Houses and Apartments for Rent in Kingston

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Kingston Houses and Apartments for Rent

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Overview of Kingston, ON rentals

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There are 20 houses and apartments for rent in Kingston, ON

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How much is rent in Kingston, ON?

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CITY GUIDE
KINGSTON, ONTARIO

Kingston has a population of over 123,000 people and is located in the southeastern portion of the province, near the Canada/United States border. It covers over 450 square kilometres spreading out from the northeast tip of Lake Ontario, and sits where the lake and the St. Lawrence River meet. Nearby communities include Harrowsmith, Inverary, Odessa, and Gananoque. The city has a deep military influence, with a military college, an armed forces base, and historic sites related to the country’s military history. Kingston’s proximity to the Canada/United States border provides residents with easy access to communities in northwestern New York.

Kingston, ON

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Real Estate Market Overview

Houses in Kingston are very affordable, with the average prices ranging from $200,000 to $400,000. Kingston’s northern section features mostly newer built homes, condo options, and some commercial spaces.Homes built on the edge of the city tend to have large, rural-style lots. A mix of newer and older single-family homes, condos, and commercial spaces can be found in the city’s central section. Condos are more frequently found closer to the city centre. The southern section has older and newer single-family homes, as well as condo options (some of which can be found along the waterfront).


Rental Market

The vacancy rate in Kingston has been slowly increasing recently due to a high supply of rental units and lower demand for those units. The vacancy rate has been around 3%, which is mostly due to affordable homeownership and slower employment growth among youth in the city. Although the vacancy rate has been increasing, rent costs have also increased slightly within the same timeframe, particularly for three-bedroom (or more) apartments. Surprisingly, newer one-bedroom apartment units have the highest vacancy rates compared to older units and those with fewer or more bedrooms.The average rent costs for apartments in Kingston range from $680 for a bachelor apartment to $1,500 for a three-bedroom (or more) apartment.

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Employment

Major industries in Kingston include healthcare, education, government, tourism, research and development, trucking, logistics warehousing, and manufacturing.Some of the largest employers in the city include Canadian Forces Base Kingston, Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital, Limestone District School Board, the Correctional Service of Canada, the City of Kingston, Providence Care, Bell Canada, Tim Hortons Inc. Distribution Centre, and Empire Life Insurance Company. Trucking and logistics warehousing have been growing industries due to the city’s central location in relation to Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and Syracuse (New York). Kingston’s unemployment rate tends to sit around 6%, which is on par with the national rate.


Transportation

Kingston Transit provides public bus services in the city, with approximately 70 vehicles servicing close to 20 routes. Express routes provide faster service during peak hours, and major transit hubs in the city include Kingston Centre, Downtown Kingston, Cataraqui Town Centre, and Gardiners Town Centre. Kingston Transit’s buses provide transportation for approximately 13,000 residents each day.Residents can also get around by using a ferry service, Greyhound (long-distance bus), VIA Rail (train), and the Norman Rogers Airport. These options provide access to other nearby communities.

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Schools

The four school boards operating primary and secondary schools in the city are the Limestone District School Board, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, the Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario, and the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est.School options in Kingston include Bayridge Public School, First Avenue Public School, Polson Park Public School, Bayridge Secondary School, La Salle Secondary School, St. Peter Catholic School, and Holy Cross Catholic High School. Private school options are also available. Kingston offers the following post-secondary options: Queen’s University (with undergraduate and graduate programs), the Royal Military College of Canada (academic and military training for armed forces members), and St. Lawrence College (with courses in psychology, nursing, business, trades, and microelectronics).


Family Life

Bellevue House is a national historic site where Canada’s first Prime Minister (Sir John A. Macdonald) and his family lived in the 1840s. Visitors can tour the restored home and well-kept gardens, learn about life in the 1840s from costumed guides, or attend whisky tasting events at the house. Other special events are held from spring to fall each year. The Original Hockey Hall of Fame features a number of exhibits on various aspects of the history of hockey, including information about important figures, popular teams, and how the sport has changed over the years. Group tours are available, and the museum holds a variety of events related to the sport.

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