Homes for Sale in Oshawa


Oshawa is one of the most popular suburbs in the Greater Toronto Area, and it’s easy to see why. Sitting on the shores of Lake Ontario, it’s conveniently connected to Toronto. It offers an exciting and lively downtown area, while offering plenty of urban and rural Oshawa Ontario homes for sale. 

When you’re looking for a house for sale in Oshawa it’s important to work with the best Oshawa real estate agents who have the local connections to help locate the best home in the best neighbourhood for you.

Get in touch with a real estate agent in Oshawa at The Shawn Lepp Group to make your Oshawa real estate dreams come true!

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Oshawa is the largest urban centre in Durham Region with a population of approximately 152,000. With access to Highway 401 and close proximity to Toronto, the city provides access to both rural and city life.

Ranked 34th overall (out of 190 cities) in Canada’s Best Places To Live rankings by Maclean’s, Oshawa offers something for everyone. The city boasts 80 kilometres of waterfront with endless trails to explore by walking, running, biking, or rollerblading.

The Port of Oshawa facilities offer direct access to Highway 401 and Highway 407, as well as convenient access to the Oshawa Municipal Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport. In addition, the Port is also serviced by CN Rail.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Oshawa Real Estate 

 

Where is Oshawa?

Oshawa is located in southern Ontario and is 60 kilometres east of Toronto. It sits on the shore of Lake Ontario and is seen as the eastern anchor of both the GTA and the Golden Horseshoe.

Is Oshawa a good place to live?

Oshawa is one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada and there is consistently an increase to the number of employment opportunities available. Commonly known as the ‘Automotive Capital of Canada’ due to General Motors Canada having its headquarters in Oshawa, the company is the city’s largest employer. However, the city has also become a hub of education and health sciences.

Despite the growth experienced in recent years, Oshawa retains the close-knit community feeling and benefits of rural living. The city has a thriving recently revitalized downtown core, but it’s still easy to get out into nature, with more than 130 parks to explore.

GO Train service makes it easy to commute to downtown Toronto and other areas of the GTA.

What are the demographics in Oshawa?

Oshawa has a population of 175,383, and the Oshawa metropolitan area has a population of 415,311 with a median age of 41 and a median income of $63,136.

What is the average price of homes for sale in Oshawa?

The average price of homes for sale in Oshawa is $915,000.

What is the average price of townhouses for sale in Oshawa?

The average price of a townhouse for sale in Oshawa is $825,000.

What is the average price of a detached house for sale in Oshawa?

The average price of detached Oshawa Ontario homes for sale is $1,044,000.

What is the Oshawa real estate market like?

While Oshawa real estate is high in demand and experiencing a lot of growth, it remains relatively affordable when compared to other cities and towns in Durham Region. However, word is getting out about Oshawa’s excellent value, so contact one of The Shawn Lepp Group’s Oshawa real estate agents to beat the rush.

What are the property styles of houses for sale in Oshawa?

Oshawa houses for sale feature a variety of homes to suit every style. There are mature neighbourhoods with traditional homes or you can choose a more modern home in a newer neighbourhood. Either way, there is a great deal of choice. The house prices in Oshawa are typically some of the most affordable in the Durham Region. Contact The Shawn Lepp Group and work with a real estate agent in Oshawa to find the perfect home for you.

What are some new houses for sale in Oshawa?

Oshawa real estate agents see many different styles of homes coming on the market. You can find everything from traditional bungalows, semi-detached townhouses and detached residential homes. Oshawa homes for sale ten to be on the larger side with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms and sizable properties. There are also some smaller detached homes in southern Oshawa, as well as low-rise condominiums closer to downtown.

What are the schools in Oshawa?

Oshawa is served by the Durham School Board and the Durham Catholic School Board, with more than 25 elementary schools to choose from. Oshawa is also home to three highly acclaimed post-secondary institutions: Durham College, Trent University and Ontario Tech University. In addition, Queen’s University School of Family Medicine has established a residency program at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

What are the amenities in Oshawa?

Oshawa features a full range of options for entertainment and boasts state-of-the-art recreation facilities including arenas, recreation complexes, athletic fields, beaches, trails, playgrounds and pools. Oshawa also features over 2,600 acres of parkland and almost 27 kilometres of paved trails to explore.

The recent renovations of the Oshawa Centre and the revitalization of the downtown core have made Oshawa one of the more desirable places to live east of the city.

The city has an emerging arts and culture scene and is home to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Parkwood National Historic Site and Ontario Philharmonic symphony.

Oshawa’s scenic 30-acre Lake View Park includes a sandy beach, boardwalk, playgrounds, sports fields, numerous trails and natural areas, as well as the Oshawa Harbour area.

How do I search for houses for sale in Oshawa?

If you want to see Oshawa houses for sale, browse our listings or contact us and The Shawn Lepp Group will help you find exactly what you’re looking for. If you’re not sure what that is yet, one of our experienced real estate agents in Oshawa will sit down with you at your convenience to discuss your needs and wants, guide you through listings and help you understand the nuances involved in the house-hunting process.

Can The Shawn Lepp Group help me see homes for sale in Oshawa?

Nothing makes us happier than connecting our clients with the home they’ve been dreaming of. We’d be thrilled to help you see the homes for sale in Oshawa. We’ll start by finding out your budget and must-haves and then we’ll set our sights on finding the best homes for you to look at.

The Shawn Lepp Group is committed to providing the best customer service and always has someone available to answer your questions or chat about your needs. Contact one of our Oshawa real estate agents and let us help you find the home of your dreams in the beautiful city of Oshawa.