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Renting a Studio in the Desert Oasis of Phoenix, Arizona: From Chic Urban Pads to Cozy Abodes in a Park-like Setting

Great weather, beautiful landscapes, a growing economy, and a thriving social scene…these are just a few of the reasons why people are flocking to the desert oasis of Phoenix, AZ. Top that off with the fact that it’s one of the best cities for tech job growth – last year it tied with San Francisco for that much coveted title – and you’ve got yourself an incredibly attractive place to live.

What can you expect in terms of rental prices in Phoenix?

Phoenix is definitely not one of the cheapest places to rent, yet it’s much more affordable than most growing metros around the U.S. Phoenix has experienced rising rents, particularly in the fourth quarter of 2015, but the outlook for rental rates in 2016 is more stable. Rents are expected to experience only a mild growth this year, according to data from Yardi Matrix.

Looking for a way to enjoy the best Phoenix has to offer without digging too deep into your pockets? Check out the awesome studio apartments for rent in the Valley of the Sun – they make a great option especially for Phoenix newcomers. The average rent for a studio in Phoenix is $574 while the overall city average for all apartments sits somewhere around $816.

To help you jumpstart your apartments search, we have compiled a list of Phoenix studios, each located in a different and exciting neighborhood and all of them featuring something unique – definitely worth a good look.

1. Tierra Santa, Maryvale, $415, 400 square feet

The cozy studios at Tierra Santa offer residents a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. The apartments are bright and airy and come with oversized closets, central air, and ceiling fans. There’s a carport on site, as well as a playground, a pool, a soccer field, and a 24-hour clothing care center.

Studio apartments at Tierra Santa in Phoenix

2. Oasis on Grand, Central City Phoenix, $550, 330 square feet

Oasis on Grand offers fantastic value for the rent. In the heart of the arts district in downtown Phoenix, Oasis on Grand is close to dining and lively nightlife and has an outdoor courtyard. The studios have private balconies, air conditioning, and fire sprinklers. This small community of only 60 units ensures peaceful living in the heart of bustling Phoenix.

Studio apartments at Oasis on Grand in Phoenix

3. Fairways at Cave Creek, North Mountain, $579, 460 square feet

Fairways at Cave Creek is situated on a lush golf course. The newly remodeled studios have hardwood floors, walk in closets, and ceiling fans. The community has a truly Southwestern ambience with neutral stucco exteriors and tile roofs. The community pool is an oasis in the desert. Besides the pool, there is a business center and a gym. The studios offer wonderful value-for-money and peaceful desert living.

Studio apartments at Fairways at Cave Creek in Phoenix

4. Ninety Degrees, Desert View, $848, 490 square feet

Ninety Degrees has an urban resort vibe. The resort-style pool, hot tub, outdoor lounge area, and fireplace offer many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and desert air. Staying in shape will be no problem with the availability of a 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art cardio equipment. The studios come with ceiling fans, in-studio washers and dryers, and are pet friendly! Ninety Degrees is convenient to both downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Studio apartments at Ninety Degrees in Phoenix

5. Trillium 44, Camelback East, $975, 558 square feet

Studios at Trillium 44 offer the perfect space for the discerning urban dweller. The sleek apartments come with stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite countertops, and wood-style flooring that create a cool, relaxing living environment. Community amenities include high speed internet, a sparkling pool with cabanas, a yoga room with virtual personal training, and easy access to the PHX Sky Train.

Studio apartments at Trillium 44 in Phoenix

Whether you are looking for fast paced urban living in the heart of Phoenix, a community with luxurious amenities, or peace in the desert, RentCafe is the perfect resource for finding your new home, be it a studio or a multi-bedroom apartment.

Amalia Otet
Amalia Otet
Amalia Otet is an online content developer and creative writer for RENTCafé. She loves all things real estate and strives to live beautifully, one green step at a time.

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