Incredibly diverse, Edmonton townhomes are well suited to various lifestyles, including first-time buyers, downsizers and young families. They also offer many of the same perks as a single-family home at a fraction of the cost (and the maintenance).

But that’s not all.

Here are just a few of the many benefits that come with owning a townhome in Edmonton.

Townhome Living Defined

Simply put, townhomes are independent, multi-story units that share one or more walls with an adjoining unit. There are typically two types of townhouses in Edmonton:

Freehold Townhomes – Similar to a single-family home, freehold townhouse owners own both the home and the land on which it sits. As such, they are responsible for all maintenance and upkeep…

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Canora is an established community located in mature Northwest Edmonton. It is also one of several neighbourhoods that were once a part of the Town of Jasper Place, which amalgamated with the City of Edmonton in 1962. Though residential construction began as far back as the 1930s, development continued well into the 1980s – with many of the area’s older single-family homes being replaced with multi-family residences. Overall, Canora offers Edmonton buyers a diverse array of affordable home styles and proximity to the city’s best amenities, including the North Saskatchewan River Valley and West Edmonton Mall.

Did you know? The neighbourhood was dubbed “Canora” in 1948 as a result of a contest to name a local elementary school. The winner of the…

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Summer may be over, but there’s still plenty to see and do around Edmonton in the fall. Here are just a few autumn events to look forward to in 2022.

Edmonton International Film Festival

When: Now – October 1, 2022

Where: Landmark Cinemas – 10200 102 Ave, Edmonton

The Edmonton International Film Festival is a nine-day film festival featuring over 150 films from more than 50 countries. Content includes everything from short and feature-length productions to documentaries, studio, independent films and more.

Gateway to the Stars at Elk Island National Park

When: Fridays and Saturdays, Now – October 22, 2022

Where: Elk Island National Park, Astotin Lake

Located at the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve, Gateway to the Stars is a…

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Callingwood North and Callingwood South are side-by-side neighbourhoods located in amenity-friendly West Edmonton. Situated directly south of West Edmonton Mall and Whitemud Drive, the land comprising these communities was annexed by the City of Edmonton in 1969. Most development occurred during the 1970s, with an emphasis on multi-family homes. Known for their recreational amenities, budget-friendly homes and proximity to schools, shops and services, Callingwood North and South are ideal for those searching for an affordable home near it all.

Did you know? Callingwood South was previously referred to as Callingwood Town Centre. Callingwood North was known as Callingwood Campus. 

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Callingwood North and…

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Located along the Whitemud Creek Ravine, Ogilvie Ridge sets the standard for luxury living in a nature-friendly neighbourhood. Part of Southwest Edmonton’s greater Riverbend district, this scenic community is defined by walking trails, tree-covered parks and open green spaces. What’s more, residents enjoy having sports fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, and a unique water feature within arms’ reach.

Overall, Ogilvie Ridge is a quiet, family-oriented neighbourhood known for its recreation-friendly amenities, laid-back atmosphere and high-end single-family homes.

Community Profile

Spread over an 88.4-hectare area, Ogilvie Ridge is bounded by Rabbit Hill Road to the west, Whitemud Creek Ravine to the north and east and a utility corridor to the…

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Westwood is a Central Edmonton neighbourhood located 10-minutes north of downtown. As such, residents of this established community enjoy having some of the city’s best amenities at their doorsteps, including everything from the trendy shops, services, and restaurants of Jasper Avenue to the scenic parks and pathways of the North Saskatchewan River Valley. Perfect for first-time buyers, working professionals, growing families and every lifestyle in between, Westwood is also known for its eclectic array of home styles, affordability, and mature-community vibe.

Did you know? Though the origins of the name “Westwood” remain unknown, the northern section of Westwood was previously referred to as Northcote. (City of Edmonton)

Real Estate and Homes…

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Not only does Northwest Edmonton offer some of the city’s most highly sought-after neighbourhoods, but it is also known for its reasonably-priced real estate. If you’re looking for an affordable home in this popular area of the city, here are ten Northwest Edmonton communities to consider.

Baranow 

  • Average Listing Price: $198,000
  • Minimum Listing Price: $119,000
  • Maximum Listing Price: $330,000

Baranow is a Northwest Edmonton residential neighbourhood bounded by 127th Street to the west, 153rd Ave to the north, the community of Caernarvon to the east and 137th Ave to the south. First established in the late 1940s, development in Baranow occurred in two phases – the first between the end of WWII and 1960 and the second during the…

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Blackburne is a laid-back neighbourhood situated in scenic Southwest Edmonton. Encompassing Blackmud Creek, Blackburne is a nature-friendly neighbourhood boasting breathtaking ravine views, parks, tree-lined trails, and plenty of open green space. Despite its semi-secluded setting, Blackburne is close to major commuter routes and countless Southwest Edmonton amenities, including schools, services, major shopping hubs, and more.

Did you know? “Blackburne” takes its name from Blackmud Creek. In this case, “burne” is an old English term referencing a stream or river.  

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Blackburne

Though the City of Edmonton annexed the land in 1982, Blackburne development did not begin until the early 1990s.…

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