Real Estate Market Report for
Houston, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $185,900
  • Monthly growth 11.01 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.92%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Houston Home Price

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Across the nation CREW lists data for 5162 neighbourhoods, and this month Houston is number 3171 putting it in the bottom half of the country .

In Aug the median listed house price of $185,900 in Houston was relatively low compared to the rest of British Columbia.

Houston’s most common listing this month is 3 bedroom properties, less than province’s most common offering of 4 bedrooms.

If you’re looking for a large choice of properties on sale when you’re adding to your real estate investment portfolio, then Houston has more than the average number to choose from compared to the rest of the province

There are a number of important pieces of research you should do before deciding where to buy an investment property – this data for Houston will hopefully provide an indicator to help you where to research in-depth

It’s always hard to tell what property prices will do over the coming months, but over the last three months the properties available for purchase in Houston have increased which would tend to indicate that demand is not as high as supply.

British Columbia has hundreds of possible neighbourhoods for you to invest in and there is lots of data to sift through to help you narrow your search down.

The amount of homes for sale in neighbourhood has stayed the same over the last three months – this means that supply and demand economics would mean that the pressure on house prices has also remained constant.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $309,700
3 bedrooms $139,900
4 bedrooms $202,500
5 bedrooms $164,900
Demographics
  • Population in 20113147
  • Population in 20063163
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-0.5
  • Total private dwellings1402
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1264
  • Population density per square kilometre43.1
  • Land area (square km)72.94
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3150
    0 to 4 years 205
    5 to 9 years 235
    10 to 14 years 215
    15 to 19 years 225
    15 years 50
    16 years 40
    17 years 50
    18 years 55
    19 years 35
    20 to 24 years 170
    25 to 29 years 200
    30 to 34 years 185
    35 to 39 years 235
    40 to 44 years 175
    45 to 49 years 240
    50 to 54 years 295
    55 to 59 years 225
    60 to 64 years 170
    65 to 69 years 150
    70 to 74 years 90
    75 to 79 years 60
    80 to 84 years 40
    85 years and over 30
    Median age of the population 38
    % of the population aged 15 and over 79.2
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 2490
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1610
    Married (and not separated) 1360
    Living common-law 250
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 880
    Single (never legally married) 570
    Separated 80
    Divorced 125
    Widowed 100
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 905
    Size of census family: 2 persons 450
    Size of census family: 3 persons 180
    Size of census family: 4 persons 175
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 95
    Total number of census families in private households 900
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 795
    Married couples 675
    Without children at home 335
    With children at home 340
    1 child 120
    2 children 135
    3 or more children 80
    Common-law couples 125
    Without children at home 60
    With children at home 65
    1 child 25
    2 children 25
    3 or more children 20
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 105
    Female parent 85
    1 child 40
    2 children 25
    3 or more children 15
    Male parent 25
    1 child 20
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 965
    Under six years of age 250
    6 to 14 years 400
    15 to 17 years 125
    18 to 24 years 140
    25 years and over 50
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 3135
    Number of persons not in census families 470
    Living with relatives 65
    Living with non-relatives only 60
    Living alone 350
    Number of census family persons 2665
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 365
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 125
    Living with relatives 15
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 110
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 240
    Total number of private households by household type 1265
    Census-family households 885
    One-family-only households 820
    Couple-family households 740
    Without children 365
    With children 375
    Lone-parent-family households 85
    Other family households 70
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 50
    Couple-family households 35
    Without children 10
    With children 20
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 15
    Non-census-family households 375
    One-person households 345
    Two-or-more-person households 30
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1265
    Single-detached house 770
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 240
    Other dwelling 255
    Semi-detached house 15
    Row house 70
    Apartment, duplex 5
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 170
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 1265
    1 person 345
    2 persons 435
    3 persons 180
    4 persons 185
    5 persons 75
    6 or more persons 45
    Number of persons in private households 3135
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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