Yekaterinburg Among Top5 Highest Rent Locations

30 December 2016 (09:22)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, December 30, 2016. Yekaterinburg is currently Russia’s fifth most expensive housing rental market, according to the website Mir Kvartir.

At the moment, renting a studio apartment in Yekaterinburg costs 15,848 RUR a month (down 4.4% on the previous quarter); a one-bedroom home can get rented for 21,130 RUR a month (up 7.6% on the previous quarter), and a two-bedroom one for 34,982 RUR a month (up 3.1%).

The average rental prices rose by 7.8% altogether in the course of the last twelve months.

Moscow is predictably the priciest rental location, where a month’s rent for a studio apartment currently comes to 35,029 RUR on average, that for a one-bedroom home comes to 49,987 RUR, and that for a two-bedroom one comes to 88,649 RUR. Saint Petersburg is next on the list, with rental prices at 21,980 RUR, 32,879 RUR, and 46,098 RUR a month for a studio, a one-bedroom, and a two-bedroom apartments, respectively. Sochi is No.3 in this rating (20,934 RUR, 31,406 RUR, and 46,747 RUR); next comes Moscow Region, which was, in fact, a less expensive place to live than Yekaterinburg as recently as one year ago (17,522 RUR, 24,270 RUR, and 36,176 RUR).

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