ST THOMAS REAL ESTATE

Are you moving to Southern Ontario?
Relocating for jobs in London or St Thomas?

If you are looking for St Thomas Real Estate or housing of any kind in Southern Ontario, or maybe you are seeking jobs in London, Ontario, then you may find what you are looking for!

This area is a growing real estate market with a wide variety of housing from which to choose.

Properties in Canada fall into several main types.

The Single Family House which is a detached one or two storey house designed for a single family.

One storey buildings are called Bungalows.

House in Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada

The majority will have a basement, and may be either finished as a recreation room, or unfinished, which will be a space ready for you to make into rooms.

Typically these single family homes will cost more than multi-family units and will generally be on a subdivision (commonly called an Estate in the UK).

The Semi (or Semi-detached) house is usually a house that shares a wall with another house, two houses side by side, and can be either one, two or more stories high.

They may or may not have a garage, depending upon the style.

Semi-detached home in Southern Ontario

The Duplex is normally a building with one unit above the other, often owned by one of the residents, who lives in one unit and rents out the other, however, two residences side by side are also sometimes referred to as a Duplex.

Four plex apartment building

The Fourplex This particular one is an apartment building which has four apartments in it.

This one has a single front door and the units share a common front hallway.

Others may have 4 separate front doors.

Townhouses these, usually two storey, are joined to each other in the same way as Terraced houses in the UK, sometimes in a short row of three or four houses, but often in a row of up to a dozen.

Because there is a wide variety of houses to choose from, take the time to check out the different styles of homes before you make your decision which to buy.

Our Realtor is John Knowles of Royal LePage Triland Realty, and we have always found him to be professional, reliable and responsible, and he works hard to find the right property at the right price for his clients.

John has many listings on his books as well as in the mls.ca (Multiple Listing Service) system, so call him at (+1) 519-633-0600 and let him know what your needs are and he will do his best to find the perfect home for you!

Many London and St Thomas Real Estate Agents have "Open Houses" at the week-ends and you are welcome to take a look around these houses and stroll in the gardens.

You will find these Open Houses listed in local newspapers such as the London Free Press and the St Thomas Times-Journal , both of which are published daily.

In Canada, homes are typically made of a wooden frame, with either siding or brick, or both, on the outside.

Here, many homes are also advertised in the local newspaper, which, in my community, is the St Thomas Real Estate pages of the Elgin County Market which is published weekly.

Open Houses are a great way to find out what you get for your money, as there can be a difference in price depending upon the location, size and age of the house.

These details are also advertised, and potential buyers are able to look around the house with no obligation to purchase.

Whenever families or individuals are moving from one location to another, it can be a very stressful time for everyone as there always seems to be so much to do, and it is important not to forget anything!

Two storey Canadian home

Make sure that for selling your home and purchasing a new one, it is important to find a Realtor in your community that you can trust.

When looking for that new home you should enlist the help of an experienced and knowledgeable Real Estate Agent - typically called an Estate Agent in Britain.

There are older homes with larger lots, on streets with mature trees, which have a charm all of their own.

In the St Thomas Real Estate market in particular there are many single family homes (detached), either bungalows or two storey homes, that are within the budget for most young families.

House in Aylmer, Ontario

In the mls.ca listings in St Thomas at present, are over 30 detached homes, which are priced at under $150,000 Canadian dollars, (£67,000)

This quaint home is typical of the kind of older homes that are available in this area.

Most Canadian homes will have a driveway, a basement, double glazing and central heating.

For families moving to Southern Ontario from more expensive areas of Canada, they will truly be able to afford much more here than they could afford in Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver.

Over the years, despite the ups and downs of the economy, purchasing real estate has always been, and will continue to be, a good investment, whether you are purchasing property in which to live, or buying a house or multi-family property as an investment.

Today London and St Thomas real estate is still good value for money and it is still possible to purchase a brand new home for around $195,000 (£95,345) in St Thomas.

The slogan for the St Thomas Real Estate market is "You get 25% More in St Thomas" and if you check out this site you can see the facts and figures to support their claim.

In particular, look at the average prices of homes in both London and St Thomas in 2016 - there is quite a difference in the figures for the two communities.

Rick Collier of Collier Homes Inc , is a reputable local builder with many years of experience, who has built lovely homes in the Orchard Park Subdivision, off Elm Street or Fairview Avenue; Shaw Valley Subdivision off Sunset Drive the Southern area of town.

Collier Homes can be contacted for more information on his house styles and designs at (519) 633-7392 of by completing the form found on our Collier Homes section.

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