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Durham Region Real Estate – A Great Investment

DURHAM REGION, August 5, 2011 – The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® reported 906 sales for the month of July. So far in 2011 there have been a total of 6,213 sales in Durham Region which represents a 3.7% decrease over last year. With 1,328 new listings reported in July the total number of homes […]

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New Schools Being Built in Durham

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is pleased to announce that it received Ministry of Education approval to proceed with the construction of a new elementary school in Brooklin. Ministry approval was received on July 15, 2011. “The Durham District School Board is pleased to receive Ministry approval for this significant investment in our school […]

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Durham Homes Are in Demand

DURHAM REGION, July 6, 2011 – The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® reported 1,046 sales for the month of June, a slight increase from 1,040 in May. This represents a 13.7% increase from June 2010 when there were 920 sales. “At the mid-point of 2011 there have been a total of 5,057 sales which is […]

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Ajax recognized as a top cycling community

250 bicyclists participating in the annual Great Waterfront Trail Adventure are continuing on their journey to the Ontario/Quebec border after an overnight stay in Ajax. The town is touting the stay as a celebration of its accomplishments in cycling. Mayor Steve Parish says the activity is an important component of any progressive and dynamic community. […]

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City of Oshawa in fighting mode over 407 and proposed ethanol plant

The City of Oshawa is gearing up for a couple of battles.  At this week’s Strategic Plan meeting, councillors talked about the ethanol plant proposed for the waterfront and the 407 east extension.  Regarding the 407, Mayor John Henry says they just found out the province wants municipalities to cover the costs for infrastructure upgrades […]

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Study suggests Pickering lands continue to be held for a future airport

Transport Canada says the Pickering lands are still the best option for an airport. The study was released Monday, saying the Greater Golden Horseshoe will most likely need an airport by 2027 and based on the site size, proximity to highways and low population density the Pickering Lands should continue to be set aside for […]

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New housing construction steady

DURHAM — Construction began on 197 new homes in June for the Oshawa Census Metropolitan Area, which includes Whitby and Clarington. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the number of home starts was virtually unchanged from the same period last year. http://newsdurhamregion.com/article/181994

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Durham housing market on the rise

DURHAM — Real estate sales in Durham Region were up almost 10 per cent in May compared to April. Almost 1,040 houses were sold in May 2011 for an average selling price of $316,057, according to the Durham Region Association of Realtors. Compared to May 2010, sales are up 1.3 per cent. “Durham Region is […]

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Ajax and Pickering, cities of the future

AJAX — Ajax and Pickering have made a mark in the American Cities of the Future 2011/2012 report. The report by fDi Magazine names Ajax as the 10th-place finisher for economic potential, seventh for cost effectiveness, and seventh for infrastructure in the micro cities category. Pickering finished 10th for quality of life. Micro cities have […]

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New learning opportunities coming to Pickering

PICKERING — New education opportunities will be available in Pickering in the fall of 2012 through a new partnership between Durham and Centennial colleges. The new Pickering Learning Centre will offer graduate certificates and continuing education programs to students throughout Durham Region and beyond. The facility, which will be located in the new office complex […]

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