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Housing in Fort Smith

 

Fort Smith is a wonderful community to call home. With the cost of housing among the most affordable in the Northwest Territories, and with the same amenities as much larger communities, there is every reason to call Fort Smith home.

The average 1,500-square-foot, three-bedroom, single bathroom detached house built in the 1970s and has a spacious lot can cost somewhere around $200,000 or more (2009), especially if it’s been well-maintained.

The most expensive houses in Fort Smith sell for less than $400,000 (2009). That price would buy a 3,000-square-foot house with five bedrooms and three baths.

More affordable housing options include duplexes, which sell for anywhere between $80,000 to $150,000, and mobile homes, which sell for anywhere between $50,000 and $150,000.

See our Business Listings for general contractors and other businesses in town that can help build or renovate. Also, see the Business Listings for a list of lawyers to assist with real estate transactions.

The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation is responsible for addressing the quality, adequacy, suitability and affordability of housing in the Northwest Territories. The corporation offers programs to help NWT residents become homeowners.

The Fort Smith Housing Authority provides and maintains public housing to residents of Fort Smith.

View residential and commercial real estate and rental property listings.

There are no active real estate agents in Fort Smith, so most property sales in the community are completed as private transactions between homeowners and buyers, with the help of lawyers.