SDREB Jurisdictional Information
Our Board office is located in the Town of Simcoe in Norfolk County.
The Simcoe & District Real Estate Board jurisdictional area laid out by OREA includes a large portion of Norfolk County and a small portion of Haldimand County.
Our Real Estate Board covers a very diverse and extensive area.
Within our jurisdictional boundaries, there is everything from Carolinian forests to vacant land, farms, cottages, and Lake Front. Predominantly the area covered is rural with outcroppings of urban living centers, and just to make it more interesting throw in a splash of commercial and industrial real estate.
Some Information about Norfolk County!
The most popular tourist attractions of Norfolk County (pop. 63, 175) are the ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast. These towns include Port Dover, Turkey Point and Long Point. Fishing is another key attraction for tourists, as well as birding, hiking, camping and cycling. Agri-tourism is another expanding attraction for tourists coming to Norfolk County, with wineries and microbreweries, and farm-related events.
Norfolk County is #1 in Agriculture in Ontario and is also known as Ontario’s Garden. Norfolk County farmers are Canada’s Number One growers of asparagus, cabbage, sour cherries, ginseng, other specialty vegetables, peppers, pumpkin, squash, zucchini, strawberries, sweet corn and sweet potatoes. Norfolk County is also Ontario’s Number One grower of blueberries, rye and Saskatoon berries.
Main festivals include the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show in Simcoe (October), Canada Day Celebration in Port Dover (July), Simcoe Rotary Friendship Festival (August), Delhi Strawberry Festival (June), Port Dover Summer Fest (August), Norfolk Studio Tour (September), BayFest in Port Rowan (September), Waterford Pumpkin Fest (October), PD13 (the Port Dover motorcycle enthusiasts’ event every Friday the 13th), Delhi Harvest Fest (September) and Simcoe Christmas Panorama (December).
Living in Norfork County
Visiting Norfork County
Some information about Haldimand County!
With 87 kilometers of Lake Erie waterfront and the heritage Grand River running through the municipality, Haldimand is home to an abundant amount of forests and water assets. With the sand and pebbly shores of Lake Erie waterfront, to the rich agricultural fields growing an abundance of food, Haldimand County is a great place to live.
Cycling is very popular in Haldimand and continues to grow year over year as an activity for tourists and residents. The flat paved roads with low traffic, rural landscapes and waterfront vistas, makes this your ideal place to visit for cycling adventures of any level.
There are many pick-your-own and on-farm market stands in Haldimand County where you can experience the slower pace of country life and sample foods as nature intended — fresh from the farm.
Haldimand County Farmers Markets offer a rich selection of flavours, colours, textures and varieties of local fresh produce throughout the growing season.
Choose from fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, maple syrups, lavender products, honey, preserves from each year’s harvest and so much more.