Top 5 Neighbourhoods for Real Estate in Hamilton

Hamilton is quickly becoming home to many people from the Greater Toronto Area who are looking for a quieter, more rural life, and more affordable housing options.

Choosing to invest in, or purchase a home, will be one of the biggest decisions you make in
your life.

It is important to make sure you make a thoroughly informed and educated decision.
If you are new and unfamiliar with the city, buying or investing in real estate can feel a bit
overwhelming, and it can be difficult to know where to begin.

That is why it is so important to work with a real estate team that is based in the area and knows it well.

We have put together a list of the top 5 neighbourhoods in Hamilton, to help you navigate the
buying process and to help you determine the best neighbourhood to invest in or to buy a home
in for you and your family.

Bordered by the Chedoke Civic Golf Club and the Niagara Escarpment to the south, with
Highway 403 to the west, this community features lots of green space for residents to get
outside and enjoy nature.

The Ryerson Recreation Centre and Highland Park Gardens offer
tennis, football and baseball amenities for residents to use and enjoy.


Those lucky enough to live in the Durand neighbourhood enjoy both the best of both worlds- the
convenience of living downtown and being close to Hamilton’s major businesses, while still
maintaining the quaint and historic charm and feel of old Hamilton.

This area has Main Street West to the north, the Bruce Trail and Claremont Access to the south,
Queen Street South to the east, James Street South to the west.

With a wide range and variety of housing options, including condos and heritage homes, the
Durand neighbourhood offers a lower price point compared to other neighbourhoods.


This amazing neighbourhood at the base of the escarpment took a while longer for people to
discover, but is now one of the hottest up-and-coming spots in Hamilton real estate.

The Corcktown Neighbourhood offers both the perfect combination of nightlife and taste of city living, with plenty of pubs and some of the city’s best dining spots.

The Art Deco-styled Hamilton GO station is ideal for those commuting to the GTA and for working or attending school in Hamilton, it’s a brief walk to schools, parks, rail trails or downtown.


Named one of the most walkable places in North America, this neighbourhood is one of the first
master-planned communities in Canada designed close to a century ago.

This spot remains a top choice for many people, including students looking to be close to
McMaster University.

The unique Art Deco movie theatre is a great spot for a date night or spending the evening with
the family. This neighbourhood offers many diverse real estate options, although buyers or
investors should note that prices are higher here than in other areas in the city.


With an amazing Livability score of 84/100, Westcliffe offers a peaceful and quiet community in
one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. With beautiful views of north Hamilton and
Lake Ontario, this neighbourhood has close access to many biking and hiking trails like Bruce
Trail, Scenic Iroquoia Walk and the Chedoke Rail Trail.

Whether you are looking for low and high-rise condominiums or one and two-storey detached or
semi-detached houses, this versatile and diverse neighbourhood offers a variety of real estate
options to choose from.

Now that you know more about the top 5 neighbourhoods for real estate in Hamilton

Now that you know more about the top 5 neighbourhoods for real estate in Hamilton, do any of these areas sound like a good fit to invest in or an ideal neighbourhood for you and your family to buy a home?

We are the #1 real estate investment team in Hamilton and can help you find the best spot in
town. Contact our team at Mackay Realty Network today to learn more, and to get the process


Recent Posts

real estate agency



Sign up for our monthly newsletters to be the first to know about off market deals, new listings, market stats, webinars, & community updates