As of December 08, 2019, there are 1,004 properties for sale, with an average of $1,256,948. Last Month 28 properties were sold, for 13 below list price, 6 above list price.
The City of Langley is a municipality in the Regional District of Metro Vancouver and considered as an urban centre located in the heart of the Lower Mainland economic region. Despite of continuous industrial and commercial development, residents and visitors can still enjoy the spectacular views of the Coast Mountains to the north in many areas of Langley. This agricultural, yet modern Fraser Valley community is the home of many Langley families for generations.
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Kwantlen First Nations people were the first to live in the surrounding area of the Fraser Valley. The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) set up a trading post in 1827, the one that is known as the Fort Langley, and which is now considered as "historical village" within the larger Langley city and township. In 1839, the fort was relocated up the river but burned down just after 10 months and rebuilt in the same site in 1840. Early European settlement in the area was known as "Innes Corners", and was later called "Langley Prairie" in 1911. Major business and service centre were developed in the area along (Old) Yale Road. Due to immense urban growth and development and the demand for higher levels of service in the community, the City of Langley decided to separate and incorporate as a separate municipality on March 15, 1955. As of 2016, the City of Langley has a population of 25,888 with a land area of 10.22km2. (Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population)
Langley is best-known for its vast swathes of rolling farmland. Residents and visitors can enjoy the spectacular views of the Coast Mountains or do some outdoor activities in one of the city's 40 parks located within the area. The City of Langley, being considered as an urban centre also offers great shopping experience, world-class education, high-end entertainment facilities, extensive recreational opportunites, and colourful community events and festivals. The residents of the city can also spend a quiet afternoon at Fort Langley's BC Farm & Agricultural Museum and visit lines of art galleries, chocolate shops and bookstores as they walk nearby Glover Road and have a shopping trip to downtown Langley's Tribal Spirit Gallery, featuring aboriginal totem poles and jewelery. After all, the city's mission is to build vibrant, healthy and safe community for its residents.
Langley's culture and history starts with the historic village of Fort Langley. Various attractions and historic sites including Fort Langley National Historic Site, the Langley Centennial Museum, and the BC Farm Machinery & Agricutural Museum features local art exhibits that promotes the rich culture of the city. Langley celebrates its culture with colourful festivals such as May Day celebrations, the Canada Day celebrations, the Langley Good Times Cruise-In car extravanganza, and the Cranberry Festival. Having so many farms located within the city, the residents can enjoy natural, farm-friendly food products with fewer additives such as organic baked goods, handmade chocolate, freshly-picked berries, organic turkey sausages and the taste of high quality wines specialized by Fort Wine Co.
The 10km2 land area of the City of Langley contains natural wetland, established residential community, 300 acres of parkland, pedestrian-friendly downtown, regional shopping centre and industrial and service commercial lands that all contributed to the fast growing economy and supportive business community of the city.
Langley experience mild climate similar to Vancouver's being situated in a coastal temperate rainforest zone. This climate helps in growing grapes and berries at several local wineries located within the city. Langley gets about 1,800 hours of sunshine annually, and the average annual rainfall is 140cm/55in.
School District 35 Langley was established on April 30, 1871 and recognized as one of the earliest school districts in British Columbia. The school district administered the public elementary, middle and secondary schools within the city and municipalities of Langley Township. Kwantlen Polytechnic University has a campus located in Langley that offers certificates, citations, diplomas, bachelor's degrees, and associate degrees in over 135 educational programs. Langley is also the home of Trinity Western University, a Christian university and considered as the largest privately-funded public university in Canada. It offers programs related to sciences, communications, business and the humanities for bachelors and masters degree.
Langley Memorial Hospital is located in the Township of Langley, British Columbia but also provides wide-range hospital and health care services to the residents of the City of Langley. It is a government-funded acute care facility, and Level IV trauma centre that is owned and operated by Fraser Health. Services offered by Langley Memorial Hospital includes general services, surgical services, emergency services, diagnostic services and geriatric services.
The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (Also known as TransLink) operates the regional transportation network that serves the region including the city of Langley. Langley is served by several bus routes and six community shuttles. One of the major highway in the City of Langley and the Township of Langley is the Fraser Highway. The "502", "320", "341" "364", "501/590", and "595" together with the "503" and "555" rapid bus express are the major bus routes that serves both the city and the township of Langley.
The City of Langley is one of Metro Vancouver’s dynamic and thriving Regional City Centres. Industy is considered as the backbone of the City of Langley. It includes metal fabrication, plastic and clothing manufacturing, and warehousing to name a few. The Cascades Casino - the Fraser Valley's biggest casino - and Coast Hotel and Convention Centre together with expansive shopping malls helps in the city's growing economic development.
The city's employment rate reached 61.7% on 2016 Census, while the City of Langley's average household income is $64,308, 17.8% lower compare to $78,227 of BC based on CensusPlus, 2011.
The City of Langley offers various opportunities for outdoor activities and recreational programs. The Greater Vancouver Zoo - the biggest zoo in British Columbia - located in Aldergrove, Langley offers animal viewing that includes approximately 800 animals such as tigers, deers, eagles and grizzly bears. With more than 40 parks around the city, residents can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, camping and even family picnics at their own leisure. Langley also claims to be the "Horse Capital of BC" with its 7,000 horses. The city even held rodeo competitions and horse auctions at Thunderbird Show Park and Milner Downs Equestrian Center. The City of Langley is committed to provide quality recreational programs to ensure that all residents have an active lifestyle that will benefit the individual itself, as well as the community.
The Langley Events Centre in the Township of Langley is the home of the Langley Rivermen of the British Columbia Hockey League, the Vancouver Stealth of the National Lacrosse League and the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League. The 6,000-capacity arena also hosts basketball, lacrosse, figure skating, and concerts. The Langley Rams, are a Canadian Junior Football team based in Langley, British Columbia. The Langley Rams of the British Columbia Football Conference (which itself is part of the Canadian Junior Football League) plays and competes annually for the national title known as the Canadian Bowl. The Langley Blaze of the Premier Baseball League and the Langley Thunder (Senior A box lacrosse team) are also based in Langley. Redwoods Golf Course or Belmont Golf Course are the two of Langley's seven well-reviewed golf courses where you can play a round of golf. Langley is the home to notable professional sports players like Brett Lawrie (infielder for the Chicago White Sox) and the professional cyclist Svein Tuft (Greenedge Cycling Team).