April 2017

Found 5 blog entries for April 2017.

Westmount is a true mixed-use neighbourhood which boasts residential, institutional, recreational, commercial, and light industrial areas within easy walking distance of each other. The very popular 124 Street shopping area, better known as High Street, runs north-south through the neighbourhood, acting as a central spine for the community. High Street is characterized by a variety of independent shops and is in close proximity to downtown Edmonton.

Neighbourhood Facts

The Westmount neighbourhood is bounded by 111 Avenue to the north, Groat Road to the west, the Groat Ravine to the southwest, and the North Saskatchewan River Valley to the south. Its eastern boundary comprises 124 Street south of Stony Plain Road, and 121 Street north of Stony Plain

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Empire Park is a unique, south-central Edmonton neighbourhood that is a hub of multi-unit development in a largely suburban surrounding. Thanks to the neighbourhood’s central location residents are easily able to access a range of commercial and employment areas. A walkable neighbourhood with access Edmonton’s LRT, as well as major north-south and east-west roadways, Empire Park is certainly very accessible.

Neighbourhood Facts

Empire Park is a diverse neighbourhood, with residential, commercial, institutional and industrial land uses all well represented. Unlike most Edmonton neighbourhoods, Empire Park is characterized by a very high proportion of multi-family housing, with a mere 3% of units that are single-detached structures. Most dwelling

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"...an interesting tapestry of homes from many decades."

Welcome to one of south Edmonton’s best mature neighbourhoods. Bonnie Doon takes its name from the Scottish for “pleasant, rolling countryside,” and was named in 1912 in honour of Canadian-born Premier Alexander Cameron Rutherford of Scottish descent who owned a portion of the land east of Mill Creek. Today, Bonnie Doon is a desirable mature neighbourhood with easy access to downtown, Whyte Avenue, Mill Creek ravine, and the river valley trail system.

Neighbourhood Facts

Bonnie Doon extends roughly from the North Saskatchewan River Valley in the north to Whyte (82) Avenue in the south, and Mill Creek Ravine in the west to Connors Road in the north-east and 83 Street in the east.

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"...Oliver is regarded as a highly mobile and easily accessible neighbourhood."

Centrally located, Oliver is one of Edmonton’s oldest and most densely populated communities. Its wide range of amenities and close proximity to downtown has made it very popular with young adults. As a result, Oliver is regarded as a highly mobile and easily accessible neighbourhood.

Neighbourhood Facts

Oliver is a mature inner city neighbourhood, located immediately west of downtown, and bordered to the north by 105 Avenue, to the east by 111 Street, the south by the River Valley and to the west by 124 Street.

The neighbourhood is characterized by a very high volume of multi-family units, with 66% being highrise and another 29% lowrise. Approximately 53% of

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In March, 1,474 MLS® system listed properties sold in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which is an increase of 31.8% over February 2017, and an increase of 1.8% relative to March 2016. New listings were also up this month to 3,080, an increase of 26.7% compared to February 2017 and increase of 1.4% in March 2016. “We generally see activity in the housing market start to increase at this time of year,” says James Mabey, REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair. “Buyers can look forward to more inventory to choose from and sellers can count on more buyers in the marketplace.” Average prices are increasing in all categories compared to February 2017. The all residential average unit sales price was $371,680, which is up 3.1%. The average price of

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