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Sarnia Real Estate for Sale

Added 19 hours ago
For Sale
$309,900

1400 Giffel Road, Sarnia

4 beds2 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 20 hours ago
For Sale
$389,900

815 Carriage Way, Sarnia

3 beds3 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 6 days ago
For Sale
$574,900

113 Ron Martin Court, Sarnia

3 beds2 + 1 baths2200 sq. ft.
Added 7 days ago
For Sale
$399,900

35 Durco Avenue, Sarnia

3 beds2 + 1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 7 days ago
For Sale
$229,000

927 Errol Road East, Sarnia

2 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 8 days ago
For Sale
$119,900

181 Campbell Street, Sarnia

3 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 9 days ago
For Sale
$1,199,000

2269 Lakeside Dr, Sarnia

5 beds3 baths3000–3500 sq. ft.
Added 11 days ago
For Sale
$399,500

1944 Beachwood Avenue, Sarnia

3 beds2 baths1300 sq. ft.
Added 11 days ago
For Sale
$156,900

119 Samuel Street, Sarnia

4 beds2 baths1500 sq. ft.
Added 13 days ago
For Sale
$224,900

40 Royal Crescent, Sarnia

3 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 19 days ago
For Sale
$269,900

1087 Colborne Road, Sarnia

3 beds1 baths1332 sq. ft.
Added 20 days ago
For Sale
$299,900

205 Louisa St, Point Edward

3 beds1 baths1100–1500 sq. ft.
Added 23 days ago
For Sale
$1,400,000

1252 Lakeshore Rd, Sarnia

2 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 23 days ago
For Sale
$1,400,000

1254 Lakeshore Rd, Sarnia

4 beds2 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added a month ago
For Sale
$170,000

1159 Overlea Crescent, Sarnia

4 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added a month ago
For Sale
$229,900

259 Kathleen Avenue, Sarnia

4 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added a month ago
For Sale
$289,900

1065 Eastlawn Avenue, Sarnia

5 beds1 + 1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 2 months ago
For Sale
$1,350,000

6009 Blackwell Side Road, Sarnia

5 beds4 bathsN/A sq. ft.
Added 2 months ago
For Sale
$599,000

1797 Churchill Line, Sarnia

5 beds3 bathsN/A sq. ft.
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Buying Real Estate in Sarnia

There are a variety of property types to choose from when looking for real estate in Sarnia. There are 28 houses, 0 townhouses, and 0 condos for sale. For past listings, search our Sarnia sold listings and Sarnia expired listings The average listing price in Sarnia for all home types is $748,338, which is 108% higher than April 2018. There are many popular cities surrounding Sarnia, including Windsor, London, Waterloo, Kitchener, West Grey, Norfolk County, Chatsworth that offer a variety of home prices and unique areas to live. Sarnia also has many options for renters with 29 active rental listings and an average lease price of $1,800.

Sarnia Neighbourhoods

Sarnia is home to 19 unique neighbourhoods. Popular neighbourhoods include Heritage Park, with 4 active real estate listings, Twin Lakes, with 4 active real estate listings, and Old South, with 2 active real estate listings.

Sarnia Property Taxes

Residents of Sarnia 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 1.526%.

Provincial/Municipal Land Transfer Tax

There is currently no municipal land transfer tax in effect in Sarnia 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
Purchase Price Rate
$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%
$2,000,000+ 2.5%

Sarnia Land Transfer Example:

Purchase price = $600,000

Ontario LTT
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
Total LTT
Non 1st Time Buyer 1st Time Buyer
$8,475 $4,475

Sarnia City Guide

Located in southwestern Ontario, Sarnia is the largest city on Lake Huron, with a population of 71,125 as of 2016. Sarnia is on the eastern bank of the junction between the Upper and Lower Great Lakes, where Lake Huron flows into the St. Clair River, which forms the Canada-US border.

Sarnia is the border city to Port Huron, Michigan, and the city is home to a natural harbour that has history dating back to French explorers. The city has a large artistic presence in Ontario, and is home to the renowned International Symphony Orchestra.

Living in Sarnia

Demographics

As of the Canada 2016 Census, there are 72,125 people living in the city of Sarnia. This represents a -1.3% decline from the 2011 Census population of 73,044. Sarnia’s growth rate dramatically lags behind Ontario’s of 4.6% and Canada’s growth rate of 5.0%. An overwhelming majority of the population in the city is of white ethnicity, with visible minorities account for the remaining 4.61% of residents. The largest visible minority groups in the city include Chinese, South Asian and Black Canadians.

Schools

The Lambton Kent District School Board governs 51 elementary schools and 12 secondary schools across the city with 22,000 students.

Elementary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Cathcart Boulevard 7.8
Lakeroad 7.4
Sacred Heart 7.3
King George VI 7.1
Les Rapides 6.9
Secondary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Northern 7.8
St Patrick's 6.8
Great Lakes 4.5
Saint-Francois Xavier 4.2
Alexander Mackenzie 1.3

Retail

There are three major shopping centres in Sarnia: Lambton Mall, Bayside Mall, and London Road Shopping Centre. The largest is Lambton, which has over 100 brand name retailers, and is located at the intersection of London Rd. and Lambton Mall Rd.

Sports

There are currently no professional sports team that belong to Sarnia. Most residents in the city visit Toronto for professional sports.

Sarnia Airbnb Regulations

There are currently no regulations in place for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb in the city of Sarnia.

Sarnia Infrastructure

Public Transportation

Sarnia Transit is the main transit system, and operates a fleet of buses which service the entire city. There are currently no plans for any rapid transit system to be implemented in Sarnia. A majority of major routes run from 6:45 a.m. until 12:45 a.m., Monday to Saturday, and 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. A one-way fare on the Sarnia Transit system is $3 for adults, students, youth, and seniors. A monthly pass can be purchased for $73 a month for adults, and students can purchase semester passes for $157.

Airport

The Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport is classified as an airport entry for Nav Canada and can handle general aviation aircrafts only. This means that there are no more than 30 passengers per flight and no commercial airlines fly into the Sarnia’s Airport. Sarnia residents must visit Toronto Pearson International Airport for their air travel needs.

Taxi

The biggest taxi company that operates in Sarnia is United Taxi. Because taxis are difficult to hail on the go, it is best to book in advance or visit a train station or hotel where they are usually parked waiting for passengers.

An alternative to taking a taxi in Sarnia is Uber. Currently, the only Uber service available is the low-cost UberX. Uber has quickly become the most popular ride hailing service across Canada for its convenience.

Highways

The Ontario 402 Highway, commonly known as the Blue Water Bridge Approach, is the main highway that brings traffic to and from Sarnia. Residents can take the Ontario 402 towards London, and from there connect back onto the Ontario 401 to reach Toronto.

Hospitals

There are two hospitals in the city of Sarnia: Bluewater Health Sarnia and Pathways Health Centre for Children.

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