Aurora is proud of its historical buildings, monuments, natural resources and landscapes. Heritage planning is carefully and creatively organized by the town’s Wood Plaque Program, Doors Open Aurora, Aurora Historical Society and Hillary House. Moreover, the town has received recognition for its dedication to preserving historical landmarks. Receiving awards such as The Prince of Wales Prize for municipal heritage leadership and The Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for community leadership. The Aurora Royal Canadian Legion is also extremely involved in community activities. Recently, the legion worked with the town to implement a powerful “Honouring Our Veterans” banner program, featuring photos on street poles along Yonge Street to remember local veterans and their brave sacrifice for our country's freedom.
Aurora is one of the GTA’s most sought after communities to live in. As a result, home prices are some of the highest in the country. With average sale prices close to a million dollars, Aurora has become Toronto’s luxurious neighbour to the north. The accessibility to nature trails, community centres, shopping, major highways and transit has also lead to a trend of younger generations living in the new condo scene that has recently appeared in the area. With Yonge Street being the main corridor in town, it's no wonder that Aurora’s development is being centred on the world’s longest street. There are many sought after restaurants, cafes and bars for those looking for an active social scene. If you are looking to live just 30 minutes north of the city without all the hustle and bustle, consider Aurora as your future home. Contact Joshua Campbell to arrange a showing to see Aurora’s fabulous neighbourhoods.
Aurora merges contemporary lifestyles, recreation and business together into a picturesque community. Beautiful nature trails, parks and historic buildings from the 1800s create the surroundings of the town. Aurora continues to be one of the fastest-growing communities in the GTA, calling over 100 different industries and head offices home. It has been ranked as having one of the highest income levels per household in the country. Being close to major highways, it’s easy for people to get to Toronto for work, shopping or entertainment.
Aurora keeps people active all year long! With over 45 parks covering 500 acres, cyclists, hikers and joggers alike can find trails that connect to a variety of parks within the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Area. Cheer on the provincial Jr. “A” Aurora Tigers hockey team in the 1600-seat Aurora Community Centre, or take the family to The Aurora Family Leisure Complex with its ice arena, fitness equipment, squash courts, meeting rooms and indoor swimming pool. Even more, activities are available at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Centre, Oak Ridges Trail Association and Aurora Community Arboretum. For summertime sports fanatics, Aurora has 4 golf clubs, 9 tennis courts, 23 baseball fields and 36 Soccer fields.
Aurora gets performers and audiences engaged in local shows and events. It’s home to the Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora Film Circuit, Theatre Aurora and York Symphony. Visit Aurora’s Library Square and discover the Aurora Public Library, Aurora Seniors’ Centre, Church Street School and Victoria Hall.
Community clubs and groups in Aurora fill calendars with special events and festivals promoting tourism and culture in town. Annual events include The Aurora Home Show, Aurora Horse Show, Canada Day Celebrations, Remembrance Day Parade and the unique night-time Santa Claus Parade.
Going shopping is fun and easy with a wide selection of local family-operated stores and name-brand retailers to choose from located along the Yonge Street corridor, St. Andrews Shopping Centre, Aurora Centre or the Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair. Treat yourself to a quick lunch or delicious dinner at any one of Aurora’s many popular cafés, pubs or restaurants – there’s bound to be a menu that will catch your eye!
Aurora has a wide selection of schools in town including the multiple elementary and secondary schools from the public board and catholic school system. It also offers private education in the area with La Maison Montessori House and St. Andrew’s College which is an all-boys boarding school.
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Joshua was an incredible resource both helping us find our home and selling our old place when the time came. He is a strong negotiator and provided a wide range of value add services leading up and following closing - it is just how he works! While, we found our “forever home” if we ever choose to sell or buy another place. We’ll be working with Josh.
Justin Ayre & Krista Phillips
Joshua Campbell was referred to me as I was moving into a new town that the other office was not familiar with. His support, knowledge, expertise and professionalism made the whole procedure of buying my new place seemless. I so appreciate his care and concern to help me make the right choice for my new home. I will most definitely reach out to him again for the next one.
I first met Josh about 9 years ago when I was renting a house. He was super friendly, helpful and understanding. 3 years later i was in a position to purchase my own home and there was no doubt who I would be calling - Josh-. A few words to describe him: knowledgeable, attentive, personable, trustworthy, hard working, I could keep going, He really is the real deal. If you want a realtor who's got your back and will find you your perfect home, you must call Josh!
My wife and I have been close friends with Josh for years. Although many would suggest that working with friends is not wise. It was different with Josh. We knew that we would be working with someone that treated us the same as anyone else, friends or not. He listened, he empathized and understood our needs. He was able to bring calm to an otherwise stressful situation. We would recommend him to anyone we know.
Brandon & Jodi Chapman
My wife and I have had the privilege of working with Josh on 2 occasions. Josh is professional, courteous and friendly. He is always available to answer questions, and his real estate knowledge is second to none. He was able to sell our first home for full price with no conditions on the first day of listing. We were also able to secure our second home thanks to some insight from Josh. Using Josh's guidance we wrote a letter to the home owner explaining my wife's connection to the property (she had grown up a couple doors down, and had actually swam in their pool). There were multiple offers of the same price, but we were able to secure the property partly because of that letter. If you are looking for a real estate agent who knows real estate, will be open and honest with you, and will work to get you the best deal, then Josh Campbell is a great choice.
Neil & Laura Draper
Josh was top notch in every way - knowledge of market, dealing with our changes in direction, through to taking care of all the steps from the offer through to the closing. Josh's services extend beyond just the home sale, as he was quick to help with connections to services we needed before, during and after our move. On top of it all, he is a great person to do it all with. Thanks Josh!
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