Greater Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Garneau is one of Edmonton’s oldest neighbourhoods, with many new and trendy spots to discover and explore. There is never a lack of things to do in Garneau. It is a well established neighbourhood that is close to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and has a “I just want to be here and experience things” kind of feel.

Neighbourhood Facts

Garneau is located just west of the Strathcona neighbourhood and just east of the main University of Alberta campus. A large percentage of residents in the Garneau neighbourhood are between the ages of 20 and 35.

Garneau residents are connected to Downtown via the High Level Bridge and the new Walterdale Bridge, which opened in late September of 2017. Public transit is frequently used by

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Eaux Claires is a unique neighbourhood in Edmonton’s northeast. With a mix of commercial and residential, Eaux Claires boasts unprecedented access to services while remaining relatively quiet. A sister neighbourhood of Belle Rive, Eaux Claires features modern housing and condo designs. If you’re looking for a new place to call home, Eaux Claires should be on your list.

Neighbourhood Facts

Eaux Claires is bounded on the north by 167 Avenue, on the west by 97 Street, and on the south by 153 Avenue. The east boundary runs along a line located between 89 Street and 90 Street in the Belle Rive neighbourhood.

Florence Hallock Elementary and Junior High School lies on the north end of Belle Rive on 87 Street, adjacent to Eaux

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The Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) real estate market marked a year of overall stability in 2017. All residential year-to-date unit sales were up 1.50%. In total, 16,441 residential units were reported sold in 2017 as compared to 16,198 in 2016.

Year-to-date prices were also consistent with modest increases throughout 2017. Average single family home prices increased 0.77% to $437,744 and average duplex/rowhouse prices increased 0.12% to $348,225, while average condominium prices decreased 0.96% to $248,130.

“2017 was a steady year for real estate in Edmonton and many of the surrounding municipalities, where sales and prices were quite stable for the majority of the year,” said Darcy Torhjelm, REALTORS® Association

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Kilkenny is a bit of a hidden gem in northeast Edmonton. This mature neighbourhood seems close to everything while remaining relatively quiet. You’ll find plenty of amenities and schools nearby, making it a great choice for families with children of all ages.

Kilkenny is framed by 82 Street and 66 Street on the west and east, and by 153 Avenue and 144 Avenue on the north and south, respectively. You’ll find a total of four schools operated by Edmonton Public School Board in the neighbourhood: J.A. Fife and John Barnett elementary schools, Londonderry Junior High, and M.E. Lazerte High School.

Single detached housing comprises about 60 percent of Kilkenny’s housing, with the remaining being devoted to low-rise apartments and

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If you need breathing room but aren’t quite ready to give up the convenience of city living, head to Leduc County. Located just south of Edmonton’s city limits, Leduc County offers the best of small town, rural, and city living -- space of your own, friendly community, and access to all the amenities of Edmonton and surrounding municipalities.

Highway 2 provides a quick connection to Red Deer and Calgary, making Leduc County a convenient choice for those who frequently travel south. And with the Edmonton International Airport located at its heart, Leduc County makes sense for employees or those who need easy access to regional, national, and international air travel.

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Leduc County is bordered by

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"Most of Rutherford’s history is unwritten -- this is your chance to help shape it."

Far from the noise and bustle of downtown, Rutherford is the perfect place to get away from it all without sacrificing convenience. The business district at the neighbourhood’s northeast corner includes two grocery stores and several fast food restaurants, banks, and gas stations, so all your basics are covered. Nearby Anthony Henday Drive and Gateway Boulevard quickly take you to other parts of the city, and the serene Blackburn Creek Park in the neighbouring Blackmud Creek community can make you forget you’re in the city at all.

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Rutherford is tucked into Edmonton’s growing southwest quadrant, bordered by James

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Welcome to Duggan -- central, safe, and quiet. All major amenities are at your doorstep, and with Whitemud Drive, Calgary Trail, Gateway Boulevard, and the Capital LRT line all a stone’s throw away, you have quick access to the rest of the city, too.

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Duggan is a neighbourhood for families, with Duggan Elementary at the heart of the neighbourhood, and two more schools, D.S. MacKenzie Junior High and Harry Ainlay High School, just beyond its borders. Alongside you’ll find safe, quiet streets that seem tailor-made for finally casting off those training wheels. Nearly 70 per cent of Duggan households have children at home.

Duggan is bordered by 40 Avenue to the north and Calgary Trail to the east, 34

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Three schools, recreation facilities, quick access to post-secondary institutions, downtown and Old Strathcona -- what more could a family want? Kenilworth is a mature neighbourhood in a prime location, making it the perfect home for your family.

Neighbourhood Facts

Location location location! Kenilworth is nestled cozily in southeast-central Edmonton, just a 10-minute drive from downtown, touching the east end of Whyte Avenue and with quick access to Sherwood Park and the rest of Edmonton via several nearby major roads.

A primarily residential neighbourhood, Kenilworth also has a business district along 82 Avenue on the neighbourhood’s south edge. Nearly 80 per cent of the neighbourhood’s structures are single detached

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Be where the action is! Downtown Edmonton is in the midst of a renaissance, and this is your chance to be in the thick of it. With the Ice District taking centre stage, new residential towers, restaurants, and other businesses are springing up almost daily.

Neighbourhood Facts

With a population heavily skewed to young adults 20-40, downtown has an energy unparalleled by other Edmonton neighbourhoods. High density housing rules -- 80 per cent of residential units are apartments in buildings of five or more stories. Over 70 per cent are rented.

Bordered by 109 Street to the west, 97 Street to the east, 105 Avenue to the north and the river valley to the south, downtown has a high density of shops, restaurants and services,

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"...the neighbourhood itself sees very little through traffic."

Welcome to Parkallen! This mature, quiet neighbourhood is close to the University of Alberta (main and south campuses) and Old Strathcona. Tree-lined streets surround a central green space and school, with a charming business area just across the street. Parkallen offers quick access to the rest of the city via the nearby LRT line and surrounding major roads, but the neighbourhood roads are safe and quiet.

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Single detached homes dominate in Parkallen, especially bungalows and semi-bungalows. About two thirds are owner occupied. Residences surround a central green space. There, you’ll find Green Circle Preschool for children aged 3-5,

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