|LOWAvg. of lowest 10%||Average||HighAvg. of highest 10%|
|1 BED Condos||$196,428646 = $304/||$245,235700 = $350/||$352,666860 = $410/|
|1 BED+DEN Condos||$197,200715 = $276/||$262,300773 = $339/||$374,500944 = $397/|
|2 BED Condos||$243,515887 = $274/||$340,2721050 = $324/||$540,6111524 = $355/|
|2 BED+DEN Condos||$244,1661082 = $226/||$332,3161130 = $294/||$468,8001251 = $375/|
|3 BED Condos||$311,0001098 = $283/||$489,0001602 = $305/||$725,0001631 = $444/|
Known as a ‘place to grow,’ Durham Region occupies the area immediately to the east of the City of Toronto within the GTA, covering approximately 2,590 square-kilometers. The county dates back to 1792, while the region was officially incorporated in 1974. With a mix of suburban cities and rural townships, Durham is home to over 600,000 people.
The suburban centres of Durham are made up of several mid-size cities along the lakeshore including Pickering, Ajax, and Whitby. For anyone seeking condos for sale in Durham, these cities are will be high on the list of places to look. The area has seen steady growth over the last ten years and the residential population is expected to grow to close 1 million by 2030. With a strong manufacturing base, including companies such as GM, Volkswagon, and BMW, the area is also a major producer of new energy with Ontario Power Generation, operating nuclear plants in the Durham region.
The inland neighbourhoods such as Clarington and Uxbridge offer a more traditional mix of urban and rural. The fairly flat lakeshore landscape opens up to rolling farmlands and lakes as you move north, eventually emerging into the beautiful outdoor spaces of Simcoe and the Kawarthas. But even before get to the northern cottage-country, the Durham Region has plenty of natural walking trails including the Oak Ridges Trail and the Trans-Canada Trail. Year round events and festivals such as a Fall Fair, Santa Claus Parade, and a Ribfest have become local staples of the communities of Durham.
Connected to the City of Toronto via the GO Transit railway, Durham is also part of a network of cities along the western shore of Lake Ontario from Oshawa to Niagara called the Golden Horseshoe. It’s the fastest growing area in Ontario with new residential and commercial developments expected for the future, making Durham a definite place to watch.