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20Sep
4 Great Gyms Near OH! Towns in Oshawa
Communities
gyms near OH! Towns

You may have forsaken your gym membership for outdoor workouts this summer but it’s now time to get back inside as the colder weather arrives! Although it seems like fall has just begun, the reality is, you will be moving your daily workout indoors sooner rather than later. Luckily OH! Towns in Oshawa is ideally located near 4 great gyms that will help you all the way through the chillier seasons.

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06Sep
Best Public Schools Near Main St Village in Milton
In the neighbourhood
public schools near main st village

You want to make sure your children are well looked after and are provided with every opportunity to grow in the right environment. With this in mind, many families seek homes near good schools in order to enroll their children there. Main St Village is one of those communities; located near some of Milton’s most exemplary public schools, you’re sure to find exactly the educational upbringing you’ve been looking for.  

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29Aug
How Does The New Deposit Structure at OH! Towns Make Home Ownership Accessible for First Time Buyers?
Communities
OH! Towns

We’re always excited to share information with first time buyers that will help them in the home buying process! It’s a big step in their life with many moving parts so anything we can do to make it more accessible is a win. Read our latest blog as we go through the new deposit structure at OH! Towns in Oshawa that makes homeownership that much easier.

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23Aug
5 Reasons to Live at Main Street Village in Milton
Communities
live at main street village

The Town of Milton is one of Canada’s fastest-growing communities, offering fantastic amenities and opportunities for its residents. A blend of urban and rural, modern and historic, Milton’s neighbourhoods come together to create a safe, healthy community for all. Read further to see why people are choosing to live at Main Street Village in this beautiful town!

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03Jan
Our Step by Step Guide to Relocating to Durham Region
Community & Lifestyle

 

Relocating to Durham Region

Packing up your current life and moving to a new location can be a challenge, but it also opens up a new world full of opportunity and excitement! Durham Region is one of the best locations in Ontario for taking the next steps in your life, so to help you feel more even comfortable with your new surroundings, here is our step by step guide to relocating to the area.

Don’t Fret About Education

With a wide selection of public and private elementary as well as secondary schools, the Durham Region is guaranteed to provide your children with an education that will prepare them for life and guide them towards a successful adulthood. The Durham District School Board is committed to ensuring that each and every one of their schools is dedicated to fuelling a passion for learning, and providing your children with a prestigious and prosperous education. If public school is not what you are looking for, there are also more than 30 private schools in Durham Region to choose from, each offering a carefully selected curriculum to ensure your child’s future is successful.

Enjoy a Variety of Shopping Options

Covering Whitby, Ajax, Oshawa, and all areas in between, the Durham Region has a fantastic selection of places to shop. With 7 significant malls and many local shops, you will find everything you need from furniture to luxury clothing items. If you are looking to move to the Durham Region, the Oshawa Centre, Pickering Town Centre, Scarborough Town Centre, and Whitby Shores Smart Centre are only some of the many options, offering everything you need to make your shopping simple and efficient!

Stay in Shape

Relocating to Durham Region

Durham Region is home to more than 50 different fitness facilities, with everything from crossfit classes to boxing gyms. With a variety of both municipally-run facilities and franchised companies, it is easy to stay in shape in the region! Spend some time enjoying classes or working on your muscles at one of the many Goodlife Fitness Locations, or beat your winter blues by getting in shape by swimming at the Oshawa Community Centre. If you are searching for a more budget friendly gym, try Planet Fitness or Fit4Less. Regardless of how you choose to stay in shape, Durham Region is the perfect location with a variety of options.

Indulge Your Taste Buds

Relocating to Durham Region

Dining out is a fun and exciting experience for you and your family.! It can be a special treat when you gather everyone together to enjoy a delectable lunch or dinner; and in Durham Region, it is easy to please everyone with of all the options to choose from! Whether you choose something like Italian Pastas from Ciao Amici in Oshawa, sit down for a fancy 5 star experience at A Tavola Bistro in Whitby, or opt for traditional fast food, like Smoke’s Poutinerie in Oshawa,  your family will find something to delight your taste buds in the Durham Region!

Keep Yourself Entertained

Relocating to Durham Region

Friday night planning is easy and fun in the Durham Region because there is such a variety of activities. With multiple movie theatres like Cineplex Odeon in Oshawa and Landmark Cinemas in Whitby, you can see all of the newest movies on a huge screen with recliner seats! If you are feeling more adventurous, try axe throwing or climbing high in the trees at Treetop Eco Adventure Park in Oshawa. There are also many museums like the Canadian Automotive Museum, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and the Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame if you are searching for a more educational evening. Overall, the Durham Region is perfect for spending your down time!

The Durham Region is home to over 50 prestigious schools, hundreds of restaurants and shopping options, as well as a wide selection of fun and exciting activities to keep your weekends busy. Using this step by step guide will make your transition to the area simple, and you’ll quickly find your new life here fun and exciting! For more information about the Durham Region, visit the Falconcrest Homes Blog.

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06Dec
The Coziest and Best Cafes in Durham Region to Visit this December
Community & Lifestyle

Cafes in Durham Region

 

With winter in the air and the spirit of the holiday season approaching, there is no better way to spend your afternoon than getting cozy in a small cafe while drinking one of your favourite hot beverages. Durham Region is known for its quaint villages, some of which have cafes that are perfect for spending an afternoon in. So take some time to enjoy these places, and visit one or all of the coziest and best cafes in Durham Region this December!

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22Nov
Events and Activities Taking Place in Whitby this Winter the Whole Family is Sure to Enjoy!
Community & Lifestyle

 

Events and Activities Taking Place in Whitby

 

The snow is falling, and the excitement of winter and what the season has to offer is in the air. Embrace the cold and take your family out for some winter fun with these events and activities happening in Whitby this year.

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02Nov
Our Favourite Outdoor Places in Durham to Hike and Visit This Fall
Community & Lifestyle

Favourite Outdoor Places in Durham

 

Autumn air is fresh and sweet, providing the perfect temperature to get out into the forest and enjoy the beauty of nature while getting some exercise with your family and friends. Durham region is known for its rolling hills and picturesque landscapes with hiking trails for people of all ages. This year, enjoy the great outdoors by visiting one of our favourite outdoor places in Durham to hike or visit this fall!

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19Oct
Our Favourite Outdoor Spaces to Enjoy in Oshawa and Whitby This Fall
Community & Lifestyle

Oshawa and Whitby This Fall

 

The long, hot days of summer have passed, leaving cooler temperatures that offer you and your family the perfect opportunity to enjoy the outdoors together. Surrounded by natural landscapes and breathtaking views, Oshawa and Whitby are the perfect locations for you and your family to get out and enjoy the fresh air. Spend some quality time with the ones you love and be sure to check out some of our favourite outdoor spaces to enjoy in Whitby and Oshawa this fall.

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28Sep
Our Favourite Places for Thanksgiving Shopping in Whitby
Community & Lifestyle

Thanksgiving Shopping in Whitby

Not far from the busy rush of Toronto is the smaller, quainter community of Whitby. The charming downtown area and variety of shopping options make it the perfect spot for you to enjoy the fall colours while checking items off your list and avoiding the busy crowds of the city. If you are searching for some shopping inspiration, these are some of our favourite places for Thanksgiving shopping in Whitby.

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