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The city of Niagara Falls is located in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario. It is set between Lake Ontario to the North and Lake Erie to the South, but it gets its name from one of the most iconic water features in North America: the Niagara Falls. The Falls are right next to the city, which sits on the banks of the Niagara River itself. On the other side of the river, the city shares a border with the state of New York. This lively community has much to offer both visitors and residents alike.
Real Estate For Sale In Niagara Falls, Ontario
Niagara Falls, Ontario spans over 200 square kilometers, includes 11 communities, 67 recognized neighbourhoods, and has a population of about 88,000 people. The town itself is considered to be a part of the Niagara Region, but still benefits from being connected to the Greater Toronto Area transit network.
In terms of real estate, Niagara Falls is one of the more affordable cities in the Niagara Region. In 2018, the average sale price of a residential property was $390,679, which is about $15,000 below the regional average. Condo units (both row-style and high-rise) and older, single-family bungalows are listed below the city’s average sale price, usually under $300,000. Larger and newer single-family homes and condominiums fall into the mid-to-high average range of prices, while massive homes in the millions are at the top end of pricing.
Living in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Accessibility is key for Niagara Falls Transit, the city’s public transportation service. Buses run 15 daytime routes and a reduced 10 routes for evening, Sunday, and holiday travel. Inter-municipal service is available as well, connecting various cities in the Niagara Region by bus. In addition to getting around the city and region, Niagara Falls also has a GO Train weekend service to Toronto. For those who prefer driving, Niagara Falls is a 128km trip from Toronto and a 38km drive from Buffalo, New York on the American side of the border.
Public schools in the Niagara region are operated by the District School Board of Niagara and the Niagara Catholic District School Board. The city has 26 public elementary school offerings and 5 public secondary schools. The region has a number of private institutions for schooling alternatives as well.
Scenic Niagara Falls attractions are in your backyard! The Falls are the draw, but many activities prosper in the region because of that tourism. In the part of the city closest to the Falls, you can find casinos, shopping, lights, and entertainment perfect for a night out on the town. Taking a break from the flashier side of the city, the Niagara region is home to some of the most beautiful golf courses, as well as numerous heritage sites and museums dedicated to the War of 1812. Of course, the main attractions are the Falls themselves. The famous “Horseshoe Falls” present a beautiful backdrop, but for those feeling adventurous, various boat tours are offered to get up close and personal with the cascading water.