There are a variety of property types to choose from when looking for real estate in Winnipeg. There are 0 houses, 0 townhouses, and 0 condos for sale. For past listings, search our Winnipeg sold and expired listings. The average listing price in Winnipeg for all home types is $0. There are many popular cities surrounding Winnipeg, including Brandon, Regina, Thunder Bay, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Sault Ste. Marie that offer a variety of home prices and unique areas to live.
Residents of the City of Winnipeg 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 0.40% on municipal tax and 0.25% on provincial taxes. This adds up to a total tax rate of 1.306% for 2017 year.
Currently, Manitoba does not have a land transfer tax but it does have a land title transfer fee which is much smaller. The rates are as follows:
|Purchase Price of home||Marginal tax rate|
|$30,000 - $90,000||$0.5%|
|$90,000 - $150,000||1.0%|
|$150,000 - $200,000||1.5%|
Named after the nearby Lake Winnipeg, the city of Winnipeg is the largest municipality in the province of Manitoba, as well as its capital.
Winnipeg is located near the longitudinal centre of North America and is just 110 km north of the Canada-US border. Known as the “Gateway to the West”, the city is a transportation and railway hub and boasts a diversified economy. It is home to numerous annual festivals, including the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and Folklorama. The city was the first in Canada to host the Pan American Games in 1967. The current mayor of Winnipeg is Brian Bowman, who has been in office since 2014.
According to the 2016 Canadian Census, there were 705,244 people living within the city limits of Winnipeg and 778,489 living within the Census Metropolitan Area. This makes Winnipeg the 7th largest city in Canada in terms of metropolitan population. From 2011 to 2016, the population of Winnipeg grew 6.3%, outpacing the 5.0% growth experienced in Canada as a while and 5.8% growth in Manitoba.
Winnipeg has experienced immense population growth over the last decade, including significant expansion of the Aboriginal population. Those with Aboriginal origin account for 11.7% of the city’s population, the highest percentage for any major Canadian city.
The Winnipeg School Division governs 78 schools across the city with 33,000 students. French immersion programs are also offered in select schools ranging from elementary school to high school.
There are both large and small shopping malls and plazas in Winnipeg, including CF Polo Park, Portage Place Shopping Centre, The Forks Market, Kildonan Place, and Garden City Shopping Centre
Winnipeg is a nature enthusiast’s paradise, with well over a hundred public parks within the city limits. Some of the city’s most popular green spaces include Assiniboine Park, Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, Fort Whyte Alive, Kildonan Park, Kings Park, Kilcona Regional Park, Little Mountain Park, and Vimy Ridge Memorial Park.
The Winnipeg Jets is Winnipeg’s professional NHL team, and plays at Bell MTS Place. The team was founded in 2011 and was previously the Atlanta Thrashers. As the team is relatively new to the NHL league, they have yet to win any championships.
The Blue Bombers is Winnipeg’s professional CFL football team. Their home field is currently Investors Group Field, and they have won 10 Grey Cups since inception in 1930. There are currently no Canadian teams that compete in the NFL.
There are currently no regulations in place for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb in the city of Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Transit is the main transit system and services the entire city with a fleet of buses. There are currently no plans for any rapid transit systems to be implemented in the city. A majority of major bus routes run from 6:00 a.m. until 12:30 a.m., Monday to Sunday. A one-way fare on the Winnipeg Transit system is $2.95 for adults, and $2.45 for youth and seniors. A monthly pass can be purchased for $100 for adults, $80.10 for post-secondary students, and $50 for seniors.
Winnipeg is serviced by Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) which is located just 8 km west of the downtown core. As of 2017, it is the seventh busiest airport in the country, catering to over 4 million travellers. There are non-stop flights daily to cities in Canada, US, and Mexico. Airlines that service YWG include Air Canada, Air Transat, Delta Airlines, Sunwing, United, and WestJet.
The biggest taxi company that operates in Winnipeg is Unicity Taxi Ltd. Their white cabs can be seen roaming the streets of the downtown core. Taxis can be difficult to hail on the streets so it is best to book in advance or visit a train station or hotel where they are usually parked waiting for passengers.
Uber is currently unavailable in Winnipeg but there have been proposals to remove the block on the service introduced in early January 2018.
Winnipeg has an extensive network of streets and highways. The Provincial Trunk Highways (PTH) 100 and 101, locally known as the Perimeter Highway, is the beltway around the city. It is approximately 90 km long and it is an alternate route around the Winnipeg as there are no freeways through the city. The Trans-Canada Highway is the primary route that connects Winnipeg to the other major cities in Canada.
There are currently 12 hospitals in the city of Winnipeg. Some notable hospitals include Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, St. Boniface Hospital, Concordia Hospital, Grace Hospital, Seven Oaks General Hospital, and Victoria General Hospital.