226 Condos for rent in Alexandria, VA

Last updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
250 REYNOLDS STREET
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,600
3802 BRIGHTON COURT
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
28 CANTERBURY SQUARE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,350
2214 ARLINGTON TERRACE
Huntington
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
5305 HARBOR COURT DRIVE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
4 VAN DORN STREET S
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
5402 TANEY AVENUE
Brookville - Seminary Valley
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,855
3101 HAMPTON DRIVE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,600
7177 LAKE COVE DRIVE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,550
6022 KESTNER CIRCLE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
5239 BRAWNER PLACE
Cameron Station
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,800
3727 LYONS LANE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
425 OLD TOWN COURT
Southwest Quadrant
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
3309 WYNDHAM CIRCLE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,650
301 BEAUREGARD STREET N
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
203 YOAKUM PARKWAY
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
2059 HUNTINGTON AVENUE
Huntington
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,400
3301 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE
Del Ray
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
13 CARRIAGE HOUSE CIRCLE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
5402 TANEY AVENUE
Brookville - Seminary Valley
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,010
5301 JESMOND STREET
Rose Hill
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
7049 HUNTLEY RUN PLACE
Groveton
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
6608 FORBUSH COURT
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,875
7246 CHERWELL LANE
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Updated May 26 at 4:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
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May 2018 Alexandria Rent Report

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

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Alexandria

May 2018 Alexandria Rent Report

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

Alexandria rents increase sharply over the past month

Alexandria rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, but have remained steady in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Alexandria stand at $1,560 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,800 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. Alexandria's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.9%, as well as the national average of 1.5%.

Rents rising across the DC Metro

While rents have remained steady in the city of Alexandria throughout the past year, cities across the metro have seen a different trend. Rents have risen in 6 of of the largest 10 cities in the DC metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Frederick has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,520; the city has also experienced the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.7%.
  • Over the past year, Centreville has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.9%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,860, while one-bedrooms go for $1,610.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,410; rents were up 0.8% over the past month but fell 0.5% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Alexandria

Rent growth in Alexandria has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases; in contrast, rents in a few cities have actually declined. Compared to most large cities across the country, Alexandria is less affordable for renters.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents slightly increase, with Virginia as a whole logging rent growth of 0.9% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 1.5% in Virginia Beach and 0.4% in Norfolk.
  • Alexandria's median two-bedroom rent of $1,800 is above the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Alexandria.
  • While rents in Alexandria remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Los Angeles (+2.1%), San Francisco (+1.3%), and Philadelphia (+1.1%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,740, $3,060, and $1,160 respectively.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Alexandria than most large cities. For example, Norfolk has a median 2BR rent of $950, where Alexandria is nearly twice that price.

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
Washington, DC $1,320 $1,520 0.1% -0.2%
Arlington $1,750 $2,020 1.2% 0.1%
Alexandria $1,560 $1,800 0.7% -0.0%
Germantown $1,650 $1,900 0.5% 0.8%
Silver Spring $1,520 $1,750 0.1% 1.9%
Centreville $1,610 $1,860 -0.1% -1.9%
Waldorf $1,710 $1,970 0.1% 3.9%
Frederick $1,320 $1,520 0.9% 4.7%
Rockville $1,710 $1,970 0.6% 0.7%
Bethesda $2,080 $2,410 0.8% -0.5%
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