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5 Reasons Why Millennials Love Living in Vancouver

Did you know that internationally, Vancouver is the 3rd best city for quality of living?

If you're a millennial looking for the right place to live, then Vancouver should be at the top of your list.

Millennials are in the prime of their lives and it only makes sense for them to live in a city that allows them to embrace their energy, passion, and sense of adventure!

Read on for 5 reasons millennials love living in Vancouver.

1. It's Among the Highest Ranking Cities

Vancouver has the big city feel with all the charm and character of the pacific northwest. 

And it's been ranked as the #3 best city to live in the world (we weren't kidding) in terms of quality of life. Some of the factors considered in the ranking are recreation, housing, economic environment, political/social environment, culture, and healthcare.

So if you're looking for somewhere to live that offers both big-city amenities and community values, Vancouver is a great option.

2. Real Estate Is Booming 

With over 2,300 current listings in Vancouver, there are great opportunities for real estate investing. Use zooky.ca to find the perfect home, townhome, or condo for you. 

Who knows? Maybe you'll be able to snag waterfront property on one of Vancouver's 9 beaches.

3. Living in Vancouver with Peers

Did you know that over 28% of the population of Vancouver is between the age of 20 and 39? That means almost a third of the population are millennials too.

Since it's home to 3 large universities, there's a high concentration of academics and young, working professionals.

You'll be able to enjoy living in a city full of like-minded, educated people your age.

4. Access to Fantastic Public Transport

Vancouver has a network of several different public transport systems called TransLink that allows residents and visitors to access the city easily without a car.

They have a public bus system that services the entire city. The Sky Train connects the Vancouver to Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, Richmond, and Vancouver International Airport.

For water crossing, travelers can use the smaller Aquabus or the large, 385-passenger Seabus.

Vancouver residents can enjoy the financial benefit of not having a car payment while traveling in an environmentally friendly way.

5. Outdoor Recreation

It's no secret that Vancouver is a great hub to enjoy year-round outdoor recreation.

With access to the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Pacific Mountain Range to the east, residents can enjoy countless national parks and activities.

Vancouver is the perfect place to live for hiking, biking, and camping aficionados. And you may pick up a few other outdoor hobbies while you're there!

What's Stopping You?

Now that you know what living in Vancouver has to offer, what's stopping you?

Start labeling those moving boxes today and tomorrow you can live in one of the best cities in the world.

Jamie Richardson

Jamie is a 5-year freelance writer who enjoys real estate. He is currently a Realty Biz News Contributor.

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