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Seattle rent comparison: What $2,700 rents you right now

A Pioneer Square loft or a Northgate house?

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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: $2,700.

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↑ In Pioneer Square, this 1600-square-foot live/work loft with a bathroom and a half is going for $2,700. That includes hardwood floors, in-unit laundry, and a private outdoor patio, plus access to a bigger roof deck with the standard suite of roof deck features: doggy turf, a fire pit, barbecues. Pets are welcome; parking is $300 extra per month.

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↑ Head to Bitter Lake for this three-bedroom townhouse with hardwood floors and a fireplace. The upstairs bedrooms have vaulted ceilings—both of those have en-suite baths, too—an the property comes with both a garage and a small backyard area. Small pets are okay; rent here is $2,695 per month.


↑ In the University District, this three-bedroom apartment with a fireplace, a balcony, and 1390 square feet of space is going for $2,700 on the dot. That includes access to a shared, central patio. Up to two pets are okay, but pet rent applies. Parking is extra. This was listed along with a larger, more expensive unit, so photos might be of either.

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↑ This extremely beachy apartment on a pier in Madison Park is renting for $2,650, which includes one bedroom, one bathroom, and access to a private dock. It’s full of extremely adorable vintage details, like vaulted ceilings, built-ins, and hardwood floors. Cats can come along, and the building—not the unit—has laundry. Parking is not included, but it’s right along not just the lake, but the 11 line.

↑ In West Seattle just off the Admiral junction, this two-bedroom, 1940s brick rambler is going for $2,650 per month. It has hardwood floors, laundry facilities, a dishwasher, and newer appliances and paint than pictured in the video walkthrough, plus a two-car detatched garage. A yard is maintained by an owner and manager. No pets allowed.

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↑ In the north end of the Northgate area, this 1970s split-level has a whopping five bedrooms, two bonus rooms, and two and a half bathrooms, two kitchens, and a huge yard to be maintained by the tenant. Pets can come along on a case-by-case-basis, and the house has laundry. Rent here is $2,695.


Which $2,700 home would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 41%
    Pioneer Square
    (125 votes)
  • 5%
    Bitter Lake
    (15 votes)
  • 3%
    U District
    (9 votes)
  • 38%
    Madison Park
    (115 votes)
  • 5%
    West Seattle
    (15 votes)
  • 6%
    (19 votes)
298 votes total Vote Now