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Apartments for Rent in Traverse City, MI
53 Rentals Available

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    155 Garland Street Suite 103, Traverse City, MI 49684
    Studio $1,450
    1 BED $1,850
    2+ BEDS $2,575
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    2516 Crossing Circle, Traverse City, MI 49684
    2 BEDS $1,358+
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    2692 Harbor Hill Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686
    1 BED $899
    2 BEDS $1,000+
    3 BEDS $1,780
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    340 E. State Street, Traverse City, MI 49684
    Studio $1
    1 BED $1,650
    2 BEDS $2,450+
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    6028 Traverse Edge Way, Traverse City, MI 49684
    Studio $1
    1 BED $1,550
    2 BEDS $1,775+
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    24 Bayfront Dr, Traverse City, MI 49696
    1 BED $1,509+
    2 BEDS $1,790+
    3 BEDS $2,970+
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    Traverse City, MI - 976 S Airport Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686
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    9965 Reynold Road, Traverse City, MI 49684
    2 BEDS Ask for pricing
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    4155 Sprucewood Drive, Traverse City, MI 49685
    1 BED $352+
    2 BEDS $418+
    3 BEDS $479+
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    520 Wellington St., Traverse City, MI 49686
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Getting around in Traverse City, MI

66 /100
Somewhat Walkable
63 /100
Walk Score®: 66, Bike Score®: 63

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Traverse City, MI last updated?

Prices and availability in Traverse City, MI were last updated on 30 Nov 2023.

What are the best apartments in Traverse City, MI?

The best apartments in Traverse City, MI are: Breakwater, Emerald Creek Apartments, Sugar Plum Apartments, Edge 72 and TC Lofts.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI is between $352 and $1,995. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Traverse City, MI now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI is between $418 and $3,144. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Traverse City, MI is between $352 and $3,546. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Traverse City, MI.

What type of rental buildings are in Traverse City, MI?

In Traverse City, 39% of the residents are renting compared to 61% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Traverse City’s rentals, 63% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Traverse City, MI?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Traverse City are about 0 years old, on average. Of these, none have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 0 stories. About none of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Traverse City, MI?

Studio apartments in Traverse City are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 0% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 0% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Traverse City, MI

Located in Michigan, Traverse City is the county seat of Grand Traverse County and extends a little into Leelanau County. It is the largest city in the 21-county Northern Michigan area and is well-known for its craft beer scene and Clinch Park Beach. The city has high-quality public schools, offers diverse job opportunities and is relatively safe. Traverse City has a warm-summer humid continental climate, with snowy, windy winters, warm summers and cloudy all year round. Temperatures in the city range from 16°F to 80°F. On average, Traverse City gets 33 inches of rain, 118 inches of snow and 163 sunny days per year. With its vibrant food and wine scene, outdoor activities and high standard of living, Traverse City is a great renting spot for young professionals, families and retirees.

Renting in Traverse City, MI

Traverse City’s 19 neighborhoods cater to people of all ages and lifestyles, and most people living here are homeowners. The Grand Traverse Commons, which has many Victorian-style houses, parks, good schools and other conveniences, is a good renting option for families raising children. The Downtown District is popular among young professionals, boasting affordable condos, rental apartments and a diverse range of shopping, cultural and dining options. Traverse City landlords must stay within the market price range when raising rent and must give renters proper notice before doing so. Landlords must give at least a seven-day eviction notice on reasonable grounds.

Things for renting

Shopping in Traverse City, MI

There are multiple shopping options in Traverse City. Major shopping malls include the Grand Traverse Mall, Cherryland Center, Garfield Village Shopping Center, Grand Traverse Crossing and The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Renters don’t have to travel far to shop at department stores like Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target, JCPenney, T.J. Maxx and Walmart. The top options for grocery shopping include Family Fare Supermarket, Oleson’s Food Store, Save A Lot, Tom's Food Market, Burritt's Fresh Markets, Meijer and American Spoon. The Downtown District is the best place to go for renters who enjoy delicious cuisine, art venues and upscale retail.

Transportation in Traverse City, MI

Traverse City is highly walkable and bikeable, so most errands can be accomplished without a car. The city provides a network of busses powered by the Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) for renters who need to commute without a car. Link On-Demand is a ride-hailing service in the city and a more convenient alternative option. Many shuttle companies and group tour services are available to those visiting the city. There are also electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city. In addition, taxis and ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber are available in the area. Renters also commute to Grand Rapids, St. Ignace and other neighboring cities through the Indian Trails and connect to Amtrak trains when traveling to other parts of Michigan. The Cherry Capital Airport is the closest major airport to Traverse City, conveniently located only 4 miles away.

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