According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in the heart of Midtown are hovering around $1,295, compared to a $1,200 one-bedroom median for Sacramento as a whole. That extra cost reflects a desirable neighborhood in convenient proximity to both jobs and nightlife.
So what does the low-end pricing on a midtown rental look like these days — and what might you get for your money?
We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this trendy Sacramento neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is a "walker's paradise," is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.
Unfortunately, even the most reasonably priced options available are only modestly discounted, reflecting a tight market. Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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1731 N St.
Listed at $1,050/month, this spacious studio at 1731 N St. is 17.6 percent less than the $1,275/month median rent for a studio in the Midtown area.
The nonsmoking building offers on-site laundry; in the second-floor unit, you'll find wall heating and air, a gas stove and stainless steel countertops. Sorry, pet owners: this spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.
(See the complete listing here.)
2223 P St.
Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 2223 P St., listed at $1,095/month.
In the unit, look for a gas fireplace, a walk-in closet, and a garbage disposal. The building features limited off-street parking, on-site laundry. Pet owners, rejoice: both cats and dogs of under 25 pounds are negotiable with an additional deposit and breed restrictions.
(See the listing here.)
2711 P St.
And finally, also listed for $1,095/month, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit at 2711 P St.
When it comes to building amenities, expect off-street parking and on-site laundry. In the ground-floor unit, you're promised wall air and baseboard heating, fully tiled floors and granite countertops with a detailed backsplash. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: this spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.
(Here's the listing.)
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