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Barrie

Why you'd want to live in Barrie

Barrie is a city, and manifesting regional centre in Central Ontario, Canada, positioned on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, the western arm of Lake Simcoe. The city is located geographically within Simcoe County, however, it is a politically independent single-tier municipality. It is part of the historically significant Huronia region of Central Ontario and is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario. As of the 2016 census, the city's population was 141,434 making it the 34th largest in Canada in terms of population proper. The Barrie census metropolitan area (CMA) as of the same census had a population of 197,059 residents, making the city the 21st largest CMA in Canada. The city itself has seen significant growth in recent decades due to its emergence as a bedroom community, and its relatively close proximity to the city of Toronto. Barrie is situated approximately 86.6 kilometres (53.8 mi) from the Toronto Pearson International Airport and 109 kilometres (68 mi) from Downtown Toronto, representing the city's highly centralized and historically strategic geographical orientation and its ease of access to major centres and airports across the region. Barrie has emerged as a popular tourist destination in Central Ontario, known as "The Gateway to Cottage Country", and is easily accessed by all forms of transportation. In the winter months, Barrie flocks with skiers and snowboarders as they attempt the slopes at nearby hills Snow Valley, Horseshoe Resort, Mount St. Louis Moonstone and Blue Mountain. Barrie also has several festivals and other events held in the city centre during the same season. Throughout the humid summer months, Barrie transforms into a city of gardens as visitors and locals alike jump to the waterfront to bask on the beaches, swim in the waters and boat in the lake. The city's historic downtown core also comes to life in the warmer months as shops, restaurants and boutiques all flourish with people. via Wikipedia

Barrie Market Report

$605,631

AVERAGE PRICE OF 850 HOMES

$1,602,534

AVERAGE PRICE OF 58 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$749,557

AVERAGE PRICE OF 78 HOMES WITH A POOL

$536,287

AVERAGE PRICE OF 41 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $605,631
Avg Bedrooms 2.97 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.61 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $383,482
2 bedrooms $523,835
3 bedrooms $603,075
4 bedrooms $695,681
5 bedrooms $787,230
Barrie Home Price Trends
  2/2019 1/2019 12/2018 11/2018 10/2018
Total Listings 709 606 754 1,004 1,212
Average Price $595,375 $569,608 $562,491 $559,356 $560,865
Avg Price Change +4.52% +1.27% +0.56% -0.27% +1.08%
Median Price $535,948 $510,879 $516,081 $516,965 $523,734
Med Price Change +4.91% -1.02% -0.17% -1.31% -0.68%
Avg Bedrooms 2.97 beds 2.95 beds 2.97 beds 2.96 beds 2.96 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.65 baths 2.62 baths 2.65 baths 2.68 baths 2.67 baths
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 850 $605,631 37 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 58 $1,602,534 50 days
Homes with a Pool 78 $749,557 36 days
Reduced Price Homes 41 $536,287 26 days
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