Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Life is great in the city of Gander!
Gander is an historic Canadian town located in the northeast part of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador, approximately 40 km (25 miles) south of Gander Bay, 100 km (62 mi) south of Twillingate and 90 km (56 mi) east of Grand Falls - Windsor.
The city of Gander has an airport officially called the "Gander International Airport". This airport was formerly a critical refuelling point for transatlantic flights. The city is located on the northeast shore of Gander Lake.
Many of the streets in Gander are named after famous aviators, including Amelia Earhart, Alcock and Brown, Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, Marc Garneau and Chuck Yeager.
According to the Statistics Canada 2006 census, the current population of the town of Gander is 9,951 people (a 3.1% increase from 2001). There are a total of 4,153 dwellings and the town's total area is approximately 104 km².
For real estate, Gander has a wide assortment of apartments, condos, homes and residential care centres to meet the needs of all families and age groups. Towns like Gander are attracting retired baby boomers and workers from large cities who are able to work from home due to technology, and are tired of the stresses and high costs of big-city life.
Single Family Detached Housing
Housing in Gander is available in a wide range of sizes, prices and locations. Beautiful homes are available in both the older and newer sections of town.
General lot size and home cost information is as follows (2007):
Average lot size: 18.3 x 36.6 m (60 x 120 ft)
Large lot size: 21.4 x 45.8 m (70 x 150 ft)
Small lot size: 15.3 x 30.5 m (50 x 100 ft)
Average home cost: $120,000 CAD ($81,855 USD)
Low home cost: $80,000 CAD ($54,570 USD)
High home cost: $150,000 CAD ($102,320 USD)
There are many real estate agencies in the area to help you with your real estate needs. Among these are:
Carolyn Ralph Realty - Royal Lepage
Coldwell Banker - Gander
Exit Realty on the Rock
Homefinders Real Estate
Multi Professional Services
RE/MAX Realty Professionals Ltd.
Turner’s Realty Company