This is the blog post to accompany Episode 1 of the New In Town podcast:

Location, location, location: where to live in Edmonton

On this episode I interview Janelle Smaill, my own personal realtor and friend, about the different neighbourhoods in Edmonton and how to choose the right one for you. Along the way, in addition to Edmonton real estate, we discuss many of our favourite spots in and around town, as well as some great resources for loving life here.

If you want to get in touch with Janelle, here’s her info:


To be entered for the prize draw (next one after this episode is an Unbelt), send us your questions about Edmonton, comments about the show, topic and/or guest suggestions to

Here’s a map and a list of with links to all the things we talked about: