The variety of homes for sale in Brampton is huge. Single-family houses in village settings, townhouses, and spacious apartments are looking for new owners.
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But before you choose a small detached home, a modern condominium, or a large family home in the suburbs, you need to do your research. Here you will find everything you need to know about Brampton real estate, its infrastructure, educational and recreational opportunities, and the general situation on the market. You can do this easily by using a map-centric HomeSmile search tool.
Brampton is the ninth-largest city in Canada, situated in the province of Ontario. It has a population of 593,638 people, which makes it the third most populated city in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area.
Brampton’s greenery – over 6,000 acres of parkland – attracts young families of diverse ethnicity. It results in the popularity of such languages as Punjabi, Urdu, Portuguese, and Gujarati alongside English. Carabram, an annual summer festival, celebrates this diversity with cultural displays, food pavilions, and concerts.
The Canada 2016 Census states that Brampton is one of the most diverse cities in Canada culture-wise. The city’s population includes such ethnic groups as Indians, Pakistani, Jamaican, Filipino, and more.
Christianity is the largest religion in Brampton, according to the National Household Survey, with 50.5% of respondents. Among other religions are Sikhism, Hinduism, and Islam, while 10% of the population consider themselves irreligious.
Brampton has the youngest population in the Greater Toronto area, with 21.3% of people being teens and young adults (15 – 29 years old) and 47.4% – adults (30 – 64 years old).
Brampton can be divided into five areas: Central Brampton, Brampton East, Brampton West, Brampton North, and Brampton South.
The central part is a downtown business area full of malls, restaurants, and office buildings. The northern and eastern parts of Brampton combine commercial and residential areas, giving plenty of space for both detached houses and apartment buildings. The western and southern sections present more opportunities for families, as they have more schools, parks, and golf courses.
Brampton is home to two acute care hospitals – Brampton Civic Hospital and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.
Brampton’s transport system includes a bus network, a subway system, and railway transportation. There are no airports in Brampton, but the closest one is in the neighbouring Mississauga.
Four school boards provide elementary and secondary education in Brampton: The Conseil scolaire Viamonde (public-secular; first language – French) Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (public-separate; first language – French) The Peel District School Board (public-secular; first language – English) The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (public-separate; first language – English)
Algoma University’s branch and Sheridan College’s Davis campus are responsible for higher education in Brampton. The closest universities are York University in Toronto and The University of Toronto Mississauga.
Brampton was once known as Flower City, and that’s because of its widespread greenhouse industry. Brampton’s residents enjoy the abundance of parks and greenery – Heart Lake Conservation Area, Gage Park, Garden Square, and other recreational zones.
Among the most popular activities in Brampton are birdwatching, fishing, boat renting, trekking, and zip-lining. You can also enjoy outdoor cinemas, buy produce at the Farmers’ Market, and shop at the Bramalea City Centre.