Due to the high price of real estate in Sri Lanka, rental properties are a more convenient alternative for many. Expats find a house for rent in Sri Lanka a cheaper option compared to houses for sale in Sri Lanka due to tax reasons. Vacation rentals are on a short term basis and ideal for tourists. But those who move to the country for the long term can find fully furnished houses with a range of facilities in highly residential areas. Air conditioned bed rooms are important, especially due to the tropical weather and hot summer days. Rent in Sri Lanka varies based on the location. In the city centre the average price of a single story, 1 bedroom house for rent is likely to be Rs. 40-60,000 while outside the city centre the rent is much lower between Rs. 15-25,000. A 2 to 3 bedrooms’ house is ideal for an average family with dining and living rooms, house located close to local amenities. The surrounding facilities also affect the house rent.
There are many ways to get around the city of Brampton. The city has a bus system operated by Brampton Transit This bus system connects to similarsystems in other nearby cities, such as Toronto and Mississauga. The city also has a Bus Rapid Transit service called Züm. For individuals living with a disability, there are bus routes that accommodate disabled people, provided by Brampton Transit. For national and international travel, the Toronto Pearson International Airport is located close to Brampton, in the neighbouring city of Mississauga. Cycling is another way to get around the city, as Brampton has both designated bike lanes, and a network of paths and trails.