Windsor has a wide range of housing to suit your lifestyle, from elegant heritage homes lining leafy neighbourhood streets to waterfront condos settled near urban amenities. While the majority of Windsor residents own a home, there is an excellent mix of apartments in large and small buildings with affordable rent. Homes in Windsor can be purchased at a fraction of the cost of a home in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The availability of affordable homes is a key advantage to living in Windsor.
Owning a Home in Windsor-Essex County
The Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors
website provides you with important information on buying your home in Windsor-Essex, in addition to other useful resources such as a school locator, a mortgage calculator, current listings, and much more. For more information on monthly sales and average home prices, please see monthly stats
Average Real Estate Costs (2017):
- Average Resale Home: $270,951 (price depends on the age of the home and improvements)
- Average New Home Construction: $440,279
Renting a Home in Windsor-Essex County
Windsor has a strong rental market, which offers a variety of housing types to meet your needs. Rental costs are affordable compared to the GTA or other major cities in Canada. In addition to the Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors
can be helpful when trying to find a place to rent in Windsor:
Average Rental Costs (2017):
- The average Two Bedroom Apartment rent is $1,062 per month.
- The average Three Bedroom House rent is $1,246 per month.
Temporary Accommodations For Residents
For residents in the Schulich Windsor Program in need of temporary accommodations while in Windsor, please contact the Program Coordinator Jeanne Hickey:
Jeanne Hickey, Program Coordinator
University of Windsor
Medical Education Building Room 1100
401 Sunset Ave.
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Tel: (519) 254-5577 ext. 52227
Fax: (519) 255-6743