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Vancouver Neighbourhoods

Hammer & Watkinson is excited to help you find a home in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Vancouver has a lot to offer, and we want to help you make a sound decision. Community and neighbourhoods are major factors when it comes to buying a home. It doesn’t matter whether you are a newcomer or a long term resident of Vancouver, it is always important to research the community first.

Finding a Neighbourhood in Vancouver


Schools, shopping, transit, traffic, and safety are just a few of the considerations people have when buying a house in Vancouver. We recommend you check out the 7 Things to Look for in a New Neighbourhood.

The City of Vancouver website has a very comprehensive guide on different neighbourhoods in Vancouver. You can find information on schools, parks, restaurants, recreations, businesses, and cultural events for each neighbourhood. Check out each Vancouver neighbourhood directly from the links below:


Arbutus Ridge Kerrisdale Shaughnessy
Downtown Killarney South Cambie
Downtown Eastside Kitsilano Strathcona
Dunbar-Southlands Marpole Sunset
Fairview Mount Pleasant Victoria-Fraserview
Grandview-Woodland Oakridge West End
Hastings-Sunrise Renfrew-Collingwood West Point Grey




 For information on Greater Vancouver, see links below:

Finding homes in different cities in Vancouver


Greater Vancouver Resources:


To find out more about Greater Vancouver, we have a list of useful links to resources in Vancouver such as recreational activities, attractions, shopping malls, and local transportation. We also have BC real estate resources to aid your home search process as well as links to education options in Greater Vancouver.


Vancouver real estate Resources

Hammer & Watkinson
Office: (604)876-0079
Mark Hammer: (604)761-1335
Kathryn Watkinson: (604)808-3614
Phillip Watkinson: (604)764-6552
Bob Brattston: (604)765-1731
Fax: (604)876-1047