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One question we get a lot here at Everyday Spokane is ‘what is the rental market in Spokane like?’ To be honest, it has changed dramatically in the last ten years! $1,000 ten years ago in Spokane would have been expensive – now, depending on what you want, $1,000 is considered cheap!
Over the next few weeks, we’re going to cover what different amounts of rent will get you around Spokane and the surrounding areas. Have a request for us? Let us know over on our Facebook page here!
Are you currently looking for a rental property? Make sure to check out our in-depth guide to renting in Spokane here.
The Rental Market in Spokane
If you’re not familiar with the rental market right now in Spokane, know this: it is hot! In addition to the housing market jumping 8% in one year, the rental market has adjusted accordingly. According to RentCafe, Spokane’s rental market has climbed 7% in the last year.
We started by covering what $1,000 rent in Spokane will get you mainly because, according to RentCafe, $1,023 is the average rental price in Spokane, for a square foot of 891.
Here are five properties within $100 (or so) dollars of $1,000 rent in Spokane, WA.
$995 – 2 bed/1 bath – Red Rock Property Management – Garland District
This cute two bedroom, one bath unit (810 sq ft) rents for $995/mo in the Garland Duplex. It’s part of a duplex community and looks to be recently updated, with granite counters, and comes with appliances (washer/dryer hookups). Learn more about this property and others like it at Red Rock Property Management here.
$1000 – 4 bed/2 bath – Rent.com – North Spokane
This north Spokane home is on a large lot with a detached one car garage. For 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, this is going to go quickly!
$1000 – 3 bed/1 bath – HotPads – North Town Mall Area
This cute little house actually has a 2 car garage, which is rare in this price range. One bath, which is common throughout Spokane, but it looks like it also comes with a washer and dryer. No pets allowed.
For more information, click here.
$880 – Studio/1 bath – Craigslist – Just East of Gonzaga
This studio apartment seems more fitting for a college student (or graduate student) at Gonzaga, but if you want to be close to the city center but far enough away from the downtown bustle, this is not a bad option! Cats and dogs are also welcome (but expect a hefty pet fee), and laundry is in the building. Learn more about The Academy here.
$950 – 2 bed/1 bath – Zillow – Garland District
This 2 bed/1 bath duplex is in Garland and located near North Town Mall. Washer and dryer looks to be included, but it’s not clear if it allows pets. For more information, click here.
Which $1,000 Apartment/Townhome/Duplex in Spokane Would You Rent?
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