Cheap Houses and Condos for Sale in Halifax

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Ranked as one of best places to live in Canada, Halifax is a beautiful city in the province of Nova Scotia and is one of Atlantic Canada’s main hubs. With a population of 403,000 residents, Halifax accounts for almost 40% of the province’s population. The city boasts a great quality of life, a strong economy and real estate market, and offers a range of recreational activities and a pleasant climate. The weather is strongly influenced by its position by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf Stream, and the summers are generally warm and pleasant, while winters are usually rainy and mild.

Halifax enjoys a thriving economy and supports new businesses with its forward-thinking attitude and desire to constantly innovate. The city is proactive in trying to ensure growth in its economy, and prides itself on being sustainable and diverse. Halifax relies on tourism, and visitors pump a lot of revenue into the economy each year. Other key industries include government services, education, and health care, as well as agriculture, forestry, fishing and natural gas thanks to the area’s wealth of natural resources.

Halifax is a melting pot of ethnicities, including English, Canadian, Scottish, Irish, and French. It’s a cultural hub and hosts a range of festivals and events each year, has great arts facilities as well as galleries and museums, and has a large student population. It has a number of great neighbourhoods and has a high walkability index due to its pedestrian-friendly streets as well as bicycle routes throughout the city.

Popular areas in Halifax include: Armdale, Bloomfield, Fairmount, Fairview, Glenborne, Greystone and Spryfield.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Real Estate Market Overview

The real estate market in Halifax is healthy, and recent years have witnessed a slow but consistent growth in prices and activity. Properties remain cheap in Halifax, creating favourable conditions for both first-time and move-up buyers. The population is slowly increasing with more people relocating back to Halifax who previously moved to Alberta for the oil industry, as well as residents in more rural parts of the area moving closer to the city. Millennials and young families are also key buyers as prices are reasonable. The benchmark price for a home in Halifax reached $287,000 in 2016, which fits many first-time buyers’ budgets.

The market is set to increase in the coming years due to a strong economy and the creation of more jobs in the city. Halifax recently was awarded a Navy shipbuilding contract which will have a huge impact on the economy and strengthen it further, and will undoubtedly lead to more activity in the real estate market. Growth is forecasted to be stable but steady, and prices are predicted to rise by up to 1.5% in the short-term.

Halifax will also see more developments in terms of rental properties and new starts. The demand for rental properties is increasing, largely driven by more people coming into the city for a high standard of living and employment. Condo development is set to increase due to agreater demand from millennials, as well as baby boomers who are looking to downsize.

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Cheap Real Estate Market Overview

Halifax is a popular market among millennials and first-time buyers, largely due to its affordability and range of units, both new-builds and resales. The majority of first-time buyers are young professionals without children who are seeking a cheap property in a central Downtown area.

Condos can be found for around $300,000-350,000 and are desirable for young people who are looking for something that’s close to amenities and relatively cheap. The condo and apartment market has seen a lot of development recently, largely to meet the demand driven by millennials and also by seniors who are downsizing from detached properties. The pricesare expected to rise marginally, by around 1%, and more properties are expected to enter the market in the coming years.

Areas such as Woodlawn, Spryfield, and Dartmouth are among the cheapest neighbourhoods, whereas neighbourhoods like Halifax South and Halifax West are more expensive. Downtown Halifax is also relatively affordable and there is a range of real estate to suit all budgets and preferences.

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