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Nestled between Burnaby Lake and Burnaby Mountain, the enviable Government Road neighbourhood is centrally located with Lougheed Highway to the north, Gaglardi Way in the east, Burnaby Lake to the south and Kensington Avenue through Burnaby Lake Park in the west. The most common type of housing you’ll find in the Government Road neighbourhood in the single family home, many on substantial size lots with detailed landscaping. There is a small selection of duplexes and townhouses in Government Road. Over 90 percent of the homes in this central Burnaby neighbourhood are owner occupied. Proving the desirability of this Burnaby enclave, singer Michael Bublé is building a mansion style abode on Government Road complete with swimming pool, tennis court and indoor ice rink.


…shops, services & restaurants of Lougheed Town Centre only a few minutes away

For decades residents of Government Road have enjoyed the shops, services & restaurants of Lougheed Town Centre only a few minutes away. Soon Lougheed will transform to one of the largest shopping destinations in Greater Vancouver, with a magnificent 320 metre long covered outdoor, pedestrian-only galleria. There is a number of big box stores in the Government Road neighbourhood including Costco and Staples. Shopping at Brentwood Town Centre is also a quick drive away along Lougheed Highway. In addition, nearby Burnaby Mountain has Horizons Restaurant, famous for its regional cuisine and stunning views of the city.

Seaforth Elementary on Government Road with grades K to 7 is recognized for its French Immersion Program. For high school students, nearby Burnaby Mountain Secondary is just off Lougheed and Gaglardi Way. Government Road has quick access to downtown Vancouver and east/west destinations with three Skytrain Stations – Sperling, Lake City and Production Way/University. Bus service is also available linking Vancouver and Metrotown.

Government Road Active Listings Summary | as of May 26, 2017

The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Government Road, segmented by residential property types. The second column is a calculation of the current median asking price, while the third column is the summed total of all active listings for the related property type. Please note that this table is updated every 24 hours.

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Government Road MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices | April, 2017

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,585,400

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 1 Storey in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

1 Storey Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
1200
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Divided Co-Ownership:
No
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Finished Basement:
Yes
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1400
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
10142
Number of Fireplaces:
2
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
4
Separate Entrance To Basement:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
11
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1966

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,585,400

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 1 Storey Detached in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

1 Storey Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
1200
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Divided Co-Ownership:
No
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Finished Basement:
Yes
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1400
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
10142
Number of Fireplaces:
2
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
4
Separate Entrance To Basement:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
11
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1966

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,980,100

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 2 Storey in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

2 Storey Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
4
Amenities:
No
Basement Area:
1280
Bedrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
2
Finished Basement:
Yes
Freshwater Supply:
Municipal waterworks
Full Bathrooms:
4
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
3207
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
N/A
Lot Size:
10975
Number of Fireplaces:
2
Panoramic View:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
14
Type Of Covered Parking:
Double width garage
Type of Property:
Detached
Year Built:
1985

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,980,100

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 2 Storey Detached in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

2 Storey Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
4
Amenities:
No
Basement Area:
1280
Bedrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
2
Finished Basement:
Yes
Freshwater Supply:
Municipal waterworks
Full Bathrooms:
4
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
3207
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
N/A
Lot Size:
10975
Number of Fireplaces:
2
Panoramic View:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
14
Type Of Covered Parking:
Double width garage
Year Built:
1985

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$422,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Apartment in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Apartment Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
2
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Concrete Frame:
Yes
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Full Bathrooms:
2
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
888
Half Bathrooms:
0
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
5
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Pool:
Indoor
Type Of Roofing:
Flat / Tar & Gravel
Year Built:
1984

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,864,200

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Single Family in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Single Family Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
1225
Bedrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
2
Divided Co-Ownership:
No
Finished Basement:
Yes
Freshwater Supply:
Municipal waterworks
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1912
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
10512
Number of Fireplaces:
2
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
4
Separate Entrance To Basement:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
13
Type Of Covered Parking:
Double width garage
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type of Property:
Detached
Year Built:
1976

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,864,200

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Single Family Detached in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Single Family Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
1225
Bedrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
2
Divided Co-Ownership:
No
Finished Basement:
Yes
Freshwater Supply:
Municipal waterworks
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1912
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
10512
Number of Fireplaces:
2
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
4
Separate Entrance To Basement:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
13
Type Of Covered Parking:
Double width garage
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Year Built:
1976

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$559,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Townhouse in Government Road.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Townhouse Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Amenities:
No
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
3
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Covered Parking Spaces:
2
Finished Basement:
No
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1288
Half Bathrooms:
1
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
7
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Foundation:
Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1985

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

 

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