The city of Airdrie is located just 20 kilometres north of Calgary on the Queen Elizabeth II Highway, which runs North and South between Calgary and Edmonton.
Approximately two-thirds of Airdrie is built on the west side of highway #2 . There are currently 11 new residential communities in Airdrie, with a variety of home styles and prices, which range from starter ($300,000) to estate homes ($750,000 plus). With a population of just over 42,000, Airdrie boasts a wealth of shopping, dining and recreational facilities, along with close proximity to the CrossIron Mills Giant shopping mall.
According to Airdrie Builder Vesta Properties in an article published in the Calgary Herald and the Calgary Real Estate News, Airdrie is experiencing a housing boom. Vesta Properties is the developer of the Williamstown comunity in Airdre and boasts a whopping 60 home sales already, in 2012, most of these home are modest starter homes priced in the range of $310,000.
Speaking for the resale market which is good and is experiencing a growth in sales over 2011, Airdrie resale Single Family homes have averaged a price of $367,352 this year and have seen a turn over of a total of 384 homes based on MLS reported sales for 2012.
Listings continue to rise with a total of 275 Single Family Homes currentlyListed in Airdrie, as of the writing of this post.
So, if you are looking for a vibrant small city to relocate to, Airdrie, Alberta would be a perfect choice for you and your family and NOW would be a great time to consider a purchase in Airdrie Real Estate.