Housing

Factoid:

The average priced single detached home in Perth County is $237,288[1].

Our four municipalities offer a diverse range of housing for you to build your life in. Historic century homes dot the rural and urban landscapes and pride of ownership abounds. There is a range of housing types and price points available to suit your style and budget.  Our communities offer estate and executive housing, as well as homes suitable for the first time home-buyer or new retiree.

Affordable Living:

Housing in Perth County is among the most affordable places to live in Southern Ontario.  The average price for a single family detached home (2013) was $251,000 compared to $658,000 in the Greater Toronto Area[2], $482,535 in Kitchener-Waterloo and $357,714 in London[3]

With housing prices for resale homes starting at $150,000—there is great opportunity waiting for you here in Perth County!

Table: 2012 Average sale price of house in Perth County broken down by community.

2013 YTD A Sale Price by Community
(All Housing Types) 
Perth East (Shakespeare) $172,642.00
North Perth (Listowel) $191,669.00
Perth East (Milverton) $213,072.00
West Perth (Mitchell) $216,385.00
St. Marys $237,988.00
London $248,587.00
Stratford $253,320.00
Perth South (Sebringville) $298,680.00
Kitchener-Waterloo $326,291.00
Guelph $344,288.00
Ontario $401,000.00
Greater Toronto Area $523,000.00

Links:

Realtor.ca/MLS Canada

Huron Perth Real Estate Board

CMHC Housing Now Reports



[1] Huron Perth Real Estate Board, 2013 YTD

[2] TREB Market Watch, Average price single detached 416 and 905 (March, 2013).

[3] Source: CMHC (Market Absorption Survey) – Housing Now – Kitchener and Guelph 4th Quarter 2013