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5 Great Apartments for Rent in Dallas around $800/Month: from Studios to 2-Bed Units

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Dallas is one of the biggest and fastest growing cities in the nation. The Big D is a mecca of corporate headquarters – from J.C. Penney to 7-Eleven – and the stomping grounds for 18 Fortune 500 companies. It’s no wonder Forbes named it 3rd on its list of “Best Big Cities for Jobs” in 2015. With an equally booming arts and culture scene, D-town ranks #4 in “America’s Coolest Cities,” beating out both San Francisco and New York.

Average rent in Big D: $1,070/month

According to Yardi Matrix, at $1,070/month, average rent in Dallas is just under the national average. There are many great apartments all around the city within this budget. Still, you can find apartments that are even more affordable when looking for a new place to call home in Big D.

Check out these 5 handpicked apartments for rent in Dallas all around $800/month:

Pinnacle Ridge, West Dallas – North Oak Cliff: $775/month for a studio apartment, 542 sq. ft.

Just west of Downtown Dallas are the beautiful apartments at Pinnacle Ridge. Units range from posh studio apartments to spacious 3-bedrooms, and feature stylish amenities like 9-foot ceilings, large pantries, oversized walk-in closets, private balconies, and cherry-stained cabinets. With new or renovated interiors and skyline views to boot, these apartments are hard to top.

The community features are just as impressive with an on-site coffee bar and clubhouse, resort-style pool, and tanning ledge. Not to mention the movie-lending library and monthly social activities. Need we say more?

Apartments for rent at Pinnacle Ridge, Dallas
$775/month for a studio at Pinnacle Ridge, Dallas. Images via RENTCafe.

The Courts At Preston Oaks, Northwood Hills: $809/month for a 1-bed apartment, 627 sq. ft.

If you’re looking for resort-style living at a top-rated apartment community, head over to North Dallas, where you’ll find the lovely community at The Courts at Preston Oaks. The homes boast spacious floor plans with ceramic tile entries, full kitchens with separate dining areas, fireplaces, and private patios for the height of elegance and comfort.

Residents enjoy not one, but two sparkling pools, a year-round spa, a dry sauna, a conference room, a clubhouse with a coffee bar, and a state-of-the-art Athletic Club. From pet parks to picnic areas, there’s truly something for everyone.

Apartments for rent at The Courts at Preston Oaks, Dallas
$809/month for a one-bedroom apartment at The Courts at Preston Oaks, Dallas. Images via RENTCafe.

Avenida Crossing, Scyene: $740/month for a 2-bed apartment 1,018 sq. ft.

Renters looking for something a little larger will love the renovated 1 and 2-bedroom apartments at Avenida Crossing in South Dallas. Spacious kitchens and large closets leave plenty of room for the whole family and furry friends too. All apartments have washer/dryer connections, efficient appliances, vaulted ceiling, and carpeting.

With two swimming pools, a playground, outdoor grills, and community events – there are always plenty of activities to keep you busy. Last but not least, you’re just minutes from Town East Mall and the 635 for easy access to the entire city.

Apartments for rent at Avenida Crossing, Dallas
$740/month for a 2-bedroom apartment at Avenida Crossing, Dallas. Images via RENTCafe.

Drake Apartments, East Dallas: $880/month for a 1-bed apartment

For modern style in a premiere location, the 1-bedroom apartments at Drake are up for grabs. Centrally located at 1001 Annex Avenue in Peak’s Suburban Addition, this gated community is just steps from downtown, the arts district, and some of the city’s best dining and entertainment venues.

Limestone and slate floors decorate the kitchens and baths, while oak hardwood floors adorn the rest of the apartments. There’s a contemporary outdoor kitchen and wood-burning fireplace, and even a free washer/dryer on site. The boutique apartments are pet-friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs.

Apartments for rent at Drake, Dallas
$880/month for a one-bedroom apartment at Drake, Dallas. Images via RENTCafe.

The Oaks of North Dallas Apartments, Bent Tree – Preston Trail: $840/month for a 2-bed apartment, 874 sq. ft.

The Oaks of North Dallas Apartments start at just $840/month for 2-bedroom units, while the 1-bedrooms for rent are even more affordable. Newly remodeled homes are available, offering vaulted ceilings and skylights, spacious walk-in closets, built-in bookshelves in some units, and bonus free storage areas.

You’ll feel like you’re on vacation while dipping into one of the four relaxing swimming pools. Athletic types will love the new fitness center and nearby parks, and can even take advantage of the on-site personal trainer. When you’re not kicking back at the media lounge or getting pampered at the spa, you can head over to the fire pit for some planned resident activities. The community is pet-friendly and safe, conveniently located near Dallas North and George Bush tollways.

Apartments for rent at The Oaks of North Dallas.
$840/month for a 2-bedroom apartments at The Oaks of North Dallas. Images via RENTCafe.

Whatever your lifestyle, D-town doesn’t disappoint. From suburbs to downtown living, from cozy studios to larger 2-bedrooms, check out more amazing, conveniently priced apartments for rent in Dallas right now.

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Nicoleta Iudean

Online content developer Nicky Iudean loves writing about real estate, interior design, and lifestyle topics for RENTCafé. She gets inspiration for a healthier and happier way of living from her 4-year old son. You can reach Nicoleta by email or Twitter.

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