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Home Prices in Aurora

The asking price of homes for sale in Aurora has decreased -9.93% since May last year, while the number of homes for sale has increased 46.67%. See more Aurora Home Prices & Values.

House
Median Asking Price
$1.2M
275 Houses
Townhouse
Median Asking Price
$697K
115 Townhouses
Condo
Median Asking Price
$518K
25 Condos

Aurora MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Zolo has the most comprehensive, up-to-date set of Aurora real estate listings. Discover homes listed on the Aurora MLS® system, including nearby cities, property types, and neighbourhoods. Right now, Aurora has 404 homes for sale, including 275 houses, 25 condos, and 115 townhouses on the market. The average sold price for all home types in Aurora is $942K, which is -20% lower than May 2017. See our Aurora real estate trends for a more detailed analysis on average home prices, housing inventory, and days on market.

Aurora is home to 10 unique neighbourhoods. With Zolo you'll be able to find the fastest selling Aurora neighbourhoods, the highest-rated schools in the city, and evaluate nearby amenities. See the upcoming open houses in Aurora to tour homes in person. Narrow down your home search to filter by price, bedrooms, size or search by our map of MLS® listings for Canada-wide real estate.

If you’re looking for rentals instead of listings for sale, Zolo has a comprehensive set of 92 Aurora rental listings, including 65 houses and 5 apartments for rent. Most of the population in the city own their homes, while 14% live in rentals with an average lease price of $1,060.

Our Aurora MLS® Listing data is updated every 15 minutes to provide you the most-up-to-date home listings. Contact one of our Aurora REALTORS® to get started on landing your dream home today.

Aurora City Guide

53K
Population
11.7%
Population Growth
8%
Unemployment

Aurora is a town in the province of Ontario, in an area known as York Region. Just over 55,400 residents live in the city making it the 95th largest municipality in Canada. More than 73% of the city’s population use English as their primary language. The largest segment of immigrants is the Italians, followed by the Russians, Persians, Chinese and Spanish.

In the last 10 years, the city has consistently made it to various rankings and lists that measure the wealthiest cities in Canada. Many of these lists base their ranking on annual income and a household’s net worth. Based on this data, it turns out Aurora’s residents do well. Really well. The city’s largest employers are auto parts giant Magna International that was founded by Frank Stronach and TC Transcontinental. Other large employment sectors within the city include advanced manufacturing, green industries, and interactive media.

What many don’t know is that the town was first known as Machell’s Corners. It was the 1850s and there were only 100 residents. Less than 20 years later there were 1,200 residents and the town as incorporated as Aurora. The most famous person to be raised in the town was Lester B. Pearson, the Prime Minister of Canada between 1963 and 1968. Lester’s father had moved the family to the town of Aurora where he was a Methodist minister.

Neighbourhoods

Aurora is not a large town. It has a geographical area of just under 50 square kilometres that holds more than 10 neighbourhoods. Amazingly, the city has over 500 acres of protected parkland.

The most expensive residential area is the southeastern Bayview Heights community. Homes here sell for $3.9 million, on average. Expect to find 4,000 to 5,000 square-foot houses complete with multiple ensuite, massive family spaces and two to four-car attached garages. To the north are smaller 2,000 to 3,000 square-foot homes that sell for $1.2 million, on average. Aurora Estates is another area, with houses for sale here, on average, for $1.9 million.

Good family neighbourhoods include Aurora Grove and Aurora Heights, where single family detached homes sell for $1.1 million and $1.2 million, respectively, on average.

For a more urban feel consider looking at property in the Bayview Wellington community. At a lower price point, this neighbourhood offers attached and detached family homes for sale that start at less than $1 million.

To get exactly what you need, talk to a local Realtor. Local real estate agents often know what’s happening in their community and can help you find good value in a property purchase. Another option is to spend the weekend checking out open houses in Aurora. Use our hot-list as a guide. This list ranks each of Aurora’s communities based on sale price, how many properties are listed for sale and long homes for sale in Aurora stay on the market.

Neighbourhood
(Top 5)
Sold under 10d Sold above asking Average sale price Active listings
1Bayview Northeast 33% 17% $975K 46
2Bayview Wellington 29% 23% $757K 29
3Aurora Village 33% 6% $652K 66
4Rural Aurora 24% 24% $1.0M 60
5Aurora Estates 25% 13% $1.6M 25

Nearby Cities

Many buyers opt to purchase in a nearby city and commute to work. These buyers want larger homes and lots but with good commuter access to Aurora’s downtown core. Good options include Newmarket, Whitchurch-Stouffville and Gormley. Even cities that require a bit longer of a commute, such as Richmond Hill, Vaughan and East Gwillimbury are good options as they offer more affordable detached homes.

City
(Top 5)
Sold under 10d Sold above asking Average sale price Active listings
1Ajax 524%30%$653K286
2Toronto 49%40%$890K5694
3Halton Hills 38%21%$717K208
4Orangeville 37%22%$562K100
5Pickering 35%23%$726K294

Demographics

Before buying a property anywhere, check out the city’s demographics. This data is collected by Statistics Canada and provides a glimpse into the city’s current population. This can help you figure out if Aurora is the right city for you and your family.

14%
Rent
86%
Own
$1,060
Monthly Rent (Median)
$1,610
Monthly Mortgage (Median)
14,435
Total Families
$101,923
Family Income (Median)
40
Age (Median)
62%
College Educated

Schools

Those interested in finding a home in Aurora should find out where the local school is located. To help start your search, here are the top five elementary and top five secondary schools in Aurora. 

Elementary Schools

7.8 Devins Drive
7.7 Aurora Grove
7.6 Light of Christ
7.4 Highview
7.1 Hartman

Secondary Schools

8.0 Aurora
7.6 Cardinal Carter
7.1 Renaissance
6.5 Dr G W Williams
n/a St Maximilian Kolbe

Commuters

Aurora is a commuter’s dream. It offers excellent public transit, as well as access to the GO Transit trains and easy access to Highway 404, the major route that takes you south into downtown Toronto or northbound towards Keswick and Barrie.

To get a better idea of how city residents commute, consider the data collected by Statistics Canada.

88%
Drive
9%
Transit
0%
Bike
3%
Walk

Local Scoop

If you love golf, you’ll love living in Aurora. There are five golf courses and most are located in the protected Oak Ridges Moraine lands. Whether you’re a casual or a serious golfer, there’s a course just a short drive away from you.

In early June to September, kids congregate at the city’s splash pads. There’s one located at Town Park, the city’s oldest park. Another is at Ada Johnson Park and a third is in the Mattamy Park on Thomas Phillips Drive. Kids will love the tumbling buckets of water, the ground jets and the large playgrounds. Older kids will enjoy the Hickson Park skateboard and BMX facilities, with concrete skateboard ramps, plenty of ledges and stairs. There’s also a separate grassy area for the BMX loop that includes jumps, log steps and plank bridges.

Tree lovers will feel a sense of joy at the Aurora Community Arboretum. The protected park is dedicated to the growth and maintenance of trees and shrubs. It stretches through 100 acres of parkland between Wellington Street East and St. John’s Sideroad. For more hiking and cycling check out the city’s other 45 parks.

Art lovers will enjoy the annual juried Art Show and Sale. Held in May, this annual event is celebrating 55 years in operation in 2017. For those with four-legged friends, plan on attending Paws in the Park in early June. Celebrating the love of dogs, this event takes place rain or shine. In July and August, there are free concerts in Aurora parks and in August check out movies in the park.

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