Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada

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Apartments for rent Owen Sound, ON

Are you searching for a home for rent in the scenic city of Owen Sound, Ontario? You are in luck because the city is located at the foot of Niagara escarpment and is a gorgeous place to live and work.  Packed with many cultural offerings including an array of galleries and fascinating museums as well as vibrant artists, this community is among the most cultural cities in the country. Considering studio apartments, townhomes and rooms for rent? Rest assured that you will have plenty to choose from with an ample market affording you more time to enjoy the natural environment and white sand beaches the city of is known for.

The city of Owen Sound, ON provides great shopping, theaters, dining and fishing for all tastes and ages. You are likely to find cheaper accommodations which are designed to match your lifestyle as well as give you the comfort you require. If you are considering a longer stay, local landlords and property managers have been known to offer rent-to-own homes as an attractive leasing option for well-qualified renters.  Many rentals offer amazing features and amenities such as: in-suite and on-site laundry facilities, covered parking spaces and private balconies ensuring tenants enjoy rental living and leaving prospective tenants with plenty of good options for rent to consider when moving to or around this city.  

Cost of living

Owen Sound is a good place to live and rent because of the favorable cost of living especially as it relates to common items such as: rent, clothing and groceries (food).  If you are considering a move to area, it is likely that you will find an affordable home that has many great features and amenities you can afford.

Apartment Rental Statistics Owen Sound, ON

Rental Type Active
Listings
Minimum
Rent
Maximum
Rent
Average
Rent
Studio 1 $660 $660 $660
1 Bedroom 3 $668 $750 $699
2 Bedroom 5 $850 $940 $872
3 Bedroom 2 $890 $940 $915
Summary 11 $767 $810 $787
Updated: 30-Sep-2017 02:03:07 UTC

Renting tips & advice

Rental guides, such as ApartmentLove.com – the nation’s favorite online rental platform, give you an upper hand when searching for places in this community because they showcase all types of places for rent.  When searching for an home for rent, it is strongly advised that prospective tenants keep the following tips in mind:

Affordability of places for rent

Before making your final decision on which location to move into, it is highly advisable that you calculate the total cost charged for the places for rent, regular costs as well as utilities provided within the premises.  It is recommended that the cost of your rent be no more than 50% of your gross monthly income.  

Transportation

Consider the distance from your home to the grocery store, place of work or school as well before signing the lease.  In the case where you use public transportation, you should gauge the distance from the apt to the bus station and what your total daily commute times will be like. 

Atmosphere and mood of the community

Before renting the space, you should ask yourself questions like do neighbors hold parties every weekend?  Are residents mainly students? Is it so quiet in the building or surrounding community will the lack of noise drive you crazy? Or is the neighborhood a mixture of both students and working professional allowing you to meet all kinds of great people doing all kinds of amazing things with their lives?  Before renting and committing to live in the area for a significant period of your life, make sure the environment is a good fit for you and that living there will dovetail with your personality and habits. Rentals should be visited both during the day and night for a better understanding of the neighbourhood atmosphere.

Building Basics

You should ensure that the material used to build the apartment is of good quality to prevent inconveniences and damages. The flooring and rugs should be in good shape, the water pressure should be strong, the doors and windows should have locks, and the walls and ceilings should be well insulated to avoid additional heating and cooling costs.

Complex Building Staff

The staff should be helpful and friendly always. You should ensure that there are enough people to take care of repairs and maintenance in a reasonable amount of time and that they seem capable of performing the duties needed to have a successful complex for all tenants.

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