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The Fraser Valley Region

Welcome to Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley Region is a place that truly has something for everyone. Whether you're eager to enjoy city life in Abbotsford, live a quiet lifestyle in a residential village, or find rural peace in the middle of nowhere, you'll surely find a place of your own in this unique region.

As if that isn't enough, the Fraser Valley's unrivaled outdoor adventures draw countless buyers and tourists to the area all year long. And if you're looking to find a home here, you're in luck—properties in the Fraser Valley can be affordable, especially considering the area's convenient location near Greater Vancouver.

Thinking about making a move to the Fraser Valley? Let's explore everything this region has to offer!

Fraser Valley at a Glance


Population: 296,000+
Largest City: Abbotsford
Median Home Value: $1,000,000
Median Rent: $1,350

Getting Around

To Vancouver: 49 mins
To Bellingham, USA: 52 mins
To Surry: 35 mins
To Vancouver Int'l Airport: 58 mins

Our Top Picks for the Fraser Valley

Culture, history, and natural beauty make the Fraser Valley a wonderful place to settle down. Here, you'll encounter both residential neighborhoods, larger cities, as well as more remote areas, which makes it an ideal spot for any kind of buyer. If you want to live like a local, take a look at some of our top picks for the Fraser Valley!

Outstanding parks and rec

Start planning your next hike, skiing trip, or outdoor excursion—it's easier than ever to get in touch with nature when you live in the Fraser Valley. In total, the area boasts alpine meadows, more than seven major mountains, streams and rivers, remote wilderness, and a rugged backcountry. 

Top activities in the Fraser Valley include climbing the Pacific Ranges, exploring the 12 regional parks, or taking in the lakefront views at Golden Ears Provincial Park.

Shopping and dining

Though the Fraser Valley might seem remote, its unbelievable location adjacent to Vancouver puts it near some of Canada's best retail and culinary opportunities. But if you don't want to pay a trip to the city, you'll surely find plenty of top-notch options throughout Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and the area's other small towns. Favorites include the Highstreet Shopping Centre, Sevenoaks Shopping Centre, and Downtown Chilliwack. Feeling hungry? Grab a bite at spots like Shandhar Hut Indian Cuisine, White Spot, or Brodeur's Bistro. 

Local attractions

There's never a shortage of things to do when you live in the Fraser Valley. Most of the area's top attractions can be found in the great outdoors—the Othello Tunnels, the International Friendship Garden, and the Harrison Hot Springs should all be on your bucket list. The city of Abbotsford also puts on plenty of year-round events, including Berryfest and a Canada Day Extravaganza.

Community Guide to the Fraser Valley

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