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Wednesday, February 17, 2021   /   by Team Glasser

DORCHESTER: A BEAUTIFUL AND GROWING SMALL TOWN

Dorchester is a small town located about 20 Kilometers East of London, Ontario. It offers the perfect setting for anyone to live away from the busyness of the city but still be close enough to commute, as well as plenty of amenities, shopping, dining, and schools in the town itself. Dorchester is surrounded by a beautiful and rich ecosystem, and there are many trails around town so people can enjoy its beauty and biodiversity. If you're looking for a beautiful place to settle down, raise a family, or just live more on the quiet side, Dorchester is the perfect place. 

 



As of 2016, the population of Dorchester, Ontario is 3,911 people, of which 45% is 2 person families. Single-detached homes make up 88% of all dwellings, and 88.9% of dwellings are owned. The average value of dwellings is $340,420. Below we've created an overview of the most relevant statistics. For a comprehensive census, you can visit the Statistics Canada Census Profile.   ...

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Thursday, January 28, 2021   /   by Team Glasser

ILDERTON: A SMALL VILLAGE WITH A BIG HEART

Ilderton is a small village located north of London, Ontario and situated between Lake Huron and Lake Eerie. This rural area has seen some recent subdivision developments, resulting in a boom in the population. Ilderton makes for an excellent place to live as it is a small and close-knit community with its own unique charms and amenities, and its proximity to London means easy access to shopping and entertainment. Although there is only one school located in town, many people with kids still prefer this quiet and slow-paced lifestyle over living in the busy city. 

 



As of 2016, the population of Ilderton, Ontario is 1,856 people, of which 40% is 2 person families. Single-detached homes make up 79% of all dwellings, and 86% of dwellings are owned. The average value of dwellings is $359,076. Below we've created an overview of the most relevant statistics. For a comprehensive census, you can visit the Statistics Canada Census Profile.   ...

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021   /   by Team Glasser

STRATHROY: AN ACTIVE AND THRIVING COMMUNITY WEST OF LONDON, ONTARIO

Strathroy-Cardoc is the second-largest municipality in Middlesex Country. Located about 40 miles west of London, Ontario, Strathroy is a charming and desirable residential community where you will find a mix of rural and urban living that works together to create a unique lifestyle. There are many opportunities for shopping and entertainment as well as amenities within the community itself, but it’s an easy enough drive to London should residents find the need to go into the city. With many excellent school options as well as safe and quiet neighbourhoods, Strathroy is a great place to settle down, especially for families with school-age children.

 



As of 2016, the population of Strathroy, Ontario is 14,401 people, of which 50% is 2 person families. Single-detached homes make up 65% of all dwellings, and 73% of dwellings are owned. The average value of dwellings is $248,625. Below we've created an overview of the most relevant statistics. For a comprehensive ...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020   /   by Team Glasser

WHITEHILLS: SUBURBAN LIVING IN LONDON, ONTARIO

Whitehills is a residential neighbourhood in London Ontario’s northwest corner. Here you will find mostly 1970s-era single-detached homes, with a mix of some townhouse complexes as well as duplexes. Whitehills is conveniently located close to many different shopping areas including Masonville, Hyde Park, and Sherwood Forest Mall. With great schools, beautiful sights, and gorgeous homes, Whitehills is a great neighbourhood for those looking to live in a family-oriented and suburban part of the city while still being close to all the necessary amenities.

 



Whitehills is situated within the larger neighbourhood of Medway, and the statistics provided reflect that information. As of 2011, the population of Medway in London, Ontario is 19,785 people, of which 43% is 2 person families. Single-detached homes make up 56% of all dwellings, and 76% of dwellings are owned. The average value of dwellings is $241,676. Below we've created an overview of the most relevant st ...

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Thursday, December 17, 2020   /   by Team Glasser

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, A TOP UNIVERSITY IN LONDON ONTARIO

The University of Western Ontario was founded in 1878, growing substantially after the first World War, and is now one of the best and most well-known higher education institutions in the world. UWO is known for being a University with very high standards of education, with a heavy focus on research. Many people in Canada and abroad choose UWO for these reasons, plus its gorgeous campus that really adds to the overall experience of all students and faculty. Our blog will focus on UWO and give you an idea of its surrounding neighbourhoods, and the best places to eat and explore. Whether you are a student yourself or a parent doing research, everything you need to know is right here!

 



Currently, UWO is host to almost 40,000 students including over 5,000 international students. Being a founding member of the U15, Canada’s most distinguished research universities, means that you can be sure your child will be receiving a high-quality education. This is further ...

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