5 reasons to move to Coquitlam B.Cby Jacob M. Builders
Usually, when people think about moving to B.C., the first city that comes to mind is Vancouver. With so many beaches and mountains, it’s easy to see why so many people buy a home in Vancouver but B.C. is a gigantic and glorious province with so much more to offer. Located just 40 minutes east of Vancouver, Coquitlam is proving itself to be an upcoming neighborhood with many big city amenities. Before you dismiss the thought of living in Coquitlam, check out Allaire LIving’s top five reasons this city is actually a great place to live.
Houses cost less in Coquitlam
While it may not be the least expensive city to buy a new home in B.C., Coquitlam is still quite a bit cheaper to buy a home than Vancouver. Allaire Living currently has new homes and condos for sale in Coquitlam that are perfect for individuals who want love the idea of living on the west coast but not the real estate prices.
It's easy to get to downtown Vancouver
Located on Highway 7A, Coquitlam makes it easy to get to downtown Vancouver any day of the week. In fact, the city is less than a 40-minute drive from Allaire Living’s new homes and condos for sale. Commuting is a breeze.
Higher education for Coquitlam high school students
Want your kids to have the best education? Look no further than Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam. Located a 20-minute drive from Allaire Living's Easton community, adjacent to the Douglas College campus and across from the Lafarge Lake, this prestigious Coquitlam high school draws students from around the Tri-Cities. In addition to its championship badminton program and district champion cross country team, Pinetree is known for its thriving music program, AP Math, Science, and Economics programs, as well as a CISCO Networking Academy IT program.
The sky's the limit with SkyTrain
Coquitlam Central Station is an important connection point between SkyTrain and West Coast Express. From here you have access to anywhere in B.C., and beyond. SkyTrain is the oldest and longest, fully-automated, driverless, rapid-transit system in the world and, with the addition of the new Evergreen Extension, the train now travels from Coquitlam to Vancouver with stops also in Burnaby and Port Moody.
Parks are made for fun
With more than 80 parks for a population of just 126,500, Coquitlam offers plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy the city’s green side. At 176 acres, Mundy Park is not only the largest park in Coquitlam but also in British Columbia. Here you can enjoy walking trails and lakes as well as sports fields, an outdoor swimming pool, a playground, and a picnic area.
Since 2008, Allaire Living has built more than 250 homes across BC's Lower Mainland, including Coquitlam, North Vancouver, and Kelowna, with 200 more new homes coming soon.
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