Zoocasa has 255 active condo listings throughout Ajax. For past listings, search our Ajax sold listings and Ajax expired listings The average listing price in Ajax for a condo is $457,799, which is 70% higher than March 2018. The average list price differs significantly for other property types. The average listing price of a house is $776,198, $479,615 for a townhouse, and $457,799 for a condo. There are many popular cities surrounding Ajax, including Whitby, Pickering, Oshawa, Markham, Toronto, Clarington, Richmond Hill that offer a variety of home prices and unique areas to live. Ajax also has many options for renters looking for a condo with 19 active rental listings and an average lease price of $2,158.
Looking to buy condo in one of Ajax"s great neighbourhoods? Ajax is home to 12 unique neighbourhoods. Popular neighbourhoods include Ajax, with 50 active condo listings, Audley, with 48 active condo listings, and Applecroft, with 42 active condo listings.
Residents of the Town of Ajax are expected to pay property taxes on all residences that they own. The tax rate consists of the rates as set by the three government agencies: Town, Regional, Provincial. The property tax amount for a home that's for sale is usually displayed on the property’s listing page on the Zoocasa website.
There is currently no municipal land transfer tax in effect in Ajax but the provincial land transfer tax still applies to all property purchases. First-time home buyers in Ontario may quality for a provincial land transfer tax rebate of up to $4,000.
See below for provincial land transfer tax rates.
|Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rates|
|$0 - $55,000||0.5%|
|$55,000.01 - $250,000||1.0%|
|$250,000.01 - $400,000||1.5%|
|$400,000.01 - $2,000,000||2.0%|
Ajax Land Transfer Example:
Purchase price = $600,000
|Purchase Price||Subtract Tax Brackets||Rate||Non 1st Time Buyer Tax Payable||1st Time Buyer Tax Payable|
|$0 - $55,000||$55,000||0.5%||$275||$0|
|$55,000 - $250,000||$195,000||1.0%||$1,950||$0|
|$250,000 - $400,000||$150,000||1.5%||$2,250||$475|
|$400,000 - $600,000||$200,000||2.0%||$4,000||$4,000|
|Non 1st Time Buyer||1st Time Buyer|
Located in the heart of Durham Region, the Town of Ajax is one of the fastest growing populations in the Greater Toronto Area. Ajax is known for its 70-hectare, 7 km stretch of land that wraps around Lake Ontario, and well-maintained nature trails. Notable tourist hot spots include Rotary Park, Casino Ajax and Lynde Shores Conservation Area. Ajax is also home to one of the most diverse communities with over 65 languages spoken.
As of the Canada 2016 Census, there are 119,677 people residing within the town of Ajax. This represents a 9.2% growth from the 2011 Census population of 109,600, easily outpacing Ontario’s growth rate of 4.6% and Canada’s growth rate of 5.0%. Visible minority groups make up 44.2% of Ajax’s population, with the largest groups being South Asian, Caribbean and Chinese.
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) and the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) governs a total of 39 elementary and secondary schools in Ajax.
There is a total of 7 malls and shopping centres in Ajax, with the largest being RioCan Durham Centre at 90 stores. Other notable centres in the area include Westney Heights Plaza, Baywood Centre and Harwood Plaza.
Ajax offers a green experience with an abundance of maintained parks, playgrounds, trails and conservation areas. The most popular park, Rotary Park, features a beach and sits at the edge of Lake Ontario. Other notable parks include Ajax Waterfront Park, Greenwood Conservation Area and Lion’s Point.
There are currently no professional sport teams that belong to Ajax. Being 20 mins away from Toronto, residents often commute to the city to cheer on teams such as the Raptors, Maple Leafs and the Blue Jays.
There are currently no regulations in place for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb in the town of Ajax.
Public Transportation The main form of transportation in Ajax is serviced by Durham Transit Region (DRT) and GO Transit, with buses operating throughout the town. Residents are also able to commute to the Greater Toronto Area via the GO Train along the Lakeshore East rail line.
Located 45 minutes away from Ajax, residents looking to travel by air will have to visit Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), the closest and largest international airport in the GTA. Handling over 45 million passengers annually, Pearson is the busiest airport in Canada.
Oshawa Executive Airport (YOO), just a few minutes’ drive from Ajax, is a full-service commercial and general aviation facility with aerial services limited to ambulance, police operations and passenger charter services.
The biggest taxi company that operates in Ajax is Durham Rapid Taxi. Because taxis are difficult to hail on the go, it is best to book in advance or visit a train station or hotel where they are usually parked waiting for passengers.
An alternative to hiring a taxi in Ajax is Uber. Currently, Uber offers an expansive selection of options in Ajax including UberX, UberXL, UberSELECT and UberBLACK.
The backbone to Ajax’s road transportation is Highway 401 and runs from Windsor all the way to the Quebec border on the east side of Ontario. Other smaller notable highways include the Ontario 2, 12, 47 and 35/115.
Ajax is home to Lakeridge Health Ajax and Pickering Hospital, in addition to several walk-in and urgent care clinics. Some of these clinics include Ajax Family Care Centre, Children’s After Hours Walk-In Clinic, Kingston Medical Clinic and Pharmacy, and Westney Heights Medical Centre.