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Seattle rent comparison: What $2,500 rents you right now

A house in Ballard or a Capitol Hill apartment?

Via Craigslist

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: $2,500.

Via Craigslist

The top half of this Wallingford duplex a couple of blocks from Gas Works Park has two bedrooms and is renting for $2,450 per month. That comes with 1,000 square feet of space, off-street parking (and it’s a couple of blocks from buses), and in-unit laundry, plus access to a yard with space for gardening and barbecues. No word on pets.

Via Cornell & Associates

In Capitol Hill, this top-floor, two-bedroom apartment with a large balcony and 800 square feet is going for $2,495 per month. The kitchen is decently sized and laundry is shared. It’s close to light rail and buses, but parking’s available for extra if that’s a concern. No pets, though.

Via Craigslist

A full, two-bedroom house in the Ballard/Loyal Heights area is going for $2,450 per month. The lower floor includes a living room with a fireplace, a kitchen, and a separate dining area; upstairs, two bedrooms and a bathroom take up the second floor. An unfinished basement and attached garage add extra space, plus a backyard. One small pet can come. Park in the garage or take the 18 or the 40.

Via Moorman Properties LLC

In Queen Anne, a top-floor, two-bedroom apartment in a remodeled midcentury building with hardwood floors rents for $2,495 per month. The unit features a private balcony with Space Needle and other city views, and has both a dishwasher and in-unit laundry. Garage parking is an extra $300 a month, or take routes 3 or 4 a block away. No pets (or candles!) allowed.

Via Craigslist

Head to north Beacon Hill for the two-bedroom bottom half of a duplex with a yard renting for $2,500 a month on the dot. It’s close to the Mt. Baker light rail station, or closer to the 106 line, and comes with off-street parking. Dogs can come along.

Via Elan 41

In West Seattle near the Junction—and a lot of bus lines—this lofted two-bedroom, two bathroom apartment rents for $2,499. One of those bedrooms is a loft looking out over the cathedral-ceilinged living room and kitchen; the other is a more private space in the back. It has a washer and dryer in-unit, and pets are allowed. The building has common areas with grills, plus a fitness center and an attached parking garage.


Which $2,500 home would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 4%
    (8 votes)
  • 17%
    Capitol Hill
    (34 votes)
  • 8%
    Ballard/Loyal Heights
    (16 votes)
  • 35%
    Queen Anne
    (68 votes)
  • 8%
    Beacon Hill
    (17 votes)
  • 24%
    West Seattle
    (47 votes)
190 votes total Vote Now