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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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 Pemberton Group York Region BuildersPemberton Group

Pemberton has built its reputation for creating successful residential and commercial developments of uncompromising quality. A Pemberton condominium rises above the rest because of the dedication, talent and leadership of the team behind it.

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More info on Antech Technologies York Region BuildersAntech Technologies

Antech Technologies Inc. provides Laser Cutting, Laser Engraving, and Waterjet Cutting Services in Toronto Region. Our highly skilled and experienced team applies leading-edge technologies to solve our client’s custom needs.

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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 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 Wendy Musto with Remax All Stars York Region RealtorsWendy Musto with Remax All Stars

attentive realtor, honest,trustworthy and I take pride in my work.

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More info on Katie Mehr York Region RealtorsKatie Mehr

Residential real estate sales with exceptional results in GTA

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More info on Fhareen Esmail, Real Estate Agent York Region RealtorsFhareen Esmail, Real Estate Agent

No matter what type of real estate listings you are looking for in Stouffville, whether you seek family homes, starter homes, or commercial properties, Fhareen Esmail can help. Call today at 416-629-8002 for real estate listings.

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More info on Shop a Property York Region RealtorsShop a Property

Are you looking to sell your property? Or maybe you would like to invest in a new one. I can help you get the most out of your money. Visit my website or call me now to set up a meeting.

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More info on Susan Cowen , RRS  with Remax York Group Realty Inc.,Brokerage York Region RealtorsSusan Cowen , RRS with Remax York Group Realty Inc.,Brokerage

Susancowen has helped hundreds of people to buy and sell their homes in Aurora, New market, King and surrounding areas since 1981. They are in the top 1% of REMAX agents in Canada and are member of the REMAX Hall of Fame.

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More info on Canadalend.com York Region MortgagesCanadalend.com

Canadalend is your first choice for low-cost private mortgage solutions in the GTA, Toronto, Brampton, Vaughan, Mississauga, and across Canada.

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More info on Canada Lend York Region MortgagesCanada Lend

Canadalend is one of the leading names in mortgage brokering in Canada. We offer specialized services to people on mortgage refinancing, getting loans with bad credit, and debt consolidation, second mortgages, first mortgages.

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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 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 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 Two Men And A Truck York Region MoversTwo Men And A Truck

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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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 AMJ Campbell Markham York Region MoversAMJ Campbell Markham

AMJ Campbell Markham is conveniently located in the heart of the Markham business district and is your “One-Stop-Shop” service solution for all your moving needs.

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More info on Wow 1 Day Painting York Region York Region MoversWow 1 Day Painting York Region

We're painting up a storm in York Region, including Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket, Markham, Vaughan, Woodbridge, Thornhill and more.

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

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York Region
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Vaughan (York Region neighbourhoods)Vaughan (York Region neighbourhoods)

ON: Vaughan includes the communities of Woodbridge, Maple, Thornhill, Concord and Kleinburg. Vaughan has over 7300 businesses, many clustered n the Concord and Woodbridge areas.

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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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King City (ork Region neighbourhoods)King City (ork Region neighbourhoods)

ON: King City, midway between Toronto and Barrie, has lots of scenic countryside, featuring the Oak Ridges Moraine, farmland, and most notably the Holland Marsh

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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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