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Seattle rent comparison: what $1300 gets you right now

A studio in Belltown or a two-bedroom in Seatac?

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in the Seattle area. We've found six listings within $100 of today's price: $1300, in honor of Friday the 13th.

In lower Queen Anne just peeking out from the bottom of the hill, this Victorian studio with hardwood floors and a big bay window is going for $1,295. It’s only 253 square feet, but a communal garden and yard help stretch the space.

Via Craigslist

In Capitol Hill, this 500-square-foot 1920s studio with hardwood floors has a small den with space for a bed inside. It rents for $1,350 per month, plus a flat $100 a month for water, sewer, garbage, and heat.

Via Hanover Apartments

Be willing to move to Seatac—although near the Angle Lake light rail station—and find a whole two bedrooms, a huge balcony, and in-unit laundry in a 976-square-foot space. Common amenities include a playground. It rents for $1,280 per month.

This 420-square-foot First Hill studio is west-facing and has a walk-in closet big enough for a small bed. Period touches include built-ins and checkerboard tile. It rents for $1,295 per month.

Via Craigslist

In Broadview, $1,350 rents you a one-bedroom apartment with a fireplace, a separate dining area, and in-unit laundry. While the listing says “large,” it’s unclear exactly how large it is.

Via Craigslist

This 420-square-foot 1920s studio in Belltown has hardwood floors, a walk-in closet, and a solid amount of kitchen cabinet space. It rents for $1,345 a month, utilities included.


Which $1300 apartment would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    Lower Queen Anne
    (39 votes)
  • 25%
    Capitol Hill
    (66 votes)
  • 23%
    (61 votes)
  • 15%
    First Hill
    (41 votes)
  • 11%
    (29 votes)
  • 8%
    (21 votes)
257 votes total Vote Now

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