Richmond Real Estate & Homes For Sale

Richmond is a Metro Vancouver city, located centrally on BC’s Pacific Coast. It has an estimated population of 207,500 and sits snug between two arms of the Fraser River.

The median household income is $69,553 (2006 census) and the percentage of homes owned is 77.1%, higher than the regional average of 65.5%. Richmond is an area rich in cultural diversity and with its population sitting at a median age of 42. Its healthy residents have the greatest life expectancy in Canada, reaching an average of 84.9 years, almost four longer than the national average.

A unique island community, Richmond experiences a temperate west coast climate free of extreme temperatures. Being on the west coast, the city gets little snow during most winters and the average rainfall of 1,112.6mm is 30% less than what Vancouver receives. Temperatures rarely fall below zero with the January average much warmer than the rest of the country at 2.5ºC.

Richmond Homes For Sale

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9431 No. 6 Road, Richmond

$21,980,000

9431 No. 6 Road, Richmond

9 Beds 11 Baths 22,317 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2474848

Dracco Pacific RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

14780 Westminster Highway, Richmond

$13,000,000

14780 Westminster Highway, Richmond

2 Beds 3 Baths 5,158 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2562251

LeHomes Realty PremierReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

17731 Westminster Highway, Richmond

$9,888,888

17731 Westminster Highway, Richmond

5 Beds 2 Baths 2,580 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2520217

B.C. Farm & Ranch Realty Corp.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

10751 Blundell Road, Richmond

$8,999,999

10751 Blundell Road, Richmond

8 Beds 10 Baths 17,000 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2559012

RE/MAX Crest RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

9660 Sidaway Road, Richmond

$8,880,000

9660 Sidaway Road, Richmond

0 Beds 0 Baths 10,800 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2400643

LeHomes Realty PremierReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

7051 No. 6 Road, Richmond

$6,990,000

↑ $610,000

7051 No. 6 Road, Richmond

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,380 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2520351

LeHomes Realty PremierReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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6680 Comstock Road, Richmond

$6,398,000

6680 Comstock Road, Richmond

6 Beds 6 Baths 4,637 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2567208

Sutton Group - 1st West RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

6780 Gibbons Drive, Richmond

$6,398,000

6780 Gibbons Drive, Richmond

5 Beds 6 Baths 7,806 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2457414

Sutton Group - 1st West RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

8580 No. 4 Road, Richmond

$6,380,000

8580 No. 4 Road, Richmond

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,257 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2545152

RE/MAX Crest RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

12191 Gilbert Road, Richmond

$5,999,000

12191 Gilbert Road, Richmond

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,890 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2457933

Century 21 In Town RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

12351 Gilbert Road, Richmond

$5,998,000

12351 Gilbert Road, Richmond

9 Beds 7 Baths 7,897 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2510520

eXp RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

12580 Westminster Highway, Richmond

$5,900,000

12580 Westminster Highway, Richmond

3 Beds 0 Baths 1,500 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2516089

RE/MAX Nyda Realty Inc.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

Employment Opportunities

The unemployment rate in Richmond is lower than much of BC at just 5.7%. With 1.2 jobs available per resident worker, the city offers careers in high tech, tourism, transportation, retail, and manufacturing industries. There has been a recent shift from traditional fishing and agriculture jobs as the city emerges as a leader for high tech industries.

Shopping

Richmond shopping districts create an international experience with small local shops offering goods uniquely Canadian, as well as products imported from across the globe. Three major malls showcase the latest fashions while the Golden Village District hosts unique Asian shipping centres. Centrally located, the Public Market consists of 75 local shops filled with fresh-picked produce, baked goods, and gifts.

Dining

The community’s diverse ethnic mix is reflected in Richmond’s dining options. In addition to traditional family restaurants, the city’s menu has a variety of international cuisine. From casual, harbour-side kitchens to award-winning fine dining, Richmond’s food scene has something for every palette and any occasion.

Transportation

With Vancouver International Airport located on Sea Island in Richmond, it’s no wonder that tourism is a major industry for this community. It is connected to neighbouring mainland cities by tunnels and bridges and is just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver. In addition to air, Richmond is accessible by major freeways, a transit line, and two railway lines.

Schools

Residing in it’s own school district, Richmond students have access to 39 elementary schools, 12 secondary schools, and 3 alternative schools. Residents wishing to pursue post-secondary may choose to attend Kwantien Polytechnic University or BCIT Aerospace Technology, both having campuses in Richmond. In addition, the city is in close proximity to several major educational institutions including University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.

The Arts

The city’s multi-ethnic community enjoys Richmond’s many cultural offerings including an art centre and multiple galleries, libraries, heritage sites, and the professional Gateway Theatre.  
 
For entertainment, Richmond hosts several festivals year-round, such as Winterfest, the Maritime Festival, Music Fest, and multiple multicultural festivals.

Recreation

This active community is known throughout the region for its recreational amenities. Such amenities include pools, arenas, golf courses, running tracks, playing fields and lacrosse boxes. For leisure, the city equips playgrounds, picnic areas, and community centres.

As a host community during the Vancouver Olympics, Richmond is home to the Olympic Oval, a venue for countless events and programs.

The Outdoors

Richmond offers the community over 1600 acres in park land and trail systems to enjoy for leisure. In addition, the city maintains a system of trails that provide scenic views of historic landmarks and the north Shore Mountains. While focus in recent years has shifted from agriculture to technological industries, Richmond is committed to protecting farmland in an effort to preserve its heritage and the environment.

Investing in Richmond Real Estate

Richmond is growing and thriving. Experiencing nearly a 19% growth in population since 2006, it remains a desirable residential community.

With all the amenities of a city, the close-knit feel of island life, and its close proximity to downtown Vancouver, Richmond has much to offer its residents. Named “Canada’s Healthiest City” in a study by Canadian living, the community has won several awards for sustainability and innovation. 

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Listing information last updated on April 17th, 2021 at 7:30am PDT.