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



North York, as seen from Earl Bales Park

WHY BE Moving 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 Dormaster Garage Doors & Windows North York BuildersDormaster Garage Doors & Windows

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

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More info on Po Ku Design Build North York BuildersPo Ku Design Build

Po Ku Design Build is a design and construction firm specializing in highly detailed period houses & interiors. Po Ku works with a large group of highly skilled designers, planners, and architects living in and around Toronto and Canada.

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More info on Strataline Inc. North York BuildersStrataline Inc.

Strataline Inc. is a full service renovation company. Our clients value our customer service as much as the excellent workmanship of our staff. We believe in providing a friendly, professional, and prompt service.

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More info on Lindy Consulting Limited North York BuildersLindy Consulting Limited

Lindy consulting provides start to finish exclusive variety of architectural services for commercial and residential projects. Call us today to know about our services and affordable offers.

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More info on E2 Condos North York BuildersE2 Condos

E Condos phase 2 E2 Condos are located on the Yonge-Eglinton Intersection, This core area continues to attract young professionals to its many shops, restaurants, and bars, plus entertainment venues and accessible public transit options.

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More info on Right At Home Realty Inc., Brokerage  - GTA Homes For Sale North York RealtorsRight At Home Realty Inc., Brokerage - GTA Homes For Sale

Your one-step solution for Toronto Real Estate, Homes, Condos and Apartment for sale and rent across GTA. Our real estate agents can help you to find your right home.

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More info on Farah Talaie, Re/Max Realtron Willowdale Office North York RealtorsFarah Talaie, Re/Max Realtron Willowdale Office

Farah Talaie is a leading real estate agent in North York, Toronto. Luxury and investment properties and houses for sale. Call 416 222-8600 for details!

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More info on Rose Macchiusi, with Weiss Realty Ltd. North York RealtorsRose Macchiusi, with Weiss Realty Ltd.

Help Buyer and Sellers with commercial, investment and residential properties within the Greater Toronto Area

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More info on Rose Macchiusi Weiss Realty Ltd. North York RealtorsRose Macchiusi Weiss Realty Ltd.

Help Buyer and Sellers with commercial, investment and residential properties within the Greater Toronto Area

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More info on Kevin Loberg North York RealtorsKevin Loberg

Kevin Loberg specialises in finding the best Toronto luxury homes for sale to present to his clients, as well as to market.

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Mortgage Listings

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More info on Epireon Mortgage Capital Corporation North York MortgagesEpireon Mortgage Capital Corporation

Whether you seek funding for apartments, office buildings, hotels, industrial or retail properties Epireon Mortgage Capital Corporation can provide you the underwriting expertise required in today’s mortgage market.

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More info on Real Mortgage Associates Inc, Mortgage In Toronto North York MortgagesReal Mortgage Associates Inc, Mortgage In Toronto

Mortgage In Toronto operates under Real Mortgage Associates Inc , a licensed mortgage brokerage.Real Mortgage Associates Inc. specializes in Residential Mortgages, Commercial Mortgages and Construction Loans and mortgage

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More info on Sherwood Mortgage Group North York MortgagesSherwood Mortgage Group

For the best mortgage brokers in Toronto look no further than the Sherwood Mortgage Group.

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More info on MortgageMeister.com Ltd North York MortgagesMortgageMeister.com Ltd

Mortgage Meister is a Toronto based mortgage brokerage that makes the mortgage process simple.

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More info on Robert Clancy - Toronto Mortgage Broker North York MortgagesRobert Clancy - Toronto Mortgage Broker

Where some lenders deal specifically with niche markets such as commercial lending or niche clients such as real estate investors, a Toronto Mortgage Broker deals with a variety of mortgage lenders and clientele.

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Movers Listings

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More info on Maple Leafs Movers North York North York MoversMaple Leafs Movers North York

We are among the best local movers who help Toronto residents to move even at a very short notice. We respond to our customers needs 24/7 even in cases of urgent evacuation. All you need is to visit our office or call our hotline numbers.

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More info on Two Men And A Truck North York 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 Augusta Movers Toronto North York MoversAugusta Movers Toronto

Augusta Movers Toronto Inc.is Canadian based reputed and professional moving company in Toronto. We are fully insured and registered company for the satisfaction of our service from moving to packing and placement of goods.

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More info on Carefree Moving Inc. , North York  =Moving Company North York MoversCarefree Moving Inc. , North York =Moving Company

Moving can be a hard time, but not with North York Movers! Our North York Moving Company value its clients, their time and their business. That is why our Movers North York are performing their best to totally satisfy our clients.

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More info on Smart Boxes North York MoversSmart Boxes

Smartboxes offers rental recycled, reusable moving boxes / containers and moving supplies for your residential / commercial moving needs in Toronto, Richmond Hill, Markham, Scarborough, Vaughan, Mississauga, Brampton and GTA.

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North York
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York Mills and Winfields  (North York neighbourhoods)York Mills and Winfields (North York neighbourhoods)

ON: These communities lie south of the 401 between the West Don Valley, Yonge and Leslie Streets. The community is best known for office towers and high-end condos.

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Bedford Park, Teddington Park, Wanless Park  (North York neighbourhoods)Bedford Park, Teddington Park, Wanless Park (North York neighbourhoods)

ON: These communities lie just north of Lawrence, on both sides of Yonge Street. Teddington Park is south of the Rosedale Golf Club. Wanless Park is centered around that park.

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Bridle Path  (North York neighbourhoods)Bridle Path (North York neighbourhoods)

ON: This community overlooks West Humber River valley and filled with homes in the $1 million + price range, with large lots, cast iron gates, pools, tennis courts and formal gardens (or all three)

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HoggHogg's Hollow - (North York neighbourhoods)

ON: This little valley enclave is southeast of Yonge |and York Mills, with parkland and recreational trails

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Weston  (North Yorkneighbourhoods)Weston (North Yorkneighbourhoods)

ON: Weston was built around the Humber River and has a small town with an industrial feel. Motorists have fast access to Highways 400 and 401

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