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Last updated February 4 2023 at 1:06 AM

271 Apartments for rent in Okemos, MI with Hardwood Floors

Scoring an apartment with hardwood floors can be a big win for Okemos renters. They`re typically a beautiful addition to your space. They’re also easier to clean and sweep, partic... Read Guide >
Meridian Meadows Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$983
687 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,128
897 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,503
1107 sqft
This property is managed by Beztak, 2022 recipient of the US Best Managed Companies for the third year in a row, sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. Call and let us tell you why! You can choose from five spacious floor plans to suit your specific needs including loft and townhome styles and some with private entry and basements. Meridian Meadows is a community with just the right amenities and tranquility to make you feel right at home. Residents are happy to find thoughtfully designed apartments and townhomes with open floor plans, walk-in closets and private patios or balconies. All buildings feature common area washers and dryers for your convenience and the spacious townhomes feature in-home laundry connections. Meridian Meadows offers a tranquil setting with a swimming pool, expansive clubhouse and basketball court.
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Okemos Station Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,005
674 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,090
825 sqft
This property is managed by Beztak, 2022 recipient of the US Best Managed Companies for the third year in a row, sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. Call and let us tell you why! Okemos Station in Okemos, Michigan, offers convenient living in a truly unique park-like setting that boasts expansive green spaces and mature landscape. Inside Okemos Station, residents are happy to find thoughtfully designed apartments and townhomes with open floor plans, walk-in closets and private patios or balconies. All buildings feature common area washers and dryers for your convenience and the spacious townhomes feature in-home laundry connections. Our community offers a tranquil setting with a swimming pool, playground and sand volleyball court. Okemos Station is conveniently located minutes away from major freeways including I-96, I-69 and I-496. Residents can enjoy great shopping, dining and entertainment, while still savoring the serenity of our neighborhood.
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Results within 1 mile of Okemos
152 Milford St Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,800
Lovely 2 bedroom 1 bathroom house is located just a block away from Grand River and MSU’s East Campus! This house was recently renovated and has beautiful hardwood floors throughout. There are spacious rooms which are perfect for bedrooms, study rooms, or for entertaining! There is a huge deck and large backyard that would be great for hosting tailgates and get-togethers CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Granite Kitchen Attached Garage HUGE Deck Large Backyard Hardwood Floors Washer/Dryer Close to Campus Close to Downtown East Lansing Off Street Parking for two Lawn Mowing by Landlord Snow Removal by Landlord (RLNE4356537)
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Results within 5 miles of Okemos
The Vista at the Heights Photo Gallery 1
1 of 37
1 Bedroom
$1,519
785 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,568
947 sqft
Studio to three-bedroom homes featuring in-home laundry, quartz countertops and polished concrete or plank flooring. Community amenities include a 24-hour gym, an elevator and a fire pit. Next to Eastwood Towne Center off Highway 127.
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Gateway Lofts Lansing Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
8 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,613
605 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,309
1057 sqft
Gateway Lofts Lansing is a brand-new apartment community that connects you to everything Lansing and East Lansing, MI have to offer. Enjoy being less than 5 miles from downtown Lansing and less than 2 miles from MSU. Residents will enjoy a complimentary coffee bar, lounge with billiards, fitness center, conference room, and on-site dining and shopping. Our brand-new apartments feature stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, wood-style planks floors, and more! Be the first to live at Gateway Lofts Lansing!
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Woodland Lakes Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,198
1000 sqft
Plenty of places to play, including playground, fitness center, pool and sauna. Enjoy volleyball, tennis and basketball courts. Set among trees near a man-made lake. Near Michigan State University campus and I-96.
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Volaris Lansing Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
20 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,370
658 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,765
1009 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,270
1423 sqft
At Volaris you will enjoy resort-inspired amenities and luxury living in the heart of everything Downtown Lansing has to offer. With easy access to Michigan State University, popular restaurants and bars, unique shopping, local parks and proximity to freeways, our one-of-a-kind location is designed to suit any lifestyle. Each unique floor plan features generous layouts for comfortable living including chef-style kitchens, luxury plank flooring, modern bathrooms and an in-home washer/dryer.
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Hidden Tree Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$930
712 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$990
820 sqft
Hiddentree Apartments offers spacious floor plans and access to the East Lansing school district. We offer housing options such as spacious one, two and three bedroom floor plans with chef’s kitchens, family size rooms, oversized closets, and a private terrace. Not only is Hiddentree centrally located near major shopping, dining, and recreational venues, but it’s only a few blocks from Michigan State University’s campus!
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Briarcliffe Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
Verified
24 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$880
790 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$975
830 sqft
Welcome home to Briarcliffe! Our spacious homes are set amid serene and manicured grounds in a location that is unbeatable. From Briarcliffe, you will have quick and easy access to every part of the greater Lansing area, East Lansing and Okemos. Briarcliffe offers spacious one and two bedroom apartments as well as two bedroom townhomes. Each home features a galley-style kitchen, large open floor plans, spacious closets, and finished basements in our townhomes! Our community is pet friendly and includes a fitness center, dry saunas, a heated indoor/outdoor pool, sand volleyball court and plenty of green space to simply enjoy a quiet walk.
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Redwood Holt Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
36 Units Available
2 Bedrooms
$1,624
1343 sqft
Redwood Holt is where you’ll find the single-story apartment you've been looking for. Live in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, pet-friendly apartment rental home with an attached garage. Enjoy being surrounded by charming greenery, with all the amenities of Holt and Delhi Charter Township just a stone’s throw away. Plus, you can get to all the arts, entertainment, dining and attractions of Lansing in just 15 minutes. But more than that, you can feel at home in a neighborhood atmosphere where life is quiet and friendly. Won't you join us? Redwood is an Equal Housing Provider.
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Stonehedge Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$741
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$988
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,239
1180 sqft
We don't just rent apartments. From the moment you walk through the front door you'll feel the comfort and security that makes our residents happy to call us home. Cutting edge amenities, meticulously-groomed grounds, and a dedicated staff contributes to a higher standard of living. Convenient shopping, award-winning schools, local museums and parks are all close at hand, with sponsored activities to develop new hobbies while getting to know your neighbors.
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Timber Lake Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$862
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$947
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,119
860 sqft
Timber Lake and features spacious apartments in natural settings overlooking several peaceful lakes. Amenities include lake views, hardwood like floors, in-unit washer and dryer, walk-in closets, ample parking and fitness center. We offer a welcoming on-site management staff and a 24-hour emergency maintenance team. We are pet friendly and accept all sizes large and small, dogs and cats. Coffee shops, restaurants, banks, pharmacies and major grocery stores are all just a short walk away. Enjoy living in one of East Lansing’s finest apartment communities!
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Aspen Lakes Estates Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,339
826 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,729
1280 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,994
1576 sqft
Eclectic retro living in the renovated West Bend Company Factory building. Community features a rooftop terrace with a bocce ball court and an outdoor kitchen.
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Pine Lane Estates Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
5 Units Available
2 Bedrooms
$1,125
1049 sqft
On the east side of Lansing near Highway 127. Two-bedroom apartment homes feature gas fireplaces, walk-in closets and high ceilings. The park-like community amenities include a gym, a coffee bar and outdoor grills.
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205 Leslie St Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1456 sqft
205 Leslie St Available 02/18/23 Charming & Spacious 3-BDR 1-BTH House w/ Bonus Room - Spacious 3-bedroom, 1-bath house located in the Eastside Neighborhood. This house has more than 1,400 square feet of living space. Hardwood floors and an abundance of charm throughout. All three bedrooms are very large. The bedrooms and the bathroom are located upstairs. The attic space is finished and can be used as a bonus room (cannot be used as a bedroom). It would make a great playroom, office or workout space. The bathroom has a clawfoot tub. The living room, formal dining room and spacious kitchen make up the first floor. The basement is unfinished. Washer/dryer hook-ups are in the basement. The back door leads to a back deck and nice back yard with many mature trees. The driveway is shared with the neighboring house. The covered front porch is inviting and has a lovely hanging bench. There is a storage shed in the back yard. This house does not have a garage nor does it have any air conditioning. Tenant is responsible for all utilities. Tenant is responsible for lawn/snow maintenance. Pet friendly (limit 2). $300 non-refundable pet fee. $25 monthly pet fee. No smoking allowed. $40 non-refundable screening fee per applicant over the age of 18. Credit check will be ran. Security deposit will be 1.0-1.5 times rent depending on application score. Minimum credit score (VantageScore 3.0) of 575 required. 12-month lease required. (RLNE7915683)
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1114 Dakin St Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,050
618 sqft
1114 Dakin Street, Laning, MI 48912 - 1114 Dakin Welcomes you! This house is absolutely incredible! 1114 Dakin offers you 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, hard wood flooring, new kitchen vinyl plank flooring, washer and dryer hook up, full basement, and fully fenced in backyard. Completely move-in ready! Tenant pays ALL utilities. Property does ACCEPT Section 8. Property does ACCEPT pets. Schedule your showing today at www.dshubergroup.com where you may read about our criteria and requirements, online application process, company and team! Here you may also view all of the photos, details and amenities for each property. You can also read about our online application process, criteria, requirements, company and team! Please read our terms of service regarding our current showing procedures at dshubergroup.com PETSCREENING IS A REQUIRED PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL APPLICANTS, regardless of pet acceptance status of the home for which you are applying: A welcoming environment is paramount to all of our residents. To help ensure ALL of our residents understand our pet and animal-related policies, we use a third-party screening service and require EVERYONE to complete a profile (No Pet/Pet/Animal). Submitting pet profiles requires the applicant to pay a maximum fee of $25 PER PET, payable to Petscreening.com at the time the profile is created. No-pet or assistance animal profiles are no cost to the applicant. This process ensures we have formalized pet and animal-related policy acknowledgments and more accurate records to create greater mutual accountability. If you need accommodation in another way, please contact our Leasing team. While applying, please get started by selecting a profile category on our landing page. Copy and paste the following link into another tab: https://dshuber.petscreening.com/ PLEASE NOTE: We only accept payment through our online portal at dshubergroup.com or by money order in person at our office at 3724 W. St. Joseph St. Lansing. Property owners NEVER accept payments on our behalf. If you are asked for payment any other way, please report this scam to our office at 517-507-9993. At DS Huber Real Estate Group LLC, we’re committed to ensuring you have the best rental experience possible, so we’ve partnered with Latchel to offer you Home Assistant, a resident amenity platform giving you a 24/7 virtual concierge and online hub of various financial and lifestyle perks. With your virtual concierge, you can schedule any maintenance requests with a 60-second response time guarantee, as well as any resident-responsible home services like housekeeping, furniture assembly, TV mounting, carpet cleaning, donation pickup, and many other services to make your living experience 5-Stars. With an online hub of extra benefits, you can get up to $1,000 in damage reimbursements for resident-caused damages, and get exclusive access to things like cash back on rent, insurance policies, and more! The cost for this program is $25 per month and is required for leasing with DS Huber. (RLNE7847471)
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2315 Marguerite Ave Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,400
1237 sqft
2315 Marguerite Avenue, Lansing, MI 48912 - Welcome to 2315 Marguerite! This home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a full basement, a fenced-in back yard, a detached garage, as well as an electric washer and dryer! Tenants pays all utilites Does accept Section 8 Does accept pets Schedule your showing today at www.dshubergroup.com where you may read about our criteria and requirements, online application process, company and team! Here you may also view all of the photos, details and amenities for each property. You can also read about our online application process, criteria, requirements, company and team! Please read our terms of service regarding our current showing procedures at dshubergroup.com . PETSCREENING IS A REQUIRED PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL APPLICANTS, regardless of pet acceptance status of the home for which you are applying: A welcoming environment is paramount to all of our residents. To help ensure ALL of our residents understand our pet and animal-related policies, we use a third-party screening service and require EVERYONE to complete a profile (No Pet/Pet/Animal). Submitting pet profiles requires the applicant to pay a maximum fee of $25 PER PET, payable to Petscreening.com at the time the profile is created. No-pet or assistance animal profiles are no cost to the applicant. This process ensures we have formalized pet and animal-related policy acknowledgments and more accurate records to create greater mutual accountability. If you need accommodation in another way, please contact our Leasing team. While applying, please get started by selecting a profile category on our landing page. Copy and paste the following link into another tab: https://dshuber.petscreening.com/ PLEASE NOTE: We only accept payment through our online portal at dshubergroup.com or by money order in person at our office at 3724 W. St. Joseph St. Lansing. Property owners NEVER accept payments on our behalf. If you are asked for payment any other way, please report this scam to our office at 517-507-9993. At DS Huber Real Estate Group LLC, we’re committed to ensuring you have the best rental experience possible, so we’ve partnered with Latchel to offer you Home Assistant, a resident amenity platform giving you a 24/7 virtual concierge and online hub of various financial and lifestyle perks. With your virtual concierge, you can schedule any maintenance requests with a 60-second response time guarantee, as well as any resident-responsible home services like housekeeping, furniture assembly, TV mounting, carpet cleaning, donation pickup, and many other services to make your living experience 5-Stars. With an online hub of extra benefits, you can get up to $1,000 in damage reimbursements for resident-caused damages, and get exclusive access to things like cash back on rent, insurance policies, and more! The cost for this program is $25 per month and is required for leasing with DS Huber. (RLNE7840318)
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1217 N Lathrop St Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$975
840 sqft
1217 N Lathrop St, Lansing, MI 48912 - 3 bed 1 bath beautiful hardwood floors minutes away from the zoo! With newly painted walls, fresh hardwood flooring, electric washer & dryer in the full basement. Tenant pays ALL utilities. Property does ACCEPT Section 8. Property does ACCEPT pets. Schedule your showing today at www.dshubergroup.com where you may read about our criteria and requirements, online application process, company and team! Here you may also view all of the photos, details and amenities for each property. You can also read about our online application process, criteria, requirements, company and team! Please read our terms of service regarding our current showing procedures at dshubergroup.com PETSCREENING IS A REQUIRED PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL APPLICANTS, regardless of pet acceptance status of the home for which you are applying: A welcoming environment is paramount to all of our residents. To help ensure ALL of our residents understand our pet and animal-related policies, we use a third-party screening service and require EVERYONE to complete a profile (No Pet/Pet/Animal). Submitting pet profiles requires the applicant to pay a maximum fee of $25 PER PET, payable to Petscreening.com at the time the profile is created. No-pet or assistance animal profiles are no cost to the applicant. This process ensures we have formalized pet and animal-related policy acknowledgments and more accurate records to create greater mutual accountability. If you need accommodation in another way, please contact our Leasing team. While applying, please get started by selecting a profile category on our landing page. Copy and paste the following link into another tab: https://dshuber.petscreening.com/ PLEASE NOTE: We only accept payment through our online portal at dshubergroup.com or by money order in person at our office at 3724 W. St. Joseph St. Lansing. Property owners NEVER accept payments on our behalf. If you are asked for payment any other way, please report this scam to our office at 517-507-9993. At DS Huber Real Estate Group LLC, we’re committed to ensuring you have the best rental experience possible, so we’ve partnered with Latchel to offer you Home Assistant, a resident amenity platform giving you a 24/7 virtual concierge and online hub of various financial and lifestyle perks. With your virtual concierge, you can schedule any maintenance requests with a 60-second response time guarantee, as well as any resident-responsible home services like housekeeping, furniture assembly, TV mounting, carpet cleaning, donation pickup, and many other services to make your living experience 5-Stars. With an online hub of extra benefits, you can get up to $1,000 in damage reimbursements for resident-caused damages, and get exclusive access to things like cash back on rent, insurance policies, and more! The cost for this program is $25 per month and is required for leasing with DS Huber. (RLNE7092739)
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943 Dakin St Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,200
937 sqft
$325 Off Move in Costs! 943 Dakin St, Lansing, MI 48912 - $325 Off Move in Costs! Welcome to 943 Dakin. This Corner lot home has 2 upstairs bedrooms along with plenty of storage space. The newly remodeled bathroom could be a perfect fit for you as well. Downstairs you have a larger living room and dining room,with a freshly painted kitchen. Store all of your belongings that are seasonal in your shed which is located to the side of this house in a fenced in yard. Tenant pays ALL utilities. Property does ACCEPT Section 8. Property does ACCEPT pets. Schedule your showing today at www.dshubergroup.com where you may read about our criteria and requirements, online application process, company and team! Here you may also view all of the photos, details and amenities for each property. You can also read about our online application process, criteria, requirements, company and team! Please read our terms of service regarding our current showing procedures at dshubergroup.com PETSCREENING IS A REQUIRED PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL APPLICANTS, regardless of pet acceptance status of the home for which you are applying: A welcoming environment is paramount to all of our residents. To help ensure ALL of our residents understand our pet and animal-related policies, we use a third-party screening service and require EVERYONE to complete a profile (No Pet/Pet/Animal). Submitting pet profiles requires the applicant to pay a maximum fee of $25 PER PET, payable to Petscreening.com at the time the profile is created. No-pet or assistance animal profiles are no cost to the applicant. This process ensures we have formalized pet and animal-related policy acknowledgments and more accurate records to create greater mutual accountability. If you need accommodation in another way, please contact our Leasing team. While applying, please get started by selecting a profile category on our landing page. Copy and paste the following link into another tab: https://dshuber.petscreening.com/ PLEASE NOTE: We only accept payment through our online portal at dshubergroup.com or by money order in person at our office at 3724 W. St. Joseph St. Lansing. Property owners NEVER accept payments on our behalf. If you are asked for payment any other way, please report this scam to our office at 517-507-9993. At DS Huber Real Estate Group LLC, we’re committed to ensuring you have the best rental experience possible, so we’ve partnered with Latchel to offer you Home Assistant, a resident amenity platform giving you a 24/7 virtual concierge and online hub of various financial and lifestyle perks. With your virtual concierge, you can schedule any maintenance requests with a 60-second response time guarantee, as well as any resident-responsible home services like housekeeping, furniture assembly, TV mounting, carpet cleaning, donation pickup, and many other services to make your living experience 5-Stars. With an online hub of extra benefits, you can get up to $1,000 in damage reimbursements for resident-caused damages, and get exclusive access to things like cash back on rent, insurance policies, and more! The cost for this program is $25 per month and is required for leasing with DS Huber. (RLNE6841514)
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401 W Grand River Ave Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$2,400
Lovely 4 bedroom 1-1/2 bathroom house right next to campus located just a block away from MSU’s Student Union! This house was recently completely renovated and has beautiful hardwood floors throughout. There are spacious rooms which are perfect for bedrooms, study rooms, or for entertaining! There is a backyard that would be great for hosting tailgates and get-togethers 4 Bedrooms 1-1/2 Bathrooms Central Air Conditioning Hardwood Floors Washer/Dryer Close to Campus Close to Downtown East Lansing Off Street Parking for Four Lawn Mowing by Landlord Snow Removal by Landlord (RLNE4353996)
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329 Kipling Blvd Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
1200 sqft
Beautiful 3 Bedroom Cape Cod in Mainly Home Owner East Side Area. 3 Blocks from US127, Frandor, and East Lansing. 2 Full Baths. 1st Floor All Beautiful Hardwood Floors. 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Room, Bath 2nd floor 3rd Bedroom Suite. Built in Closets and Drawers for Storage All Appliances Included. Central Air. Garage. Fenced Yard for Privacy. Most Pets OK. Once you Drive By You will Fall in Love with this Wonderful Home and Area. Apply for this Great Home NOW to get qualified
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Results within 10 miles of Okemos
Metro Place Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,045
436 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,100
547 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
863 sqft
We are located only 1 block away from the Capital Building downtown Lansing and close to Cooley Law School. Metro place was built with great concern for the environment, which means you can be proud of our green rating. Our spacious, open floor plans feature all the modern finishes you love, including wood-style vinyl floors, quartz counter-tops, custom designed cabinetry and more. You will also enjoy plenty of closet space, a walk-out balcony and an in-unit washer and dryer.
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Redwood DeWitt Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
10 Units Available
2 Bedrooms
$1,674
1343 sqft
Redwood(R) DeWitt is where you’ll find the single-story apartment you've been looking for. Live in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, pet-friendly apartment rental home with an attached garage. Enjoy being surrounded by charming greenery, with all the amenities of DeWitt just a stone’s throw away. Plus, you can get to all the arts, entertainment, dining and attractions of Lansing in just 15 minutes. But more than that, you can feel at home in a neighborhood atmosphere where life is quiet and friendly. Won't you join us? Redwood is an Equal Housing Provider.
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Lansing Tower Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
Contact for Availability
Studio
$884
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,027
770 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,181
1090 sqft
Welcome home to Lansing Tower Apartments, a premier mid-rise building located in the heart of downtown Lansing. Enjoy the comfort of a spacious studio or one, two, or three bedroom apartment home that offers modern looks and convenient features. Relax in our resident lounge, grab a hot cup of coffee in the complimentary caf or take a swim in our crystal blue pool. Rest easy knowing our professional staff with 24-hour emergency maintenance service has you covered around the clock. Lansing Tower Apartments offers breathtaking views of the city and has a parking garage for your convenience. Lansing Tower Apartments is conveniently located only minutes from I-96, I-475, I-69 and US Route 127 making travel a breeze. If youre in the mood for fun, step out your door and youre in the heart of it all with nearby cultural museums, unique shopping, exciting night life, iconic restaurants and Michigans historical Capitol Building. The choice is simple, welcome home to Lansing Tower!
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How much is rent for an apartment with hardwood floors in Okemos?

Rental prices for apartments with hardwood floors in Okemos range from $950 to $1,500 per month.

How many apartments with hardwood floors are available for rent in Okemos?

Currently, there are 2 apartments with hardwood floors available for rent in Okemos.

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City Guide for Okemos, MI

Okemos seems like it’s in the middle of nowhere. In fact, it once was. Okemos was once a Native American settlement and trading point for the Ojibwa Indians, and the town was named after Chief John Okemos.

Today Okemos is a thriving but slightly remote suburb of Lansing. Lansing attracts a diverse population because it’s both Michigan’s capitol and is home to Michigan State University. In 2011, CNN Money magazine said Okemos was the 12th best city for hip, young singles. Okemos is an attractive place for people to live if they want a more rural, slower-paced alternative to Lansing. Many people also choose to live in Okemos if they need convenient access to other cities in the state, including Grand Rapids, Detroit and Ann Arbor. Okemos is an approximately equal distance from all three cities. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for apartments with hardwood floors in Okemos, MI

Scoring an apartment with hardwood floors can be a big win for Okemos renters. They`re typically a beautiful addition to your space. They’re also easier to clean and sweep, particularly if you have pets.

However, there are some downsides. Hardwood floors carry sounds. They can also make your apartment noisy for your roommates and downstairs neighbors.

Ask the landlord or property manager about the hardwood floors before signing a lease. Are they actually hardwood or a popular composite alternative? The latter is probably easier to clean and care for than the real thing.

It’s also important to ask about who’s responsible for any damage to the floors and what that entails. Your security deposit could take a hit from scratches, dents, and other damage.

Consider the type of climate you live in. Hardwood floors typically don’t fare well in damp climates full of moisture. Stains and buckling are common in hardwood floors after rain flooding or excessive moisture.

However, hardwood floors can be ideal for dry climates or sunny areas for renters who love the way they look.