Port Coquitlam Real Estate
Located just over 30km from the city of Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, BC provides that perfect balance of modern amenities with a more relaxed pace of life and a lower cost of living. The over 58,600 residents of "PoCo" live in a city bordered by Pitt River and Fraser River to the East and South and then Coquitlam itself to the West, creating ideal living conditions because of the lack of urban sprawl. This picturesque and green city is connected to the rest of Metro Vancouver via Lougheed Highway, making it an ideal place to relocate to even if you intend working in Downtown Vancouver.
Port Coquitlam: Working Together For The Future
Port Coquitlam homes for sale are in constant demand due to the growing population and low interest rates - creating perfect Real Estate investment conditions. The future for Port Coquitlam Real Estate looks healthy with a distinct upwards trend in property values throughout the area. Right now you can expect to pay at least $800,000 for a detached house, $500,000 plus for a townhouse and around $300,000 plus for apartment. In addition to the Real Estate here providing an excellent value for money, Port Coquitlam maintains the feeling of a small town but still has all the modern amenities you could wish for.
Developed Public And Private Transportation
The Evergreen Line is an 11-kilometre extension to the existing SkyTrain system in Metro Vancouver has had a huge impact on Port Coquitlam Real estate values since it was built. Port Coquitlam residents enjoy close proximity to the new sky train station which allows them to leave their vehicles at home while commuting to work and leisure.
Port Coquitlam residents Public transport is taken care of by TransLink bus service, which operates several routes within the city itself - including a connection to the West Coast Express line which will zip you into the heart of Vancouver in no time. If you prefer driving, then Lougheed Highway provides you with direct access to Port Moody, and the rest of Metro Vancouver, and other parts of BC - many people living in Port Coquitlam drive their own vehicles.
Extensive Pool Of Amenities And Activities
If you're a fan of shopping and other basic forms of retail therapy, then you have plenty of choices when living in Port Coquitlam. Firstly, there's Coquitlam Centre nearby which has clothing stores, shoe stores, spas, electronic stores and a number of other retail outlets. In addition you can visit a developing outlet mall on the East side of the town for even more shopping choices and restaurants.
PoCo Trail stretching along Coquitlam River and Pitt River is an ideal place to go jogging, running, hiking or biking - with the river providing an ideal backdrop to your activities. The Carnoustie Golf Club will appeal to anyone who enjoys playing golf all year around. If you prefer indoor activities then you can rely on the PoCo Recreation Centre to keep you busy with an ice-skating rink and a range of modern fitness equipment. The city also boasts of having a number of beautiful parks to visit including Aggie Park, Blakeburn Park, Gates Park, Peace Park and Lions Park for example.
Family Oriented Educational System
British Columbia, generally speaking, has an excellent education system and any family considering relocating to Port Coquitlam can have their children schooled in any of the 15 elementary, 5 middle or 2 secondary schools which are located either in Port Coquitlam itself, or just a very short drive away in Coquitlam. There are also a number of private schools operating in the area including a Francophone-specific educational facility ran by Conseil Scolaire Francophone.
Call today to discuss what types of Port Coquitlam Real Estate is available on the market right now and which one might suit you best. We always have a great selection of homes for sale in Port Coquitlam.