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1126 Apartments for rent in Orlando, FL

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Last updated October 16 at 4:04pm UTC
The Enclave At Lake Underhill
4004 Lake Underhill Rd
Orlando, FL
Updated October 16 at 4:03pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,170
2 Bedrooms
$1,565
3 Bedrooms
$1,775
Pine Harbour
10600 Bloomfield Dr
Orlando, FL
Updated October 16 at 4:03pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,140
2 Bedrooms
$1,315
3 Bedrooms
$1,705
City Guide
Orlando
Welcome to...

Orlando. The happiest place on earth, home to various theme parks, a world of amusement, great rental apartments, and tons of culture. Banking, logistics, and aerospace all have a notable presence in Orlando too, and let us not forget it’s home to our beloved Tupperware. Despite the many goings-on, Orlando is relatively small. Only about 255,000 people call the city home, which means that the surrounding areas are both thickly settled with renters and very much part of the tourist and resident scene.

Kissimmee and Altamonte Springs are both popular cities for young families who are renting. (Not surprising, given Kissimmee is right next to the theme parks!) Altamonte Springs is also great for young singles, especially UCF and tech students, due to its centrality and entertainment options. And with a large student population in the Orlando area overall, the highest traffic for renters moving in and out tends to be on the semester schedule, during the spring and the fall. Most people tend to stay for 3-6 years, depending on whether they’re coming for school, Disney-related work, or something more long-term.

How Should I Prepare?

Due to the abundance of transient job seekers (the theme parks alone employ tons of people, and many such workers treat these gigs as a crossroad) and the fact that Florida is just that way, expect to be asked to prove job security, savings, or positive multi-year rental history. Upscale Orlando rentals can be priced slightly high for overall market conditions - that's due to a lot of economic factors way too boring to discuss here - so there are often incentives to be seized. If you're willing to sign a lease of at least 12 months, and you don't see an incentive advertised, ask or negotiate for it - reread the previous sentence.

How’s the Pet-Friendliness?

Orlando isn't the most pet-friendly rental scene in the country, though it is making steady improvements. While there are an increasing number of properties beginning to welcome furry friends, you'll find many high-rises have a no-pet policy or strict weight restrictions and/or fees. "Conditional" or "Considered" are terms you will often come across when searching for pet-friendly apartments in Orlando.

Layout of Orlando

Living near so many theme parks is the absolute dream, of course. But with this many places of happiness around, which neighborhood should you choose? You’re in luck, because our city guide is here to help you figure out which area fits you best. Read on, apartment hunter!

Orlando: Here you’ll find posh, high-rise apartments, lakes, farmer's markets, pro sports, performing arts, and dozens of hip restaurants (many owned by notable chefs) and bars that bring out your fun-loving, food-loving side! Thornton Park, Lake Eola, and the Central Business District make up the most chic core of Orlando's downtown area, and this is reflected in steeper rent prices.

Lake Buena Vista: Home of The Walt Disney World Resort, and privately controlled by The Walt Disney Company (although it is an incorporated state municipality), Lake Buena Vista is the mostly heavily touristed region and has every imaginable store, souvenir, chain restaurant, theme restaurant, high-end restaurant, and lodging that exists or soon will. The apartments here are mainly big complexes with island motif names - resplendent with pools, fountains, artificial lakes, landscaped grounds...and they are all highly similar to each other. Seek opinions about management and maintenance in gleaning your best choice.

Kissimmee: In relation to Lake Buena Vista, Kissimmee is a few miles south, less frenetic, and marginally less expensive. This city sits right on the edge of Lake Tohopekaliga (Lake Toho, for short), which means that although Kissimmee is close to the Disney theme parks, it’s got a lot to offer in its own right too. The Kissimmee Waterfront Park has fishing piers, walking paths, playgrounds...it’s great place for those who want theme park proximity but with a little less hassle. Except for when the annual Silver Spurs Rodeo rolls around, of course. That one’s a pretty big deal.

Celebration: An entirely Disney designed (but no longer company owned) master community, Celebration could literally be from a Disney movie. Directly connected to the Magic Kingdom (but not as close as LBV), the architecture, piers, post-office, movie theater, restaurants, and shops lend to a surreal atmosphere. This city is ridiculously clean, like gum-wrappers-are-litter clean. There is a dearth of 1 BR accommodations here, so Celebration is best suited for young families or roommates with a desire for an easy commute to Disney.

Altamonte Springs: Quiet, yet full of fun things to do, Altamonte Springs is about 10-15 minutes from Orlando and offers shopping, restaurants, and the Cranes Roost Park and Lake. People from Casselberry, Longwood, and Maitland come to Altamonte Springs to enjoy what the city center has to offer, including its indoor shopping mall and large movie theater. Altamonte Springs is undergoing extensive developments, with plans for more large-scale apartment buildings and high rise condominiums in its near future, so plenty of spaces are opening up for renters in this area. And with so many upcoming available apartments and things to do in this area, it is perfect for families and young professionals.

Winter Garden: Winter Garden is a pleasant, small city with a country feel, right on Lake Apopka - Florida's third largest lake. Just west of Orlando, Winter Garden has a little bit of everything and lots of fishing. Its historical downtown offers various restaurants, shops, cafes, museums, and a performing arts venue. And its open-air shopping center, Winter Village Garden, is a popular spot for an enjoyable shopping spree! Plus, with its proximity to Windermere, living in Winter Garden gives you access to all of the area’s great shopping and schools, for cheaper rent. This city is becoming increasingly popular for families and growing businesses.

Dr. Phillips/Bay Hill: The communities of Dr. Phillips and Bay Hill are the closest to Universal Studios and Seaworld, and this is some of the priciest real estate in the metro region (Tiger Woods lives one town over). Very few apartments, several house rentals though - mostly 3 BR, some 2BR.

Orlando Overall

The truth is that, living in Orlando and its surrounding neighborhoods, you will feel no more imposed upon by the plethora of parks than the people of Las Vegas do by the Strip. It's there, everyone's aware it’s there, and it’s generally avoided whenever possible. However, they're fun to visit (locals discounts and specials are generous) and perfect for incentivizing your friends to come see you. But there’s plenty more besides the parks, too! For example, you may not have realized that Orlando has a killer live music scene. From downtown bars to the House of Blues (Disney, of course), live bands are everywhere to be found and enjoyed. Orlando also hosts the Florida Film Festival, Florida Music Festival, Orlando International Fringe Festival, Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, and more, so you certainly don’t have to be obsessed with Mickey Mouse to enjoy living here.

Orlando residents love to have a good time and have an appreciation for the artistic and creative, no matter which form that may take (film, traditional art, etc.). And if you’re sports-friendly, this is the place for you! Sports make up a huge part of the culture here, so you certainly won’t be alone in your love for the game. Overall, Orlando is a multi-layered city with lots to offer in itself and in its surrounding neighbor cities. No matter where you’re looking to make your home, you’re sure to find a perfect match around here.

Rent Report
Orlando

October 2018 Orlando Rent Report

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

Orlando rents declined slightly over the past month

Orlando rents have declined 0.2% over the past month, but are up significantly by 4.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Orlando stand at $1,070 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,280 for a two-bedroom. Orlando's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.4%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the Orlando Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Orlando, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Orlando 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.

  • Winter Park has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 5.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,260, while one-bedrooms go for $1,060.
  • Over the past month, Casselberry has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.7%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,260, while one-bedrooms go for $1,050.
  • Oviedo has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Orlando metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,530; rents went down 0.4% over the past month but rose 1.5% over the past year.
  • Sanford has the least expensive rents in the Orlando metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,140; rents fell 0.2% over the past month but rose 2.9% over the past year.

Orlando rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased significantly in Orlando, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Orlando is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with Florida as a whole logging rent growth of 1.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.2% in Jacksonville and 0.1% in Miami.
  • Orlando's median two-bedroom rent of $1,280 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 4.6% rise in Orlando.
  • While Orlando's rents rose significantly over the past year, the city of Nashville saw a decrease of 0.9%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Orlando than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,110, which is nearly two-and-a-half times the price in Orlando.

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
Orlando $1,070 $1,280 -0.2% 4.6%
Kissimmee $1,010 $1,220 -0.2% 2.5%
Sanford $950 $1,140 -0.2% 2.9%
Apopka $970 $1,160 -0.2% 0.7%
Altamonte Springs $1,050 $1,250 0.1% 5.0%
Winter Garden $1,030 $1,230 0.0% 0.0%
Oviedo $1,280 $1,530 -0.4% 1.5%
Winter Springs $1,070 $1,280 -0.3% 2.7%
Winter Park $1,060 $1,260 -0.1% 5.8%
Casselberry $1,050 $1,260 -0.7% 2.9%
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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.

Orlando Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states
Here's how Orlando ranks on:
C Overall satisfaction
B- Safety and crime rate
B Jobs and career opportunities
C Recreational activities
B- Affordability
B+ Quality of schools
C+ Social Life
B+ Weather
C Commute time
A State and local taxes
C Public transit
B Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
Full data available when viewing on a non-mobile device.
Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released Orlando’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.

"Orlando renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories average scores."

Key Findings in Orlando include the following:

  • Orlando renters gave their city a C overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for Orlando were state and local taxes and weather which received A and B+ grades, respectively.
  • The areas of concern to Orlando renters are public transit, recreational activities and commute time, which all received scores of C.
  • Orlando millennials are unsatisfied with their city, giving it an overall rating of C, while renters who are parents are more satisfied, giving it a B-.
  • Orlando did relatively poorly compared to similar cities in Florida like Saint Petersburg (B-), Miami (C+), Jacksonville (B-) and Tampa (B).
  • Orlando earned similar scores compared to other cities nationwide, including Cincinnati (C+), Lexington (C) and Durham (C).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

Renters say:

  • "Traffic can be crazy at times, but I love that there are a lot of fun things to do." -Olga R.
  • "I love that there’s so much to do, but a lot of it is very expensive. Public transit is great but could be better to accommodate the number of people here without cars." -Amanda M.
  • "Orlando has the positives and negatives that come with being a tourist destination. There are lots of things to do and great nightlife, but sometimes the idea of driving anywhere seems like madness." -Joseph M.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.