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St Catharines Real Estate for Sale

16 hours ago
For Sale
$429,900

83 Regent Drive, St Catharines

3 beds1 + 2 baths1232 sq. ft.
17 hours ago
For Sale
$499,000

12 Dunn Street, St Catharines

4 beds1 baths1393 sq. ft.
18 hours ago
For Sale
$464,000

12 Malo Court, St Catharines

4 beds2 baths1077 sq. ft.
18 hours ago
For Sale
$459,900

38 Black Knight Road, St Catharines

4 beds2 baths1150 sq. ft.
18 hours ago
For Sale
$1,200,000

3 Cricket Hollow Road, St Catharines

5 beds3 baths2791 sq. ft.
20 hours ago
For Sale
$550,000

15 Farmington Drive, St Catharines

4 beds4 baths2400 sq. ft.
20 hours ago
For Sale
$535,900

43 Elderwood Drive, St Catharines

3 beds4 baths1650 sq. ft.
a day ago
For Sale
$459,900

12 Elmridge Drive, St Catharines

4 beds2 baths1325 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$749,900

1240 Old Martindale Road, St Catharines

2 beds2 baths1200 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$648,800

23 Barnsdale Lane, St Catharines

3 beds2 baths1250 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$339,900

155 Russell Avenue, St Catharines

3 beds1 baths1196 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$294,900

66 - 242 Lakeport Rd, St Catharines

2 beds2 baths1000–1199 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$439,900

4A Burness Dr, St Catharines

3 beds3 bathsN/A sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$359,000

9 Peel St, St Catharines

1 beds1 bathsN/A sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$224,000

1402 - 215 Glenridge Ave, St Catharines

2 beds1 baths900–999 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$500,000

1400 Pelham Road, St Catharines

6 beds1 baths1527 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$419,900

35 Dundas Cres, Out of Area

3 + 2 beds2 baths3500–5000 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$450,000

19 Christie St, St Catharines

2 + 1 beds1 baths700–1100 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$429,900

29 Aquadale Drive, St Catharines

4 beds2 baths1100 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$359,900

290 Grantham Avenue, St Catharines

3 beds1 baths1050 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$419,000

24 Frederick Street, St Catharines

4 beds2 baths1107 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$329,900

64 Forster Street, St Catharines

3 beds2 baths1050 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$725,000

10 Moes Crescent, St Catharines

3 beds2 baths1411 sq. ft.
2 days ago
For Sale
$399,000

20 Dunelm Drive, St Catharines

3 beds2 baths997 sq. ft.
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Buying Real Estate in St Catharines

There are a variety of property types to choose from when looking for real estate in St Catharines. There are 436 houses, 8 townhouses, and 43 condos for sale. For past listings, search our St Catharines sold and expired listings. The average listing price in St Catharines for all home types is $598,896, which is 39% higher than May 2017. The average list price differs significantly when broken down by home type. The average listing price of a house is $599,814, $459,050 for a townhouse, and $490,651 for a condo. There are many popular cities surrounding St Catharines, including Niagara Falls, Oakville, Toronto, Hamilton, Mississauga, Burlington, Markham that offer a variety of home prices and unique areas to live. St Catharines also has many options for renters with 499 active rental listings and an average lease price of $1,562.

St Catharines Neighbourhoods

St Catharines is home to 25 unique neighbourhoods. Popular neighbourhoods include North End, with 80 active real estate listings, Grantham, with 80 active real estate listings, and Burleigh Hill, with 59 active real estate listings.

St. Catharines Property Taxes

Residents of the city of St. Catharines 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 1.390%.

There is currently no municipal land transfer tax in effect in St. Catharines 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

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%

St. Catharines Land Transfer Example:

Purchase price = $300,000

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 $4,457

St. Catharines City Guide

Nicknamed “The Garden City”, St. Catharines is the largest city in the Niagara Region and the sixth largest urban area in Ontario. It is located south of Toronto across Lake Ontario and near the US-Canada border crossing along the Niagara River.

Manufacturing is the city’s dominant economic driver, with General Motors of Canada acting as the anchor company for the city’s economy. St. Catharines is also one of the main telecommunications backbones between Canada and US and as a result, the city hosts a number of call centres.

Living in St. Catharines

Demographics

As of the Canada 2016 Census, there are 133,113 people in the city of St. Catharines. This represents 1.3% growth from the 2011 Census population of 131,400. This is comparatively less than both Ontario’s overall growth rate of 4.6% and Canada’s growth rate of 5.0%. An overwhelming majority of the population in the city is of white ethnicity at 90%. The largest visible minority groups in the city include Chinese, South Asian and Black Canadians.

Schools

The District School Board of Niagara governs 88 elementary schools and 18 secondary schools across the city with 43,000 students.

Elementary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Pine Grove 9.2
Woodland 9.2
Gracefield 8.8
Gainsborough Central 8.6
Kate S Durdan 8.5
Secondary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
E L Crossley Fonthill
Centennial 7.7
Eden 7.6
A N Myer 7.6
Grimsby 7.4

Retail

There are several major shopping centres in St. Catharines: The Pen Centre, Briarfield Shopping Centre, Fairview Mall, and the Outlet Collection at Niagara.

Sports

There are currently no professional sports teams that call St. Catharines home. Most residents in the city visit Toronto to watch professional sports.

St. Catharines Airbnb Regulations

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

St. Catharines Infrastructure

Public Transportation

St. Catharines Transit Commission is the main transit system, operating a fleet of buses which service the entire city. There are currently no plans for any rapid transit system to be implemented in the city. A majority of major routes run from 6:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday, and 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. A one-way fare on the St. Catharines Transit system is $3 for adults, youth and seniors. A monthly pass can be purchased for $92 a month for adults, $22.50 a month for youth, and $20 for seniors.

Airports

The St. Catharines/Niagara District 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 15 passengers per flight and no commercial airlines fly into the St Catharines’ Airport. Residents of St. Catharines will need to visit Toronto Pearson International Airport for their air travelling needs.

Taxi/Uber

The biggest taxi company that operates in St. Catharines is Central 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 hiring a taxi in the Niagara region is Uber. Currently, the only Uber service available in St. Catharines is the low-cost UberX. Uber has quickly become the most popular ride hailing service across Canada for its convenience.

Highways

The Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) is the main highway that brings traffic to and from cities like Hamilton and Toronto. The QEW carries traffic all the way through St. Catharines towards the US-Canada border via Highway 405.

Hospitals

The only hospital in the city is St. Catharines Hospital, which is located just west of the city in Grapeview.

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