Whitby is a town in Durham Region, located in Southern Ontario just east of Ajax. Sitting on the north shore of Lake Ontario, this town is home to the headquarters of Durham Region. It is roughly a 30 minute drive to the City of Toronto’s borough known as Scarborough.
Although the southern portion of Whitby is mostly urban, and an economic core, the northern part of the city is more rural and consists of the communities of Ashburn, Brooklin, Myrtle and Myrtle Station.
Those interested in purchasing real estate for sale in Whitby should known that there are roughly 92,000 people living in the town. A lot of the local residents work for companies like BMW Canada Inc., Sony of Canada, Lear Corporation, Enbridge, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada, and Woodbridge Foam, which are all based in Whitby.
This neighbourhood has customarily been a working class area, yet many executive families from Toronto are discovering the abundance of positive attributes that this town has to offer. For example, homebuyers are attracted to the well designed and affordable new housing subdivisions, its’ easy access to the City of Toronto, its’ beautiful waterfront as well as its’ highly regarded schools, a revived downtown shopping district, and lastly, its’ outstanding recreational amenities.