Get Ready For Back To School In Kamloops!

Posted by Vince Cavaliere on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 8:21am

Thompson Rivers University is one of Kamloops' top employers as well as a major academic draw for students from far and wide. As a result, the university has a noticeable effect on the culture, infrastructure, and overall ambiance of the city. As summer begins the process of winding down, many Kamloopians are getting ready to head back into school mode and real estate can be an essential part of that process. We don't want to ruin your summer mood, but to stay ahead and ensure all the essentials are taken care of before the university year commences, it's good to prepare well in advance.

Likewise, preparing for back-to-school is a central part of August for every Kamloops homeowner — or prospective homeowner— with children attending school in the city. Whether you're new to town or relocating within town, finding the right home near the Kamloops school that fits your aspirations is something that requires significant consideration.

Whether you're working or attending TRU — or simply looking for the right home near excellent local schools, we can help. Here are 3 key thoughts to consider in preparation for Fall 2016.

Where To Live As A TRU Student Or Employee?

If you're hoping to live conveniently to TRU, you're in luck — some of the city's best neighborhoods are close by. Aberdeen and Upper/ Lower Sahali, as well as Dufferin are some of Kamloops' most sought-after areas to live in and each is located between 5 to 10 minutes from the university by car. Located within an easily bikeable area, these neighborhoods are between 10 and 20 minutes from TRU on two wheels.

See Available Homes For Sale Near TRU:

1230 Rockcress Drive, Kamloops
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,643 SqFt

1230 Rockcress Drive, Kamloops

360 Fernie Place, Kamloops
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,448 SqFt

360 Fernie Place, Kamloops

405 Mcgill Road, Kamloops
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,552 SqFt

405 Mcgill Road, Kamloops


What Amenities Are There?

Luckily, Thompson Rivers University is surrounded by a wealth of amenities, catering to the popularity of the area and making campus life convenient for students and staff alike. Most prominently on the university's southeastern edge, one can find grocery stores, coffee shops and bistros, big box stores, and Summit Shopping Centre which offers a variety of retail options. Parks and greenbelts are also located nearby! View the amenities near TRU to help plan your errands and living situation.

Browse Amenities Near TRU

Where To Live Near Excellent Public Schools?

If you have students in your family attending elementary, middle, or high school in Kamloops, your options are extensive. Kamloops is home to the esteemed School District #73, which serves the city itself in addition to Chase, Barriere, Clearwater, Logan Lake, Heffley Creek, Savona, and several other communities in the Thompson-Nicola region. For up-to-date school information, visit the school district's website and discover the unique advantages offered by each and every Kamloops school.

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Looking for more information about real estate & life in Kamloops? Connect with Team Cavaliere today for expert advice tailored to your specific buying needs!

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