Homes for Sale in Brant, Ontario
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Brant, Ontario Overview
Located on the Grand River between Woodstock and Hamilton, Brantford lies at the heart of Brant County and is a medium-sized city with a population of 97,496 (according to the 2016 census).
With access to 403 highway, the city is connected to Woodstock, and through the 401, it runs straight to Hamilton and Toronto. It’s about 95km east of London and 40km west of Hamilton.
It lies just northwest of the Six Nations of the Grand River, the largest population of First Nations communities in Canada. Purchasing Brant real estate is an investment in a wonderful up-and-coming city.
Real Estate For Sale in Brant, Ontario
The Home Price Index (HPI) tracks the composite benchmark price of houses in an area, which is generally considered to be a more accurate measure of the average sales price in an area for setting one’s expectations. For example, in February 2022, the HPI composite benchmark price for Brant homes for sale was $821,200, massively up 47% compared with February 2021.
Breaking it down, the benchmark price for single-family homes was $859,500, a 47.9% increase from the previous year. For townhouses, the benchmark price was $540,200, a jump of 40.9%. And finally, when we look at condos, the price is $390,800, a gain of 39.3%.
The number of units sold is breaking records this February in the region, up 10.7% since February 2021. This is 37.8% above the five-year average.
New listings are also up substantially, 9.3% compared with February 2021. This brings it to 28.4% above the five-year average of new listings.
Active listings are down 11.5% compared to February 2021. Listings are being sold so quickly that active listings are down 48.7% the five-year average.
Living in Brant, Ontario
Formally incorporated in 1877, Brantford was home to Alexander Graham Bell, giving it the nickname of “Telephone City” when he invented the telephone and made the first long-distance call from the city. They converted his house into the National Historic Site and Museum, The Bell Homestead.
Surprisingly, Brantford is also home to Wayne Gretzky, perhaps the most famous hockey player in history. As a result, many of the buildings in the area are named after him.
Because of this, Brantford hosts many local provincial and regional hockey tournaments and other winter sports events, most notably the fundraiser Hockey Night in Brantford.
Brantford has been used in many film and television productions due to its many historical buildings. The beautiful downtown scenery used includes the Carnegie Building and Victoria Square. Houses for sale in Brant, Ontario consider all these amazing features in their price.
Brantford has been expanding rapidly as a city in recent years. It has an accessible and affordable transportation system, lots of excellent schools, and many booming industries. In addition, 15 bus routes travel the city, making most of it accessible by local routes. Brantford is also connected to the GO Transit system through to Hamilton, making transport between the two cities easy. The city also lies on 403 Highway, giving quick access to Hamilton and Toronto by vehicle.
Beyond the Bell Homestead, Brantford is also home to the Myrtleville House Museum and Glenhyrst Art Gallery. In addition, it has many community parks and trails through the city limits.
Brantford is also home to many annual festivals, including the Brantford International Villages Festival, which celebrates the city’s incredible diversity. Then there’s the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest - a colossal summer gathering of food, music, and fun. Finally, there’s the famous Brantford International Jazz Festival, with live music right downtown.
Brant Community Highlights
- Lots of regional and provincial winter sports events
- Beautiful historic downtown that’s been the site of many film and tv productions
- Easy access to Hamilton and Toronto
- Many famous festivals, including the Brantford International Villages Festival and Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest
Brant Area Schools
Based on their Fraser Institute scores, here are 3 of the best schools in the Brant Region.
- Our Lady of Providence (Grades K-8)
- École Dufferin (Grades K-8)
- St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School (Grades K-8)
- St. Peter School (Grades K-8)
- Ryerson Heights Elementary School (Grades K-8)