Real Estate Market Report for
Waterloo, QC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $209,000
  • Monthly growth 164.55 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.27%
Apartment
  • Median price $179,000
  • Monthly growth 159.42 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 1.11%
Waterloo Home Price

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The median asking price in Waterloo is $209,000, pretty close to the median three months ago which was $199,900 .

The $209,000 price tag on the median Waterloo home means that it is about average price.

When it comes to the size of the properties currently available to property investors in this neighbourhood, they tend to have fewer bedrooms than the most commonly available across the nation.

This month we track 203th neighbourhoods in Quebec, and Waterloo has the 203th most choice available for real estate investors.

As one of Quebec’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Waterloo needs to be carefully researched before investing in – and remember to check especially the locations within an area before spending - the old estate agent’s mantra of location, location, location has never lost its importance.

One of the important leading indicators for property investors is whether the amount of stock on the market is increasing or decreasing – as more comes on buyers have more choice so prices can tend to drop. In Waterloo, the amount of stock on the market has decreased which is a positive indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 57, this month we show 47.

When looking across the province, Waterloo is the 256th most expensive in Quebec.

The $179,000 price tag on the median Waterloo home means that it is below the national norm.

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 2 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing has properties with fewer bedrooms.

Across Quebec Waterloo has the 124th most properties on offer with 453.

Quebec 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.

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 Waterloo have increased which would tend to indicate that demand is not as high as supply.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $179,000
2 bedrooms $189,900 $199,500
3 bedrooms $192,100 $179,000
4 bedrooms $279,000
5 bedrooms $209,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20114330
  • Population in 20064054
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)6.8
  • Total private dwellings2068
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1938
  • Population density per square kilometre353.6
  • Land area (square km)12.25
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 4330
    0 to 4 years 265
    5 to 9 years 250
    10 to 14 years 230
    15 to 19 years 280
    15 years 55
    16 years 65
    17 years 45
    18 years 65
    19 years 60
    20 to 24 years 225
    25 to 29 years 220
    30 to 34 years 255
    35 to 39 years 205
    40 to 44 years 245
    45 to 49 years 375
    50 to 54 years 355
    55 to 59 years 325
    60 to 64 years 290
    65 to 69 years 255
    70 to 74 years 195
    75 to 79 years 145
    80 to 84 years 100
    85 years and over 115
    Median age of the population 44.9
    % of the population aged 15 and over 82.9
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 3585
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1955
    Married (and not separated) 1100
    Living common-law 855
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1635
    Single (never legally married) 980
    Separated 45
    Divorced 330
    Widowed 275
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1180
    Size of census family: 2 persons 655
    Size of census family: 3 persons 240
    Size of census family: 4 persons 170
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 115
    Total number of census families in private households 1180
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 960
    Married couples 530
    Without children at home 330
    With children at home 200
    1 child 100
    2 children 55
    3 or more children 45
    Common-law couples 425
    Without children at home 190
    With children at home 235
    1 child 75
    2 children 100
    3 or more children 60
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 220
    Female parent 165
    1 child 100
    2 children 45
    3 or more children 15
    Male parent 55
    1 child 40
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 1175
    Under six years of age 300
    6 to 14 years 440
    15 to 17 years 150
    18 to 24 years 195
    25 years and over 90
    Average number of children at home per census family 1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 4180
    Number of persons not in census families 870
    Living with relatives 65
    Living with non-relatives only 80
    Living alone 720
    Number of census family persons 3310
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 700
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 285
    Living with relatives 20
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 255
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 420
    Total number of private households by household type 1935
    Census-family households 1170
    One-family-only households 1125
    Couple-family households 925
    Without children 510
    With children 415
    Lone-parent-family households 195
    Other family households 45
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 40
    Couple-family households 25
    Without children 10
    With children 15
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 5
    Non-census-family households 765
    One-person households 715
    Two-or-more-person households 45
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1940
    Single-detached house 870
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 5
    Movable dwelling 0
    Other dwelling 1070
    Semi-detached house 175
    Row house 25
    Apartment, duplex 170
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 550
    Other single-attached house 145
    Total number of private households by household size 1935
    1 person 715
    2 persons 670
    3 persons 250
    4 persons 175
    5 persons 90
    6 or more persons 35
    Number of persons in private households 4180
    Average number of persons in private households 2.2
Census 2011

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