Vancouver

1/2 Duplex

Half-duplex properties in Vancouver offer a unique blend of affordability and spacious living. Situated in diverse neighborhoods across Vancouver, these homes are perfect for those seeking a balance between urban convenience and suburban tranquility. With a half-duplex, you'll typically enjoy a private yard and driveway, making it feel more like a detached home.


These properties are in high demand due to their cost-effectiveness and proximity to amenities, schools, and parks. Whether you're a first-time buyer, investor, or looking to downsize, Vancouver's half-duplexes provide an excellent real estate opportunity. Explore the diverse options available in this dynamic real estate market.

1/2 Duplex Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.9M
Lowest Price $1.1M
Highest Price $8.5M
Total Listings 287
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.2K

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1/2 Duplex MLS® Listings in Vancouver | Homes for Sale

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1430 E 8th Avenue, Vancouver

$1,399,900

1430 E 8th Avenue, Vancouver

5 Beds 3 Baths 1,341 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2884521

REMI Realty Inc.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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1958 W 42nd Avenue, Vancouver

$3,399,000

1958 W 42nd Avenue, Vancouver

5 Beds 5 Baths 2,084 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2884487

1NE Collective Realty Inc.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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1960 W 42nd Avenue, Vancouver

$3,399,000

1960 W 42nd Avenue, Vancouver

5 Beds 5 Baths 2,084 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2884478

1NE Collective Realty Inc.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# A 2444 Napier Street, Vancouver

$1,679,000

# A 2444 Napier Street, Vancouver

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,425 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2884453

Stilhavn Real Estate ServicesReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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2264 Newport Avenue, Vancouver

$1,749,000

2264 Newport Avenue, Vancouver

4 Beds 4 Baths 1,760 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883954

Sutton Premier RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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2262 Newport Avenue, Vancouver

$1,749,000

2262 Newport Avenue, Vancouver

4 Beds 4 Baths 1,760 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883939

Sutton Premier RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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3905 Windermere Street, Vancouver

$1,398,000

3905 Windermere Street, Vancouver

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,318 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2884003

RE/MAX Crest RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 2 2846 Mcgill Street, Vancouver

$1,548,800

# 2 2846 Mcgill Street, Vancouver

3 Beds 4 Baths 1,572 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883694

Sutton Group-West Coast RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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2551 Triumph Street, Vancouver

$1,568,000

2551 Triumph Street, Vancouver

3 Beds 4 Baths 1,238 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883626

Oakwyn Realty EncoreReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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126 E 45th Avenue, Vancouver

$1,800,000

126 E 45th Avenue, Vancouver

4 Beds 4 Baths 1,681 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883542

RE/MAX City RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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2204 E 7th Avenue, Vancouver

$1,980,000

2204 E 7th Avenue, Vancouver

3 Beds 4 Baths 1,732 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883519

Sutton Group-West Coast RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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2206 E 7th Avenue, Vancouver

$1,980,000

2206 E 7th Avenue, Vancouver

3 Beds 4 Baths 1,518 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883436

Sutton Group-West Coast RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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2660 E 26th Avenue, Vancouver

$2,188,000

2660 E 26th Avenue, Vancouver

5 Beds 5 Baths 2,455 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883379

RE/MAX City RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 1 4301 Fleming Street, Vancouver

$1,698,000

# 1 4301 Fleming Street, Vancouver

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,132 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883373

Sutton Group-West Coast RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 2617 East 56th Avenue, Vancouver

$1,899,000

# 2617 East 56th Avenue, Vancouver

5 Beds 4 Baths 2,009 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2883358

RE/MAX Dream Home RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo


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Pros of Half-Duplex Properties

Affordability

One of the primary advantages of half-duplex properties in Vancouver is their affordability. In a city known for its expensive real estate market, half-duplexes offer a more budget-friendly option for homebuyers. You can often find these properties at a lower price point compared to detached homes, making homeownership more accessible.

Spacious Living

Despite being attached to another unit, half-duplexes typically provide spacious living arrangements. They offer more square footage than condos or townhouses, giving you room to spread out and enjoy a comfortable lifestyle. Many half-duplexes come with private yards, further enhancing your living space.

Location

Half-duplex properties are scattered across diverse neighborhoods in Vancouver, offering residents the opportunity to live in areas with excellent amenities, schools, and parks. You can often find these properties in both urban and suburban settings, allowing you to choose a location that suits your lifestyle preferences.

Investment Potential

For real estate investors, half-duplex properties can be a wise choice. They tend to generate rental income, and their relative affordability can lead to attractive returns on investment. Vancouver's strong rental market makes these properties appealing to investors looking for stable cash flow.

Cons of Half-Duplex Properties

Shared Walls

One of the drawbacks of half-duplex living is the shared walls with your neighbor. While this can help with energy efficiency, it may also lead to noise transmission between units. Consider your tolerance for potential noise disturbances when choosing a half-duplex.

Limited Yard Space

Although half-duplexes often come with private yards, the outdoor space is usually smaller compared to detached homes. If you have a green thumb or a large family that enjoys outdoor activities, you may find the yard space limitations to be a downside.

Resale Value

While half-duplex properties offer affordability, their resale value may not appreciate as quickly as detached homes. This can affect long-term investment potential. If you're looking for a property with significant appreciation potential, you may need to consider other options.

Strata Rules

Some half-duplex properties may be subject to strata rules and regulations, similar to condominiums. This can limit your freedom when it comes to exterior renovations and landscaping. It's essential to review the strata bylaws before purchasing to ensure they align with your preferences.

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