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Last updated August 17 at 1:52AM
6130 Nathan Way SE #C
Lakeland
Auburn, WA
Updated August 17 at 1:43AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,095
30929 133rd Ave SE
Lea Hill
Auburn, WA
Updated August 4 at 1:20PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
2217 F St Se
Lakeland
Auburn, WA
Updated August 16 at 4:14AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
12615 SE 295th St
Lea Hill
Auburn, WA
Updated August 10 at 10:35AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
1148 32nd St. Ne
North Auburn
Auburn, WA
Updated August 13 at 4:08AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
6404 Isaac Ave SE Unit F
Lakeland
Auburn, WA
Updated August 10 at 10:33AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
32023 54th Ct S
West Hill
Auburn, WA
Updated August 10 at 10:44AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
936 24th St Ne
North Auburn
Auburn, WA
Updated August 16 at 4:14AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,095
4708 Mill Pond Dr. SE #1201
Lakeland
Auburn, WA
Updated July 29 at 10:43AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,950
3817 S 316th Street
Lakeland North
Auburn, WA
Updated August 13 at 9:47AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
717 A St NE
North Auburn
Auburn, WA
Updated August 10 at 10:06AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,095
1807 62nd Ct SE
Lakeland
Auburn, WA
Updated August 17 at 1:25AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,250
1008 U St NW
West Hill
Auburn, WA
Updated August 17 at 1:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
1802 Pike St Ne
North Auburn
Auburn, WA
Updated August 16 at 4:15AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
717 A St NE
North Auburn
Auburn, WA
Updated August 10 at 10:06AM
1 Bedroom
$895
3615 South 378th Street
Lakeland South
Auburn, WA
Updated July 27 at 6:24PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,095
118 D St. SW 3
Downtown Auburn
Auburn, WA
Updated August 14 at 11:54AM
1 Bedroom
$995
31900 104th Ave SE
Lea Hill
Auburn, WA
Updated August 17 at 1:52AM
1 Bedroom
$1,225
31900 104th Ave SE #G202
Lea Hill
Auburn, WA
Updated August 13 at 9:48AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
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City Guide
Auburn
You know what really grinds my gears?

The daily grind is a big pain in the rump when driving Auburn's major highways around rush hour. Facing the nightmarish traffic daily will drain energy, time, and sanity, so finding an apartment that avoids problem areas is key. Roads to avoid during rush hour are the highways and the major north/south routes, such as Auburn Way and A Street. The train tracks also make east-west travel less than efficient. As in most cities, you will want to live and work on the same side of town to avoid traffic jams and potential mental breakdowns of frustration and traffic-based rage.

For public transit commuters, there are several bus routes; however, you will need to find a home in the valley, or within walking distance of one of the very few bus stops that exist outside of the city center. For Seattle commuters, the Sounder Station in downtown is the key to traffic-less travel, with an easy-breezy train that's very nice, although the service schedule is somewhat limited. Pedestrians and cyclists can also enjoy over 23 miles of trails that run through parks, along the river, as well as through urban areas.

Caveat Emptor!

Trains, planes, and traffic create a very noisy environment throughout the city center. Some people enjoy the sounds of urban life, and the nostalgic noise of trains blowing their whistles and hustling down the tracks. However, if you want some peace and quiet then look to the hills for pleasantly boring, yet scenic suburban neighborhoods. It should also be noted that, in a city with two major rivers and dozens of lakes, there are quite a few flood-prone areas. In most cases, apartments are not responsible for anything that gets damaged in a flood, so renters in the valley should consider purchasing renter's insurance. Don't worry, it's not expensive.

Land of Opportunity

Before you get all fearful and apprehensive though, you should know that Auburn is a great city. Seattle’s star is about as high as it can go right now, but unfortunately so is its cost of living. Auburn provides a great respite from both the chaos of Seattle and the price point. It’s got all the amenities you need, plenty of culture and no shortage of simple, quiet streets on which you can walk the dog, practice cartwheels or revive your old lemonade stand business. Now it's time to get into the swing of things! Good luck in your hunt to you new residents, as well as ye olde ones. Auburn awaits.

-By Katy Comal