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141 Apartments for rent in Lakewood, CO

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16 Units Available
One Belmar Place Apartments
770 S Vance St
Lakewood, CO | Belmar Park
1 Bedroom
$1,375
803 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,575
1069 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 02:22 PM
Designer units boast in-unit washer dryers and balconies with scenic views. Residents have on-site access to theater room and a beautiful octagonal pool to relax. All tenants are walking distance from the Belmar Shopping District.
Verified
4 Units Available
Green Mountain Apartments
12641 W Mississippi Ave
Lakewood, CO | Foothills
1 Bedroom
$1,144
583 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,365
783 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 02:22 PM
Quiet and accessible community in a park-like setting close to downtown Lakewood and Green Mountain. Apartments are equipped with air conditioning and kitchen appliances. Amenities include a BBQ grilling area, on-site laundry and swimming pool.
Verified
35 Units Available
Waterfront
10555 W Jewell Ave
Lakewood, CO | Carmody
1 Bedroom
$1,084
667 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,257
988 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:46 PM
On-site maintenance and management, along with night patrol. Fitness room equipped with cardio and resistance machines, free weights, and pilates equipment. Adjacent to Smith Reservoir.
Verified
26 Units Available
Lakeview Towers at Belmar
679 S Reed Ct
Lakewood, CO | South Alameda
1 Bedroom
$1,262
644 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,406
900 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:46 PM
Elevator-accessible apartment building that is just 15 minutes from Downtown Denver. Residents particularly enjoy the nearby Belmar Shopping Mall and beautiful lake. For the convenience of tenants, each floor has its own trash chute and laundry facility.
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46 Units Available
Oak Street Station
1420 Oak Street
Lakewood, CO | Eiber
Studio
$1,310
455 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,425
661 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,785
911 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:46 PM
Our community is operating as normal. Please call or stop by for a tour. When you make Oak Street home, you will experience top of the line features and some of the most unique amenities in the area.
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36 Units Available
Beacon85
85 South Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO | Union Square
Studio
$1,368
585 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,360
743 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,083
1044 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:46 PM
Close to the mountains and all of greater Denver. Studio, 1- and 2-bedroom floor plans. Many interior upgrades, including quartz countertops, tile backsplashes and stainless steel appliances.
Verified
7 Units Available
Downtown Belmar
445 S Saulsbury St
Lakewood, CO | South Alameda
1 Bedroom
$1,506
684 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,867
949 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 01:46 PM
Open floor plans with natural light streaming through large windows. Slab granite countertops and hardwood flooring. Free covered and garage parking. Just blocks from Belmar shopping and dining.
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29 Units Available
Camden Lakeway
7355 W Grant Ranch Blvd
Lakewood, CO | Grant Ranch
1 Bedroom
$1,579
788 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,599
1063 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:45 PM
Adjacent to Bowles Reservoir for tranquil living. Conveniences like organic groceries, shopping and dining located within a mile. Large windows and high ceilings for spacious, comfortable homes.
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15 Units Available
Avery Belmar
823 S Vance St
Lakewood, CO | Belmar Park
1 Bedroom
$1,260
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,560
888 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:45 PM
Apartments conveniently situated about a quarter of a mile away from Belmar Shopping District. Residents can also go to Belmar Park to take advantage of its beautiful biking trails.
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20 Units Available
Elevate at Red Rocks
409 Zang St
Lakewood, CO | Union Square
1 Bedroom
$1,325
673 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,695
933 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,875
1101 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:40 PM
Generous storage, with walk-in closets for each bedroom in every floorplan. Resort-style pool with sun shelf and tanning deck. Fast access to US-6, green spaces, and multi-use trails.
Verified
4 Units Available
Parkview Terrace
12577 W Dakota Ave
Lakewood, CO | Foothills
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,399
780 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 12:39 PM
Townhouse-style community near Highway 6 and Highway C470. Also close to Colorado Mills Shopping Center and Green Mountain Park. Two-story 1-3 bedroom apartments with a private patio or balcony. On-site laundry available.
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15 Units Available
Skye Crest
7846 W Mansfield Pkwy
Lakewood, CO | Academy Park
1 Bedroom
$1,399
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
987 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,065
1206 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:37 PM
Modern apartments with a breakfast bar, fireplace, and walk-in closets. Community amenities include a basketball court, media room and parking. Right by Foothills Golf Course and Marston Lake. Close to US Route 285.
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27 Units Available
Ascend at Red Rocks
13105 W 2nd Pl
Lakewood, CO | Union Square
1 Bedroom
$1,250
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
925 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 12:35 PM
Daily convenience with on-site management, package receiving, and options for online rent payment. Washer and dryer in every home. Less than five minutes to US-6.
Verified
4 Units Available
Eagle Crest
9699 W 16th Ave
Lakewood, CO | Morse Park
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,250
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,599
1100 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:35 PM
At Eagle Crest Apartments, we make the good life attainable. With 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom apartments available, we let you decide how much space you need to put your feet up and settle in comfortably.
Verified
10 Units Available
Bear Valley Park
5775 W Dartmouth Ave
Lakewood, CO | Bear Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,369
792 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,699
1151 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:32 PM
Apartments feature wood floors, modern cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Located next to Bear Creek Trail, schools and major recreational activities. Community offers heated pool, sundeck and fire pit.
Verified
33 Units Available
Kallisto at Bear Creek
2605 S Miller Dr
Lakewood, CO | Bear Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,260
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
1105 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,599
1543 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:27 PM
Pet-friendly property spreads out over 30 acres and features one of the largest fitness centers in Lakewood. Only 50 minutes from the nearest ski resort. Located on the Bear Creek Trail, which is perfect for running and biking. On-site, residents enjoy the two pools and other great amenities.
Verified
5 Units Available
Bluesky Landing Apartments
1187 S Beech Dr
Lakewood, CO | Foothills
1 Bedroom
$1,285
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,519
910 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:25 PM
Generous storage space with numerous closets throughout. Fitness center with skylights. Heated swimming pool with sundeck. Walking distance from Green Mountain hiking trails.
Verified
43 Units Available
Montrachet
1855 Denver West Ct
Lakewood, CO | Denver West
1 Bedroom
$1,965
1087 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,315
1353 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:09 PM
Spacious 1-2 bedroom homes situated in a French Mountain Chateau-style property located near Colorado Mills Mall and Denver West Village. Each home offers spectacular views of the Colorado foothills or downtown Denver.
Verified
10 Units Available
Avalon Denver West
14125 Denver West Cir
Lakewood, CO | Denver West
Studio
$1,460
679 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,680
860 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,911
1118 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:09 PM
Luxury 1-2 bedroom apartments situated minutes from I-70 and C-470. Near attractions like Colorado Mills Shopping Center and Tanglewood Sports Park. Amenities include a swimming pool, coffee bar and volleyball court.
Verified
4 Units Available
1600 Hoyt
1600 Hoyt Street
Lakewood, CO | Morse Park
1 Bedroom
$1,350
599 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,699
939 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:08 PM
Nestled in the heart of Lakewood, 1600 Hoyt is a New State-of-the-Art Apartment Home that offers all the rewards and comforts of high-class living.
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33 Units Available
7166 at Belmar Urban Flats
7166 W Custer Ave
Lakewood, CO | South Alameda
1 Bedroom
$1,332
794 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,592
1154 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,254
1356 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:05 PM
Well located 1-3 bedroom apartments. Walking distance from the exciting downtown Denver and Rocky Mountains. Close to many shops like Belmar175. Lively community on-site that loves to frequent the pool, spa, business center, and fitness center.
Verified
8 Units Available
The Retreat at Fox Hollow
3248 S Newcombe St
Lakewood, CO | Bear Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,411
783 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,722
1074 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,312
1330 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:04 PM
Pool with hot tub and fitness center found on-site. Residents also enjoy the movie room with theater-style seating. Large apartments feature walk-in closets and windows that bring in the natural light.
Verified
26 Units Available
St. Moritz Apartments
1724 Robb St
Lakewood, CO | Applewood
1 Bedroom
$1,355
716 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,429
996 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:03 PM
Lovely property located in a secluded park-like setting, offering many recreational options for residents (YMCA Park). Short distance from the Wesland Town Center, King Soopers, and many other options. Many perks for tenants, such as lounging pool, grilling areas, fitness center, and much more.
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5 Units Available
The Crossings at Bear Creek
10117 W Dartmouth Pl
Lakewood, CO | Bear Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,350
775 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1037 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,099
1300 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:01 PM
Comfortable homes with designer fixtures and in-unit washer/dryers. Community backs up and has direct access to Bear Creek. Bear Creek Greenbelt gives residents access to four golf courses. Residents have on-site access to high-end fitness center and resort-style pool with a cozy fire pit.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lakewood. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Colorado Christian University, Red Rocks Community College, University of Denver, Emily Griffith Technical College, and Front Range Community College.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lakewood. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Colorado Christian University, Red Rocks Community College, University of Denver, Emily Griffith Technical College, and Front Range Community College.
City GuideLakewood
Practically every state in America has a city, township, or neighborhood (more like twenty!) that dons the name Lakewood. But only Lakewood, Colorado sits at the scenic foothills of the mighty Rocky Mountains and puts residents within 30 miles of Denver. Interested in becoming a Lakewood leaser? What’s that? No, you’re not? Well, then, hit the back button on your browser, you silly weirdo, because this page is not for you! Still with us? Good. Just peruse the following tidbits and we promise ...
Practically every state in America has a city, township, or neighborhood (more like twenty!) that dons the name Lakewood. But only Lakewood, Colorado sits at the scenic foothills of the mighty Rocky Mountains and puts residents within 30 miles of Denver. Interested in becoming a Lakewood leaser? What’s that? No, you’re not? Well, then, hit the back button on your browser, you silly weirdo, because this page is not for you! Still with us? Good. Just peruse the following tidbits and we promise ...

Having trouble with Craigslist Lakewood? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

A Sneak Peak at Lakewood

Before taking the Lakewood leap, you should know a few key facts about life in Denver’s little bro. So without further ado …

Nothing greater than the Great Outdoors: With the Rockies sitting literally in residents’ backyards, hiking and mountain biking paths are plentiful, while skiing and kayaking/canoeing are viable options as well.

Weather's not just small talk: Temperatures fluctuate drastically in a single day in Lakewood, so that a sunny, 70-degree day in May will often give way to sub-freezing temperatures by nightfall. So don’t be surprised if the shorts and tank top you were wearing at noon are replaced by thermals and a parka by midnight.

No Stepford-style suburbia: Lakewood is an independent city with its own commerce, culture, and vibe, even if its proximity to Denver sometimes gives outsiders the impression the city is just a squatting place for Mile High suburbanites. In truth, Lakewood is a better fit for residents jonesing for an urban ambiance.

To drive or not to drive? That is the question: Obviously, if you live in Lakewood and work in Denver, you’ll need your own wheels, and you should be prepared to spend plenty of time behind them. Drivers average about 40 minutes commuting. The good news is that residents who live in certain areas (like the downtown/Belmar district) can very possibly live, work, shop, and play using nothing but a pair of walking shoes as their means of transportation.

A hoot (sort of) for night owls: A common concern for apartment hunters moving to a new city is that they won’t have anything to do after the 9-5 crowd calls it quits. Fortunately, while Lakewood isn’t exactly Key West, it’s not Monotony-ville, either. You have a choice of a variety of restaurants, corner pubs, sports bars, and live music hotspots to choose from, in addition to a smattering of karaoke joints.

A Sneak Peak at Lakewood
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Before taking the Lakewood leap, you should know a few key facts about life in Denver’s little bro. So without further ado …

Nothing greater than the Great Outdoors: With the Rockies sitting literally in residents’ backyards, hiking and mountain biking paths are plentiful, while skiing and kayaking/canoeing are viable options as well.

Weather's not just small talk: Temperatures fluctuate drastically in a single day in Lakewood, so that a sunny, 70-degree day in May will often give way to sub-freezing temperatures by nightfall. So don’t be surprised if the shorts and tank top you were wearing at noon are replaced by thermals and a parka by midnight.

No Stepford-style suburbia: Lakewood is an independent city with its own commerce, culture, and vibe, even if its proximity to Denver sometimes gives outsiders the impression the city is just a squatting place for Mile High suburbanites. In truth, Lakewood is a better fit for residents jonesing for an urban ambiance.

To drive or not to drive? That is the question: Obviously, if you live in Lakewood and work in Denver, you’ll need your own wheels, and you should be prepared to spend plenty of time behind them. Drivers average about 40 minutes commuting. The good news is that residents who live in certain areas (like the downtown/Belmar district) can very possibly live, work, shop, and play using nothing but a pair of walking shoes as their means of transportation.

A hoot (sort of) for night owls: A common concern for apartment hunters moving to a new city is that they won’t have anything to do after the 9-5 crowd calls it quits. Fortunately, while Lakewood isn’t exactly Key West, it’s not Monotony-ville, either. You have a choice of a variety of restaurants, corner pubs, sports bars, and live music hotspots to choose from, in addition to a smattering of karaoke joints.

Landing your loaded Lakewood lodgings

A good portion (nearly 40 percent) of Lakewood residents rent rather than own, and plenty of apartments remain available (the area is dotted with houses and condos for rent as well). To become a proud renter of a sweet Colorado crash pad, here a few things you’ll need:

A willingness to live in some cheaply-priced pads: We hope that’s not asking too much of you! Many desirable rentals are available for a grand or less, and it’s common for leasers to find deals for multi-room units with all the amenities in the $1200 range.

The boring basics: We’ve said it a billion times, but be sure to have the proper documents in tow when you’re ready to fill out a renter’s app.

A careful eye: Apartment managers in Lakewood aren’t out to rip you off, but renters should read the fine print on their lease agreements closely anyway. Everything you need to know is included in these oft-tedious documents. So give your contract a close read before signing the dotted line.

Landing your loaded Lakewood lodgings
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A good portion (nearly 40 percent) of Lakewood residents rent rather than own, and plenty of apartments remain available (the area is dotted with houses and condos for rent as well). To become a proud renter of a sweet Colorado crash pad, here a few things you’ll need:

A willingness to live in some cheaply-priced pads: We hope that’s not asking too much of you! Many desirable rentals are available for a grand or less, and it’s common for leasers to find deals for multi-room units with all the amenities in the $1200 range.

The boring basics: We’ve said it a billion times, but be sure to have the proper documents in tow when you’re ready to fill out a renter’s app.

A careful eye: Apartment managers in Lakewood aren’t out to rip you off, but renters should read the fine print on their lease agreements closely anyway. Everything you need to know is included in these oft-tedious documents. So give your contract a close read before signing the dotted line.

The Lay of the Lakewood Land

Generally speaking, the Eastern neighborhoods in Lakewood offer renters the most economic deals! Eastern Lakewood rentals can be found anywhere from $600 or less to $1200 or more, depending on the size/style of the property.

The further west you venture into Lakewood, the more likely you are to find shopping centers, residential dwellings, and parks and recreational areas. Again, rental prices vary, but it’s not uncommon to find apartments and townhouses for $800 or less.

Finally, if you want to live in the thick of things, living quarters are available in the Belmar area, which is overflowing with eclectic shops, eateries, and rental units. The Lamar Arts District downtown offers new living spaces as well, so your choices for residences are plentiful.

Best of luck finding your dream dwellings in Lakewood, and welcome to the Rockies!

The Lay of the Lakewood Land
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Generally speaking, the Eastern neighborhoods in Lakewood offer renters the most economic deals! Eastern Lakewood rentals can be found anywhere from $600 or less to $1200 or more, depending on the size/style of the property.

The further west you venture into Lakewood, the more likely you are to find shopping centers, residential dwellings, and parks and recreational areas. Again, rental prices vary, but it’s not uncommon to find apartments and townhouses for $800 or less.

Finally, if you want to live in the thick of things, living quarters are available in the Belmar area, which is overflowing with eclectic shops, eateries, and rental units. The Lamar Arts District downtown offers new living spaces as well, so your choices for residences are plentiful.

Best of luck finding your dream dwellings in Lakewood, and welcome to the Rockies!

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City GuideLakewood
Practically every state in America has a city, township, or neighborhood (more like twenty!) that dons the name Lakewood. But only Lakewood, Colorado sits at the scenic foothills of the mighty Rocky Mountains and puts residents within 30 miles of Denver. Interested in becoming a Lakewood leaser? What’s that? No, you’re not? Well, then, hit the back button on your browser, you silly weirdo, because this page is not for you! Still with us? Good. Just peruse the following tidbits and we promise ...
Practically every state in America has a city, township, or neighborhood (more like twenty!) that dons the name Lakewood. But only Lakewood, Colorado sits at the scenic foothills of the mighty Rocky Mountains and puts residents within 30 miles of Denver. Interested in becoming a Lakewood leaser? What’s that? No, you’re not? Well, then, hit the back button on your browser, you silly weirdo, because this page is not for you! Still with us? Good. Just peruse the following tidbits and we promise ...

Having trouble with Craigslist Lakewood? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

A Sneak Peak at Lakewood

Before taking the Lakewood leap, you should know a few key facts about life in Denver’s little bro. So without further ado …

Nothing greater than the Great Outdoors: With the Rockies sitting literally in residents’ backyards, hiking and mountain biking paths are plentiful, while skiing and kayaking/canoeing are viable options as well.

Weather's not just small talk: Temperatures fluctuate drastically in a single day in Lakewood, so that a sunny, 70-degree day in May will often give way to sub-freezing temperatures by nightfall. So don’t be surprised if the shorts and tank top you were wearing at noon are replaced by thermals and a parka by midnight.

No Stepford-style suburbia: Lakewood is an independent city with its own commerce, culture, and vibe, even if its proximity to Denver sometimes gives outsiders the impression the city is just a squatting place for Mile High suburbanites. In truth, Lakewood is a better fit for residents jonesing for an urban ambiance.

To drive or not to drive? That is the question: Obviously, if you live in Lakewood and work in Denver, you’ll need your own wheels, and you should be prepared to spend plenty of time behind them. Drivers average about 40 minutes commuting. The good news is that residents who live in certain areas (like the downtown/Belmar district) can very possibly live, work, shop, and play using nothing but a pair of walking shoes as their means of transportation.

A hoot (sort of) for night owls: A common concern for apartment hunters moving to a new city is that they won’t have anything to do after the 9-5 crowd calls it quits. Fortunately, while Lakewood isn’t exactly Key West, it’s not Monotony-ville, either. You have a choice of a variety of restaurants, corner pubs, sports bars, and live music hotspots to choose from, in addition to a smattering of karaoke joints.

A Sneak Peak at Lakewood
+

Before taking the Lakewood leap, you should know a few key facts about life in Denver’s little bro. So without further ado …

Nothing greater than the Great Outdoors: With the Rockies sitting literally in residents’ backyards, hiking and mountain biking paths are plentiful, while skiing and kayaking/canoeing are viable options as well.

Weather's not just small talk: Temperatures fluctuate drastically in a single day in Lakewood, so that a sunny, 70-degree day in May will often give way to sub-freezing temperatures by nightfall. So don’t be surprised if the shorts and tank top you were wearing at noon are replaced by thermals and a parka by midnight.

No Stepford-style suburbia: Lakewood is an independent city with its own commerce, culture, and vibe, even if its proximity to Denver sometimes gives outsiders the impression the city is just a squatting place for Mile High suburbanites. In truth, Lakewood is a better fit for residents jonesing for an urban ambiance.

To drive or not to drive? That is the question: Obviously, if you live in Lakewood and work in Denver, you’ll need your own wheels, and you should be prepared to spend plenty of time behind them. Drivers average about 40 minutes commuting. The good news is that residents who live in certain areas (like the downtown/Belmar district) can very possibly live, work, shop, and play using nothing but a pair of walking shoes as their means of transportation.

A hoot (sort of) for night owls: A common concern for apartment hunters moving to a new city is that they won’t have anything to do after the 9-5 crowd calls it quits. Fortunately, while Lakewood isn’t exactly Key West, it’s not Monotony-ville, either. You have a choice of a variety of restaurants, corner pubs, sports bars, and live music hotspots to choose from, in addition to a smattering of karaoke joints.

Landing your loaded Lakewood lodgings

A good portion (nearly 40 percent) of Lakewood residents rent rather than own, and plenty of apartments remain available (the area is dotted with houses and condos for rent as well). To become a proud renter of a sweet Colorado crash pad, here a few things you’ll need:

A willingness to live in some cheaply-priced pads: We hope that’s not asking too much of you! Many desirable rentals are available for a grand or less, and it’s common for leasers to find deals for multi-room units with all the amenities in the $1200 range.

The boring basics: We’ve said it a billion times, but be sure to have the proper documents in tow when you’re ready to fill out a renter’s app.

A careful eye: Apartment managers in Lakewood aren’t out to rip you off, but renters should read the fine print on their lease agreements closely anyway. Everything you need to know is included in these oft-tedious documents. So give your contract a close read before signing the dotted line.

Landing your loaded Lakewood lodgings
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A good portion (nearly 40 percent) of Lakewood residents rent rather than own, and plenty of apartments remain available (the area is dotted with houses and condos for rent as well). To become a proud renter of a sweet Colorado crash pad, here a few things you’ll need:

A willingness to live in some cheaply-priced pads: We hope that’s not asking too much of you! Many desirable rentals are available for a grand or less, and it’s common for leasers to find deals for multi-room units with all the amenities in the $1200 range.

The boring basics: We’ve said it a billion times, but be sure to have the proper documents in tow when you’re ready to fill out a renter’s app.

A careful eye: Apartment managers in Lakewood aren’t out to rip you off, but renters should read the fine print on their lease agreements closely anyway. Everything you need to know is included in these oft-tedious documents. So give your contract a close read before signing the dotted line.

The Lay of the Lakewood Land

Generally speaking, the Eastern neighborhoods in Lakewood offer renters the most economic deals! Eastern Lakewood rentals can be found anywhere from $600 or less to $1200 or more, depending on the size/style of the property.

The further west you venture into Lakewood, the more likely you are to find shopping centers, residential dwellings, and parks and recreational areas. Again, rental prices vary, but it’s not uncommon to find apartments and townhouses for $800 or less.

Finally, if you want to live in the thick of things, living quarters are available in the Belmar area, which is overflowing with eclectic shops, eateries, and rental units. The Lamar Arts District downtown offers new living spaces as well, so your choices for residences are plentiful.

Best of luck finding your dream dwellings in Lakewood, and welcome to the Rockies!

The Lay of the Lakewood Land
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Generally speaking, the Eastern neighborhoods in Lakewood offer renters the most economic deals! Eastern Lakewood rentals can be found anywhere from $600 or less to $1200 or more, depending on the size/style of the property.

The further west you venture into Lakewood, the more likely you are to find shopping centers, residential dwellings, and parks and recreational areas. Again, rental prices vary, but it’s not uncommon to find apartments and townhouses for $800 or less.

Finally, if you want to live in the thick of things, living quarters are available in the Belmar area, which is overflowing with eclectic shops, eateries, and rental units. The Lamar Arts District downtown offers new living spaces as well, so your choices for residences are plentiful.

Best of luck finding your dream dwellings in Lakewood, and welcome to the Rockies!