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Why Should You Invest In Brant Real Estate?
Highly-regarded among visitors for its beautiful scenery, the County of Brant has also proven itself to attract new residents and home purchasers.
With rising average housing prices and monthly rent complemented by low employment rate and taxes, Brant and its small towns like Paris present themselves as an ideal alternative to the high cost of living in Ontario’s urban centres.
And, with the local population expected to grow from 37,000 to 59,000 by 2041, local housing demand is surely going to rise for this picturesque rural area located a half-hour’s drive to the west of Hamilton.
And while Brant maintains a preference for single-detached homes over condominiums, the area proves to be amenable to changing housing trends, having become a popular destination for retirement homes and adult lifestyle communities.
With its low industrial and residential taxes, competitive development charges, and low crime rate, Brant signifies an excellent opportunity for new businesses and residents alike.
Average Price for All Home Types in the County of Brant in 2019
The average resale price for all home types, including condos, in the County of Brant for 2019 is around $444,756 - up 7.3% compared to the previous year.
The average rental rate for Brant is presently $1,000. The demand for housing is still strong here as the vacancy rate currently sits at 1.2%.
County of Brant
Distinguished by its unbroken traditions and breath-taking vistas, Brant is a largely rural area of some 36,000 residents beloved for its charming allure.
Surrounding the City of Brantford but operating as a wholly separate municipality, Brant is fully enveloped by the lush woodlands of southern Ontario, all while keeping within commuting range of the Golden Horseshoe.
Brant’s most populated urban centre is Paris, a town of 12,310 located atop a steep hill at the confluence of two rivers that wind past its downtown.
Named “Prettiest Little Town in Canada” by Harrowsmith Canada, this romantic getaway features the country’s greatest concentration of cobblestone structures, some of which are century-old and contain up to 14,000 hand-picked cobblestones.
With its line-up of boutique shops, restaurants, and coffee shops that overlook the river and the nearby evening-lit Penman’s Dam, Paris’ small town charm is equally present in other Brant locales.
To its north, Saint George welcomes visitors to its annual Applefest fall fair while Burford to the west continues to delight crowds after 150 years with the Burford Fall Fair.
In addition to charm, Brant offers a whole wealth of tangible benefits. This ideally-balanced, rustic and refined area is also known for its rising real estate and rental prices.
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Accessibility / Getting Around
Located about 40 kilometres west of Hamilton, Brant is a largely rural area served by a robust network of roads.
Highway 403 runs east-west through the county, allowing locals to drive to Hamilton in less than half an hour while a car trip to Toronto along the Queen Elizabeth Way will take approximately 65 minutes.
As well, Brant residents can quickly get around using nearby county roads and highways such as County Highway 5/99 that serves the Town of Paris.
Although it currently does not offer a transit service, future plans show that Brant intends to introduce a eRide service that will blend traditional bus services with the range and spontaneity of a taxi service.
Locals wishing to commute to Toronto by GO train will need to first travel to Hamilton, while VIA train service is available at the Brantford Railway Station.
Brantford is also served by the #15 Brantford/Burlington bus at Brantford Bus Terminal, offering GO bus service to McMaster University and Aldershot.
Providing air travel to the area are the Air Transat-serviced John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, located around 20 minutes away to the east, as well as Brantford Municipal Airport, located in the county’s central area.
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Questions & Answers
Where is Brant??
Brant is located approximately 40 kilometres west of Hamilton and over 30 kilometres south of Cambridge. Toronto drivers can reach Brant by driving west on the QEW, and then continuing on Highway 403 after reaching Hamilton. As well, Toronto drivers can take Regional Road 24 south after exiting from Highway 401 in Cambridge.
What are the main industries in Brant?
As much as Brant is a prominent agricultural area, this area has placed a key focus on developing its heavy manufacturing, advanced manufacturing and warehousing/logistics sectors.
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