There are a variety of property types to choose from when looking for real estate in Brantford. There are 261 houses, 2 townhouses, and 26 condos for sale. For past listings, search our Brantford sold and expired listings. The average listing price in Brantford for all home types is $609,430, which is 60% higher than May 2017. The average list price differs significantly when broken down by home type. The average listing price of a house is $508,501, $257,400 for a townhouse, and $328,404 for a condo. There are many popular cities surrounding Brantford, including Cambridge, Kitchener, Guelph, Norfolk County, Waterloo, Hamilton, Burlington that offer a variety of home prices and unique areas to live. Brantford also has many options for renters with 297 active rental listings and an average lease price of $1,828.
Brantford is home to 17 unique neighbourhoods. Popular neighbourhoods include West Brant, with 73 active real estate listings, Henderson, with 48 active real estate listings, and Henderson-Skyacres, with 48 active real estate listings.
Residents of the City of Brantford are expected to pay property taxes on all residences that they own. Property taxes can usually be found on each active Zoocasa listing, or can be looked up here. As of 2017, the estimated property tax residents can expect to pay is 1.210%.
There is currently no municipal land transfer tax in effect in Brantford but the provincial land transfer tax still applies to all property purchases
See below for provincial land transfer tax rates.
|Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rates|
|$0 - $55,000||0.5%|
|$55,000.01 - $250,000||1.0%|
|$250,000.01 - $400,000||1.5%|
|$400,000.01 - $2,000,000||2.0%|
Brantford Land Transfer Example:
Purchase price = $300,000
|Purchase Price||Subtract Tax Brackets||Rate||Non 1st Time Buyer Tax Payable||1st Time Buyer Tax Payable|
|$0 - $55,000||$55,000||0.5%||$275||$0|
|$55,000 - $250,000||$195,000||1.0%||$1,950||$0|
|$250,000 - $400,000||$150,000||1.5%||$2,250||$475|
|$400,000 - $600,000||$200,000||2.0%||$4,000||$4,000|
|Non 1st Time Buyer||1st Time Buyer|
Known as the “Telephone City”, Brantford is a city in the southwest region of Ontario. Brantford got its nickname as Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, was a former city resident. It is also the birthplace of Wayne Gretzky, one of the most famous hockey players in history. The city was the home to Canada’s first telephone factory in the 1870s and continued to develop an industrial centre for the first half of the 20th century.
As of the Canada 2016 Census, there are 98,179 people dwelling within the city of Brantford. This represents a 4.1% growth from the 2011 Census population of 94,269. This growth is on pace with both Ontario’s overall growth rate of 4.6% and Canada’s growth rate of 5.0%. A vast majority of Brantford’s population is of European descendant (89.1%). The biggest visible minority groups include South Asian, Chinese, and Black.
The Grand Erie District School Board governs a total of 85 schools and serves 28,967 students in both elementary and secondary schools.
|Elementary School Name||Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)|
|Secondary School Name||Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)|
The major shopping centre in Brantford is Lynden Park Mall. The mall is anchored by stores like Winners, Sport Chek, and Food Basics. It is located just off of the Ontario 403 highway on Lynden Road.
There are currently no professional sports team that belong to Brantford. Most residents in the city visit Toronto for professional sports.
There are currently no regulations in place for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb in the city of Brantford.