How to choose a neighbourhood for your home search

Narrow your home search by identifying neighbourhoods that are right for you. This helps keep your search focused and efficient. Your local REALTOR® can offer neighbourhood information to guide you in your search.

When evaluating a neighbourhood, you should investigate local conditions. Depending on your own particular needs and tastes, some of the following factors may be more important considerations than others:

Neighbourhood search strategies for limited budgets

If you’re a first time-buyer with limited financial resources, it’s wise to buy a home that meets your primary needs in the best neighbourhood that fits within your price range. You can maximize your home purchase location by incorporating some of the following strategies into your neighbourhood search: