Niagara ranked among Canada’s top communities to buy property

MoneySense magazine recently ranked Niagara as one of the best locations to buy property in Canada. Their top-ranked cities have strong economies, solid rental markets, good value for your dollar and robust price appreciation – characteristics shared by all of the communities in Niagara Canada.

Real Estate Resources

Buying real estate

In today’s market, purchasing a home can be challenging, especially for first-time buyers. That’s because buying a home is probably one of the largest purchase decisions that many people will ever make.  Take comfort in knowing that Niagara Canada has plenty of housing resources  to assist you and there are plenty of licensed REALTOR® agents who can help you in making your purchase.

Ready to start your search?

When you are ready to look for a home in Niagara, there are more than 1100 licensed members of the Niagara Association of Realtors, who are ready to help you find the perfect home. The Niagara Association of Realtors website allows you to browse or search for a new home by community, home type and price. When you’ve narrowed down your requirements, a REALTOR® will scout properties for you and make recommendations on a home that suits your needs.

Another online resource to find local property listings, from a licensed REALTOR® is  REALTOR.ca

Not every person chooses to use a REALTOR ® to buy or sell a home. Independent sellers may prefer to list their homes on comFree.com or Kijiji.

Other resources to search for homes include:

Property Taxes

Estimate your Niagara property taxes

If you own property in Ontario, you receive a property tax bill each year. Typically, your property taxes are determined by your municipality, based on your property value, the applicable municipal tax rate(s) and education tax rate. You can calculate estimated property taxes within Niagara Canada on the Niagara Region’s website.