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Who Else Wants To View Oakville Residential Homes For Sale?

A report from the Canadian Real Estate Association has shown that home prices have been increasing over the past years. Real estate experts have suggested that the rise in home prices is likely to trigger a shift in demand towards less high priced homes and cheaper places. While prices continue to rise throughout the GTA, the number of sales has reduced. This trend is reflected in Oakville as well.

Oakville is one of Canada’s most livable places; there are various types of homes for sale. They range from Victorian brownstones, townhouses, waterfront condos, waterfront estates to lofts. The average price of a residential home is $776, 500. If you are looking to buy a home, here are more reasons as to why Oakville makes a good option.

Oakville Schools

The best public schools are located in Oakville. There are many private schools located in various neighborhoods and most of them are a walking distance from most homes. Some of these schools include Halton Separate School Board, Halton District School Board and St. Mildred-Light bourn. It is also home to Sheridan College- a renowned animation and business studies institute

Neighborhoods

The town is divided into small communities which are based on traditional neighborhoods. There are new neighborhoods which have recently developed such as Falgarwood, Lakeshore Woods and Joshua Creek

Community groups

If you are new in Oakville, there are community groups available to help you establish a social network.

Parks and Trails

Oakville boasts 1,420 hectares of parkland, 31 waterfront parks and over 300 kilometers of trails

Events

Oakville holds various events to provide a platform for artists to showcase their talents. These events include Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival, Waterfront Festival, Midnight Madness, Oakville Family Ribfest and For the Love of The Arts Festival

Arts and Culture

There are various centers that promote art and culture. They include The Oakville Art Center, Community Arts Space, Oakville Center for the Performing Arts, The Oakville Children’s Choir, Oakville Galleries and the Oakville Arts Center

Transportation

There is a local bus service, the GO Transit commuter rail and bus service operates from Bronte and Oakville stations. There are major highways running through Oakville such as Ontario Highway 403, Queen Elizabeth Way and the 407 ETR

Shopping

The Oakville Place Shopping Mall is an indoor shopping mall which boasts numerous stores, it is located along Gardiners Road

Health care

There are various clinics and hospitals available in Oakville such as Trafalgar Medical Clinic, Oakville Health Center, Oakville Fertility & Women Health Center

Emergency

Oakville’s policing are carried out by the Halton Regional Policing Service. Seven fire stations are provided through the Oakville fire department. Marine search and rescue services are provided by the Town of Oakville Water Air Rescue Force( TOWARF)

If you are considering moving to Oakville, hire an experienced Oakville real estate agent to help you find an ideal home and to save time. An experienced realtor has the skills, connections knowledge to guide you through every step.