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Oshawa Townhouses for Rent

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$1,800 / Mo

85 Sarita Path, Oshawa

4 beds3 baths1800–1999 sq. ft.
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2579 Bromus Path, Oshawa

4 beds3 baths1800–1999 sq. ft.
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Renting a Townhouse in Oshawa

Zoocasa has 106 active townhouse listings for rent throughout Oshawa. For past listings, search our Oshawa sold and expired listings. The average listing price in Oshawa for a townhouse is $1,790, which is 37538% higher than May 2017. The average list price differs significantly for other property types. The average rental price of a house is $1,833, $1,790 for a townhouse, and $1,915 for a condo. There are many popular cities surrounding Oshawa, including Whitby, Ajax, Clarington, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, Richmond Hill that offer a variety of rental prices and unique areas to live. Oshawa also has many options for buyers looking for a townhouse with 2 active listings and an average list price of $658,662.

Oshawa Property Taxes

Residents of the city of Oshawa are expected to pay property taxes on all residences that they own. Property taxes can usually be found on each active Zoocasa listing, or can be looked up here. As of 2017, the estimated property tax residents can expect to pay is 1.485%.

Provincial/Municipal Land Transfer Tax

There is currently no municipal land transfer tax in effect in Oshawa but the provincial land transfer tax still applies to all property purchases

See below for provincial land transfer tax rates.

Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rates
Purchase Price Rate
$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%
$2,000,000+ 2.5%

Oshawa Land Transfer Example:

Purchase price = $300,000

Ontario LTT
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
Total LTT
Non 1st Time Buyer 1st Time Buyer
$8,475 $4,457

Oshawa City Guide

Commonly viewed as the eastern anchor of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the largest municipality in the Durham Regional Municipality, Oshawa is located just 60km east of Downtown Toronto. Oshawa has its roots tied to the automotive industry with the Canadian division of General Motors Company’s headquarters located in the city. Today, Oshawa is known as a Canadian education and health science hub. The city is home to three post-secondary institutions: Durham College, Trent University Durham, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Living in Oshawa

Demographics

As of the Canada 2016 Census, there are 379,848 people in the city of Oshawa. This represents 6.6% growth from the 2011 Census population of 356,177. This is outpacing the growth both Ontario’s growth rate of 4.6% and Canada’s growth rate of 5.0%. A large portion of the population is of European ethnicity (90.1%) with Black Canadians (3%), South Asian (1.4%), and Chinese (1.1%) trailing behind.

Schools

The Durham District School Board governs 131 schools with 7,000 staff serving approximately 46,000 elementary and 24,000 secondary school students.

Elementary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Elizabeth B Phin 8.9
Terry Fox 8.5
Clara Hughes 8.5
Rosebank Road 8.4
Valley View 8.4
Secondary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Uxbridge 7.6
Brooklin 7.4
Donald A. Wilson 7.3
Henry Street 7.0
Maxwell Heights 7.0

Retail

The only major shopping mall in Oshawa is Oshawa Centre. Home to over 230 stores, Oshawa Centre offer stores like Adidas, Aritizia, Foot Locker, Forever 21, H&M, and Zara. The two-storey shopping mall is located at King Street and Stevenson Road.

Sports

There are currently no professional sports teams that belong to Oshawa. Because of Oshawa’s proximity to Toronto, most residents will opt to cheer on the professional sports teams in Toronto like the Toronto Raptors, Blue Jays, and Maple Leafs.

Oshawa Airbnb Regulations

There are currently no regulations in place for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb in the city of Oshawa.

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