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What $2,019 rents in Seattle right now

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five listings within $100 of today’s price: a festive $2,019.

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Via Craigslist

Let’s start in Greenwood, where this two-bedroom apartment in a midcentury building (with a little butterfly roof!) rents for $1,975. The place is relatively spacious—1100 square feet—and has a large balcony, a dishwasher, a fireplace, and garage parking (although it’s along the 45 and near the 5, too). Cats are allowed with a deposit.

Via Craigslist

In Capitol Hill, $1,995 rents you a super-adorable (but not tiny: 699 square feet) vintage one-bedroom apartment, with original hardwoods, plus period millwork and radiators. It’s had some updates, though, including in-unit laundry and a dishwasher. Underground parking is extra, but it’s on the 47, and not too long of a walk to other options. Both cats and dogs are OK to come along, too.

Via Craigslist

In West Seattle, this two-bedroom apartment with a fireplace, balcony, in-unit laundry, and dishwasher is renting for $2,000 a month—parking included. Being near the Junction means it’s close to plentiful transit, too, and walkable to errands. There’s no word on pets, though, which might be the catch here.

Via Craigslist

For $2,050 a month, you can rent someone’s luxury, 18th-floor condo on the cusp of downtown and Belltown, with one bedroom and a view of Puget Sound—and a balcony to take it in. Resident amenities include a gym and a swimming pool. There’s no parking, but like, you’re already downtown, just outside a major bus stop and walkable to light rail. No pets allowed, though.

Via Craigslist

In Madrona (just a few blocks from Lake Washington!), this two-bedroom apartment nestled in a woodsy courtyard rents for $1,975 a month. It has a washer and dryer and dishwasher in-unit, plus a shared roof deck with barbecues and pretty patios in the courtyard. Take the 11, or parking’s available for $100 a month extra. No pets, though.


Which $2,019 home would you rent?

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  • 15%
    (43 votes)
  • 46%
    Capitol Hill
    (130 votes)
  • 7%
    West Seattle
    (22 votes)
  • 20%
    (57 votes)
  • 9%
    (27 votes)
279 votes total Vote Now