London Ontario Real Estate News Blog

by Team Forster - homesinlondonontario.ca

Jan. 5, 2018

Featured Listing: 2394 Wickerson Road in London Ontario

2394 Wickerson Road London Ontario

When looking through the beautiful new homes in your local area, or planning to relocate to a lovely new place for work or simply for pleasure, it's easy for a home like 2394 Wickerson Road, London, Ontario to catch your eye. This home will be built just for you, through Forever Homes, Inc., which is a quality local builder we represent and work with. The subdivision where this home will be located is called Wickerson Hills, and is in the Byron community. New homes in London, Ontario can be hard to come by, so having one built just for you can be the right choice. And Wickerson Hills is a beautiful community where homes are in demand and the area provides a high level of natural beauty.

2394 Wickerson Road Living Room

2394 Wickerson Road Kitchen

Plus, it is a fully loaded home that will offer you everything you could want in the place you will love to come home to! This is a two-story home in a desirable area, with approximately 2,387 square feet of finished space for you to spread out and enjoy. The home features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, with gorgeous finishes you can really appreciate throughout. Hardwood floors, quartz counter tops, custom tiled showers, a gas fireplace with a modern tile surround, and a designer kitchen are just some of the beautiful options you will find in this high-end home. There are even hardwood stairs to add to the quality look and the value of the home, overall. With touches such as a Nieman Marcus Design Closet organizer in the walk-in closet in the master bedroom, Forever Homes, Inc. has put together a home package people can really appreciate.

2394 Wickerson Road Master Ensuite

2394 Wickerson Road Secondary Bedroom

There are limited lots available for this home and the Wickerson Hills area, so call for details on the home and everything it has to offer. To walk through and see what you can really get for your home, there is a model home open in North London at 1906 Wateroak Dr, which is open Saturday and Sunday from 2-4pm. To find the area where your new Wickerson home will be built, take Byron Baseline heading west, turn left on Wickerson Road, and follow Wickerson until you see the area where new construction is taking place. When you want a home in Wickerson Hills, London, Ontario, this the lot and the home for you.

Pricing starting at $595,000.00 for this model

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Call or Text Team Forster 519-851-2844 for more information about building a home in London Ontario with Forever Homes Inc. or to schedule a tour of the Model Home!

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Dec. 28, 2017

The Best Elementary Schools in London Ontario

Best Elementary schools in london ontario

For those with young school-aged children looking to move to or within London Ontario, schools are a critical factor in the decision-making process. You want to make sure schools are convenient, offer desired extracurricular services and a superior educational experience.

The Fraser Institute is a non-profit that has developed a school ranking website to help parents in determining how a school compares academically to other schools in the area. The ranking system used also shows if the school is improving, declining or remaining steady over the most recent five year period.
Based on these rankings, here are the top-rated elementary schools in London Ontario.

1. St. Paul Separate School London Ontario

St. Paul Catholic Elementary School Boundary Map

This Catholic elementary school is located at 1090 Guildwood Blvd. in London Ontario and tops the Fraser Institute rankings for elementary schools in London with an 8.9 FI rating out of a possible 10. St. Paul Separate School has steadily increased its FI rating, scoring a 7.0 in 2013, a 7.1 in 2014 and a 7.2 in 2016.

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2. Jack Chambers Public School London ON

Jack Chambers Public School London Ontario Boundary Map

The top-ranked public elementary school in London Ontario is located at 1650 Hastings Drive in London. Jack Chambers Public School garnered an 8.8 out of 10 FI rating, improving on last year's 8.4 rating. Named after the famous London Painter, the school was constructed in 1992 and is a first-class educational facility with two gymnasiums. The staff here prides itself on offering a balanced education in the arts, academics, and athletics. Jack Chambers Public School is part of the Thames Valley DSB.

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3. Stoneybrook Public School London ON

Stoneybrook Public School London Ontario Boundary Map

With an FI rating of 8.1, this Thames Valley DSB elementary school ranks third on the list of toprated elementary schools in London Ontario. The school is located at 1460 Stoneybrook Crescent, between Richmond Street and Adelaide Street, south of Fanshawe Park Road. The school first opened in 1970.

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4. Masonville Public School

Masonville Public School London ON Boundary Map

 Located at 25 Hillview Blvd., Masonville serves the North End of London Ontario. Masonville scored an FI rating of 7.9 in 2017, down slightly from 2016's 8.3 rating. The school operates with the philosophy that “Learning lasts a lifetime" and the staff believes learning occurs through opportunity, engagement, and hard work. The building is comprised of 10 classrooms, 4 Kindergarten rooms, a Learning Commons (library), gymnasium, and an activity room and a music room.

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5. University Heights Public School

University Heights Public School Boundary Map

Part of the Thames Valley DSB, University Heights is located at 27 Ford Crescent in London Ontario. The school scored a 7.7 FI rating, up significantly from the 6.9 rating it achieved in 2016. Due to the school's proximity to The University of Western Ontario, many who attend here have families affiliated with the university. The school is noted for its wide variety of programs that provide a well-rounded education along with its excellent music, dance, and drama programs. The multicultural environment in the school is a source of pride.

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6. Byron Somerset Public School

With a 7.6 FI rating, Byron Somerset ranks sixth as one of the top elementary schools in London Ontario. The school, located at 175 Whisperwood Avenue in London, serves 185 families in Southwest London. School initiatives focus on exemplary programs, safety, and communication. The school offers a bright, clean atmosphere that serves not only the educational needs of the neighborhood but also hosts community-based programs throughout the school year.

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7. Clara Brenton Public School 

One of the best elementary schools in London Ontario with a 7.6 FI rating is the Clara Brenton school at 1025 St. Croix Avenue. Since original construction of the school in 1963, there have been three renovations and construction projects, the latest which was completed for the 2007-2008 school year. The community supports the school through a variety of organizations including the School Council, the Healthy Schools Committee, the Safe Schools Committee, and the Home and School Association.

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8. John Dearness Public School

At 555 Sanatorium Road in London, John Dearness school scored a 7.6 FI Rating making it one of the top-rated elementary schools in London Ontario. The school has been serving the area for over 40 years and currently enrolls about 250 students. Building character, recognizing success and achievements, and parental involvement are cornerstones of education at John Dearness.

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The London Ontario area provides a number of exceptional schools. If you are considering a move to or within the community, contact us for assistance in making the choice best for your family.

* Rankings and student body information are provided by Frasier Institute

* School boundaries are subject to change. Visit The Thames Valley District School Board & London District Catholic School Board for a complete list of school boundary information and phone numbers to verify.

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Sept. 8, 2017

3081 TOKALA TL - For Lease

3081 Tokala Trail, London Ontario - FOR LEASE - This Brand new 2360 sq foot 4 bedroom home is offered for lease in Hyde Park`s FOXWOOD MEADOWS behind LOEWS. Fantastic Location close to Western University and Shopping. Perfect for the family that is moving to London and wants to lease for a year before they buy. Contact the listing agent today to book a viewing.

View more information about this listing here:

http://www.homesinlondonontario.ca/property/609260/

Call or text 519-851-2844 with any Real Estate Questions

 

Posted in Buying
Sept. 8, 2017

London Ontario million dollar homes

London Ontario million dollar homes - Are you looking for a luxury home for sale in London Ontario? You have come to the right place.

View all the London Ontario Million dollar homes here

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Sept. 4, 2017

Free outdoor movies London Ontario

FREE Outdoor Movies in London Ontario Victoria Park

Friday September 8th

FEATURING - The Lego Batman Movie

Family friendly activities start at 5pm

Movie starts at dusk approx. 7:30pm

Grab your lawn chairs, blankets and favourite snacks and join the Middlesex-London Health Unit and the One Life One You team for it's FREE outdoor Smoke-Free Movie Night in London Ontario Victoria Park.

They will be featuring The Lego Batman Movie and celebrating Smoke Free Moview, so come on out and enjoy the family-friendly event!

Rain date is scheduled for Friday, September 29th

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Aug. 26, 2017

Flipping houses in London Ontario

Flipping houses in London Ontario represent a great way to get a fantastic deal on a home. If you don't mind doing a lot of hard work, creating a realistic budget and your handy at almost everything, then flipping houses in London Ontario might be perfect for you. If you buy right and keep to your budget your possibilities to make a huge return on your investment could be very likely. Our team works with experienced and first time flippers, helping them try to maximize their return on investment. If this sounds like something you would like to be involved in!

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Aug. 24, 2017

Bank Homes for Sale London Ontario

Bank Homes for Sale London Ontario resulting from payment default, incapacity/illness or death often represent a great way to get a fantastic deal on a home. It's not easy for the average homeowner or investor to find these deals, because you have to continuously search the internet to see if one comes up.

If you're the type of person who recognizes what a great deal some of these properties could represent, you will be interested to know about our new free service. Our system automatically searches and sends you these Bank Homes daily along with other destressed properties for sale. When you receive this free, no obligation service, you're automatically plugged in to the most current list of Distressed Properties on the market.

Here's how it works. You will need to fill in your contact information below including your full name, email address and phone number.  We will then add your to a system that will send you all the MLS Listings that hit the market daily with the keyword “AS IS” in the description. This insider information, sent to you in an incredibly simple and efficient format, will give you a huge advantage over other buyers in the marketplace.

You can request this free "Distress Sales and Bank Foreclosures Hotlist" by filling out the form below on this page.

Posted in Buying
Aug. 19, 2017

Creekview Phase 2 | Forever Homes - Just Released Preconstruction single Family Homes in London Ontario

Creekview Phase 2 is a new single family home development By Forever Homes! currently in preconstruction at 1906 Wateroak Drive, London Ontario. The development is scheduled for completion through 2018 - 2019. Sales for available units start from the $600,000's. Creekview Phase 2 has a total of 30 units, sizes range from 2400 to 3300 square feet.  Creekview consists of 40' base lots, 40' Walkout Lots onto a ravine and 50' Walkout Lots backing onto a Ravine.

Fill in your details to receive a Creekview Phase 2 Package and reserve your lot today!

 Call/Text 519-851-2844 for more details anytime!

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July 10, 2017

Forever Homes - New Homes Neighbourhood Released

Forever Homes - Wickerson Hills - New Homes Released

Request your package today!

Forever Homes has just released a fantastic neighbourhood in Southwest London Ontario called Wickerson Hills.  This neighbourhood will be made up of Luxury Single Family detached Houses.  If this neighbourhood and area are of interest to you please connect with us to receive your home package.  Forever Homes has plans ranging from 2300 - 3000 square feet in the Wickerson Hills site.  Visit the Forever Homes page to order your package today!

Visit the model home on weekends at 1906 Wateroak Drive London, Ontario or preview a video walk through of the model home here.

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March 16, 2017

Children Laugh and Learn On London Property

Museum Bring Imagination to London Property with Children's Museum Local youth stretch their imagination on London property. Striving toward a mission of “Igniting Curiosity Through The Power Of Play” the London Children’s Museum is designed for frolicking and fun. Proudly presenting an array of exhibits designed to stimulate learning, interaction is more than encouraged. Parents take a backseat as their little ones delve into three floors of serious wonder.

Kids get to know Canada in two main exhibits. Dream Big honors Canada’s historic 150th Birthday by paying tribute to well known citizens. In My Arctic Discovery youngsters travel to Canada’s North section to seek out rarities in the Arctic. From space to geology science is everywhere. TD My Place In Space finds budding astronauts ready for launching to the stars. And the brave of heart tunnel down below the ground in Things In Caves. Creatures on this London property seem larger than life when standing in the Dinosaur exhibit or viewing a whale skeleton in The Lookout.

Families Living In London Enjoy Unlimited Fun

A busy Calendar is filled with special events for children living in London. Magic shows, STEM programs, day camps, story time, and workshops are regularly in the schedule.

For over thirty years, the London Children’s Museum has been a part of the neighborhood community educating children through play. Membership to the museum is perfect for locals. Available for for families, grandparents, and groups, perks include unlimited admission, discounts, and member only events.

 

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