While real estate sales growth dropped by 4.1 per cent in Edmonton in 2012, population growth and low unemployment rates have remained far superior to the national average, making it part of a happy west side story, according to a report by TD Economics.
Year-over-year average prices and sales were also up in the Alberta capital in January for most types of residential property, according to the Realtors Association of Edmonton.
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The year also started off with a residential sales increase over the previous year, with condo and duplex sales being up by more than 30 per cent.
While average prices continue to fluctuate, the Edmonton real estate market has something for all budgets. From homes that have a price tag of over five million to those that are just a fraction of the average cost, the provincial capital's housing market is vast.
Here's a look at some of the cheapest houses for sale in Edmonton: