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About Fraser

Fraser is one of East Vancouver’s popular up and coming neighbourhoods. Affordability, accessibility, and diversity are all characteristics of this in-demand enclave where prices are more affordable but the downtown core is only a short drive or bus ride away. The vibrancy and hip attitude of Main Street are also only a few blocks to the west. This proximity has been driving new businesses and revitalization, like the city’s Earnest Ice Cream, a popular startup in the neighbourhood, or Matchstick Coffee, a bustling coffee shop with some of the best baked goods in town.

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Education

Five elementary schools are situated in or around Fraser for residents. They include: Charles Dickens, David Livingstone Elementary, Sir Richard McBride Elementary (474/944), General Brock (523/944), and Sir Alexander Mackenzie (568/944). Public secondary options include Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School (193/289) and John Oliver Secondary School (193/289). Nearby private school options include: St. Andrew’s School (75/944), St. Joseph’s School (301/944), Stratford Hall (69/289), St. Patrick’s Elementary and Secondary Schools (103/289), and Vancouver College (13/289).

Housing

As of 2016, Fraser has many new condominium and townhouse developments being constructed, including ” The Gem on Fraser,” “Bold on Fraser” and “Jade Condos.” Single-family detached dwellings are also available here, some at starter prices. Many of the homes were built in the 1980s in the Vancouver Special-style. Craftsmen style houses are also available.

Location and Transportation

Fraser is located just east of Main Street in East Vancouver. The official boundaries of the neighbourhood are East 16th Ave to the north and East 49th Ave to the south. Prince Edward Street, just three blocks from Main Street, is the western boundary and Elgin Street is the boundary to the east. The neighbourhood is within convenient driving distance to downtown. Public busses that connect to main arterial routes service Fraser with express options along Broadway.

Neighbourhood Highlights

Green Space

Fraser is home to many large green spaces where residents can walk dogs or take part in recreational sporting activities. Memorial South Park at Fraser’s South End is a large, 13.5 hectare park with soccer and softball fields, tennis courts, ultimate fields, cricket, field hockey and more.

Community Centres

Hillcrest Community Centre is a nearby, brand new community space with a large swimming area, gym, skating rink, baseball fields, curling and more. Kensington Community Centre is also nearby, a popular home to many different recreational leagues, and offers a host of classes and courses for all ages.

Diversity

Fraser is a diverse neighbourhood, with many ethnic restaurants and grocery stores celebrating this diversity. The residents have a strong influence over the commercial culture along Fraser street giving it a real community vibe.

Market Report for Fraser

This is a Market Report for the Fraser Neighbourhood. This neighbourhood market report is a custom report which updates automatically with MLS data.

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Overview - Last 30 days

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7
Beds
4 | 1
Baths
3,605
SqFt
 
 
#R2161575 | Single Family Home
Courtesy of Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
5
Beds
2
Baths
3,350
SqFt
 
 
#R2168364 | Single Family Home
Courtesy of RE/MAX Real Estate Services
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,214
SqFt
 
 
#R2164623 | Single Family Home
Courtesy of RE/MAX Select Realty
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