Not quite ready to purchase your dream home? According to RentCafe, the average rent price is $1,612 for a 956-sqft Raleigh apartment, which is lower than the national average of $1,702.
Apartment shopping doesn’t have to be frustrating — from modest flats to lavish living, City Editor Cat recently signed a lease and is ready to spill her 13 favorite one bedroom apartments ranging from $1,180 to $2,460.
Note: Rent pricing varies depending on location, size, and quality — plus, pricing fluctuates.
First, a few pro tips:
- The lowest rates are typically found between October and April, and are best right after the December holiday season.
- The highest priced months for move in are usually May through September.
- Download apps for apartment hunting like Apartment List and Apartments.com.
- If possible, schedule on-site tours (not everything is as it seems).
- Take photos of the property, just in case you decide to move in.
Standard | Starting price $1,180-$1,435
Pinnacle Apartments, 5020-B Edwards Mill Rd. | Starting at $1,180
The Raleigh Apartments, 740 Smallwood Dr. | Starting at $1,299
The Villages at Olde Towne, 2301 Ostracod Ln. | Starting at $1,300
The Crest at Brier Creek, 6450 Viewpoint Cir. | Starting at $1,363
Leigh House, 2421 Landmark Dr. | Starting at $1,365
Historic Boylan, 817 Hillsborough St. | Starting at $1,435
Luxury living | Starting price $1,606-$2,460
712 Tucker, downtown Raleigh, 712 Tucker St. | Starting at $1,606
Skyhouse, downtown Raleigh, 308 S. Blount St. | Starting at $1,661
Channel House, North Hills Innovation District, 540 St. Albans Dr. | Starting at $1,670
The Signal at Seaboard Station, downtown Raleigh, 721 Halifax St. | Starting at $1,678
The Line, Smoky Hollow, 500 N. West St. | Starting at $1,949
The Eastern, North Hills, 4204 Six Forks Rd. | Starting at $2,460
Opening Fall 2023: 400H, 9 N. Harrington St. | Starting at $1,946