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63 Pet Friendly Apartments for rent in Chester, VA

Last updated July 16 at 12:32am UTC
14101 Starpine Lane
Enon
Chester, VA
Updated July 14 at 9:35am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$995
14203 Thrushwood Ct
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated July 13 at 9:58am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
5630 Elfinwood Road
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated July 12 at 9:34am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$1,995
4613 Cedar Cliff Road
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated July 6 at 7:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,895
14401 Woodleigh Dr
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated June 18 at 1:54am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,050
107 Tralee Drive
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated June 15 at 10:17am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,300
Results within 1 miles of Chester, VA
Results within 5 miles of Chester, VA
11407 Fair Isle Drive
, VA
Updated July 13 at 9:57am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
7820 Conifer Road
Meadowbook
Richmond, VA
Updated July 6 at 9:54pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
116 Fairfax Ave.
Shepherd Stadium
Colonial Heights, VA
Updated July 6 at 7:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,100
3737 Medora Pl
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated July 4 at 5:21pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
5521 Ecoff Ave
Chester
Chester, VA
Updated July 3 at 7:23pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,385
1230 Walthall Creek Dr
Colonial Heights
Colonial Heights, VA
Updated July 3 at 7:23pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,275
Results within 10 miles of Chester, VA
Riveroaks Drive
Fort Clifton
Colonial Heights, VA
Updated May 16 at 7:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,500

July 2018 Chester Rent Report

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

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July 2018 Chester Rent Report

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

Chester rents increase sharply over the past month

Chester rents have increased 0.8% over the past month, and have increased slightly by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Chester stand at $1,090 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,260 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in March. Chester's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.7%, but trails the national average of 1.4%.

Rents rising across cities in Virginia

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Chester, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Virginia, 8 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 0.7% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Arlington is the most expensive of all Virginia's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $2,070; of the 10 largest cities in Virginia that we have data for, Portsmouth and Norfolk, where two-bedrooms go for $930 and $950, are the only two major cities in the state to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.6% and -0.5%).
  • Richmond, Suffolk, and Hampton have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (3.2%, 2.7%, and 2.5%, respectively).

Chester rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Chester, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Chester is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Chester's median two-bedroom rent of $1,260 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.4% over the past year compared to the 1.2% increase in Chester.
  • While Chester's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.0%) and Minneapolis (-0.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Chester than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is nearly two-and-a-half times the price in Chester.

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.

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.