East Gwillimbury, Ontario
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Established in 1850, East Gwillimbury is a small town located on the East Holland River, falling within the Regional Municipality of York. Part of the Greater Toronto Area of south-central Ontario, the town of East Gwillimbury was formed through its amalgamation with various other villages and hamlets, within the township. Of those villages, the main ones include: Hollan Landing, Queensville, Sharon and Mount Albert.
East Gwilliambury has experienced steady population growth over the past twenty-five years, characterized by rapid growth throughout the 1970s and 80s, which finally peaked in 1991, at a rate of 25%. This rate has since stabilized and the town now sustains a population growth rate of 6% for a total population of 21,069, as of 2006.
Residents of East Gwilliambury take up dwellings in over 680 homes, and receive many of the services and amenities that can be found in most townships. The town operates three fire and emergency services locations, located in Holland Landing, Mount Albert and Queensville. Each is staffed by a District Fire Chief and volunteer firefighters. The town also offers Police services, provided by the York Regional Police.
To make getting both getting in and out and around of East Gwilliambury possible, local public transportation is provided by York Region Transit, who operate bus services to Sharon, Holland Landing and Mount Albert. Go Transit also offers commuter train and bus services to Toronto through its East Gwilliambury Station, making trips to the city for work or play easy and affordable.
While population growth in East Gwilliambury has levelled off, there are still many people looking to move in or out of the town. If you are someone looking to sell their East Gwilliambury home, an interesting option is private real estate. Homes for sale by owner offer unique advantages when compared to traditional selling methods, one being substantial financial savings. As such, selling one’s home by owner has become a growing trend in the East Gwilliambury area and many people have done so by listing on MLS®. Not only have clients of MLS® achieved the exposure they need to sell their home fast, but have done so with support from an experienced staff on hand 24/7. If private real estate sounds like something you might be interested in, contact MLS® and inquire about a flat fee listing today!