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Here's your opportunity

Welcome home. Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo has an affordable housing market, strong wages, and welcoming neighbourhoods. Moving here is a smart decision for your family.

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A safe place to ask all your questions and better understand how this move will help you get ahead.

Location: Four Points by Sheraton, Calgary Airport | 2875 Sunridge Way NE, Calgary, AB T1Y 7K7

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We're the last major buyer's market in Canada. What does this mean?

Your money goes further. We have affordable home prices - especially with nation-leading household incomes. Just look at these recent stats:

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Your career will thank you

We're known for opportunities in the energy sector. There are in-demand roles in education, healthcare, construction, and retail & service too. The average household income is $212,433 -- twice the Canadian average. Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo is the 2nd most affordable place to live in Canada.

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Welcome to your new backyard

All within 20-minutes of the downtown core

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Why buy here?

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We're the last major buyer's market in Canada with an average household income twice the national average. There's currently a workforce shortage in certain industries with opportunity to expand your career.

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We have a complete city surrounded by wilderness. Your children will have access to quality education, competitive organized sports, and a professional college with diverse programming. What residents rave about most are our endless outdoors experiences including biking and hiking trails. Not to mention we're the 2nd best Canadian city for viewing the northern lights!

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Safe and vibrant with world-class amenities including Canada's largest community recreation centre, four golf courses, and Vista Ridge All Seasons Park -- with a ski hill, tubing lanes, aerial park, mini putt, and a family style golf course with aqua range.

100,000 Hellos

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo has a population of over 100,000. We're a diverse community with many great events and cultural festivals.

Not ready to buy quite yet?

Making the move to a new city is a big step. Wood Buffalo Housing offers rental accommodations across Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo for all sizes of families. Explore their site to learn, or reach out to Leasing Agent, Aleaha Frigon at (780) 799-4050 for a quick call about joining our community.


Phone: (780) 799-4050

you made it this far. Contact a realtor, they'll be happy to hear from you!