Ajax, Pickering & more...
The communities in Durham Region, such as Ajax, Pickering, and Whitby, consist of a variety of ideal suburbs. Between Toronto and Oshawa, there's no shortage of opportunities for working professionals who want to live along the north shore of Lake Ontario. As a result, these communities appeal greatly to families who want to enjoy life outside of a major city without sacrificing economic opportunity. Durham Region is also a centre of the automobile industry, leading to many jobs closer to home.
Communities like Ajax and Pickering also appeal thanks to the opportunities they provide for first-time home buyers. It's no secret that real estate prices can be daunting in places like Toronto—but Durham Region has plenty of homes at a more affordable rate, giving families an opportunity to find a community to call home. On the other hand, places like Whitby and Port Union often attract buyers looking for a more spacious and luxurious lifestyle than nearby cities can offer.
Life in Ajax, Pickering, and Whitby
The towns and cities along this stretch of Lake Ontario are ideal for family life. The Durham District School Board includes a wide range of school options that ensure each child will find a school that fits their needs well. With an abundance of public parks, a beautiful waterfront, and a variety of local events, these small towns and cities are great places to raise a family, because they're great places to grow up.
With Toronto and Whitby easily accessible by car, train, or public transportation, living in communities like Ajax and Pickering means having the ability to enjoy the opportunities and amenities of the big city without having to live there. Whether you're commuting there for work on a daily basis or just heading over for a weekend outing, you can enjoy everything that city life has to offer and then return to your comfortable life at home.
Scarborough / Bluffs
This city grew from a collection of small rural villages to become a large city with a diverse cultural community. With some of Toronto's popular natural landmarks, such as the Scarborough Bluffs and Rouge Park, this location is perfect for any family or professional looking to reside in a city full of culture and nature.
Near to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus, a series of parks, and the Ontario 401 Express, residents of Port Union can enjoy a wealth of local services and amenities from a location that makes travelling throughout the area easy. Port Union homes for sale are highly desirable and opportunities to buy in this community are few and far between, so if you find a home you like, it’s important to act quickly to avoid disappointment.
With a population of over 300,000 people, in July 2012 Markham changed its status from town to city. The city currently has over 900 technology and life-sciences companies operating in the vicinity, with IBM as the city's largest employer. Families love living in Markham thanks to numerous events and festivities taking place annually. With fantastic parks, trails, attractions, services, shopping and schools all within close proximity, Markham is a fast growing city and a fantastic place to live.
A multi-cultural community with a friendly down-to-earth ambiance. Being that it is just north of the City of Toronto, its unofficial motto is "A little north, a little nicer." Situated on the Oak Ridge's Moraine, Richmond Hill, a community in York Region is home to over 150 parks and amenities including Phyllis Rawlinson Park, Ozark Park, Sunset Beach Park and Mill Pond park just to name a few. Mill Pond Park is stage to the popular summer Concerts In The Park, and it also hosts the annual Winter Carnival and Mill Pond Splash Events, which provide hours of entertainment for visitors and residents of all ages.
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