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Oshawa Average Selling Price in October: $465,000

  • Detached: $508,750
  • Semi-Detached:  $413,500
  • Townhouse: $485,000
  • Condo: $218,000

Welcome to Oshawa!

The opportunities of the City of Oshawa are never-ending; find arts, culture, sports, and entertainment throughout its thriving Downtown; wander through its lush green parks or along its scenic trails; spend a day at a Lake Ontario beach or boating on the lake; enjoy a short commute to work in Toronto—or find employment right here, in Canada’s No. 1 City for Jobs.

This beautiful lakefront community isn’t just a place to rest your head at night—it’s a vibrant community filled with possibilities, and one of the fastest- growing cities in Canada much-loved for its relatively low home prices, regular rail service to Toronto, and easy highway access to all the surrounding areas. Come find out for yourself just what it means to live, work, and play in Oshawa!

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Why Do Residents Choose Oshawa?


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Downtown Oshawa

Downtown Oshawa is a vibrant mix of business, culture, entertainment and academia; a place where over 5,000 people come to work, 2400 students study, and visitors and residents alike gather to watch live sporting events, enjoy beautiful theatre and music performances, explore the arts and culture of Oshawa, or simply enjoy a drink or dinner.

It’s home to the Regent Theatre, General Motors Centre, the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and the Canadian Automotive Museum, as well as over 50 unique restaurants, cafes, and local bars, and plenty of exciting events throughout the year, including the Durham Craft Beer Festival and Culture Squared.

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Parks & Outdoors

Get outside and explore Oshawa! With over 400 hectares of parkland, 130 parks, and 27 km of paved trails for walking, running, and biking, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Spend the day at a lakefront beach or fishing from a scenic pier. Enjoy sports leagues or drop-in hockey. Take a fitness class at a local community centre. Practice your swing on one of many beautiful golf courses. And don’t forget to explore the peonies of the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens or the Treetop Eco-Adventure Park of the Oak Ridge Moraine!

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Hockey in Oshawa

Oshawa is home to the Oshawa Generals Hockey Team at the Tribute Communities Centre. The Oshawa Generals are one of the oldest and most decorated franchises in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), and the oldest in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). People of all ages love to cheer on their hometown team. There have even been some hockey greats to pass through the franchise, including Eric Lindros, Marc Savard, Dave Andreychuk, and John Tavares—just to name a few.

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Health Technology

Health and medical care and research are major industries in Oshawa. The city is home to several top health care and research centres, including Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Lakeridge Health and Education Research Network, and Oshawa Clinic—largest multi-specialty medical group practice in Canada.

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Employment & Economy

In addition to health technology, the employment of Oshawa is based in advanced manufacturing, logistics, energy, and IT services. It is home to the headquarters of General Motors Canada, which runs large-scale manufacturing and administrative operations in Oshawa and remains the city’s largest employer. It is also home to a Regional Innovative Centre, which promotes small business and entrepreneurship throughout the city.

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Local Education

Oshawa public school students are served by the Durham District School Board, which operates 28 elementary schools and six secondary schools throughout the area. Catholic education is offered through the Durham Catholic District School Board, which is comprised of 10 elementary and two secondary schools.

Oshawa is also home to three institutes of higher learning, including the main campus of Durham College, Trent University Durham, and University of Ontario Institute of Technology.


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Oshawa at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Oshawa experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

Population: 150,000

Growth Since 2006: 5.7%

Province: Ontario

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Travel Times

Toronto: 30 min
Public Transit: GO TransitVia Rail
Airport: Oshawa Executive Airport, Toronto Pearson International
Major Roads: 401, 407


Oshawa Real Estate

Oshawa is a truly outstanding community to call home! It offers a diverse range of homes, from its affordable and urban southern homes to its luxurious northern estates. Find your dream home or condo in Oshawa by contacting the Linsday Smith Group, your local Oshawa real estate experts, today.

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