Here’s the average cost of rent in major Canadian cities for March 2019

Dylan McCullough | March 24, 2019 in Real Estate

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British Columbia and Ontario continue to be the most expensive provinces to rent a room, or rooms, in Canada.

A new rental report from PadMapper shows that Montreal is the only city in the country outside of those two provinces to crack the top 10.

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Toronto takes the top spot for expensive one bedroom units with an average cost of $2,260, but Vancouver is easily the most expensive market for two bedroom units with an average cost of $3,260.

Alberta's major cities managed to stay out of the top ten, with Calgary and Edmonton ranking 13th and 19th respectively.

In Calgary, one bedroom units average out at $1,100 a month, while in Edmonton the average cost of a one bedroom home is $910.

On the east coast, Halifax leads the way at 16th with one bedroom units at $990 and two bedroom units at $1,270, followed by St. John's at 23rd.

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Victoria - where one-bedroom pads cost an average of $1,390 - is fifth in the report.

Abbotsford is 18th on the list, with an average monthly rent of $950 for a one-bedroom apartment.

To read the full report, click here.

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