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Renting in Vancouver is known to be pricey, but it has increased even more.

According to a report from, average rent prices across Metro Vancouver have soared this month and are up $108 since April.

If you've moved lately, or are considering a move to Vancouver, you might have noticed an increase in prices. All around the city, rent is increasing, and there's no sign of it stopping.

The report even that the current price of rent is at an "all-time-high" average.

Average rent price in Vancouver

The average rent price in the Vancouver area for an unfurnished one-bedroom unit is a hefty $2,016 this month, according to the report.

"This month is also significant as most of the largest price increases once again came from Vancouver itself, as well as nearby communities like Burnaby, West Vancouver and North Vancouver," said.

It wasn't just unfurnished rentals either. In fact, the report said that "furnished and unfurnished rental units experienced considerable volatility this month practically across the board."

The average rent price for a furnished one-bedroom unit sits at $2,194.

The cities

If you're looking at different areas to move to, you might want to consider your wallet first.

When looking at average rent by city/municipality, found that West Vancouver had the priciest rent for unfurnished one-, two- and three-bedroom units.

Surrey was on the other side of the spectrum, with the cheapest rent for an unfurnished one-bedroom unit. The average rent price in the area is $1,631 per month.

Looks like it might be time to leave the city, and embrace the suburb life.

    Morgan Leet
    Western Canada Editor
    Morgan Leet is the Western Canada Editor for Narcity Canada's Western Desk focused on interprovincial travel, and is based in Vancouver.
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