Renting to own a home in London, Ontario is affordable, especially when compared to other large cities. This mid-sized city is always changing, expanding, and being confused with London, England. Some of its landmarks are even named the same. It’s also home to many start-up companies so there are a lot of business opportunities.
About London, ON
London has all the big city amenities with a small town feel. It’s population is currently less than 500k. Also, if you live here you get a vibrant downtown feel without losing the peace of a quiet neighbourhood. Woodlands and farmlands surround London and it’s also known as “The Forest City”. London values diversity and inclusivity. They want all of the residents to feel welcome and accepted.
The city is divided in the following way:
Central London and Downtown
The city of London is constantly creating new environmental initiatives like recycling, reducing the phosphorus levels in Lake Erie and improving overall air quality. They do this in order to keep the communities green and thriving,
Living in London, ON
Prepare to be a part of a strong, vibrant and healthy community if you decide to rent to own a home in London, Ontario. Here’s an example of their neighbourhood building activities:
This innovative program was created by the city of London and it welcomes new people to their neighbourhoods, blocks or buildings. Neighbours can request the kits online, personalize them, and give them to the new residents. This is a great way to spark a conversation and make a new friend.
This program is available for neighbourhood groups that want to have a free public movie viewing in a city park. If you want to organize an event, you need to pick a film and promote the event to the neighbourhood. The city of London provides the equipment (screen, projector, media player and speakers). They also give you a license for a public viewing and set up the equipment for you.
London Transit has over 217 buses and 2,200 bus stops. Safe, accessible travels are a priority in London. All LTC service routes have been designated to be wheelchair-accessible and operators are trained to provide assistance when necessary.
What activities can I do in London, ON?
This city has indoor and outdoor activities for all of its residents and visitors. There are numerous landmarks, attractions, multiple cycling trails, and paths to explore all year long. Also, it has a great nightlife, culture, parks and some of the best restaurants in Ontario.
Download the “Heart of London App” on your phone if you feel like taking a tour around London. This app gives you a personal tour around the city, including some interesting storytelling along the way.
Here are some other activities that you can do in London:
- Squirrel fishing in Victoria Park (yes, really!)
- Visit St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica
- Wander around the London Museum or The Museum of Ontario Archaeology
- Visit Fanshawe Pioneer Village
- Take a beer tour at Labatt Brewery
- Buy fresh meat and produce at Convent Garden Market
- Visit Banting House, the former house of the inventor of insulin.
London, Ontario is a very convenient location to rent to own a home in. It has a welcoming culture, close proximity to major cities in the area, and great universities
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