Christine Chan

                                                              Sales Representative

              

           Office: 416-940-3876            Toll Free: 1-800-872-3761 Ext. 398            Fax: 416-298-6602               
Richmond Hill Real Estate Market

 

Richmond Hill is one of the GTA’s fastest developing areas.  Residential construction seems to be the number one issue in terms of development.  It is sure that any potential renter will be able to find a place of their liking in this developing area.  The city of Richmond Hill has a lot to offer to its residents and businesses.  Richmond Hill is now one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, with a large and multicultural population. It had 162,704 residents according to the 2006 Census, representing 23% growth from the previous census. The town's population is projected to exceed 200,000 by the year 2015.

 

Many of Toronto’s businesses are relocating to Richmond Hill for the cheaper land prices, which in turn allows property owners to offer their places for less.  Bounded by Highway 404 on the East Side, Richmond Hill is located north of Toronto and south of the town of Aurora.  This area was recently made part of the Greater Toronto Area in 1998 and has quickly become one of the GTA’s fastest developing areas.

 

Located just west of Highway 404 along Highway 7 is one of Richmond Hill’s newest developing areas.  Large companies are now relocating their regional offices along this street that also has many smaller businesses.  Along this street you will find a large number restaurants and stores.  Shopping is excellent in this area as the variety of stores offer a number of products and services.  There is a substantial strip of Asian based stores and restaurants along the street that adds a different flavour to what Toronto is all about.  One popular spot year round in the town of Richmond Hill is the wave pool, which is located in the Lois Hancey Aquatic Centre on Hopkins St.  The pool is an indoor wave pool that features surfs that reach up to 4 feet and is also home to a 160-foot waterslide.

 

 

You can enjoy the convenience of working with Richmond Hill real estate agents who offer first-class online real estate service. With our extensive knowledge of the Richmond Hill real estate market, Christine Chan & Ringo Lau always look forward to helping our new clients with the purchase or sale of their next home. You have come to the right place for all your online Richmond Hill real estate needs.

 

Education in Richmond Hill

Public Schools
The York Region District School Board offers educational services to students from elementary school to Grade 12. For more information, call (416) 969-8131 or visit www.yrdsb.edu.on.ca.

 

Public School Trustees 
There are 12 Trustees for the York Region District School Board who are elected to represent Richmond Hill at each municipal election. The Trustees’ responsibilities fall into several different areas, including public communication, policy-making and advocating for quality education. Trustees also have budget, personnel and committee responsibilities. To learn more about Richmond Hill’s Public School Trustees, visit www.yrdsb.edu.on.ca or call (416) 969-8131 ext. 2327 and 2262.

 

Separate Schools 
The York Catholic District School Board provides educational services for students at elementary and secondary school levels of the Catholic denomination. The Board governs the enrolment of students. For more information, call (905) 713-2711 or visit www.ycdsb.ca.

 

Montessori & Private Schools 
There are many different private schools, both elementary and secondary, within Richmond Hill and York Region. For locations, phone numbers and more information on Montessori and other private schools, contact Helpmate Community Information and Volunteer Bureau at (905) 884-3000.

 

Post Secondary Education 
In Ontario, there are a wide range of post secondary options for those wanting to continue their studies, including; colleges of applied arts and technology, agriculture colleges, colleges of health sciences and of art, a military college, privately funded degree-granting institutions, and registered private vocational schools. For more information on post secondary education pursuits and the Ontario Education System, call the Ontario Ministry of Education at 1-800-387-5514 or visit www.edu.gov.on.ca.

 

 

Town of Richmond Hill Website

 

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