Real Estate Location and Price: Toronto and the GTA vs Kawartha Lakes

Real Estate Location and Price: Toronto and the GTA vs Kawartha Lakes

Figures from the Toronto Real Estate Board for February 2015 show that the average prices for houses in Toronto (416 area code) has edged over the $1 million mark as compared to the GTA or (905) area code.

Average price of a detached home in the GTA: $782,166

  • 416 area code: $1,040,018
  • 905 area code: $694,285

Average price of a semi-detached home in the GTA: $549,447

  • 416 area code: $702,035     
  • 905 area code: $474,292

Average price of a townhouse in the GTA: $451,059

  • 416 area code: $507,843
  • 905 area code: $433,127

Average price of a condo apartment in the GTA: $355,623

  • 416 area code: $369,655
  • 905 area code: $322,055

If you’re in the market to buy, these figures may make home buying seem impossible. However, we encourage you to consider looking beyond the 416 and 905 area codes at Kawartha Lakes, where $300,000 or less goes much further and property tax rates are favourable to owners.

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