RENT Abbotsford APARTMENTS
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About Renting in Abbotsford
In an IPSO Reid 2011 survey, 96% of Abbotsfordians rated the quality of life in Abbotsford as “Very Good” or “Good”. (Source: IPSO Reid, “Community Satisfaction Survey 2011”, Abbotsford.) At 6.5% Abbotsford had the 2nd highest vacancy rate of any major urban centre in Canada. (Source: Abbotsford Times, “Abbotsford Vacancy Rates Second Highest”, Dec 2010) Apartments are readily available and most residential neighbourhoods have beautiful views of Washington State’s Mt. Baker, to the southeast.
Most people choose to live in the growing city, with its access to public transit, employment opportunities and shops. There are a variety of multi-family housing options available include high-rise and low-rise apartments.
Commuters to nearby communities often opt to rent near the McCallum Rd Interchange, with access to Highway 1.
Living in Abbotsford
The 5th largest city in British Columbia, Abbotsford has a population of more than 134,000. Most residents live in the urban core of the city, but take advantage of the nearby parks, mountain trails and ski hills.
Long touted as a “city in the country”, residents enjoy the best of both worlds. One of the most productive agricultural areas in Canada, the city also features a thriving downtown, a multi-cultural community and urban shopping.
Residents have easy access to big box stores like Home Depot, and there are over 10 shopping centres spread across town. There are also numerous independent boutiques and specialty shops. The city’s ethnic influence is reflected in its restaurants, and residents can opt for Irish pubs, Indian, Thai, Italian and sushi restaurants as well as coffee houses, tearooms and bakeries.
Abbotsford is a sports town, with the NHL’s Calgary Flames affiliate AHL team now calling the city home under the new name of the Abbotsford Heat. The minor hockey association is one of the largest in BC. Soccer and rugby are also well represented. As well, the city offers many sports facilities and programs at community centres across town.
While the city has a higher percentage of crime, there have been initiatives and programs put in place to address the community issue. As such, crime concerns are dropping among area residents.
Abbotsfordians can choose from a variety of quality elementary, middle, and secondary schools options, including public and private schools. The city is home to the University of the Fraser Valley as well as several colleges, including Career Gate Community College, Sprott Shaw Community College, Vancouver Career College, Metis Skills & Employment Centre, and CDI College.
Business and employment opportunities are good and Abbotsford has a diverse economy driven by agriculture, transportation, manufacturing, tourism and a growing aerospace industry. Abbotsfordians are also well-served by transit, with public bus services provided by ValleyMAX.
The Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre delivers outstanding care to residents. The city also has a number of medical centres, dental services and natural medicine options. There are three libraries in town and the city offers efficient municipal services like emergency services, garbage collection and recycling programs.
Why Rent Starlight?
Rent Starlight is committed to offering quality apartments for rent, where you can expect a better quality of life, stellar customer service and rental experience.
Here are some of the many features of Rent Starlight aimed at helping you find the home of your dreams:
- 100s of quality apartments for rent
- Free apartment search tool that includes Google mapping
- Photos of all our apartments
- Apartment descriptions & lists of amenities
- Waitlist applications
We know that when you want to find a home, choice and quick access to rental information saves you time and money. And, Rent Starlight owns each and every building it rents apartments, which means that we care about maintaining superior housing options.
Explore a large variety of apartments from the comfort and convenience of your computer. Use Rent Starlight to get the very best that Abbotsford has to offer.