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St Catharines Townhouses for Sale

2 days ago
For Sale
$294,900

66 - 242 Lakeport Rd, St Catharines

2 beds2 baths1000–1199 sq. ft.
4 days ago
For Sale
$399,000

21 - 60 Canterbury Dr, St Catharines

3 beds3 baths1400–1599 sq. ft.
16 days ago
For Sale
$209,900

67 - 131 Rockwood Ave, St Catharines

3 beds1 baths900–999 sq. ft.
25 days ago
For Sale
$399,900

1 - 55 Scarlett Common, St Catharines

4 beds3 baths1400–1599 sq. ft.
a month ago
For Sale
$624,900

20 - 308 Queenston St, St Catharines

2 + 1 beds3 baths1600–1799 sq. ft.
2 months ago
For Sale
$524,900

17 - 308 Queenston Rd, St Catharines

2 + 1 beds2 baths1400–1599 sq. ft.
2 months ago
For Sale
$459,000

20 - 3 Lakeside Dr, St Catharines

2 beds3 baths1400–1599 sq. ft.
5 months ago
For Sale
$759,900

34 Tulip Tree Common, St Catharines

2 + 1 beds3 baths2500–2749 sq. ft.
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Buying a Townhouse in St Catharines

Zoocasa has 499 active townhouse listings throughout St Catharines. For past listings, search our St Catharines sold and expired listings. The average listing price in St Catharines for a townhouse is $459,050, which is 69% higher than May 2017. The average list price differs significantly for other property types. 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 looking for a townhouse with 8 active rental listings and an average lease price of $1,562.

St Catharines Neighbourhoods

Looking to buy townhouse in one of St Catharines's great neighbourhoods? St Catharines is home to 25 unique neighbourhoods. Popular neighbourhoods include North End, with 80 active townhouse listings, Grantham, with 80 active townhouse listings, and Burleigh Hill, with 59 active townhouse 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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