As one of the Lone Star State’s biggest and most diverse cities, Dallas boasts solid employment prospects, a bustling cultural scene and, most importantly, ample real estate and rental options for new residents. With a 3.4% jump in job growth, it’s no wonder young and old alike are flocking to the Big D.
Plus, Dallas is actually more affordable than your typical U.S. city. According to the Yardi Matrix report, average national rents were over $1,100 in November. The average for a Dallas apartment? Right around $1,070. And for larger, 2-bedroom apartments in Dallas? Those come in at an average which is just a few hundred more – $1,303.
Renting a 2-Bedroom Apartment in Dallas
Dallas rents are expected to grow this year (possibly as much as 7%, according to Yardi Matrix), so if you’re hoping for a good deal on renting, now’s the best time to find and secure your ideal home – before those numbers start to jump.
To help you start your search, we’ve put together a list of 2-bedroom apartments throughout Dallas – each in different neighborhoods, at different price points and of different sizes. Could one of these be the home you’re looking for? Check them out!
1. Walnut Bend, Lake Highlands, $792, 920 sq. ft.
Situated in the family-friendly Lake Highlands area, Walnut Bend gives you plenty of bang for your buck. Residents can enjoy the on-site fitness center, business area, picnic and barbecue facilities and the relaxing pool. There is also easy access to the top-notch Richland College, Highway 635, and even to downtown and uptown Dallas. Lake Highlands boasts top-notch schools too, making the area perfect for growing families. 2 BR apartments at Walnut Bend start at $792.
2. La Costa Villas, Preston Hollow, $1,197, 942 sq. ft.
La Costa Villas offer luxury living without the high price. For under the city average, you can get a 2-bedroom apartment home complete with a fireplace, a gourmet kitchen, granite-style countertops, mirrored walls, track lighting, nine-foot ceilings and stunning wood blinds. Plus, the community comes with great amenities. Not only is it located near dozens of the city’s top restaurants, shops, and schools, but it also features a 24-hour fitness center, a sparkling pool, paved jogging trails, detached garages, and a basketball court.
3. Aura Medical District, Oak Lawn, $1,450, 1,028 sq. ft.
Situated in Oak Lawn, near the Dallas Medical District, Aura offers luxury and sophistication with an urban industrial spin. These open-space apartments come with custom gourmet kitchens and countertops, contemporary lighting fixtures, nine-foot ceilings, energy efficient windows, and built-in security alarms. The community is pet-friendly, and even boasts a pet park, dog run, picnic area, outdoor lounge and more.
4. The ICON at Ross, Deep Ellum – Bryan Place, $1,790, 1,186 sq. ft.
Nestled in the hip young Deep Ellum area, The ICON is surrounded by top-tier dining, entertainment, art, and culture. With stunning views of Downtown, each apartment boasts an open floor plan, hardwood floors, and vaulted ceilings throughout. Residents can also enjoy the ICON’s sparkling pool, media room, sundeck, fitness center, picnic area, business center and other complimentary amenities. It’s the very essence of Big D living with a touch of class. Definitely worth a glance!
5. Post Gallery, Uptown Dallas, $2,430, 2,179 sq. ft.
Located in the in-demand Uptown area, apartments at Post Gallery are a sight to be seen. With granite countertops, courtyard views, balconies, gas fireplaces, and built-in Jacuzzi and whirlpool tubs, these homes offer the utmost in luxury living. Throw in the easy access that Post Gallery offers to downtown, the Arts District and West End, and residents have the best Dallas has to offer – right at their fingertips.