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 TechEcoHome York Region BuildersTechEcoHome

We are construction and renovation company focused in designing and building innovative and customized homes. Our services include: Passive houseCustom home builders TorontoHome RenovationConstruction companies TorontoLEED HomeCall us today!

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More info on MapleReno York Region BuildersMapleReno

Maple Renovations is a full-service design and renovation company in Toronto. With over 10 years in the business, we bring a decade of build and design experience to all of your renovation requirements.

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Markham Garage Doors operates in the GTA and provides exceptional garage door installs and repairs. This is thanks to a highly trained staff that only have your best interest in mind. We are also rated the best Garage door company in the GTA!

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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 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 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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Real Estate Agents and Listings, Find Realtors and Real Estate Listings. Serving The Greator Toronto Area, and more. Homes For Sale.

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We are a group of licensed Real Estate Agents working with Royal LePage Your Community Realty. We dedicate our time and efforts in order to satisfy and exceed our clients 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 The Haus Team York Region RealtorsThe Haus Team

The Haus Team is there for you whether you are renting, buying, or selling a property. Please contact us for more information about Real Estate.

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More info on Mortgage Delivery Guy & Associates York Region MortgagesMortgage Delivery Guy & Associates

Every 48 hours status updates along with file submission to one lender at a time is how we work. Self employed, New to Canada & mortgages with Low credit score is what we do best. Clients Love Us & we are almost certain you will too. Simply Call Us.

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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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As an independent mortgage brokerage, we have access to many different lenders which include banks, trust companies, credit unions and private investors.

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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 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 Zebra Movers Newmarket York Region MoversZebra Movers Newmarket

Professional and efficient moving company in Newmarket and York Region. Zebra Movers - Your Lucky Move

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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