation, manufacturing, technological industries, service, and agriculture.
Richmond’s population is just as diverse as its industries! Based on the most recent estimates by Statistics Canada Richmond is home to over 200,000 people. The average age in Richmond is 42 and the average income in Richmond during 2010 was $86, 843. The largest reported ethnic group residing in Richmond is Chinese at 49% of the city’s population.
Richmond weather is very mild and pleasant! The average climate in Richmond during January is approximately 2.5 degrees Celsius and in July 17.3 degrees Celsius, with an average rainfall per year of 1,112.6 mm.
Richmond is home to 100 parks or 1,500 acres of parks/ open space. This includes the 320-acre Iona Island Regional Park. There are 80 km of interconnecting dyke trails, cycling routes and walkways. There are also 8 community centres, an older adult’s centre, a cultural centre, many fitness centres, two arenas, eight rinks, 2 indoor aquatic centres, two outdoor pools and 4 large shopping malls in Richmond. Some of the most notable cultural events that take place in Richmond are Tall Ships 2002, Annual Maritime Festival, Winterfest, many multicultural festivals, and numerous choral concerts.
A Property Shark would be happy to show you around popular Richmond neighborhoods including Bridgeport, Steveston, West Cambie, and Brighouse. Our team of Richmond Realtors speak English, Mandarin and Punjabi!
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