Part Three

We’ve saved the best for last, this is the third blog to the Canada’s Best Cities series click below to learn more about city features ranked by MoneySense: Canada’s Best Cities Part One and Canada’s Best Cities Part Two.

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to being the best, and the Edmonton suburb of St. Albert has definitely proved that. In 2013, MoneySense ranked this northern city as the second Best Canadian City to Live in. It beat out major metropolitan areas such as Toronto and Ottawa! Hard to believe in 2012, St. Albert was ranked number 12 as Canada’s Best City To Live. 


Photo by Klaus

St. Albert Stats

  • Average house price – $344,967
  • Property tax rate – 2.54
  • Unemployment Rate- 3.82
  • Days above 0°C/year- 176.3
  • % of New cars- 17.71%

Well Earned Recognition

St. Albert also won the title of Best Small City! Residents here earn high incomes and the city has low unemployment rates.

“There’s something special about this part of Canada. The top three towns on our list of best small cities—St. Albert, Strathcona County and Lacombe—are all within an hour’s drive of Edmonton. This is no coincidence. Affordable housing, low unemployment and high incomes are some of the reasons why these cities earn top marks.”

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a St. Albert property, Terry Paranych can help you. Feel free to browse Terry’s website to learn more about St. Albert. For all your real estate needs, contact Terry today and start packing!


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