Toronto real estate continues to be hot. Re-sale detached home prices rose in February by 0.85% compared to the same time last year. Average selling price? $1,295,920. Condos are even hotter… with a 7.3% price increased compared to last year to an average of $612,213. So it’s no wonder first time home buyers are looking to the suburbs to find that single detached home with some form of yard for their kids to play in.
So just what deals are there to be had, without compromising your personal time in a lengthy commute? Well, there are plenty! Keeping the commute time under an hour on the GO train (to Union), and the price under the average Toronto condo price, here are some options:
- Just under $600,000
Downsview Park, York University, Dixie, and Pickering
- Around $585,000
Bramalea, Kennedy, and Ajax
- About $550,000
Malton, Etobicoke North, Meadowvale, Agincourt, and Whitby
- Under $500,000
Cooksville and Oshawa
So for less than the price of a condo in Toronto, you can own a detached home and be downtown in less than an hour. We can help you find that dream home for your family. Don’t wait to get into the market. Start now, start small, and stay patient.
Interested in buying real estate in Toronto & the GTA, or perhaps investing in Toronto real estate? First time home buyer? Moving to Toronto? Are you part of a Toronto relocation with your employer? Our real estate sister company – MAC Real Estate Services Inc., Brokerage – can help you with all steps of the process, from finding a new home, temporary accommodations in the meantime, destination services, settling in services, move management, and so much more. So many steps of the move can be handled in advance, so when you arrive we can get you settled much faster. When moving to Toronto, we can help with all aspects of the relocation.
We’d love to hear from you, so call us today to book your complimentary private consultation.
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