Finding a good deal can be a challenge if you're in the market for a new apartment on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Berkeley look like these days — and what might you get for the price?
We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Berkeley via rental site Zumper to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.
Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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1321 Spruce St.
Listed at $1,695/month, this studio, located at 1321 Spruce St., is 5.6 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Berkeley, which is currently estimated at around $1,795/month.
In the unit, which comes furnished, expect hardwood flooring and garden access. Animals are not allowed. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.
According to Walk Score, the area around this address is quite walkable, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.
(See the complete listing here.)
1826 Alcatraz Ave.
Here's a studio at 1826 Alcatraz Ave., which, at 600 square feet, is going for $1,695/month.
There's no leasing fee required for this rental, but there is a $500 deposit.
According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is quite walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation options.
(See the full listing here.)
1521 Ashby Ave.
Next up is this one-bedroom, one-bathroom, located at 1521 Ashby Ave. and listed for $1,895/month.
When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking. In the unit, look for carpeted floors and in-unit hookups for laundry. Cats and dogs are not allowed. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.
Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is quite walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.
(Here's the listing.)
1936 Stuart St.
This one-bedroom, one-bathroom address, situated at 1936 Stuart St., is listed for $1,900/month for its 850 square feet of space.
In the unit, anticipate hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.
Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is quite walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.
(See the listing here.)
1529 Alcatraz Ave., #1
And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1529 Alcatraz Ave., #1, which, with 504 square feet, is going for $1,925/month.
When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking and on-site laundry. In the unit, expect hardwood flooring and granite countertops. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: this spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.
Per Walk Score ratings, this location is quite walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has good transit options.
(Check out the listing here.)