87 Apartments under 700 for rent in Scottsdale, AZ

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1630 N SUNSET Drive
Cavalier Hills
Tempe, AZ
Updated November 15 at 9:47am UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
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2536 N 53rd St
Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Updated November 24 at 1:28am UTC
1 Bedroom
$675
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November 2017 Scottsdale Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Scottsdale Rent Report. Scottsdale rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Scottsdale rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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November 2017 Scottsdale Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Scottsdale Rent Report. Scottsdale rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Scottsdale rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Scottsdale rent trends were flat over the past month

Scottsdale rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased moderately by 3.3% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Scottsdale stand at $1,020 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,270 for a two-bedroom. Scottsdale's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.2%, but exceeds the national average of 2.7%.

Rents rising across the Phoenix Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Scottsdale, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Phoenix metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Gilbert has the most expensive rents in the Phoenix metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,390; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.0% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Peoria has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.2%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,340, while one-bedrooms go for $1,070.
  • Phoenix proper has the least expensive rents in the Phoenix metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,020; rents decreased 0.2% over the past month but were up 4.1% over the past year.

Scottsdale rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Scottsdale, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Scottsdale is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with Arizona as a whole logging rent growth of 4.2% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.7% in Tucson.
  • Scottsdale's median two-bedroom rent of $1,270 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 3.3% increase in Scottsdale.
  • While Scottsdale's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Las Vegas (+4.8%), Seattle (+4.2%), and Albuquerque (+4.0%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Scottsdale than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is nearly two-and-a-half times the price in Scottsdale.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Phoenix $820 $1,020 -0.2% 4.1%
Mesa $840 $1,050 -0.0% 5.0%
Chandler $1,050 $1,310 0.1% 5.9%
Glendale $880 $1,090 -0.0% 4.4%
Scottsdale $1,020 $1,270 0.0% 3.3%
Gilbert $1,110 $1,390 1.0% 5.0%
Tempe $900 $1,120 -0.1% 4.2%
Peoria $1,070 $1,340 -1.2% 2.5%
Surprise $1,080 $1,350 -0.1% 3.4%
Avondale $960 $1,200 -0.4% 2.2%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.