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As the population of Edmonton is growing, more homes are being built and neighbourhoods developed. To choose the location for their new homes, homebuyers and tenants can read the information the City of Edmonton provides on its website about the neighbourhoods in Alberta’s capital. Furthermore, Edmonton Police Service provides information online about the neighbourhoods’ safety.

According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released in June2012, the average price of a detached bungalow in Edmonton in the second quarter of 2012 was $327,857, a standard two storey home was about $353,764, and a standard condominium home was $201,000.

For information on the current average, minimum and maximum rental rates based on Condominium rental listings posted by Edmonton property owners/managers click here. Newcomers who want to receive advice and information about their rights and obligations as tenants under the Residential Tenancies Act can call the Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board. The number is 780-469-5959.