The year was 1850 when the City of Oshawa was officially incorporated as a proper village. The success of a business was through the harbour’s exporting success that drew even more people to reside and work in the Oshawa area. Housing developments skyrocketed as the employment rate was high and received attention from many cultures that possessed skilled trades. The subdivisions were growing consisting of townhouses, detached and semi-detached homes and beautiful condos. Oshawa is located just 60 km east of Toronto’s downtown core and is an attractive real estate market as the homes built are on large lots with spacious interiors and not to mention the large greenspace and nature. Oshawa City is located on the shores of Lake Ontario and closely nestled by the Golden Horseshoe. Oshawa is considered to be the most substantial municipality of the Durham Region. The fantastic pricing, quality and selection are any buyers dream. Oshawa is the health sciences and education hub with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Durham College and Trent University located within its borders. The public transit in Oshawa allows for seamless connections to surrounding cities and within the city problematic-free. The Durham Region Transit services all Durham communities and also connect to GO Transit train and bus services to allow residents and visitors to have easy access to the city and the downtown core of Toronto and they surrounding regions.