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Greensborough

Greensborough  is a community in the Town of Markham in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Greensborough is one of the easternmost communities in Markham, and with the exception of Dickson Hill, is also the northernmost. The community is situated just north of Markham Village (a heritage district along Main St. Markham), west of Cornell, and east of Mount Joy. It includes the area north of 16th Avenue, west of Ninth Line, south of Major MacKenzie Drive and east of Markham Road. Parts of the community's northern area remain uninhabited (as residentia development continues).

Historically, Greensborough had been a predominantly agricultural area surrounding the heritage sites of Mount Joy and Markham Village in the south. Most of the current development within the community began along with the completion of Donald Cousens Way in 2005. The community has adopted a Smart Growth model which involves both low and medium density residential development along with low-density commercial and considerable park space scattered throughout.

Within the boundaries of Greensborough, there are several notable forest lots and parks. The community encompasses part of the northern portion of one of the most renowned watershed parks in the greater Toronto Area Rouge Park. Another notable park is Swan Lake Park in the south central portion of the Community.

Local Attractions

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  It's springtime and a great time to sell. Get your home market ready with these eight tips: Price it right No one wants their home to linger on the market. Selling a home can be stressful and keeping it perfect for showings is difficult; Pricing it right helps the house sell quicker, relieving the stress sooner! Clear out closets Every buyer is looking for storage. Keeping closets clean ... Read More...
Posted by Ravi Kanagaratnam on 2013-05-26

Construction and Expansion

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Thinking about installing wood floors? The first decision you need to make involves the type. According to the National Wood Flooring Association, there are four types: Unfinished. This type requires you or your installer to sand and apply a finish. If you want a specific colour or style, or you're trying to match existing flooring, this might be the best option for you. Factory finished. ... Read More...
Posted by Asim Mohamed on 2014-01-16
Whether you're considering buying a particular home, selling your current property – or both – a home inspection can help. A home inspection is an inspection by a qualified professional who takes a close look at every aspect of a home – structure, wiring, plumbing, and more – and identifies issues you may not have noticed yourself. For example, a home inspection can reveal ... Read More...
Posted by Asim Mohamed on 2013-09-03

Community Events

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On April 2, the provincial transit agency Metrolinx released a list of potential revenue tools to pay for the expansion of public transit in Ontario. Fortunately for Ontario REALTORS® and provincial home buyers, the list excluded a municipal land transfer tax (LTT).   Source: libertyvillagetoronto.com via OREA on Pinterest   The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) has been ... Read More...
Posted by Uthayakumar Yogalingam on 2014-06-24
On April 2, the provincial transit agency Metrolinx released a list of potential revenue tools to pay for the expansion of public transit in Ontario. Fortunately for Ontario REALTORS® and provincial home buyers, the list excluded a municipal land transfer tax (LTT).   Source: libertyvillagetoronto.com via OREA on Pinterest   The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) has been ... Read More...
Posted by Uthayakumar Yogalingam on 2013-03-04

Market Reports and Conditions

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Toronto, Hamilton, Vancouver and Calgary are the hottest markets in the country for real-estate.  An interesting look at how the Canadian Housing Market is defying the nay-sayers: Read More...
Posted by Tom Joseph on 2014-07-15
As "sellers coninue to dominate the undersupplied single family housing market" in the GTA, could resale condos be the answer for buyers? A new report from Scotiabank signals this could be the answer that buyers are looking for right now: Read More...
Posted by Tom Joseph on 2014-04-07
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