While waterfront real estate will always come at a premium, it’s possible to enjoy life near the river in several Calgary communities at a much more reasonable price. Here’s a selection of Calgary riverside communities with a year-to-date (YTD) benchmark price lower than the YTD citywide benchmark price of $423,300.

Bow River

Bowness Residential benchmark price (YTD): $316,775 Residential average price (YTD): $410,889 New listings (YTD): 191 Number of residential sales (YTD): 100

Point McKay Residential benchmark price (YTD): $352,550 Residential average price (YTD): $391,175 New listings (YTD): 52 Number of residential sales (YTD): 26

Spruce Cliff Residential benchmark price (YTD): $402,075 Residential average price (YTD): $410,013 New listings (YTD): 132 Number of residential sales (YTD): 40

Sunalta Residential benchmark price (YTD): $309,313 Residential average price (YTD): $291,468 New listings (YTD): 67 Number of residential sales (YTD): 22

Downtown West End Residential benchmark price (YTD): $408,300 Residential average price (YTD): $338,226 New listings (YTD): 103 Number of residential sales (YTD): 38

Chinatown Residential benchmark price (YTD): $296,725 Residential average price (YTD): $335,795 New listings (YTD): 63 Number of residential sales (YTD): 33

Downtown East Village Residential benchmark price (YTD): $370,263 Residential average price (YTD): $351,926 New listings (YTD): 124 Number of residential sales (YTD): 32

Ogden Residential benchmark price (YTD): $319,588 Residential average price (YTD): $310,715 New listings (YTD): 87 Number of residential sales (YTD): 58

Riverbend Residential benchmark price (YTD): $390,113 Residential average price (YTD): $414,832 New listings (YTD): 125 Number of residential sales (YTD): 74

Deer Run Residential benchmark price (YTD): $384,313 Residential average price (YTD): $397,738 New listings (YTD): 57 Number of residential sales (YTD): 45

Elbow River

Beltline Residential benchmark price (YTD): $246,725 Residential average price (YTD): $316,831 New listings (YTD): 640 Number of residential sales (YTD): 260

Erlton Residential benchmark price (YTD): $395,350 Residential average price (YTD): $510,131 New listings (YTD): 52 Number of residential sales (YTD): 18

Mission Residential benchmark price (YTD): $234,075 Residential average price (YTD): $343,554 New listings (YTD): 135 Number of residential sales (YTD): 76

Cliff Bungalow Residential benchmark price (YTD): $382,188 Residential average price (YTD): $438,563 New listings (YTD): 55 Number of residential sales (YTD): 24

Rideau Park Residential benchmark price (YTD): $287,138 Residential average price (YTD): $530,829 New listings (YTD): 31 Number of residential sales (YTD): 12

Windsor Park Residential benchmark price (YTD): $347,913 Residential average price (YTD): $367,518 New listings (YTD): 115 Number of residential sales (YTD): 39

SOURCE: CREB®. All stats are accurate through August 2019.