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The Top Seven Cities in Ontario to Buy a House


The Town of Milton offers many amenities and opportunities for residents that help make Milton, Ontario a safe, healthy and livable community. Milton has been dubbed as Canada's fastest-growing cities and has vast property investments available. The town has a large infrastructure plan in place in order to improve transportation services and employment. Overall, Milton is a blend of urban and rural, modern and historic, all set in the backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment.


The average price of a home: $736,000 *


Guelph has been deemed as one of the best cities to raise a family, due to the healthy local economy, education provisions, health care service and growing agriculture. Guelph has been highly rated for its safety due to the low crime rate. The University of Guelph, located in the center of this growing city, is one of the biggest employers in the city and has a large student population.

The average price of a home: $555,000 *


Brampton is one of the largest cities in Canada, with its large population, and employment opportunities. Brampton has major transportation facilities making commuting and traveling easy for its residents. The city of Brampton is home to many parks and recreational facilities. Brampton is home to one of the biggest shopping malls in Ontario and offers plenty of amenities to its residents.

The average price of a home: $715,000 *


Oshawa is acknowledged to be one of the best places to find work in Canada. Oshawa has had a large residential growth over recent years. Oshawa is home to The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and now holds four post-secondary schools including Durham College. Oshawa is a youthful city and has plenty of amenities, bars, and restaurants.

The average Price of a home: $503,000 *


Barrie provides the charm and community feel with urban amenities of a city twice its size. Barrie caters to families as it holds a large selection of activities for families, such as unique festivals. There are many local businesses and farms, which are perfect for young families. The city has many opportunities for young couples, such as trendy boutique and culinary destinations. It is also home to the MacLaren Art Centre.

The average price of a home: $479,000 *


Both Toronto demonstrates the economic fundamentals in terms of location; with amenities, large shopping malls, and the busy city life.
Toronto is a youthful city, with a large growing population, and opportunity for investment and infrastructure. The cost of living is higher than average, due to it being a large city. The transportation service is second to none which makes it easy to commute, as well as traveling to nearby attractions.

The average price of a home: $880,000 *


Dubbed as ‘beautiful Oakville’, it is one of the most affluent areas to live in Ontario. Oakville is a suburban town situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Oakville is known to have a quaint village reputation, it is integrated with popular, and fashionable restaurants, lively bars, and historic shops. The area is well known for the art galleries which are housed in historic buildings.


The average price of a home: $1.0 M *


* as of June 2018

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