Edmonton real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Edmonton. This city is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around the airport (YXD) or one of the railway lines. Finally, there are over 900 public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, such as Whitemud Park and William Hawrelak Park, making it easy to get to them.
Moving around by car is very convenient in this city. It is very easy to park, and many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, residents using public transit may have limited choices in Edmonton by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, house owners benefit from a multitude of rapid transit stations with access to the Capital Line, Metro Line and Route 512. There are over 400 bus lines traversing the city, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Biking is convenient in this city because there are a limited number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave, and the cycling infrastructure is reasonably good. Walking is not particularly practical for home buyers in Edmonton as meeting daily needs is occasionally challenging on foot.
In Edmonton, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. About 30% of homes in this city were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This city also has a good variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this city own their home whereas the rest are renters.
Families will find that no matter where their house is situated in Edmonton, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, high schools are not particularly plentiful and consequently tend to require a long walk to get to. Families are served by public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, it is frequently practical for home buyers in this city to buy groceries on foot. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.