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From comprehensive community spotlights to in-depth information on Edmonton’s best brunch spots, we’re counting down your favourite blogs of 2022.

22. Luxury Living in Edmonton: Ogilvie Ridge

Overlooking the Whitemud Creek Ravine, Ogilvie Ridge is located in Southwest Edmonton’s greater Riverbend district. Extremely nature-friendly, Ogilvie Ridge is defined by parks, green spaces, scenic walking paths and exceptional views. This unique community is also known for its high-end single-family homes boasting generous amounts of square footage and stunning upgrades.

21. 10 Affordable Neighbourhoods in Northwest Edmonton

Northwest Edmonton is home to nearly 50 vibrant neighbourhoods known for their family-friendly atmosphere, fantastic amenities and selection of reasonably priced real estate (consisting of everything from apartment-style condos to single-family homes). If you’re looking for an affordable home in this popular area of the city, here are 10 affordable Northwest Edmonton communities to consider.

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20. Edmonton Community Spotlight: Dechene West Edmonton

Dechene is a quaint neighbourhood situated in West Edmonton’s Lessard area. An established community, development within Dechene began in the 1980s, emphasizing four-bedroom single-family homes. Detached properties in the community are known for their exceptional value and proximity to favoured West Edmonton amenities, including West Edmonton Mall.

19. Community Spotlight: Kildare in Northeast Edmonton

Amenity-friendly Kildare offers home buyers everything they need in one convenient location. Located in Northeast Edmonton’s Londonderry district, Kildare boasts a unique blend of home styles, including townhomes, duplexes and single-family homes, with prices starting as low as $90,000. Kildare is also home to a local school, parks, an active community league and Londonderry Mall.

18. 21 Edmonton Festivals to Look Forward to This Summer

Commonly referred to as Canada’s “Festival City,” Edmonton hosts over 50 festivals annually. Many of the city’s most popular events, including Fringe Fest, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Taste of Edmonton and the International Street Performers Festival take place in the balmy summer months. Here’s a sampling of what festivals you can look forward to in 2023 (Note: dates may vary).

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17. Edmonton’s Best Brunch: Our Top Picks

When it comes to a tasty breakfast and savoury lunch, brunch delivers the best of both worlds. Even better, Edmonton is home to some of the best brunch spots around – with local venues offering everything from hand-crafted cocktails and vegan fare to internationally-inspired dishes and elevated Canadian cuisine.

16. Edmonton Community Spotlight: Capilano in Southeast Edmonton

Capilano is an established neighbourhood in Southeast Edmonton. Nestled near the North Saskatchewan River Valley, this quiet community features mature, tree-lined streets and a relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for growing families, Capilano consists entirely of single-family homes ranging from renovated bungalows on large lots to lavish luxury properties.

15. Luxury Living in Edmonton: Magrath Heights

Magrath Heights is a newer luxury community established in the early 2000s. The neighbourhood is located in the modern Terwillegar Heights district and bordered by the Whitemud Creek Ravine. As a result, homeowners in the area enjoy panoramic ravine views, high-end features and finishes and access to excellent amenities such as the Currents of Windermere shopping hub and the Derrick Golf and Winter Club. 

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14. Community Spotlight: Blackmud Creek in Southwest Edmonton

Heritage Valley is home to several nature-friendly neighbourhoods, thanks to its proximity to Blackmud Creek and the Virginia Park Woodland. One such community includes Blackmud Creek, comprised almost entirely of single-family homes. Real estate opportunities in Blackmud Creek consist of upgraded, four-bedroom front-attached homes (perfect for families) priced at $400,000 and up.

13. 10 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Older Home

From modern upgrades and one-of-a-kind architectural details to unique curb appeal, there are plenty of perks that come from purchasing an older Edmonton home. That being said, they may also come with their own challenges that, without proper preparation, can leave you financially and emotionally overwhelmed. Here are 10 questions to ask yourself before buying an older home.

12. Luxury Living in Edmonton: Parkview

Characterized by river valley views, old trees and meticulously maintained single-family homes, Parkview is considered one of Edmonton’s most beautiful communities. Here, high-end detached homes reign supreme and consist of renovated bungalows, split-levels, two-storey and ranch-style homes. Standard luxury features to expect from a Parkview home include chef’s kitchens, spa-like ensuites, formal dining rooms, 20-foot ceilings and more.

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11. Christmas 2022: 9 Festive Things to Do in Edmonton This Season

Christmas markets, breathtaking holiday light displays, classical Christmas concert performances and more. If you’re looking for a few fun and festive ways to celebrate Christmas in Edmonton, here are a few of our top suggestions. Note: Most of these events take place every year, please refer to the event website for current dates and times.

10. Edmonton Community Spotlight: Blackburne in Southwest Edmonton

The Southwest Edmonton community of Blackburne encompasses all real estate located east of 111th Street, south of the Anthony Henday, west of Calgary Trail and north of Richford. In addition to the Blackmud Creek Ravine, Blackburne features tree-lined trails, parks and renovated single-family homes. The area is also located just steps away from schools, commuter roads and South Edmonton Common.

9. 12 Fun Things to Do in Edmonton This Fall

Even when summer comes to a close, there’s still lots going on around the capital region. A few fun things to do in Edmonton in the fall include the Edmonton International Film Festival, DARK at Fort Edmonton Park, Boo at the Zoo and the Edmonton Corn Maze.

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8. Luxury Living in Edmonton: Jagare Ridge (Hays Ridge)

Jagare Ridge (also known as Hays Ridge) is a recreation-friendly community located deep in the heart of Southwest Edmonton’s Heritage Valley. In addition to luxury homes, this recreation-friendly neighbourhood features open green spaces, walking trails and an 18-hole championship golf course. Essential amenities such as schools, shops and services can be reached via Ellerslie Road, Rabbit Hill Road and the West Anthony Henday.

7. Luxury Living in Edmonton: Westbrook Estates

Westbrook Estates is yet another affluent golf-course community located in scenic Southwest Edmonton. A mature neighbourhood, Westbrook’s luxury single-family homes consist of five bedrooms and bathrooms, unique architectural details and lavish (upgraded) finishes and features. Discerning buyers in search of a beautiful, spacious home in a prestigious neighbourhood are sure to find what they’re looking for in Westbrook Estates.

6. 14 Things That Make Your Home Look Out-Dated

Popcorn ceilings, wall-to-wall carpet and wallpaper are just a few bygone home trends that can make your home look out-dated. If you’re looking to refresh your home’s façade and/or improve your home’s value before a great sale, it’s time to ditch these dated design elements.

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5. The Best Places to Live in Edmonton: Part 1

The Best Places to Live in Edmonton is a multi-part series that explores some of Edmonton’s best communities. So, if you’re looking for a fantastic new Edmonton neighbourhood to call home, we can help! Don’t forget to download your copy of our All-In-One Guide to Choosing The Right Edmonton Neighbourhood while you’re at it!

See also: The Best Places to Live in Edmonton: Part 2

4. Luxury Living in Edmonton: Oleskiw

Oleskiw is a luxury community located in West Edmonton. One of the city’s largest residential neighbourhoods, Oleskiw is home to Alberta’s oldest private golf club and sits adjacent to both the Wolf Willow Ravine and the North Saskatchewan River Valley. Overall, Oleskiw provides buyers with a vast selection of luxury homes in a peaceful, nature-defined setting.

3. The 7 Most Common Home Buyer Conditions Explained

Home buyer conditions are clauses in your real estate contract that give you an “out” if stipulations aren’t met during the purchase process. Often referred to as home buyer “contingencies,” these conditions are essential for protecting your investment. Check out our latest post to learn more about common home buyer conditions and how they can help you.

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2. 14 Benefits of Penthouse Living

Low-maintenance, luxury living at its finest. Penthouses may be defined as the top-floor luxury units of an apartment building OR any high-end unit that differs from the rest of the building by size, style, features and floorplan. If you’re searching for a luxury home without the additional costs and maintenance of a single-family home, see 14 Benefits of Penthouse Living for more information.

1. 19 Budget-Friendly Backyard Ideas You’re Sure to Love

Looking to beautify your backyard on a budget? Here are 19 easy and affordable ways to liven up your outdoor living space this spring.

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Terry Paranych Real Estate Group! We wish you all the best in 2023.

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