Edmonton, Alberta

REAL ESTATE




Edmonton is Canada's fifth largest city by population (with just under 900 000 residents as of 2016) and Canada's northernmost large city. It is the capital city of Alberta and houses the beautiful Alberta Legislature buildings and grounds. The city is home to the world-renowned West Edmonton Mall and the brand new Rogers Place Arena, home of the Edmonton Oilers.

Living In Edmonton

The North Saskatchewan river and a long swath of boreal forest divide Edmonton's north and south sides. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy cycling, walking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing right in the Edmonton river valley. With over 150kms of trails, there is so much to explore! The river valley is also home to more than 20 parks, a golf course, indoor botanical garden, and recreation facilities, most of these within a stone's throw from the downtown core. For those looking to get out of the city centre and right into nature, Elk Island National Park is a short drive from the city. Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are also within a day's drive.

"The City of Champions", as Edmonton is sometimes known, is home to several professional sports teams including the Edmonton Oilers (NHL) and Edmonton Eskimos (CFL). The city has a massive amateur sports community as well, boasting literally hundreds of sports facilities including football, baseball, and soccer fields, hockey arenas, rugby pitches, indoor soccer centres, cycling and running tracks, pools and gymnasiums. There are also several golf courses in the city or within a short drive.

Edmontonians enjoy a lively arts and culture scene. The city hosts a plethora of events and festivals throughout the year and is often referred to as, "Canada's Festival City". Some of these festivals include The Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival, The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Edmonton International Street Performers Festival, Taste of Edmonton, and Festival of Trees to name a small few. The Capital Region is home to many live music venues, museums, galleries, and restaurants serving cuisine from around the world. There is never a shortage of things to do in this wonderful city.

Edmonton Schools & Education

The city of Edmonton has two distinct school boards for families to choose from, Edmonton Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic Schools, with a combined total of almost 300 institutions. The Capital Region also boasts several post-secondary institutions such as The University of Alberta (U of A), The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and MacEwan University.

Edmonton Transportation & Commuting

Residents of the city enjoy many transportation options. The city has public bus and Light Rail Transit (LRT) run by Edmonton Transit System (ETS) and has many park-and-ride locations for commuters. There are also yellow bus programs for school-aged children. Edmonton is encircled by a ring road called Anthony Henday Drive, which provides quick freeway access to all sides of the city. The city is accessible globally via Edmonton International Airport (YEG) located just south of the city in Leduc.


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Latest Edmonton Listings

MLS® listing #E4180311 for sale located at Twp 54 RR 15 NW

Courtesy of Norm Paul of RE/MAX Elite

Twp 54 RR 15 NW

Alberta

MLS® #E4180311

$53 500
MLS® listing #E4180354 for sale located at Twp 54 RR 15

Courtesy of Norm Paul of RE/MAX Elite

Twp 54 RR 15

Alberta

MLS® #E4180354

$58 500
MLS® listing #E4180304 for sale located at 50516 Range Road 225

Courtesy of Scott Macmillan of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 2465 sqft

50516 Range Road 225

Alberta

MLS® #E4180304

$879 702
MLS® listing #E4180385 for sale located at 25511 TWP RD 512a

Courtesy of Deidre Harrison of Liv Real Estate

3 beds 3 baths 1953 sqft

25511 TWP RD 512a

Alberta

MLS® #E4180385

$700 000
MLS® listing #E4180359 for sale located at 9828 225 Street

Courtesy of Christy Cantera of RE/MAX River City

9828 225 Street

Alberta

MLS® #E4180359

$175 588
MLS® listing #E4180373 for sale located at 10941 54 Avenue

Courtesy of Shauna Ylagan of Lange Realty Ltd

4 beds 4 baths 1881 sqft

10941 54 Avenue

Alberta

MLS® #E4180373

$787 700
MLS® listing #E4180378 for sale located at 10962 137 Street

Courtesy of Susan Evans of Purplebricks

3 beds 3 baths 1768 sqft

10962 137 Street

Alberta

MLS® #E4180378

$699 000
MLS® listing #E4180296 for sale located at 10663 CAPILANO Street

Courtesy of Stephanie Zhang of Sterling Real Estate

5 beds 2 baths 1087 sqft

10663 CAPILANO Street

Alberta

MLS® #E4180296

$568 800
MLS® listing #E4180309 for sale located at 9512 102 Avenue

Courtesy of Jenny Narine of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 1945 sqft

9512 102 Avenue

Alberta

MLS® #E4180309

$459 900
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