An Article From Ljubica Krpan : Sales Representative Specializing in Milton, Ontario
Milton Real Estate
Yes, it’s true, the Town of Milton really is a happening place! And one who’s population is continuing to grow, along with the values of homes.
It’s hard to believe that this town, with a population of only 30,000 in 2000, has increased to over 100,000 people in 2015. And what’s more, the plan is for a population of 228,000 by 2031.
What attracts the population to Milton? There are many reasons why people choose to purchase Milton homes for sale.
Milton is located in Southwestern Ontario and is part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It’s just west of Mississauga and Toronto, and north of Oakville.
It’s centrally located on Highway 401, and near Highways 407, 403, QEW, 410, 427 and 400. Direct CN and CP rail access and Milton GO Train (commuter rail) to downtown Toronto. Milton is approximately 20 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, and 50 minutes from Hamilton International Airport.
There are so many wonderful things to do in Milton year-round! From the Milton Fall Fair, to the weekly Farmer’s Market held each Saturday from May to October, to a visit to the Halton County Railway System – these are just some of the events that draw big crowds on a yearly basis!
4. Outdoor Living
Milton is well known for its green space and recreational areas – double anywhere in the GTA! If you’re looking to ski in the winter and don’t want to travel far, look no further than Glen Eden! For those who enjoy the warmer activities more, Kelso conservation area has its own manmade beach. And you can’t forget the many conservation areas that abound for hiking, or mountain climbing: Rattlesnake Point, Mount Nemo, Hilton Falls, to name just a few.
Another popular feature for new residents to Milton is its diversity. In 2001, only 3.1% of the population was a visible minority. Compare that with 30.0% in 2011! The median age of residents in Milton is 34.1, one of the youngest in all of Canada. A young population, ideal for those wanting to grow their family.
The Town of Milton is the fastest growing community in Canada with a 56.5% growth rate. It’s evident that the Town has a lot to offer new residents by way of living.
And I know that your next question is going to be the cost of housing. How affordable are Milton Homes for sale really?
Let’s look at the median sale price for a freehold townhouse in Milton:
2014 = $412,000
January to March 2015 = $430,100
And now let’s look at the median sale price of a freehold detached home in Milton:
2014 = $551,000
January to March 2015 = $579,500
Don’t you think it’s time you decided to look at Milton?
Feel free to contact me by phone or email for any real-estate related questions, or for tips on how to get the most amount of dollars for your home – I’m here to help you throughout the home buying/selling process of any MLS Milton home.
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