Whitby is a small town situated in between town of Ajax and city of Oshawa in the Durham, Ontario region. According to the 2011 census, population of Whitby was 122,000 but the way development projects are being build since the last few years, population mush have been almost doubled since the last census. If you are looking to buy a new or resell home, Whitby, ON is the best place you can buy your home at. There are lots of Whitby Homes for Sale that you can take a look at.
Bordering Lake Ontario on the south side, town of Ajax on the west side and city of Oshawa on the east side, Whitby, ON is only 15 minutes away from the Toronto border. Highway 401, toll road 407 ETR, GO transit and local public transportation makes the town of Whitby a very convenient place for commuters. New 407 extension that is underway opening its lane within a very short period of time reaching all the way to highways 401 covering the Durham region. Commuters will be able to get in and out of 407 ETR without having to get out of the highways. Travel time to and from via 407 ETR will take lot less than it took before. Whitby Homes for Sale are therefore now in great demand.
407 extension is a manor playing factor in increasing population for this area. People who previously thought Whitby would be a far away place to live and commute to/from are now thinking differently. This group of people are now looking for Whitby Homes for Sale and considering moving to Whitby.
Aside from the commuting distance factor, Whitby is the best town on the east of Toronto where educated workforce and middle class people are considering moving to. Somehow the town culture and middle class demography playing their role in attracting new people of its kind to the town.
Only a short few minutes drive down south of Whitby will take you to beautiful lake Ontario. If you go down south on Brock Street, you will end up in Lake Ontario Whitby Harbour. Long running, biking and skating trails along the lake, a nice peer with a lighthouse, big picnic area and play park for children, a full service large marina, etc allows the town people to get away to the nature and to an active life.
Whitby is also the sportsman's paradise. Anglers can experience monster salmon run in the fall on Lake Ontario. Lake Ontario is also the home of many other sport fish including rainbow trout, steelhead, various species of salmon, etc. just few minutes drive from Whitby North border lies Port Perry harbouring Lake Scugog which is another extremely popular fishing destination. Lake Scugog is also the closes place from Toronto where one can do ice fishing in the winter. Lake Scugog is within the Kawartha Lakes system which offers world class sports fishing opportunity attracting many amateur as well as professional anglers to this area. If you are a sports fisherman, then looking for Whitby Homes for Sale would allow you to experience world class fishing without having to drive a long way.
Whitby home price is going up faster than home prices of other surrounding cities which is a great long term investment reason why you will be looking for Whitby Homes for Sale.
Contact your Whitby real estate agent today and take the step towards finding your dream home.