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544 Apartments for rent in Huntington, VA

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Check out 544 verified apartments for rent in Huntington, VA with rents starting as low as $1100. Some apartments for rent in Huntington might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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26 Units Available
The Shelby
6200 N Kings Hwy, Huntington, VA
Groveton
1 Bedroom
$1,471
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,239
1139 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:37 AM
Luxury apartment complex offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Resort-style courtyard and pool. Clubhouse offers game room, business center and internet cafe. Dogs and cats welcome.
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55 Units Available
Huntington Gateway
5982 Richmond Hwy, Huntington, VA
Huntington
Studio
$1,488
600 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,474
745 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,703
1127 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:42 AM
Luxury apartments feature extra storage and patio/balcony. Amenities include rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. Centrally located in the heart of Chevy Chase, near downtown shopping, fine dining and the Friendship Heights Metro Station.
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60 Units Available
Cityside Huntington Metro
6034 Richmond Hwy, Huntington, VA
Huntington
Studio
$1,120
398 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,255
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,665
900 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 10:37 AM
Recently renovated contemporary studio and 1-3 bedroom apartments available just minutes from the Metro. Easy access to shopping, dining and nightlife. Stylish granite countertops and hardwood floors.
1 Unit Available
5709 N KINGS HIGHWAY
5709 North Kings Highway, Huntington, VA
Huntington
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
1418 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED IN RENT! You're sure to love this beautiful, contemporary townhouse with fantastic finishes. This end unit TH features a bright, modern open design. 3 large bedrooms , 1 full bath 2 half baths, with in unit washer and dryer.
1 Unit Available
5922 WILLIAMSBURG ROAD
5922 Williamsburg Road, Huntington, VA
Groveton
3 Bedrooms
$2,295
1104 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
BEAUTIFUL DUPLEX DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE HUNTINGTON METRO STATION. GOURMET KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTERS. HARDWOOD FLOORING. BONUS ROOM. CUSTOM BLINDS THROUGHOUT. 2 BEDROOMS UPSTAIRS WITH ONE FULL BATH.
1 Unit Available
5827 EDGEHILL DRIVE
5827 Edgehill Drive, Huntington, VA
Groveton
2 Bedrooms
$2,600
816 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
Walk to METRO! Jefferson Manor brick duplex totally renovated - 2 bed, 2 bath, solid wood cabinets, Stainless, Granite, Hardwood floors. Bathrooms have been completely renovated. Front covered porch, Off-street parking for 2+ cars.
1 Unit Available
2813 JAMES DRIVE
2813 James Drive, Huntington, VA
Groveton
5 Bedrooms
$2,600
1290 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
4 bedroom, 2 baths Single Family Home - WALK TO HUNTINGTON METRO! Large Screened in Porch, Garage, Fenced Yard - perfect for dogs! Fresh paint, refinished hardwoods, and newer carpet.
1 Unit Available
2622 WAGON DRIVE
2622 Wagon Drive, Huntington, VA
Huntington
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
950 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
Within a few minutes walking distance to Huntington Metro Station (Yellow Line) this condo complex features tennis court, swimming pool, playgrounds, fitness center, and reserved + visitor parking spots.
1 Unit Available
2033 BLUNT LANE
2033 Blunt Ln, Huntington, VA
Huntington
3 Bedrooms
$2,999
1716 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
A MUST SEE TOWNHOUSE!!!!. LOCATION,LOCATION,LOCATION!!!walking distance to METRO. Don't miss out with this listing hot location. Huge 3 BD 3 1/2 BT. Large family room with gas fireplace. Beautiful Gourmet Kitchen with granite counter tops.
1 Unit Available
5904 MOUNT EAGLE DRIVE
5904 Mount Eagle Drive, Huntington, VA
Huntington
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,800
1120 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
Welcome! Well appointed unit nestled in the sought-after Montebello. This lovely unit conveys 1525 sf of living space plus additional 220 sf four season sunroom.
1 Unit Available
5902 MOUNT EAGLE DRIVE
5902 Mount Eagle Drive, Huntington, VA
Huntington
1 Bedroom
$1,875
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
Lovely foyer with arched doorway leads into the carpeted living room. Floor to ceiling glass enclosures make the terrace a "year round" living space with a treed view and glimpses of the river.
1 Unit Available
5901 MOUNT EAGLE DRIVE
5901 Mount Eagle Drive, Huntington, VA
Huntington
1 Bedroom
$1,650
915 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 22 at 12:10 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 5901 MOUNT EAGLE DRIVE in Huntington. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
5903 MOUNT EAGLE DR #201
5903 Mount Eagle Drive, Huntington, VA
Huntington
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,200
1360 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:09 AM
Ready for quick occupancy***Fresh newer carpet and newer stainless appliances***Dual Master Suites on each side of the living area for privacy***All Montebello amenities to enjoy***Minutes to Huntington Metro, National Harbor, Old Town yet secluded
1 Unit Available
2451 MIDTOWN AVE #1610
2451 Midtown Avenue, Huntington, VA
Huntington
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,850
770 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 22 at 12:09 AM
METRO, PENTHOUSE w/ Potomac River view! One bedroom apt w/balcony In a state of the art high rise in Midtown Alexandria, footsteps from Metro.
1 Unit Available
2059 Huntington Ave
2059 Huntington Avenue, Huntington, VA
Huntington
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,950
1170 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:04 AM
Welcome Home! This rare, spacious, two-bedroom, two bathroom condo with a gorgeous river view is in walking distance to the Huntington Metro (yellow line) and just minutes from Old Town, Potomac Yards, and Crystal City.
1 Unit Available
5946 EDGEHILL COURT
5946 Edgehill Court, Huntington, VA
Groveton
4 Bedrooms
$2,650
1440 sqft
Last updated March 9 at 09:52 PM
Great Property located in Jefferson Manor very close to Metro.
Results within 1 mile of Huntington
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163 Units Available
The Denizen
2827 Telek Place Alexandria, Alexandria, VA
Studio
$1,790
588 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,925
761 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,520
1114 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:41 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at The Denizen in Alexandria. View photos, descriptions and more!
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52 Units Available
Cameron Court
2700 Williamsburg St, Alexandria, VA
Eisenhower Avenue-Eisenhower West
1 Bedroom
$1,530
818 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,026
1183 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:37 AM
Gated apartment/townhome community with garages. Bordering Old Town. Recently renovated with hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry and alarm system. Pet-friendly, elevators, valet service, pool, gym.
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2 Units Available
Clayborne
820 S Columbus St, Alexandria, VA
Southwest Quadrant
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,860
738 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,528
1018 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:37 AM
Boutique Old Town apartment community with in-unit laundry. Features granite countertops, patio/balcony, hardwood floors and kitchen appliances. Pet-friendly with bike storage, business center, clubhouse and coffee bar. Proudly accepts e-payments.
Verified
51 Units Available
The Thornton
1199 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA
Southwest Quadrant
Studio
$1,736
518 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,696
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,447
1035 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:24 AM
Deluxe apartment homes feature appliances, granite counters and patio/balcony. Community amenities include pool, courtyard and fitness center. Located near downtown shopping, dining and entertainment. Close to the Potomac River and Jones Point Park.
Verified
54 Units Available
Parc Meridian at Eisenhower Station
750 Port St, Alexandria, VA
Eisenhower East - Carlyle District
Studio
$1,510
566 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,800
835 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,385
1177 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:17 AM
Urban luxury and innovative lifestyle. New, smoke-free, LEED Certified, green residences that are truly different. Luxurious accommodations in a central city location include community garden, pool, business center, games room and concierge services.
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33 Units Available
Lincoln Old Town
401 Holland Ln, Alexandria, VA
Eisenhower East - Carlyle District
Studio
$1,445
559 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,490
698 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
1019 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 01:16 AM
The Meridian can be summed up in one word: luxury. Conveniently located between the King Street and Eisenhower Metro stations, this pet-friendly apartment complex offers New York City style living at a fraction of cost!
Verified
42 Units Available
Meridian at Eisenhower Station
2351 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
Eisenhower East - Carlyle District
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,490
855 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,135
1208 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:50 AM
Deluxe tower apartment living. Elegant design, spacious homes and breathtaking high-rise views. Shopping on ground floor. There's a 22-theatre multiplex cinema next door at Hoffman Center, and Eisenhower Avenue Metro station is across the street.
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327 Units Available
The Foundry
2470 Mandeville Lane, Alexandria, VA
Vickery
Studio
$1,790
582 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,895
711 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,490
981 sqft
Last updated September 22 at 12:43 AM
Welcome to a place where progress meets preservation, where history and modernity intersect to create a place all your own. Welcome to The Foundry.
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City GuideHuntington
For being just 0.8 square miles, the city of Huntington sure does offer a lot. Head to the Huntington Metro Station and witness people come and go like the wind. You'll realize that this city is at an important intersection in the Washington, D.C., area.
For being just 0.8 square miles, the city of Huntington sure does offer a lot. Head to the Huntington Metro Station and witness people come and go like the wind. You'll realize that this city is at an important intersection in the Washington, D.C., area.

Huntington's close access to Interstate 95 highlights the fact that Huntington is a launching pad and turning point within range of the nation's capital. On the western side of the Potomac River, Huntington, in many ways, is a great place to call home within the reach and influence of D.C.'s long arms. Yet, it's more than that. This little town next to Alexandria has a population of 11,267 and its own distinct way of doing things. While one trip to the metro station illustrates that people are always on the go here, ready to tackle Washington, an afternoon at Huntington Park signifies that some folks are also content just lounging around.

Moving to Huntington

The size of the city may make you think finding a home here is a lot like throwing darts; get within the vicinity of the bull's eye and you are fine. That's somewhat true, but it doesn't describe the whole housing game here. Before you look for a house or rental apartment, you have to do your homework. If you don't, you'll find that this is a town that won't wait for you to catch up. You'll get lost in the shuffle. You want to be in the shuffle, of course, but you have to know where you are and what you are doing in the shuffle if that makes any sense at all.

The Good News for Renters

Huntington's real estate market is built for renters. You won't be hard-pressed to find something here. Apartment complexes in Huntington are plentiful for its size, and locating a suitable apartment to rent won't be a difficult task. Well over half of the housing units are rented, so there's plenty to be had. When you combine that with the fact that openings for homes abound, you should not have too much trouble getting what you need. That's a relief, especially when you consider that Huntington is near one of the country's busiest cities. You would have a much harder time finding vacant city apartments in Washington, D.C. Here, you get D.C. without the hassle.

Apartments Are King

Nearly 55 percent of homes in Huntington are in housing structures with 20 or more units. That means if you want a high-rise apartment, you don't have to look for long. They are all over the place in this small city. If you want a house, you still have a good deal of choice. Duplexes have a long history in Huntington as roughly 24 percent of homes here are attached, one-unit houses. Huntington, in general, is quite crowded with housing of all types, even boats. There are no spaceships, but they are working on it. The point is this: even though apartments won't lose their seat of power, you still have other options. Huntington provides the selection you need.

Times to Search

How long it takes to find a place varies a lot depending on what time of the year you arrive. In general, two to three weeks is enough. The middle of the summer, as well as late autumn to early spring, see the most openings. Try not to carry out your search from August through September or from April through May as a lot of people are arriving during this time; if you come during those months, give yourself three weeks to one month. Some folks have reported finding a pad within days. While that is perfectly possible, give yourself more time if you can as this is a densely populated city that's near the capital of the United States of America.

Caution!

Sorry for the exclamation point. This is not a buyer or renter beware admonishment. There's just some things to be aware of as the market operates a lot differently in Huntington than in nearby D.C., and it's not because the President mandated it. Huntington, like any storied city in Virginia, has a lot of older homes. You'll learn this as soon as you begin your apartment search. Most do still boast that classic Virginian architecture, but a few have withered with time. Look beyond the surface of each pad you tour to see if there are issues with the place. Moving in before doing this is the equivalent of a congressman saying yes to new legislation before reading it. Look between the lines in the floor and see how the house or apartment is holding up to the test of time. Chances are it is doing just fine, but if you don't make sure, you can only blame yourself for the consequences.

The Rental Contract

This part is a lot like D.C. Get all that financial and rental stuff ready. You should have the following prepared: first month's rent, a security deposit, and Realtor or application fees. Additionally, most management staff and landlords want evidence you can afford a pad, as well as a summary of your residence history. References from former landlords can help a lot here. The process isn't as strict as Washington, but you do have to be ready. Chances are you need most of the above, but some owners in Huntington are quite accommodating as long as you show proof you will pay rent on time each month.

Moving to Huntington
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The size of the city may make you think finding a home here is a lot like throwing darts; get within the vicinity of the bull's eye and you are fine. That's somewhat true, but it doesn't describe the whole housing game here. Before you look for a house or rental apartment, you have to do your homework. If you don't, you'll find that this is a town that won't wait for you to catch up. You'll get lost in the shuffle. You want to be in the shuffle, of course, but you have to know where you are and what you are doing in the shuffle if that makes any sense at all.

The Good News for Renters

Huntington's real estate market is built for renters. You won't be hard-pressed to find something here. Apartment complexes in Huntington are plentiful for its size, and locating a suitable apartment to rent won't be a difficult task. Well over half of the housing units are rented, so there's plenty to be had. When you combine that with the fact that openings for homes abound, you should not have too much trouble getting what you need. That's a relief, especially when you consider that Huntington is near one of the country's busiest cities. You would have a much harder time finding vacant city apartments in Washington, D.C. Here, you get D.C. without the hassle.

Apartments Are King

Nearly 55 percent of homes in Huntington are in housing structures with 20 or more units. That means if you want a high-rise apartment, you don't have to look for long. They are all over the place in this small city. If you want a house, you still have a good deal of choice. Duplexes have a long history in Huntington as roughly 24 percent of homes here are attached, one-unit houses. Huntington, in general, is quite crowded with housing of all types, even boats. There are no spaceships, but they are working on it. The point is this: even though apartments won't lose their seat of power, you still have other options. Huntington provides the selection you need.

Times to Search

How long it takes to find a place varies a lot depending on what time of the year you arrive. In general, two to three weeks is enough. The middle of the summer, as well as late autumn to early spring, see the most openings. Try not to carry out your search from August through September or from April through May as a lot of people are arriving during this time; if you come during those months, give yourself three weeks to one month. Some folks have reported finding a pad within days. While that is perfectly possible, give yourself more time if you can as this is a densely populated city that's near the capital of the United States of America.

Caution!

Sorry for the exclamation point. This is not a buyer or renter beware admonishment. There's just some things to be aware of as the market operates a lot differently in Huntington than in nearby D.C., and it's not because the President mandated it. Huntington, like any storied city in Virginia, has a lot of older homes. You'll learn this as soon as you begin your apartment search. Most do still boast that classic Virginian architecture, but a few have withered with time. Look beyond the surface of each pad you tour to see if there are issues with the place. Moving in before doing this is the equivalent of a congressman saying yes to new legislation before reading it. Look between the lines in the floor and see how the house or apartment is holding up to the test of time. Chances are it is doing just fine, but if you don't make sure, you can only blame yourself for the consequences.

The Rental Contract

This part is a lot like D.C. Get all that financial and rental stuff ready. You should have the following prepared: first month's rent, a security deposit, and Realtor or application fees. Additionally, most management staff and landlords want evidence you can afford a pad, as well as a summary of your residence history. References from former landlords can help a lot here. The process isn't as strict as Washington, but you do have to be ready. Chances are you need most of the above, but some owners in Huntington are quite accommodating as long as you show proof you will pay rent on time each month.

Huntington Neighborhoods

Being so small in terms of square miles, you probably figure it doesn't matter where you live in this city. It makes a huge difference, though. After all, do you want to hear cars roaring past your home at night or have an apartment that overlooks the Potomac River? Finding the right neighborhood for you is crucial to enjoying your life in Huntington.

Huntington Park: The neighborhood surrounding this park features a lot of stores, businesses and homes. The Huntington Community Center and ample eateries are here.

Metro Station: In this neighborhood, you'll find the Metro rail station, restaurants and shops. Bus stops on Huntington Avenue are also nearby.

Mount Eagle Park: There's some industry in this neighborhood, but it's mostly just houses and apartments. Richmond Highway is easily accessible from anywhere in this section of town.

Huntington Neighborhoods
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Being so small in terms of square miles, you probably figure it doesn't matter where you live in this city. It makes a huge difference, though. After all, do you want to hear cars roaring past your home at night or have an apartment that overlooks the Potomac River? Finding the right neighborhood for you is crucial to enjoying your life in Huntington.

Huntington Park: The neighborhood surrounding this park features a lot of stores, businesses and homes. The Huntington Community Center and ample eateries are here.

Metro Station: In this neighborhood, you'll find the Metro rail station, restaurants and shops. Bus stops on Huntington Avenue are also nearby.

Mount Eagle Park: There's some industry in this neighborhood, but it's mostly just houses and apartments. Richmond Highway is easily accessible from anywhere in this section of town.

Living in Huntington

Being near such a major city, Huntington is quite congested. While some folks drive cars around the city, most rely on buses and subways to get from one spot to another. Parking can truly get annoying. Biking and walking are also common for short distances. In short, you don't need a vehicle here as the city offers efficient public transit options.

Huntington, upon first inspection, seems like nothing more than a sidebar to Alexandria and the greater Washington, D.C., area. That is true in some ways. The movement of buses and subways toward those cities indicates Huntington is a neighborhood within the greater metropolis. Yet, the number of residents gathered at locations such as Old Chicago Pizza, Huntington Park and the Huntington Community Center indicate otherwise. This is a place that realizes its position within the larger area, but also one that has asserted it won't be defined by that. Huntington is its own place, and nothing shows that more than the action at its local establishments. U.S. Route 1 runs along the town's border, and nothing exudes history and pride like U.S. Route 1. That's something worth holding on to.

Living in Huntington
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Being near such a major city, Huntington is quite congested. While some folks drive cars around the city, most rely on buses and subways to get from one spot to another. Parking can truly get annoying. Biking and walking are also common for short distances. In short, you don't need a vehicle here as the city offers efficient public transit options.

Huntington, upon first inspection, seems like nothing more than a sidebar to Alexandria and the greater Washington, D.C., area. That is true in some ways. The movement of buses and subways toward those cities indicates Huntington is a neighborhood within the greater metropolis. Yet, the number of residents gathered at locations such as Old Chicago Pizza, Huntington Park and the Huntington Community Center indicate otherwise. This is a place that realizes its position within the larger area, but also one that has asserted it won't be defined by that. Huntington is its own place, and nothing shows that more than the action at its local establishments. U.S. Route 1 runs along the town's border, and nothing exudes history and pride like U.S. Route 1. That's something worth holding on to.

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City GuideHuntington
For being just 0.8 square miles, the city of Huntington sure does offer a lot. Head to the Huntington Metro Station and witness people come and go like the wind. You'll realize that this city is at an important intersection in the Washington, D.C., area.
For being just 0.8 square miles, the city of Huntington sure does offer a lot. Head to the Huntington Metro Station and witness people come and go like the wind. You'll realize that this city is at an important intersection in the Washington, D.C., area.

Huntington's close access to Interstate 95 highlights the fact that Huntington is a launching pad and turning point within range of the nation's capital. On the western side of the Potomac River, Huntington, in many ways, is a great place to call home within the reach and influence of D.C.'s long arms. Yet, it's more than that. This little town next to Alexandria has a population of 11,267 and its own distinct way of doing things. While one trip to the metro station illustrates that people are always on the go here, ready to tackle Washington, an afternoon at Huntington Park signifies that some folks are also content just lounging around.

Moving to Huntington

The size of the city may make you think finding a home here is a lot like throwing darts; get within the vicinity of the bull's eye and you are fine. That's somewhat true, but it doesn't describe the whole housing game here. Before you look for a house or rental apartment, you have to do your homework. If you don't, you'll find that this is a town that won't wait for you to catch up. You'll get lost in the shuffle. You want to be in the shuffle, of course, but you have to know where you are and what you are doing in the shuffle if that makes any sense at all.

The Good News for Renters

Huntington's real estate market is built for renters. You won't be hard-pressed to find something here. Apartment complexes in Huntington are plentiful for its size, and locating a suitable apartment to rent won't be a difficult task. Well over half of the housing units are rented, so there's plenty to be had. When you combine that with the fact that openings for homes abound, you should not have too much trouble getting what you need. That's a relief, especially when you consider that Huntington is near one of the country's busiest cities. You would have a much harder time finding vacant city apartments in Washington, D.C. Here, you get D.C. without the hassle.

Apartments Are King

Nearly 55 percent of homes in Huntington are in housing structures with 20 or more units. That means if you want a high-rise apartment, you don't have to look for long. They are all over the place in this small city. If you want a house, you still have a good deal of choice. Duplexes have a long history in Huntington as roughly 24 percent of homes here are attached, one-unit houses. Huntington, in general, is quite crowded with housing of all types, even boats. There are no spaceships, but they are working on it. The point is this: even though apartments won't lose their seat of power, you still have other options. Huntington provides the selection you need.

Times to Search

How long it takes to find a place varies a lot depending on what time of the year you arrive. In general, two to three weeks is enough. The middle of the summer, as well as late autumn to early spring, see the most openings. Try not to carry out your search from August through September or from April through May as a lot of people are arriving during this time; if you come during those months, give yourself three weeks to one month. Some folks have reported finding a pad within days. While that is perfectly possible, give yourself more time if you can as this is a densely populated city that's near the capital of the United States of America.

Caution!

Sorry for the exclamation point. This is not a buyer or renter beware admonishment. There's just some things to be aware of as the market operates a lot differently in Huntington than in nearby D.C., and it's not because the President mandated it. Huntington, like any storied city in Virginia, has a lot of older homes. You'll learn this as soon as you begin your apartment search. Most do still boast that classic Virginian architecture, but a few have withered with time. Look beyond the surface of each pad you tour to see if there are issues with the place. Moving in before doing this is the equivalent of a congressman saying yes to new legislation before reading it. Look between the lines in the floor and see how the house or apartment is holding up to the test of time. Chances are it is doing just fine, but if you don't make sure, you can only blame yourself for the consequences.

The Rental Contract

This part is a lot like D.C. Get all that financial and rental stuff ready. You should have the following prepared: first month's rent, a security deposit, and Realtor or application fees. Additionally, most management staff and landlords want evidence you can afford a pad, as well as a summary of your residence history. References from former landlords can help a lot here. The process isn't as strict as Washington, but you do have to be ready. Chances are you need most of the above, but some owners in Huntington are quite accommodating as long as you show proof you will pay rent on time each month.

Moving to Huntington
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The size of the city may make you think finding a home here is a lot like throwing darts; get within the vicinity of the bull's eye and you are fine. That's somewhat true, but it doesn't describe the whole housing game here. Before you look for a house or rental apartment, you have to do your homework. If you don't, you'll find that this is a town that won't wait for you to catch up. You'll get lost in the shuffle. You want to be in the shuffle, of course, but you have to know where you are and what you are doing in the shuffle if that makes any sense at all.

The Good News for Renters

Huntington's real estate market is built for renters. You won't be hard-pressed to find something here. Apartment complexes in Huntington are plentiful for its size, and locating a suitable apartment to rent won't be a difficult task. Well over half of the housing units are rented, so there's plenty to be had. When you combine that with the fact that openings for homes abound, you should not have too much trouble getting what you need. That's a relief, especially when you consider that Huntington is near one of the country's busiest cities. You would have a much harder time finding vacant city apartments in Washington, D.C. Here, you get D.C. without the hassle.

Apartments Are King

Nearly 55 percent of homes in Huntington are in housing structures with 20 or more units. That means if you want a high-rise apartment, you don't have to look for long. They are all over the place in this small city. If you want a house, you still have a good deal of choice. Duplexes have a long history in Huntington as roughly 24 percent of homes here are attached, one-unit houses. Huntington, in general, is quite crowded with housing of all types, even boats. There are no spaceships, but they are working on it. The point is this: even though apartments won't lose their seat of power, you still have other options. Huntington provides the selection you need.

Times to Search

How long it takes to find a place varies a lot depending on what time of the year you arrive. In general, two to three weeks is enough. The middle of the summer, as well as late autumn to early spring, see the most openings. Try not to carry out your search from August through September or from April through May as a lot of people are arriving during this time; if you come during those months, give yourself three weeks to one month. Some folks have reported finding a pad within days. While that is perfectly possible, give yourself more time if you can as this is a densely populated city that's near the capital of the United States of America.

Caution!

Sorry for the exclamation point. This is not a buyer or renter beware admonishment. There's just some things to be aware of as the market operates a lot differently in Huntington than in nearby D.C., and it's not because the President mandated it. Huntington, like any storied city in Virginia, has a lot of older homes. You'll learn this as soon as you begin your apartment search. Most do still boast that classic Virginian architecture, but a few have withered with time. Look beyond the surface of each pad you tour to see if there are issues with the place. Moving in before doing this is the equivalent of a congressman saying yes to new legislation before reading it. Look between the lines in the floor and see how the house or apartment is holding up to the test of time. Chances are it is doing just fine, but if you don't make sure, you can only blame yourself for the consequences.

The Rental Contract

This part is a lot like D.C. Get all that financial and rental stuff ready. You should have the following prepared: first month's rent, a security deposit, and Realtor or application fees. Additionally, most management staff and landlords want evidence you can afford a pad, as well as a summary of your residence history. References from former landlords can help a lot here. The process isn't as strict as Washington, but you do have to be ready. Chances are you need most of the above, but some owners in Huntington are quite accommodating as long as you show proof you will pay rent on time each month.

Huntington Neighborhoods

Being so small in terms of square miles, you probably figure it doesn't matter where you live in this city. It makes a huge difference, though. After all, do you want to hear cars roaring past your home at night or have an apartment that overlooks the Potomac River? Finding the right neighborhood for you is crucial to enjoying your life in Huntington.

Huntington Park: The neighborhood surrounding this park features a lot of stores, businesses and homes. The Huntington Community Center and ample eateries are here.

Metro Station: In this neighborhood, you'll find the Metro rail station, restaurants and shops. Bus stops on Huntington Avenue are also nearby.

Mount Eagle Park: There's some industry in this neighborhood, but it's mostly just houses and apartments. Richmond Highway is easily accessible from anywhere in this section of town.

Huntington Neighborhoods
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Being so small in terms of square miles, you probably figure it doesn't matter where you live in this city. It makes a huge difference, though. After all, do you want to hear cars roaring past your home at night or have an apartment that overlooks the Potomac River? Finding the right neighborhood for you is crucial to enjoying your life in Huntington.

Huntington Park: The neighborhood surrounding this park features a lot of stores, businesses and homes. The Huntington Community Center and ample eateries are here.

Metro Station: In this neighborhood, you'll find the Metro rail station, restaurants and shops. Bus stops on Huntington Avenue are also nearby.

Mount Eagle Park: There's some industry in this neighborhood, but it's mostly just houses and apartments. Richmond Highway is easily accessible from anywhere in this section of town.

Living in Huntington

Being near such a major city, Huntington is quite congested. While some folks drive cars around the city, most rely on buses and subways to get from one spot to another. Parking can truly get annoying. Biking and walking are also common for short distances. In short, you don't need a vehicle here as the city offers efficient public transit options.

Huntington, upon first inspection, seems like nothing more than a sidebar to Alexandria and the greater Washington, D.C., area. That is true in some ways. The movement of buses and subways toward those cities indicates Huntington is a neighborhood within the greater metropolis. Yet, the number of residents gathered at locations such as Old Chicago Pizza, Huntington Park and the Huntington Community Center indicate otherwise. This is a place that realizes its position within the larger area, but also one that has asserted it won't be defined by that. Huntington is its own place, and nothing shows that more than the action at its local establishments. U.S. Route 1 runs along the town's border, and nothing exudes history and pride like U.S. Route 1. That's something worth holding on to.

Living in Huntington
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Being near such a major city, Huntington is quite congested. While some folks drive cars around the city, most rely on buses and subways to get from one spot to another. Parking can truly get annoying. Biking and walking are also common for short distances. In short, you don't need a vehicle here as the city offers efficient public transit options.

Huntington, upon first inspection, seems like nothing more than a sidebar to Alexandria and the greater Washington, D.C., area. That is true in some ways. The movement of buses and subways toward those cities indicates Huntington is a neighborhood within the greater metropolis. Yet, the number of residents gathered at locations such as Old Chicago Pizza, Huntington Park and the Huntington Community Center indicate otherwise. This is a place that realizes its position within the larger area, but also one that has asserted it won't be defined by that. Huntington is its own place, and nothing shows that more than the action at its local establishments. U.S. Route 1 runs along the town's border, and nothing exudes history and pride like U.S. Route 1. That's something worth holding on to.