Moving to Etobicoke, Ontario home neighbourhoods, realtors, and movers



Etobicoke Highrises, seen from teh Humber River

WHY BE Moving to Etobicoke?

This community, now part of Toronto, lies west of the Humber River and is a diverse range of neighbourhoods straddling Highway 427, stretching from Lake Ontario up to and past Pearson Airport.
Lakeshore Condos alongside Humber Bay Park

Etobicoke is strategically located in the centre of Canada's major consumer and industrial market, the "Golden Horseshoe" of Ontario. It sits on the western edge of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), only 90 minutes from the U.S. border.

One of the first grants in 1795, was to Samuel Bois Smith, a captain in the Queen's Rangers, received a grant of 1530 acres, from Kipling Avenue to Etobicoke Creek, extending north to Bloor Street. By 1805, 84 people lived in Etobicoke, and in 1806 a grist and lumber mills was built on the Humber River, just south of Dundas Street, and in 1816 the Dundas Street Bridge was built. In the early 1840s, Montgomery's Inn was built as a stop on the colonial coach road between Toronto and Hamilton.

Montgomery Inn

Formed in 1967, when Etobicoke was merged with Long Branch, New Toronto and Mimico, to become a borough in Metropolitan Toronto, and in 1984 was incorporated as a city.

In 1998, six municipalities merged to form an amalgamated City of Toronto. Etobicoke had a population of 341,000 residents (2006 census) and is nestled between the Humber River and Etobicoke Creek and is the gateway to Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

Etobicoke has excellent access to transit with service by the Toronto Transit Commission, GoTrain rail and bus service. For drivers, the community has excellent highway access to the QEW in the south, the 401 in the north, with Highway 427 connecting the two, as well as Pearson International Airport.

Pond at Eglinton Flats

Approximately half the community's 18,000 businesses are in the manufacturing, product distribution or corporate sectors. Etobicoke ranks as the fourth largest head office centre in the country. The strongest business sectors in Etobicoke are pharmaceuticals, electronics, computer, chemical and transportation (automotive) parts and equipment.

The community has excellent recreational facilities and parks, including Centennial Park (with ski hill, among numerous other facilities), and access to recreational pathways along both the Humber River and along Etobicoke Creek. The community has two campuses of Humber College, and numerous cultural facilities. The various business districts around Etobicoke sponsor a rich variety of fetivals around the year.

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Etobicoke (Toronto) Realtors, Home Builders, Mortgages & Movers

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More info on John Rossi, with Re/max West Realty Inc. Etobicoke BuildersJohn Rossi, with Re/max West Realty Inc.

Re/Max West Reality Inc., Brokerage is a well known name in the field of Real Estate. We will help you to search homes, condos, or any other property in Ontario Canada. Contact us to buy or sell any property in Ontario.

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More info on Dormaster Garage Doors & Windows Etobicoke BuildersDormaster Garage Doors & Windows

Dormaster Garage Doors & Windows provides premium services in garage door installation and repair in Etobicoke, Ontario. Also available 24/7 for emergency service and repair.

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More info on Dunpar Homes Etobicoke BuildersDunpar Homes

Dunpar Homes Inc. has built their reputation on creating quality, traditional georgian inspired communities across the Greater Toronto landscape, and abroad western Canada.

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More info on Cloud9 Condos Etobicoke BuildersCloud9 Condos

Imagine the possibilities! Your very own dreamy condominium with the very latest in contemporary finishes, an exciting line up of lifestyle amenities, all in a neighbourhood that offers the ultimate in convenience and style. It’s time to live it up.

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More info on James Choporis : Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty Etobicoke RealtorsJames Choporis : Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty

My personal commitment to each client is that I will devote my time and energy to meeting your needs and I will keep you informed throughout the buying and selling process. To ensure a fair negotiation and resolution during the sale of a home.

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More info on QUYNH TRAN RE/MAX Condos Plus Etobicoke RealtorsQUYNH TRAN RE/MAX Condos Plus

I'm a Realtor and certified ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) specializing in residential real estate in Toronto, Etobicoke and Mississauga.

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More info on John Rossi, with Re/max West Realty Inc. Etobicoke RealtorsJohn Rossi, with Re/max West Realty Inc.

Re/Max West Reality Inc., Brokerage is a well known name in the field of Real Estate. We will help you to search homes, condos, or any other property in Ontario Canada. Contact us to buy or sell any property in Ontario.

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More info on Sears Certified Real Estate Services Etobicoke RealtorsSears Certified Real Estate Services

Looking for a Realtor? Earn 0.6% of your home price* in Free Sears Gift Cards when you use our Realtors from Re/Max, Royal LePage, Sutton Group. Buying & Selling is Simple and Easy with our services! Services available throughout Ontario! Call now!

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More info on Queensway Real Estate Brokerage Inc. Etobicoke RealtorsQueensway Real Estate Brokerage Inc.

Queensway Real Estate Brokerage will provide you professional help in searching for your new house or condo in GTA. If you look to sell or buy house in Etobicoke and GTA area - we are here to help!

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More info on Jimmy Singh with Centum Coast to Coast Financial Corp. Etobicoke MortgagesJimmy Singh with Centum Coast to Coast Financial Corp.

At CENTUM Canada, we've been successfully delivering the best rate for tens of thousands of satisfied clients for nearly a decade. Great Products and a Simple and Convenient way to Apply for a mortgage. Call or Visit Online !

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More info on Rateshoppe Mortgages Etobicoke MortgagesRateshoppe Mortgages

Ontario's Preferred Family Mortgage Specialists, prioritized service delivering savings to make you mortgage free faster. Your local Mortgage Specialists. Our clients are for life, see what they have to say about our sincere and proactive service.

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More info on Mortgage Alliance - Paresh Desai Etobicoke MortgagesMortgage Alliance - Paresh Desai

Qualified Mortgage Alliance Professional. Choice... of over 40 lenders, Convenience..one place to compare lenders and get the Right Mortgage. Counsel... from an independent professional who works for you. Right Broker - Right Mortgage

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More info on Mortgage Alliance AKAL Mortgages Etobicoke MortgagesMortgage Alliance AKAL Mortgages

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

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More info on Movers4you Inc Etobicoke MoversMovers4you Inc

Movers4you Inc is a recognized leader activating in Mover industry, and we have every right to be proud of this fact.The driving force behind our reputation is our employees, who have invested a lot of energy in the development of our business here

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More info on Movers4you Inc Etobicoke MoversMovers4you Inc

Movers4you is fully insured. We have a Public Liability and Goods in Transit insurance. We afford inexpensive movers in Toronto. In addition, we often offer discounts on our household moving prices!

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More info on Dino's Movers - Toronto Movers Etobicoke MoversDino's Movers - Toronto Movers

Experienced Toronto Movers since 1988. Dino's Movers is based in Toronto. We provide moving services. With the help of Dino's Movers you can prepare your family or business for a smooth move, by getting organized and planning ahead.

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More info on Viktoria Professional Movers Etobicoke MoversViktoria Professional Movers

Viktoria is a full-service residential, commercial, and long distance moving company based in Toronto. A focus on providing our customers an enjoyable and stress-free move has made us one of the top movers in Toronto according to Homestars!

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More info on Secure Self Storage Etobicoke MoversSecure Self Storage

Self Storage in Etobicoke. Affordable, Clean and Secured storage units with Free Moving Truck and Four Weeks Free Storage Facilities. 24 Hour Card Access, Weekly Rental, Outdoor Parking Available

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Etobicoke
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Alderwood (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)Alderwood (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)

ON: Alderwood is nestled between Etobicoke Creek on the west and a light industrial area, home to some major corporate employers. Dwntown acces via the Gardiner Expressway

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Humber Heights (Etobicoke  neighbourhoods)Humber Heights (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)

ON: Humber Heights is adjacent to the well-treed Humber River, and south-east flowing Humber Creek winds its way through this community. Great access to the 401.

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Humber Valley Village (Etobicoke  neighbourhoods)Humber Valley Village (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)

ON: Humber Valley Village, between Islington and the Humber River between Eglinton and Dundas, is an upper-middle income family neighbourhood.

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Smithfield, Old Rexdale (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)Smithfield, Old Rexdale (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)

ON: Smithfield is located at the far north-west boundary of the City of Toronto, just west ofthe Humber River. The area is light industrial and is home to Etobicoke General Hospital and Humber College^s North Campus.

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The Kingsway (Etobicoke  neighbourhoods)The Kingsway (Etobicoke neighbourhoods)

ON: The Kingsway was developed on former Church of England land frm colonial times, after the Bloor Street Bridge over the Humber River was built in 1924. Popular garden communitywith corporate executives

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