71 Apartments for rent in Riverview, FL

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9034 Aspen Hollow Drive
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 17 at 1:30AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
8434 QUARTER HORSE DRIVE
Sanctuary At Oak Creek
Riverview, FL
Updated August 15 at 3:47AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
6767 WATERTON DRIVE
Lake St. Charles
Riverview, FL
Updated August 18 at 3:42AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,850
12711 BRAMFIELD DRIVE
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 18 at 3:44AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,550
5511 Legacy Crescent #202
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 17 at 11:00AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
11430 BLUE LILAC AVE
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 17 at 10:55AM
5 Bedrooms
$2,095
9223 STONE RIVER PLACE
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 17 at 4:38AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
12811 Tallowood Dr.
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 17 at 10:51AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
10515 SLEEPY ORANGE COURT
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 22 at 4:41AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,875
12008 STREAMBED DRIVE
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 17 at 12:26PM
5 Bedrooms
$1,830
11419 MOUNTAIN BAY DRIVE
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 15 at 11:19AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,800
10405 Lakeside Vista Dr
Riverview
Riverview, FL
Updated August 22 at 2:15AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,500
10402 PARAGON PLACE
South Pointe of Tampa
Riverview, FL
Updated August 15 at 6:02AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,532
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City Guide
Riverview
Getting an Apartment

Breathe easy: getting an apartment at Riverview may not be a difficult task. The overall vacancy rates are 11% and in some neighborhoods, vacancy rates touch 25%, meaning one in four homes may be for rent. You have to thank the economic downturn for this. Many of the houses brought during the property boom are under foreclosure, lapped up by investors at rock-bottom prices, and are now available for rent. People with wanderlust would be perfectly at home here. A good chunk of the real estate stock is actually mobile homes and condos.

What to Do in Riverside?

Just because it is a buyer’s market, a cavalier attitude towards renting your home may spell trouble. The average vacancy rates may be high, but competition can be just as fierce as in bigger cities when it comes to that desired neighborhood or the condo of your choice. Approach the apartment hunt systematically and professionally. Go all-out to impress the landlord and convince her of your credibility. But unless you are aiming for the crown jewel, it pays to look around and zero in on a house after considering several options.

Neighborhoods

Port Sutton – East Tampa: If you have to commute to Tampa, or have a calling for the sea, then the Port Sutton – East Tampa suburban waterfront neighborhood is for you. Average rentals here are modest, and considerably less than most of Florida’s other neighborhoods. This is driven mainly by the high vacancy rates that hover around 30%.

Progress Village: If you seek a slightly upmarket alternative to Port Sutton – East Tampa, head to Progress Village. Rentals are relatively high but vacancy rates are lower at 13.1%. People in the armed forces have an affinity to this neighborhood; one in every forty residents is in the military.

Route 301 - Everhart Road: If you want a medium to large-sized house or apartment on a budget, try out the neighborhood around Route 301 – Everhart Road. $$$

Route 301 - Riverview Drive: Drive south to Riverview Drive and you'll pay more for apartment rentals, but the vacancy rate doubles to around 18%, so you may have a better choice. Once again, the military is strongly represented here, as a good number of residents serve in the armed forces.

Route 301 - Causeway Boulevard: If you prefer a smaller accommodation, and a nice neighborhood to boot, head east on Route 301 to Causeway Boulevard and further to Robert Tolle Drive and Bloomingdale Avenue, which has a very high concentration of one, two, or no bedroom real estate. This neighborhood is also a cultural melting pot, and you are certain to run into people with German and South American roots. $$$

Providence Road - Bloomingdale Avenue: As far as statistics go, this one takes the cake: this neighborhood has a higher number of divorcees than most other neighborhoods in America. Other than that, it’s a moderate-income neighborhood populated by a sizable number of managerial executives, with modest rentals.

Town Center: Riverview’s Town Center does not come at a low cost. The stock is mostly medium to large single-family homes and mobile homes, making it more suited for families. Most of the residential real estate is owner-occupied, but vacancy rates remain high at 9.4%.

Boyette Road - Donneymoor Drive: If you fancy all the amenities of the town centre, such as proximity to amenities and shops, but want to shell out considerably less, head to the Boyette Road and Donneymoor Drive.

Boyette Road - Balm Riverview Road: If you fancy all the amenities of the town center and for some reason want to pay an extra premium for the same, head to the neighborhood around Boyette Road and Balm Riverview Road. This is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in all of Florida to rent a home, but yet there are takers, as vacancy rates are not too high. The real estate here is mostly large homes.

Boyette Road - Raulerson Road: Just south of one of most expensive neighborhoods in Riverview lies the least expensive one. There is apparently no catch here. The neighborhood has all the urban sophistication in place. The neighborhood actually ranks among the wealthiest in America.

Balm Riverview Road - Moss Island Drive – Big Bend Road: If you want the property dealer to run after you, head for the neighborhood around Balm Riverview Road, Moss Island Drive and Big Bend Road. Rental prices are very high, but so are vacancy rates. More than one in four homes lie vacant.

Bullfrog Creek Road - Symmes Road: Anothert desireable location at rock-bottom prices is Bullfrog Creek Road - Symmes Road. It is no surprise that vacancy rates are lower than elsewhere here.

The Southern Suburbs: The southern suburbs and the neighborhood around Route 301 - Hallmark Boulevard, Prestwick Drive and Heritage Greens Parkway are decently populated neighborhoods with a lot of character and plenty of corner stores stocked with your weeknight essentials.

Edgeknoll Drive - Spottswood Drive: If you prefer to stay at the edge of the town, in a neighborhood dominated by farmers, foresters, and fishers rather than working professionals, go for the Edgeknoll Drive - Spottswood Drive area.

Living the Riverside Life

Sperling’s attributes an overall cost of living index of 92 to Riverview (the mean value is 100), which means that it is lower than the average cost of living in the US. The cost of living is slightly higher than Tampa’s score of 88, however.

The odds are that there are more golf-addicts in Riverview than anywhere else. There are seven golf courses within ten miles from the city center. But if golf is not your cup of tea, don’t despair. You can settle for the Busch Gardens theme park or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers instead.

The HART Commuter Express connects Riverview with Tampa but most of the people simply drive. Tampa downtown can be anywhere between seven to fifteen minutes away, depending on traffic.

Rent Report
Riverview

August 2017 Riverview Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2017 Riverview Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Riverview rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Riverview rents increased marginally over the past month

Riverview rents have increased 0.1% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.5% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Riverview stand at $1,030 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,280 for a two-bedroom. Riverview's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 3.3%, as well as the national average of 2.9%.

Rents rising across cities in Florida

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Riverview, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Florida, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Florida as a whole has logged a 3.3% year-over-year growth. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the rest of the state, Pembroke Pines is the most expensive of all Florida's major cities outside the Tampa metro, with a median two-bedroom rent of $2,390; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, Miami, where a two-bedroom goes for $1,350, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.8%).
  • Orlando, Gainesville, and Jacksonville have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (5.6%, 5.4%, and 4.3%, respectively).

Riverview rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Riverview has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases, while in a few cases, rents have actually declined. Riverview is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Riverview's median two-bedroom rent of $1,280 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.9% over the past year.
  • While rents in Riverview remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Phoenix (+5.0%), Los Angeles (+4.8%), Charlotte (+4.1%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,020, $1,730, and $1,110 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Riverview than most large cities. Comparably, Los Angeles has a median 2BR rent of $1,730.

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
Tampa $970 $1,210 0.8% 4.5%
St. Petersburg $920 $1,140 0.5% 4.0%
Clearwater $920 $1,140 0.3% 3.1%
Brandon $1,000 $1,240 0.6% 3.7%
Largo $890 $1,100 0.2% 4.6%
Riverview $1,030 $1,280 0.1% 1.5%
Palm Harbor $1,050 $1,310 -0.9% 3.1%
New Port Richey $800 $1,000 0.9% 7.8%

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.