The City of Welland is one of the truly authentic recreational canal cities in Canada, with the Welland Recreation Corridor running through the city’s downtown core. The City is also located in the heart of picturesque Niagara Region and just minutes from neighbouring cities. Visitors are attracted to the area’s natural beauty, as they enjoy our annual festivals, restaurants, heritage buildings, waterfront music concerts, multi-cultural attractions, year-round sports competitions, and outdoor events. Combine that with attractive housing prices, top ranking schools, a commute where everything is nearby, and low crime rates, and it’s no wonder why more and more people are locating to Welland and Niagara.
Welland is located in the heart of the Niagara Region, just minutes from world-class attractions and the Niagara Wine Region
Raising a family in Welland
When it comes to education, parents and students have many choices. The four school boards which operate schools in Welland provide for a variety of options including French or English language curriculums and Catholic or Public schools. World class post-secondary institutions local to Welland include Niagara College, and Brock University. There are also a variety of trade and skill schools for adults looking to further their education and become skilled in a specific field or trade.
Buying a home in Welland
Housing prices in Welland are a fraction of the cost when compared to the GTA and nearby communities. The average home in Welland is selling in the mid $300,000 in approximately 4 weeks. Compare to other area homes below.
|Community||HPI Benchmark||Days / Market|
|Fort Erie||$420,500||31 days|
|Fonthill / Pelham||$705,400||32 days|
|Niagara Falls||$482,200||34 days|
|Port Colborne / Wainfleet||$426,200||27 days|
|St. Catharines||$504,700||25 days|
|West Lincoln||$633,500||22 days|
|Niagara Average||$532,400||30 days|
“This growth in new housing units is bringing new residents to our community, supporting our local economy and creating jobs in the skilled trades and construction industry.” ~ Mayor Frank Campion
|Welland||$435,000 HPI Benchmark|