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Starting at $3,570
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Blu Harbor
1 Blu Harbor Boulevard
Redwood City, CA
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1 Bedroom
$3,570
2 Bedrooms
$4,435
Centered around a marina in Redwood City. Waterfront apartments and penthouse suites with contemporary amenities and high-end finishes. Tenants enjoy access to complimentary paddle boards and sea kayaks.
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Starting at $2,692
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Riva Terra Apartments at Redwood Shores
850 Davit Ln
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,692
2 Bedrooms
$2,892
Great for commuters, with easy access to the 101 and 92. Units feature laundry, patio or balcony, and granite counters. Luxury community has BBQ grill area, pool table and sauna.
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Starting at $3,023
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201 Marshall Apartments
201 Marshall St
Redwood City, CA
Studio
$3,023
1 Bedroom
$3,233
2 Bedrooms
$4,295
A modern community with an urban feel to it with great views from the San Francisco peninsula. Luxury living downtown. Expansive roof deck, green certification and an outdoor kitchen area provided.
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Starting at $3,675
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885 Woodside
885 Woodside Rd
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,675
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Convenient to both San Francisco and San Jose, with beautiful views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Custom cabinets and finishes, central heat and air conditioning, and unique pebble stone showers.
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Starting at $3,830
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Township
333 Main St
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
$3,830
2 Bedrooms
$4,516
Located between Veterans Blvd and Route 101. Luxurious open-plan apartments with stainless steel kitchen appliances, carpet, hardwood floors and balcony/patio. Resident amenities include a tennis court, a pool, a courtyard and a coffee bar.
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Starting at $3,131
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Indian Creek
801 Marine Pkwy
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
$3,131
2 Bedrooms
$4,077
Close to Shell Pkwy and Shannon Park. Elegant one-bedroom apartments include a modern kitchen and carpet. Recently renovated community include a pool, a tennis court and a guest suite.
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Starting at $3,098
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Pescadero Apartments
950 Redwood Shores Pkwy
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
$3,098
2 Bedrooms
$4,104
A short drive from Route 101 and Highway 92. Landscaped community has a sauna, a pool and a hot tub. Luxury homes include modern kitchen appliances, carpet and a fireplace.
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Starting at $3,103
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Indigo Apartment Homes
675 Bradford Street
Redwood City, CA
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$3,103
1 Bedroom
$3,272
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Redwood City homes, not far from Google's offices. Smoke-free units come with walk-in closets, microwaves and laundry facilities. On-site pool, parking, media room, elevators and gym. Pet-friendly.
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Starting at $3,675
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Marston
825 Marshall St
Redwood City, CA
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1 Bedroom
$3,675
2 Bedrooms
$4,725
A modern community at the corner of Marshall Street and Main Street, near area shopping, dining, and the tech giants. On-site amenities include a club-style fitness center, roof deck area, and a business center.
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Starting at $2,515
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Avenue Two
1107 2nd Ave
Redwood City, CA
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1 Bedroom
$2,515
2 Bedrooms
$3,155
Upscale building with access to 101 freeway. Community amenities include media room, 24-hour gym, game room, clubhouse, pool, parking and pool table. Recently renovated units feature granite counters, hardwood floors and walk-in closets.
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Starting at $3,552
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Radius
620 Veterans Blvd
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
$3,552
2 Bedrooms
$4,319
3 Bedrooms
$5,325
Apartments include ceiling fan, patio or balcony, washer and dryer, and more. Community includes private storage, garage lot and chill courtyards. Located just minutes from Highways 84, 92, 101 and 280.
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Starting at $3,382
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Franklin 299
299 Franklin St
Redwood City, CA
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$3,382
1 Bedroom
$3,536
2 Bedrooms
$4,596
Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and in-unit laundry. Amenities include a grill, media room, car charging and concierge service. Near Downtown Redwood City. Easy access to the bullet train.
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Starting at $3,432
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707 Leahy Apartments
707 Leahy St
Redwood City, CA
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$3,432
Spacious apartment homes with big patios, fully equipped kitchens and walk-in closets. Washer/dryer in unit. Located close to Stanford Shopping Center and Hillsdale Mall. Community has underground parking and a saline swimming pool.
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Starting at $7,000
Updated 6 hrs ago
901 Governors Bay DR
901 Governors Bay DR
Redwood City, CA
5 Bedrooms
$7,000
Starting at $7,800
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116 Iris Street
116 Iris Street
Redwood City, CA
4 Bedrooms
$7,800
Starting at $4,800
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1630 Anamor St
1630 Anamor St
Redwood City, CA
3 Bedrooms
$4,800
Starting at $6,500
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3821 Farm Hill Boulevard
3821 Farm Hill Boulevard
Redwood City, CA
4 Bedrooms
$6,500
Starting at $1,650
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347 San Carlos ave
347 San Carlos ave
Redwood City, CA
Studio
$1,650
Starting at $3,000
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339 Beresford AVE
339 Beresford AVE
Redwood City, CA
2 Bedrooms
$3,000
Starting at $6,500
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415 Bark Drive
415 Bark Drive
Redwood City, CA
4 Bedrooms
$6,500
Starting at $4,200
Updated 6 days ago
1220 Virginia Ave
1220 Virginia Ave
Redwood City, CA
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
Starting at $2,200
Updated 7 days ago
176 Duane St
176 Duane St
Redwood City, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,200
Starting at $10,000
Updated 8 days ago
140 Brecon Court
140 Brecon Court
Redwood City, CA
5 Bedrooms
$10,000
Starting at $4,500
Updated 16 days ago
825 Boardwalk Place
825 Boardwalk Place
Redwood City, CA
2 Bedrooms
$4,500

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City GuideRedwood City

Nothing says paradise like blue skies and sunshine, and Redwood City, California has that in spades. This cozy California city of 75,000 is conveniently located halfway between San Francisco and San Jose and provides a vibrant, growing place to call home after the workaday grind. It’s got plenty of entertainment, retail, scenery and fluffy clouds to go around for everyone! Whether you're new in town or moving across town, finding a rental home in Redwood City can be daunting. From the suspiciously inexpensive apartments and rental homes on the east side, to the hip, urban apartments around downtown, to the woodsy, suburban west and the luxury villas on the waterfront, this guide is here to break it all down for you.

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Neighborhoods East of El Camino Real (Highway 82)

Downtown: Be here and be wonderfully square with downtown's numerous events in the majestic daylight and the hue-shifting night lights of the courthouse square. There is Music on the Square, Salsa on the Square, Art on the Square, Dancing on the Square, and Lunchtime on the Square, all with killer music and eclectic crowds. Art, music, and dancing can be found among many of the neighborhood bars and restaurants, as well. Housing ranges from affordable short term rentals to chic downtown apartments and lofts.

Centennial: An upbeat, urban neighborhood that is both affordable and highly desirable due to its tight-knit character and convenient location next door to downtown.

Middlefield: An edgy, yet delicious neighborhood. Here, you will find numerous bakeries, a farmer’s market, a meat market, Thai food and taquerias that will make your taste buds melt. Housing is basic, but affordable. Live here if you love food, enjoy short walks to downtown, and can maintain some degree of street smarts.

Central: Just west of El Camino Real, this neighborhood of affordable apartments and duplexes comes with an old fashioned barber shop, a record store, a couple of nice parks, and plenty of downtown entertainment next door.

Fair Oaks: Also known as "Little Michoacán", this neighborhood has a surprisingly high number of people from Michoacán, Mexico–and they brought their home cookin' to the neighborhood, with multiple taquerias, panaderias, mercados, and full-scale restaurants throughout the area. Like the food, this neighborhood is authentic, affordable, and amazing. $

Friendly Acres: Also known as "Little Mexico", this is a neighborhood of great Mexican food, small rental homes, and trailer parks. $

Marina Park: In this neighborhood, people either rent luxury waterfront villas and apartments or they live in floating homes at Docktown Marina, where millionaire's yachts and power cruisers float next to modest houseboats and sea-battered, old sail boats. In this floating community, neighbors all know each other’s names. The whole sea-loving community comes together for eats and drinks at the Peninsula Yacht Club. How posh.

Redwood Shores: Another neighborhood for the nautical-at-heart, Redwood shores is surrounded by water, making for great waterside nature trails and plenty of places for fishing, swimming, and windsurfing. Rentals include luxury, resort-style apartments, high-priced condos, and coveted waterfront rental homes.

Neighborhoods West of El Camino Real

Sequoia: This is a very walkable neighborhood. Housing is mostly small, inexpensive apartments on El Camino, and affordable single family houses throughout.

Eagle Hill: A neighborhood of young families and empty-nesters looking to get away from the apartment scene. Here, your best bet will be a rental house. There are a couple of small neighborhood parks, as well as the bigger Red Morton Park just across Jefferson Avenue.

Arlington: A neighborhood of small apartments and single family houses with plenty of eats and activities on El Camino Real.

Palm: A dense neighborhood of pricey townhomes, lower cost apartments, and a range of rental homes on cookie-cut lots.

Oakwood: A high-paced neighborhood with a suburban feel, this residential area is near shopping, restaurants, night life, and coffee shops. You can rent an affordable apartment, a luxury apartment, or a painfully expensive penthouse.

Canyon: A neighborhood of winding hillside roads, open space, wildflowers, suburban homes, Spanish villa-style mansions, and a huge nature preserve nearby. Be careful at parks after dark, as there have been numerous mountain lion sightings.

Farm Hills: The Emerald Hills Golf Course, huge parks, and Cañada College are the main attractions here. Homes are logically palatial and expensive. Again, beware of mountain lions at the parks after dark.

Bayside Commuting

Getting around Redwood City is a cinch. The distance from one end of the city to the other is less than 5 miles, with most neighborhoods within easy walking and biking distance of downtown and the marinas. For those who do drive, there is plenty of free parking, as well as street parking with strategic pricing downtown. Are you going to San Francisco? Well, hop on the Caltrain, with a new station located off El Camino Real in downtown.

Out of this World Weather

More than a half a century ago, Redwood City tied with the Canary Islands for the world's best climate. With weather that ranges from pleasantly warm to pleasantly cool, many homes are rented without any heating or air conditioning. Those who are warm or cold natured may want to narrow their search down to homes with central air, or else purchase space heaters and window units, or suck it up and enjoy nature.

Getting What You Pay For

Welcome to California, the land of milk and honey and extortive rental rates. Don't expect a nice home in a nice neighborhood for less than $1100, or a closet-sized studio next to a liquor store for less than $900. It's a big chunk of change. However, pennies can be pinched very easily in such perfect weather. Ride a bicycle instead of blowing cash on gas. Open a window instead running the air conditioning. Make a fire instead turning up the heat. Or, just get outside and enjoy a long walk, a hike in the park, or a day on the water instead of wasting energy on television and video games.

Sky-High Deposits

A lot of the nicer apartments and houses ask for a deposit equal to the monthly rent, and some ask for even more. That's upwards of $1,100, which not only is hard to save up for, but also hard to get back upon move-out. A standard carpet cleaning or replacement, as well as a fresh coat of paint will instantly make a good chunk of your deposit disappear upon move-out, so be sure to read the lease carefully and get any guarantees from the landlord in writing.

Redwood Community Spirit Award

From the suburban cul-de-sacs, to hip downtown neighborhoods, to the east side neighborhoods of "Little Mexico" and "Little Manchaca", to the eclectic mix of high rise condos and house boat dwellers in the sloughs, each community has its own unique mojo and tight-knit family feel. This strong sense of community will either make you feel like a member of the community, or like matter-out-of-place, but most people will tell you it’s the former. Redwood City's ridiculously perfect weather also helps make for a ridiculously perfect place to live, so bring your boat, your board or just your beautiful self and check out the many rental options Redwood City has to offer!

-By Katy Comal

June 2018 Redwood City Rent Report

Welcome to the June 2018 Redwood City Rent Report. Redwood City rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Redwood City rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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