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Seattle rent comparison: What $1500 rents you right now

A two-bedroom in Madison Valley or a studio in Eastlake?

Via East Howe Steps

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in the Seattle area. We found six listings within $100 of today's price: $1,500.

Via Craigslist

In the University District, this 800-square-foot two-bedroom unit in a duplex right along the Roosevelt cycle track is going for $1,495. It has hardwood floors, comes with a parking spot, shares laundry with the tenants upstairs, and allows cats.

Via Back Nine Apartments

In the tangle between upper Queen Anne and Interbay, this top-floor one-bedroom has heated floor tiles, in-unit laundry, and access to some outdoor space. It allows pets and rents for $1,495.

Via Craigslist

Above some Madison Valley businesses, this 850-square-foot, two-bedroom apartment in a nine-unit building on Madison Street has access to a shared deck. Rent is $1,500.

Via 306QA

In lower Queen Anne/Uptown, this pet-friendly, 417-square-foot one-bedroom has a private east-facing patio, plus in-unit laundry. The building shares a roof deck with barbecues, too. Rent here is $1,550.

Via East Howe Steps

This Eastlake studio with a sleeping nook has 437 square feet of space and floor-to-ceiling windows—freeway-facing, not lake-facing. The unit is pet-friendly and has its own laundry; the building shares a roof deck. It rents for $1,523 per month.

Via Craigslist

In northeast Capitol Hill, this 470-square-foot vintage one-bedroom has original hardwood floors, a clawfoot tub, and a small amount of outdoor space. It allows cats and will run you $1,450 per month.


Which $1500 apartment would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    U District
    (21 votes)
  • 29%
    Queen Anne/Interbay
    (48 votes)
  • 6%
    Madison Valley
    (10 votes)
  • 14%
    Lower Queen Anne/Uptown
    (24 votes)
  • 29%
    (48 votes)
  • 8%
    Capitol Hill
    (14 votes)
165 votes total Vote Now