Alberta cities among the least expensive in Canada for rent

Most expensive city in the rankings was Toronto with the average rent for a two-bedroom of $2,910, rising by 9.3 per cent year-over-year

Alberta cities among the least expensive in Canada for rentAccording to the March National Rent Report from Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting, Alberta cities continue to fare well across the country when compared to other centres of similar size. In the National Rent Rankings for March, the report placed Calgary 24th overall in terms of affordability across Canada and it had the highest…

Alberta cities see significant population growth

Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge census metropolitan areas each saw 2.1 per cent annual growth in population

Alberta cities see significant population growthThe census metropolitan areas of Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge tied for sixth overall in Canada for the highest rate of population growth between 2018 and 2019, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported Thursday that the population in each of those three Alberta CMAs rose by 2.1 per cent. Nationally the rate of population…

Fort McMurray homes most affordable in the world

Median multiple measure takes the median house price in a community divided by the median household income. 309 global markets rated

Fort McMurray homes most affordable in the worldFort McMurray, Alberta, is ranked as the most affordable housing market in the world, according to an international study of 309 global markets. The 16th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey, using data for the third quarter of 2019, uses a Median Multiple measure which is the median house price in a community divided by…