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Zolo has the most thorough, up-to-date set of Delta real estate listings. Search for homes listed on the Delta MLS® system, including nearby cities, property types, and neighbourhoods. At the moment, Delta has 646 homes for sale, including 483 houses, 73 condos, and 46 townhouses for sale. The average sold price for all home types in Delta is $1.0M, which is 13% higher than May 2017. See our Delta housing market stats for a more detailed analysis on average home prices, housing inventory, and days on market.

Delta is home to 10 unique neighbourhoods. With Zolo you'll be able to find the most popular Delta neighbourhoods, the best schools in the city, and evaluate nearby amenities. Check out the upcoming open houses in Delta to tour homes in person. Narrow down your home search to filter by price, bedrooms, size or search by our map of MLS® listings for Canada-wide real estate.

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Delta City Guide

100K
Population
3.3%
Population Growth
6%
Unemployment

Delta is a city in the province of British Columbia. The city incorporated in 1879 and is considered a part of the larger Greater Vancouver Area, known as the GVA. Its current population is 103,000 residents and there are three distinct communities: Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta. Ladner is the administrative centre but North Delta is the city’s most populous area.

Almost a quarter (23%) of the city’s population are visible minorities with the majority of these residents identifying as South Asian or Chinese.

Prior to European settlement, the Tsawwassen indigenous peoples of the Coast Salish First Nations inhabited the area. Even when the European’s set up their communities, the area remained relatively isolated. That changed in the early 1960s with the completion of the George Massey Tunnel, which linked Delta to Richmond and Vancouver. The re-routing of Highway 99 also helped end the city’s isolation.

A small section of land south of Tsawwassen is actually an isolated piece of the United States. As U.S. and UK officials were tasked with negotiating a settlement in the mid-19th century, they forgot about this small piece of land. As a result, Point Roberts remains a Washington-state community, which is landlocked by the city of Delta, which shares a border with this U.S. land exclaves.

Neighbourhoods

Delta is a relatively small geographical area with three distinct and geographically separate communities.

The largest and most populated community in the city is North Delta. There are approximately 52,000 residents living in this mostly suburban community. There are four neighbourhoods in this mostly middle-class community. Annieville is popular with half the homes recently listing for sale, sold in less than 10 days. The neighbourhoods of Nordel, Scottsdale and Sunshine Hills Woods are also in North Delta. Average home prices in these areas range from $757,000 to $993,000. Many North Delta residents commute to downtown Vancouver or south into Surrey and Langley. The area shares a border with the city of Surrey and it’s home to the largest peat urban bog in North America, known as Burns Bog.

The centre of Delta is Ladner, which holds nine neighbourhoods. Ladner Elementary and Hawthorne are two popular communities as they offer great family homes in areas that are easily accessible. Ten percent of homes in Hawthorne sell for above asking price with the average selling price coming in around $985,000. More homes sell for over asking in Ladner Elementary (35%) but the average price of a sold home is lower at about $680,000.

The two most expensive areas in Delta are located in sunny Tsawwassen. Average sale prices for homes in Pebble Hill are $1.4 million, while average prices for homes in Tsawwassen Central sit around $1.1 million.

Because Delta is spread out geographically, it’s a good idea to talk to a local Realtor. These property specialists can help you narrow down a neighbourhood or property type that fits your lifestyle and budget. If you’re just getting acquainted with the city, spend a weekend checking out open houses in Delta. To narrow down your list use our hot-list as a guide which ranks the city’s communities based on average sale price, the number of homes for sale and long property stays on the market.

Neighbourhood
(Top 5)
Sold under 10d Sold above asking Average sale price Active listings
1Annieville 55% 36% $726K 62
2Cliff Drive 52% 17% $731K 54
3Beach Grove 50% 14% $1.5M 32
4Scottsdale 44% 31% $759K 70
5Sunshine Hills Woods 44% 17% $1.1M 52

Nearby Cities

Many buyers opt to purchase in a nearby city and commute to work. These buyers want larger homes and lots but with good commuter access to Delta’s downtown core. Good options include Richmond, New Westminster and Surrey. Look for neighbourhoods that are closer to the highway or commuter train stations, such as Steveston or Newton. Even cities that require a bit longer of a commute, such as Burnaby, Langley and Abbotsford are good options as they offer more affordable detached homes.

City
(Top 5)
Sold under 10d Sold above asking Average sale price Active listings
1New Westminster 60%60%$710K313
2Port Coquitlam 58%54%$745K248
3Port Moody 55%51%$837K128
4Pitt Meadows 56%47%$686K82
5Langley 54%45%$731K967

Demographics

Before buying a real estate in Delta examine the city’s demographics. As data collected by Statistics Canada, that data provides a glimpse into the city’s current population. This can help you figure out if Delta is the right home for you and your family.

19%
Rent
81%
Own
$864
Monthly Rent (Median)
$1,196
Monthly Mortgage (Median)
26,840
Total Families
$80,874
Family Income (Median)
43
Age (Median)
55%
College Educated

Schools

Those interested in buying real estate in Canada will first want to consider whether or not buy close to a school. Property values tend to remain strong in good school districts, making these areas a strong, stable housing market purchase. Here are the top five elementary and top five secondary schools in Delta. 

Elementary Schools

9.4 Southpointe
8.7 Immaculate Conception
8.7 Sacred Heart
6.9 Cliff Drive
6.7 Cougar Canyon

Secondary Schools

6.9 Delta
6.7 Burnsview
6.6 Seaquam
6.3 Sands
5.8 Delview

Commuters

Large sections of Delta are quite hilly so cyclists need to be fit and confident as there aren’t a tonne of dedicated bike lanes. Residents can get around on buses and into neighbouring cities on buses, but there are no rapid transit choices in the city. Those commuting by car will rely on minor highways to get to and from neighbouring municipalities.

To get a better idea of how city residents commute, consider the data collected by Statistics Canada.

 

84%
Drive
11%
Transit
1%
Bike
4%
Walk

Local Scoop

On sunny days, locals head down to Centennial Beach in Tsawwassen. There are on-site change rooms, a seasonal concession stand and a great kids playground. Plus, you can spend the day basking in the sun while lying on the sand or dip your toes into the Boundary Bay waters.

Bird-watchers love the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary. It’s one of 92 federal Migratory Bird Sanctuaries in Canada and offers birds nearly 300 hectares of managed wetlands, natural marshes and low dykes in the heart of the Fraser River Estuary. The protected park offers easy walking trails and a chance to see millions of birds feeding and resting in the area.

Another birding experience is a visit to Orphaned Wildlife (OWL). This nonprofit is dedicated to the survival of raptors and offers 30-minute tours of the facility and its residents. The facility aims to treat and release birds, but some end up having to stay long-term. This gives a chance to see owls, eagles, falcons, hawks and turkey vultures up close and personal.

Locals also love Burns Bog, the “Lungs of the Lower Mainland.” It’s the largest peat bog in North America and offers easy boardwalk walking trails. While dogs are allowed, they must be kept on a leash at all times.

Every July cyclists enjoy the Tour de Delta. More than 200 cyclists participate in this weekend event, where the winner takes home $25,000 in prize money. It’s the richest three-day event in Canadian cycling and, as a result, has attracted big cyclist names in the past, such as Roland Green, Mark McCormack and Claire Hall-Patch.

For shopping check out Tsawwassen Mills. A large indoor shopping centre, this mall has both big box stores as well as speciality stores like Canucks Team Store. The big draw is Bass Pro Shops, Lolé as well as The Children’s Place Outlet Store.

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