Nestled in the heart of the "Golden Horseshoe" against the Niagara Escarpment, Hamilton has a population of 322,000 people, making it the ninth biggest city in Canada. Hamilton's climate sitting on a bay at the western end of Lake Ontario is generally continental (warm summers and cold winters) and is influenced by its proximity to the Great Lakes.
The escarpment that rises above Hamilton shelters the lower part of the city from warm southerly winds, making the downtown cooler than the south end on the escarpment. The area above the escarpment is know as Hamilton Mountain.
The city has long been known as a Steel Town, supplying steel for the automobile manufacturing sector centred around Toronto. Stelco and Dofasco remain the two largest private-sector employers in the city.
Over the past 20 years, the city has been working on a program of "greening" the city to improve the quality of life for its residents. The Bruce Trail today spans 776 kilometres from Queenston to Tobermory, including 10 kilometres in Hamilton. The city is also home to the Royal Botanical Gardens and Iroquoia Heights Conservation Area.
The city is equally close to Toronto and the US border at Queenston, making it convenient for industry and travellers alike. This very location also made it the location of a famous and important battle in the War of 1812 at nearby Stoney Creek. There is a lot of history in and around Hamilton.
Hamilton has three major areas: along the lake (between Downtown, the steel mills and Stoney Creek) are older homes, on The Mountain, atop the Niagara Escarpment with its great vistas are more recently built homes (with the most recently built homes edging closer to Hamilton's airport), and in the mixed urban-rural communities of Dundas, Ancaster, and Flamborough to the northwest.
There are also a number of nearyby bedroom communities to the south, stretching from Hope to Brantford south to Dunnville on Lake Erie.
There are also nearb y communities in the Niagara Region. And if you are a fan of the Hamilton Spectator newspaper, you might also include Burlington & Oakville in the Halton Region in this marketplace.
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Here are some of the Hamilton Home & Condo builders listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
PuroClean Brantford is driven to provide an unmatched service experience that is quick, professional and ethical. We serve the Brantford area.
We are a custom home design firm serving all Hamilton - Burlington - Niagara areas. We are licensed with province and have been designing for nearly 30 years. We have design over 4000 designs to date. We knoe we can help!
NRB is a modular construction company that delivers modular buildings of impressive design, durability and performance.
For Many years we have been the leader in designing , engineering and installing portable structures for virtually every purpose. CPS buildings can be temporary or permanent, portable or modular
Alair Homes is an entirely new brand of contracting company.
Here are some of the Hamilton realtors with knowledge of suitable homes available in the neighbourhood you want, listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
Shawn Palmer is a full-time Ancaster-based real estate sales representative helping home buyers and sellers in Ancaster, Dundas, Hamilton and surrounding areas.
Provides residential real estate services for all of your home buying and selling needs in the Hamilton, Burlington, Ancaster, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Caledonia, Waterdown, Grimsby and surrounding area. Contact me for a Free Home Market Evaluation.
John Morris wants to make your home buying and selling experience smooth and simple. His professional approach as a real estate agent will leave you with a positive and satisfying encounter whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned seller.
Let my 25 years in customer service work for you.
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An award winning real estate agent in Hamilton, Ontario who wants to help bring you home. Nancy is an experienced and respected professional Realtor who assists residential home buyers and sellers in Hamilton Wentworth Ontario area.
Here are some of the Hamilton mortgage lending and mortgage broker companies listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
Providing a full range of residential and commercial mortgage products at highly competitive prices. We make mortgages easy
Mortgage Brokering Since 1999. We help clients achieve their mortgage financing goals. Purchasing, Refinancing, Home Equity Loans. We have access to most major banks, monoline lenders, credit unions, subprime, and many private lenders.
With access to a vast network of over 300 lending institutions, I have the tools to build a customized mortgage plan, with the features and options that meet your needs.
I am proud to be a part of Canada's largest broker network, Dominion Lending Centres. With access to the top lenders in the industry, I will provide you with the options you need to make paying off your mortgage easier!
With 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry, we bring you the Choice, Convenience & Counsel. We provide customized solutions to get YOU the Right Mortgage!
Brokerage Licence # 10845
Independently Owned & Operated
Here are some of the Hamilton moving & storage companies listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
Movers4You is one of the most fastest-growing moving company in Canada and offers the most professional and satisfactory relocation services for all your business and household needs.
Whether it is local or long distance moving, we at Hamilton Movers can safely transport you and your items to your new location safe and sound.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCKÃ‚Â® provides residential and business moving services, storage services, and packing supplies. We take pride in our Ã¢â‚¬Å“Movers Who CareÃ‚Â®Ã¢â‚¬Â reputation and our 96% referral rate.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, we can help! We are a full service organizing and move management company with over 16 years proven expertise.
At Hamilton Movers Inc - Moving Company Hamilton ON we ensure that our customers move with ease and at affordable prices. We are a moving company in Hamilton that understands the moving needs of the local people than other local movers.
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Here are some of the great neighbourhoods you can move to in & around Hamilton
ON: This part of Hamilton lies above (and generally south of) the Niagara Escarpment. This area is newer than the part of Hamilton below the Escarpment. The area is traversed east-west by the #86 Lincoln Alexander Parkway
ON: This part of Hamilton, east of Kenilworth, lies below the Escarpment and straddles Red Hill Creek which for many years was pure parkland and is now home to the Red Creek Expressway
ON: East of Hamilton on the south shore of western Lake Ontario, the area was settled by United Empire Loyalists following the US War of Independence, and was amalgamated into Hamilton in 2000
ON: Flamborough is amostly rural area of Hamilton northwest of King^s Highway #5 up the #401, with Clappison^s Corners and the community of Waterdown.
ON: Dundas, in a bend in the Niagara Escarpment just west of Westdale, was a town since 1848 and annexed into Hamilton in 2001.
We have lots more neighbourhoods for you to explore and investigate...