Housing

Housing options range from single family to multi-family dwellings for both renters and buyers.

Affordable Living

Alberta has one of the hottest housing markets in Canada. Compared with other major Alberta cities, the Southeast Alberta Region has comparatively lower housing prices and rental rates. Medicine Hat boasts Alberta’s second lowest property taxes.

House/Rental Listings and Resources

Local Real Estate Agents/Realtors

Private Apartment Average Rents by Bedroom Type

Centre Bachelor 1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom
Calgary CMA 715 924 1113 1078
Edmonton 725 864 1036 1208
Medicine Hat 533 593 694 792
Lethbridge 571 768 862 953
Red Deer 558 714 843 955

Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Rental Market Report – Spring 2012

Average Price for Homes Sold between January and June 2012

Calgary $414,111
Edmonton $336,890
Medicine Hat $259,283
Lethbridge $251,283
Alberta Average $364,934

Source: CREAStats in association with Alberta Real Estate Association