Whatever your 2015Real Estate Plans are, you should start by looking at what happened in 2014. Relocating from Toronto? Selling your small East Hamilton or Downtown House and moving to the Hamilton Mountain area? Perhaps you are thinking of selling your Hamilton Townhouse and moving to one of the surrounding areas like Ancaster, Dundas, Burlington, Waterdown, Stoney Creek, Glanbrook (including Mt Hope and Binbrook). Maybe you are just curious about the pricing for a house, townhome or condo apartment in or around Hamilton. You need to know which areas are seeing the most growth, and which areas are just starting to rise.
Have a look at the graph below which shows the Overall 2014 Statistics Year In Review numbers for some of the areas that are included in the Hamilton - Burlington Districts.
To give you an idea of what the growth has been like in some of Hamilton's neighborhoods, check out the comparisons from sales in 2014, compared to 2009, just 5 short years ago...
Hamilton West: Average Price for 2014 $344,044, up from 2009 $246,024 Known as one of the top places people choose to live and commute to work in Oakville, Mississauga, Toronto and Brampton, because of the easy Highway Access and the proximity to the GO Train and Buses. For more info about West Hamilton check out each neighbourhood here...Bayfront/Strathcona/Centralarea of West Hamilton (also known as District 10 on the Real Estate Map),Westdale/Ainslie Wood/McMaster University(District 11 in West Hamilton),and the Southwest districts ofDurand/Kirkendall/Locke and Aberdeen(District 12 on the map).
Dundas Ontariois another popular area just west of McMaster University. Average Price for 2014 $401,659 up from 2009 $312,654.
Hamilton Mountain (which is what Hamiltonians affectionately call the Escarpment), had an Average Price in 2014 of $302,900 up from 2009 $231,305.
Ancaster, one of the best areas for Luxury Homes, New Builds and easy Hwy access, had an Average Price in 2014 of $502,374 up from 2009 $392,067.
Stoney Creek, just east of Hamilton, and west of Grimsby, is best known for its escarpment and Lake views. Average Price in 2014 of $357,192 up from 2009 $265,651.
Note: Numbers of sales represents sales reported on properties listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) of the REALTORS Association of Hamilton-Burlington. Average sale price is calculated by dividing the total dollar volume of sales (not shown) by the number of sales in that month. Laura Doucette - Sales Representative - Sutton Group Innovative Realty Inc., Brokerage
Hamilton is still an affordable option for First Time Buyers with some of the districts showing averages around the $200,000 price range.
Luxury Real Estate is on the rise in and around Hamilton as well, so now is a great time to check out Hamilton or any of the beautiful surrounding districts such as Ancaster, Dundas, Burlington, Stoney Creek, Grimsby, Glanbrook, Mount Hope, Binbrook, Waterdown, to name just some.
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