Homes for Sale in Whitby

As more people make the decision to leave behind big cities, it should come as little surprise that Whitby is an increasingly popular destination for homebuyers. Whitby offers a rich history, vibrant culture, a wide selection of nature and parks, an easy commute to multiple nearby GTA cities and relative affordability.

The Shawn Lepp Group can help you enter the Whitby real estate market and identify promising Whitby homes for sale.  Whitby has a perfect balance of friendly small-town charm and big-city convenience, all in a charming town right on Lake Ontario and surrounded by an abundance of green space and protected parkland. Our real estate agents in Whitby have deep roots in the Whitby community and are perfectly positioned to help you find the best house for sale in Whitby n suited to your lifestyle. Get in touch today and we’ll help make your Whitby real estate dreams a reality.

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Whitby, Ontario offers an unparalleled quality of life for families in the Durham Region. Out of 190 municipalities in Canada, MoneySense magazine ranked Whitby as the 16th best place overall to live and the 12th best place to raise children.
Whitby strives to be the Community of Choice for businesses and residents. Whitby’s growing economy, strong institutions, steady population growth and beautiful surroundings make the town a great place to live, work and play. Whitby’s population is projected to grow to 200,000 by 2031.
This town is easily accessible with Highway 401, Highway 12, Highway 7, and the future Highway 407 extension running through it. There are four railways that pass through the town. The Toronto-Montreal corridor main lines of the Canadian Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway pass through the south end of Whitby. A second line runs from Toronto to Havelock and passes through northern Whitby. The Via Rail travels through the town as well, and GO Transit provides service on the Lakeshore East line.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Whitby Real Estate


Where is Whitby?

Whitby is west of Oshawa and east of Ajax. It’s a bedroom community in the GTA, with Highway 401 running through the southern part of the city, providing an easy commute to Ajax, Pickering, Toronto and Oshawa.

The GO Transit Lakeshore East line stops in Whitby. Local transit is provided by Durham Region Transit.

Is Whitby a good place to live?

Whitby is without a doubt a good place to live. The population surpasses the provincial average on education attainment and household income, and Whitby is home to major facilities of internationally based companies, such as McGraw Hill Ryerson, Sony, BMW, Patheon, Gerdau, Makita, among others.

Whitby's economy is also diverse. Its central location, well-educated and skilled workforce, excellent transportation options to connect business to the rest of the world, and competitive cost environment make Whitby an ideal location for business. There are many homes for sale in Whitby to choose from so you can make this desirable area your home base.

What are the demographics in Whitby?

Whitby has a population of approximately 128,000 with 9.7% population growth. The area is populated with mostly young professionals and families. Growing families love Whitby as it allows them to lay down their roots in a generous home with a sizeable yard and still be able to commute to the city whenever they like.

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

The average price for Whitby Ontario homes for sale is $1.3 million.

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

The average price of townhouses for sale in Whitby Ontario is $916,000.

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

Detached houses for sale in Whitby have an average price of $1,200,000.

What is the Whitby real estate market like?

The Whitby real estate market is hot. The prices of Whitby Ontario homes for sale are going up but are still affordable compared to GTA home prices. The affordability and access to other cities make Whitby an in-demand city for first-time and experienced homebuyers alike.

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

Whitby homes for sale combine the best of urban and rural living, offering a variety of housing options. Homes for sale in Whitby range from stately Victorian homes to waterfront condominiums, to estate homes in a country setting and newly developed residential neighbourhoods that provide plenty of amenities, parks, schools, and shopping.

What are some new homes for sale in Whitby?

Whitby combines historic homes and modern-designed homes. Whitby homes for sale typically include a generous amount of land and three or four bedrooms.

What are the schools in Whitby?

The Durham District School Board oversees 24 elementary schools and five secondary schools throughout the town. Further, the Durham Catholic District School Board runs 12 Catholic elementary schools and two secondary schools. There are also elementary and secondary French immersion school options.

What are the amenities in Whitby?

Whitby is a dream for those who love green spaces and nature, while also offering all the modern conveniences of a large urban area.

From strolling the Waterfront Trail along Lake Ontario to birdwatching in Lynde Shores Conservation Area or Heber Down Conservation Area, you won’t be bored exploring the abundance of parkland in and around Whitby. There are several recreation complexes as well that offer a wide variety of sports and recreation opportunities.

For shopping and other amenities, there is the official downtown core where the City Library is, as well as the historical area known as Downtown Brooklin filled with heritage buildings.

How do I search for houses for sale in Whitby?

There’s no better way to find your new Whitby home than by working with a Whitby real estate agent that knows the community. The team of real estate professionals at Shawn Lepp Group has deep roots in Whitby and can offer insight and guidance into the different areas of town and help you find the perfect home for sale in Whitby for you and your lifestyle.

Can the Shawn Lepp Group help me see homes for sale in Whitby?

We’d love to! At the Shawn Lepp Group, nothing makes us happier than helping our clients on their real estate journey. Get in touch and we’ll start out by discussing your real estate goals, determining your budget, and finding out what your must-haves are.

After that, we’ll get to work showing you Whitby homes for sale that meet your criteria and be with you at every step of the journey. From visiting open houses to putting the final touches on the paperwork, we’re excited to help you find your dream home in Whitby.

We're available to you 24/7 to chat or answer any questions you may have. Contact our team by e-mail at or phone at 905-409-6778. Let us help you find the perfect home for sale in Whitby.