BC's most and least expensive places to live

BC has some of the most desirable places to live on earth, which ultimately makes it also one of the most  expensive.   If you must live in a detached home the crunch can be incredible.  

According to an article written by Ian Austin in the Province on October 21, 2014 here is a list  of the average price for a home in BC;s most exclusive communities:


West Vancouver   $2,144,137

Vancouver: $1,367,458

Whistler: $1,208,343

Lions Bay: $1,114,347

Anmore: $1,106,149

North Van District: $1,016,052

Richmond: $971,675

Burnaby: $949,826

North Van City: $891,975

Oak Bay: $890,732

White Rock: $878,824

Belcarra: $842,238


Now if you are looking to retire or looking to cash in on your investment you might be looking for something just a little less expensive.  Here is an interesting list of the average price for a detached home in BC's 36 most affordable communities.


Granisle: $49,222

Port Clements: $67,592

Stewart: $69,925

New Hazelton: $73,689

Wells: $74,683

Zeballos: $80,222

Masset: $86,777

Tahsis: $87,588

Clinton: $96,323

Mackenzie: $111,634

Port Edward: $113,761

Greenwood: $113,980

Gold River: $114,236

Hazelton: $114,953

Burns Lake: $116,945

McBride: $118,989

Lytton: $120,379

Houston: $123,254

Cache Creek: $131,390

Slocan: $137,979l

Sayward: $141,155

Port Alice: $143,959

Fraser Lake: $147,662

Fort St. James: $150,658

Queen Charlotte: $152,378

Hudson’s Hope: $152,700

Salmo: $155,467

Lillooet: $158,698

Alert Bay: $161,127

Quesnel: $164,120

Port Hardy: $164,333

100 Mile House: $169,314

Midway: $170,787

Kitimat: $174,189

Prince Rupert: $175,489

Barriere: $178,272


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