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Last updated February 23 2024 at 1:51 AM

Arlington, VA
47 Apartments for Rent under $1,200

Finding a deal on affordable apartments under $1,200 in Arlington is worth the extra effort. Come ready to pounce on the best deals. Call the property management in advance to ... Read Guide >
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How expensive is it to rent a studio apartment in Arlington?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Arlington is $2,033 per month.

How much is rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Arlington?

One-bedroom apartment rentals in Arlington rent for $2,526 per month.

What is the typical rent for a two-bedroom apartments in Arlington?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Arlington is $3,407 per month.
City Guide for Arlington, VA

Just across the Potomac River, sits a city filled with old colonial homes and steeped in American history. Arlington, Virginia may be known for the Pentagon and the National Cemetery but beyond the tourist attractions and landmarks, it is a bustling, hip city.

When starting out in this new city, there is something cozy, yet cool, about Arlington. Tree-lined streets lend themselves to high-rise apartments as well as colonial-inspired homes. Boutiques and trendy eateries share the same sidewalk as restaurants and neighbors here exchange conversation on bike paths as well as the Metro.

Cost of living: Rent can be a bit pricey but those moving should consider Arlington’s proximity to D.C., its abundance of culture and the ability to commute using the Metro, which can save on a car payment/insurance. It is also a good walking city, so what you pay in rent, you save on transportation because you can walk to dinner, shopping and entertainment.

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What to keep in mind when looking for apartments under $1,200 in Arlington, VA

Finding a deal on affordable apartments under $1,200 in Arlington is worth the extra effort. Come ready to pounce on the best deals. Call the property management in advance to ask what paperwork they need and come prepared. Bank statements, pay stubs, identification, and letters of recommendation from an employer or landlord are usually standard. It’s better to come to an apartment tour over-prepared and ready to sign.

You probably won’t find affordable apartments under $1,200 in Arlington in the heart of the action, but you can still land in a neighborhood you love. Look for locations on the outskirts of your dream location or reconsider how much space you really need. A studio apartment may offer plenty of space in your ideal neighborhood at a cheaper price point.

Some property managers will also know about apartments under $1,200 in other buildings they manage, or through word-of-mouth from industry contacts. Ask about any leads if you can’t find the space you need. Touring the first floor for affordable apartments that need some updating can also yield a great deal.