Moving to North York, Ontario home neighbourhoods, realtors, and movers



North York, as seen from Earl Bales Park

WHY MOVE to North York?

This part of the City of Toronto straddles the east-west 12-lane Highway 401 grew as a "bedroom community" for Toronto after World War II, and has come into its own with light industrial and knowledge industry jobs. The area is criss-crossed with deep ravines which create serene parklands in the middle of these suburbs.
Condos at Bayview & Sheppard

North York, now amalgamated as part of the larger City of Toronto, was until 1999 a separate city. MovingInCanada.com treats the area south of Steels down to Eglinton as "North York", rather than strictly following old municipal boundaries (who can remember their meandering path anyway!).

By the Second World War, North York was home to the Downview Air Base and the de Havilland Canada aircraft manufacturing plant, the the rest of the community was rural until the post-war immigration boom expanded Toronto's urban area. Creation of light industrial & office zones close to the Pearson (then Malton) airport, in Willowdale and in Don Mills created large employment opportunities for people living in North York.

TTC Downview Subway Station

The construction of the 16 lane Highway 401 across the northern edge of metropolitan Toronto, right through North York's mid-section made east-west travel fast. The northwards extension of the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line (as well as subsequent GO Train commuter lines fraom various points) brought the community quick access into Toronto's downtown core.

Vibrant shopping along Eglinton Avenue

Much of North York was still rural farmland in the 1950s, and became urbanized during the Post-War espansion of Toronto, which means much of its housing stock is relatively modern. North York has lots of suburban style neighbourhoods, as well as clusters of high rise apartments and condos along major roads, and particularly around scenic river views and ravines.

The Bridle Path has many luxury Homes These communities are roughly divided into quarters, west of the Downsview Airport industrial corridor (along the path of the Black Creek parklands), southwest of the diagonally flowing West Don River (along Lawrence and Bathurst streets), between the West Don and the Don River (including the vibrant Yonge Street corridor), and east of the Don River.

Many of the community's businesses are in the manufacturing, product distribution or corporate sectors. There are a number of national head offices located in North York, particularly along the Yonge Street corridor and in the Don Mills area, overlooking the Don River Valley in the east.

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North York (Toronto) Realtors, Home Builders, Mortgages & Movers

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Here are some of the York Region Home & Condo builders listed in the Moving In Canada directory:

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More info on Baird Construction Group York Region BuildersBaird Construction Group

We specialize in custom flooring and home renovations.

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More info on Metro Asphalt York Region BuildersMetro Asphalt

Metro Asphalt has been providing paving service to commercial and residential clients since 1992. At Metro Asphalt, we strive for perfection. Our many satisfied customers prove this.

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More info on Icona Condos York Region BuildersIcona Condos

Icona is a new development currently in the pre construction stage, developed by the Gupta Group. The Gupta group has roots within the hotel industry and is now bringing their experience and extensive hospitality to the condominium market.

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More info on Danosh Construction Inc. York Region BuildersDanosh Construction Inc.

Danosh offers a full Construction Contractor service for any residential, commercial or industrial site. Services include: Demolition, Masonry, Concrete, Underpinning, Waste Management, UST Removal, Trucking and Grading, Asbestos Removal and more.

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More info on CanAm Services Inc York Region BuildersCanAm Services Inc

CanAM Coating Services Ltd. has a superior knowledge of the roofing industry and supports the concept of retrofitting where applicable, as opposed to a complete replacement of the commercial roof, providing a cost-effective solution.

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More info on TheRainMakerTeam York Region RealtorsTheRainMakerTeam

We are a team of Realtors who live and work in your neighbourhood. We are here to help people in the community with all of their Real Estate needs.

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More info on Christina Aivalis, Real Estate Agent York Region RealtorsChristina Aivalis, Real Estate Agent

Christina Aivalis is a real estate agent specializing in Richmond Hill houses, homes, townhouses & condos as well as properties in the surrounding area. Her integrity, knowledge and full commitment to clients is what sets her apart.

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More info on Re/Max Landmark Realty Brokerage Inc. York Region RealtorsRe/Max Landmark Realty Brokerage Inc.

There are no shortcuts in real estate. As a full-time dedicated professional since 1989, I have the experience and know how to help home sellers and buyers to avoid any pitfalls.

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More info on Martin MacFarlane - Sutton Group Heritage Realty Inc York Region RealtorsMartin MacFarlane - Sutton Group Heritage Realty Inc

Martin has been a resident of Markham and Unionville for more than 30 years and can put his experience and knowledge of the area to work for you. He is a full-time full service professional Realtor registered with the Toronto Real Estate Board.

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More info on ILAN JOSEPH Toronto, Vaughan and Thornhill Real Estate Agent York Region RealtorsILAN JOSEPH Toronto, Vaughan and Thornhill Real Estate Agent

The Ilan Joseph Team offers Thornhill, Vaughan and Toronto real estate for sale. The Ilan Joseph Team specializes in luxury homes and condos in exceptional neighbourhoods such as Thornhill Woods, Thornhill Valleys, Upper Thornhill Estates,

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More info on Option1 Mortgages & Financial Products York Region MortgagesOption1 Mortgages & Financial Products

MORTGAGES | LIFE INSURANCE | GROUP BENEFITS. Option1 Mortgages & Financial Products is your one-stop-shop for financial products in Vaughan and the GTA. We have over 35 years experience in financial products!

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More info on Mortgage Alliance AKAL Mortgages York Region 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 Crazy Rates York Region MortgagesCrazy Rates

Crazy Rates is a very special company for you if you live in Greater Toronto Area and would like assistance in negotiating your mortgage. We set a goal to deliver the best rates and conditions on the market.

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More info on Zahir Chowdhury(FSCO License #M09002388) York Region MortgagesZahir Chowdhury(FSCO License #M09002388)

Let me be your Mortgage Adviser for Life and shop the best deal! I work for you to provide unbiased guidance in your mortgage decision with access to over 50 Lenders(some offered exclusively through brokers) you have unmatched choice &convenience!

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More info on Mortgage Alliance Accumetrix York Region MortgagesMortgage Alliance Accumetrix

Mortgage Alliance Accumetrix is a mortgage brokerage firm that is committed to serving the mortgage needs of residents in Aurora and Newmarket, and York Region.

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Movers Listings

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More info on Smart Movers Richmond Hill York Region MoversSmart Movers Richmond Hill

Smart Movers Richmond Hill - professional moving company in Richmond Hill. local and long distance moving, pool table and piano movers, houses and apartments movers,office and residential movers.

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More info on Primecity Vaughan Movers	Thegreat123 York Region MoversPrimecity Vaughan Movers Thegreat123

Great price, great service, experienced movers at your door step in no time. Stop stressing out pick the right people that do moving for living. Customer satisfaction guaranteed, local and long distance

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More info on Carfree Movers - Markham Movers | Moving Company York Region MoversCarfree Movers - Markham Movers | Moving Company

Excellent moving services and affordable pricing is only at Moving Companies in Markham! Our Movers in Markham guarantee high-quality moving services which include all stages of moving as well as other services should you request any.

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More info on Two Men And A Truck York Region MoversTwo Men And A Truck

Local moving, Storage, Long-distance moving, Relocation, Business moving

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK provides residential and business moving services, storage services, and packing supplies. We take pride in our "Movers Who Care" reputation and our 96% referral rate.

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York Region
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Aurora (York Region neighbourhoods)Aurora (York Region neighbourhoods)

ON: Aurora^s small-town lifestyle and 19th century heritage buildings also has a solid business infrastructure, including major facilities and head offices for 120 major companies

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Markham, Unionville (York Region neighbourhoods)Markham, Unionville (York Region neighbourhoods)

ON: Markham, just 30 minutes north of Toronto, is home to over 850 high tech companies. Markham and Unionville both have beautiful heritage areas with brick sidewalks and gas street lamps.

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Newmarket (York Region neighbourhoods)Newmarket (York Region neighbourhoods)

ON: Newmarket has over 80 industrial facilities and head offices, and is served by the South Lake Regional Health Centre, highway 404 to downtown Toronto

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Whitchurch-Stouffville (York Region neighbourhoods)Whitchurch-Stouffville (York Region neighbourhoods)

ON: Whitchurch-Stouffville includes a number of rural communities with fertile farms and kettle lakes. Whitchurch-Stouffvllle is home to several corporate head offices, high-tech manufacturing, and warehouse-distribution

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Richmond Hill (York Region neighbourhoods)Richmond Hill (York Region neighbourhoods)

ON: Richmond Hill, a half hour from Toronto. The community has access to Highway 404, 401, the 407 ERT toll highway used by a broadindustrial base of more than 5,000 businesses, across four business parks

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