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Starting at $1,485
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The Maverick
15045 5th Avenue Southwest
Burien, WA
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1 Bedroom
$1,485
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
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Discovery Landing
15405 Des Moines Memorial Dr
Burien, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,525
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
3 Bedrooms
$2,043
Spacious apartments with extra storage and a fireplace. Residents can use the on-site picnic area, indoor pool and spa, and fitness center. Near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Right next to the Highline Performing Arts Center.
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Starting at $1,417
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Solana
15800 4th Avenue South
Burien, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,417
2 Bedrooms
$1,635
An exceptional, modern community with spacious homes and several floor plan options. Homes include an oversized deck or balcony and in-unit washer and dryer. Near Highway 509 and 518. Close to public transit.
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Starting at $1,452
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Park South
10102 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,452
2 Bedrooms
$1,739
Bright units with wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings and stainless steel appliances. Conveniently located near public transit and minutes from I-5 and Highway 99. Many amenities include pool, racquetball court and resident BBQ area.
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Starting at $1,385
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Garden Pointe
130 SW 112th St
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,385
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
The clubhouse, indoor pool, gym are small parts of what makes this community appealing. Furnished apartments are available, and units feature vaulted ceilings and fireplaces. A short drive to Hicklin Lake and Salmon Creek Park.
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Starting at $1,249
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Manhattan
18243 1st Ave S
Normandy Park, WA
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1 Bedroom
$1,249
2 Bedrooms
$1,379
Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as two-level, two-bedroom townhomes. Units feature washer and dryer. Neutral colors throughout. Convenient location just blocks from the water and from SeaTac Airport.
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Starting at $2,295
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11250 Occidental Ave S
11250 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA
4 Bedrooms
$2,295
Starting at $1,600
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13221 22nd Avenue South
13221 22nd Avenue South
SeaTac, WA
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
Starting at $2,500
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10234 12th Ave SW
10234 12th Ave SW
Seattle, WA
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
Starting at $1,600
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11050 16th Ave SW
11050 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
Starting at $1,700
Updated 17 days ago
13558 37th Ave South Unit 21
13558 37th Ave South Unit 21
Tukwila, WA
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
Starting at $3,500
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16855 Sylvester Rd SW
16855 Sylvester Rd SW
Normandy Park, WA
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
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Starting at $1,525
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Willow Court Apartment Homes
6901 Delridge Way Southwest
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,525
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Close to wooded areas and parks. Each apartment features a surveillance system and controlled access. Large private patios or balconies. Near South Seattle Community College and the grocery stores.
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Starting at $1,575
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Foster Greens
13865 Interurban Ave S
Tukwila, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,575
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
Pet-friendly units have fireplace and in unit laundry. Resident have access to gym, pool, sauna, and basketball court. Close proximity to Seattle-Tacoma Airport and Southcenter Mall and just a short distance to major highways.
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Starting at $1,795
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Youngstown Flats
4040 26th Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,795
2 Bedrooms
$2,440
Great location near Harbor Island shops and dining. Units feature full-sized GE washer and dryer, skyline views and private decks. Community has a rooftop deck, fitness center and movie theater.
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Starting at $1,408
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Landing at Angle Lake
19800 International Blvd
SeaTac, WA
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1 Bedroom
$1,408
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Offering stunning lake views and one and two-bedroom apartment homes, this beautiful community offers something for everyone. Units have private decks and patios, stainless steel appliances, covered parking and more.
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Starting at $1,762
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Nova
4600 36th Ave SW
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,762
2 Bedrooms
$2,348
Sophisticated apartments located a short walk from West Seattle Stadium. Modern kitchens feature granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Head to the clubhouse or fire pit for a relaxing evening.
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Starting at $1,622
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Junction 47
4715 42nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA
Studio
$1,622
1 Bedroom
$1,732
2 Bedrooms
$2,843
Located in sought-after West Seattle and with stunning views of the Olympic Mountains, these stylish apartments have great community amenities including parking, a 24-hour gym and residents' clubhouse. Rooms feature stainless steel finishing and patio/balcony.
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Starting at $1,591
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Assembly118
4200 S Othello St
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,591
2 Bedrooms
$2,409
Feel pampered with classy amenities like the sky lounge, sundeck and resident garden. Pet parks on the rooftop and near the property. Sun out at Othello Park nearby. Apartments with sweeping windows and full-size washers.
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Starting at $1,387
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Station at Othello
4219 S Othello St
Seattle, WA
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$1,387
1 Bedroom
$1,750
2 Bedrooms
$2,525
Luxurious units include laundry, granite counters and patio/balcony. Community features gym, maintenance and BBQ girls. Located in the Othello neighborhood of Seattle, close to Othello Park and the King County International Airport.
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Starting at $1,849
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Elan 41
4100 SW Edmunds St
Seattle, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,849
2 Bedrooms
$2,299
Fantastic views of the skyline and Puget Sound. This community has a high walkable score. The apartments feature stainless steel appliances, in-home washers and dryers, and open floor plans. Gym and grill area available.
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Airmark Apartments
223 Andover Park East
Tukwila, WA
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$1,295
1 Bedroom
$1,755
2 Bedrooms
$2,510
Located just minutes from I-69 and Grand Blanc. Pet-friendly community. On-site pool with deck. Soundproofing for each unit. High-ceilings, maple cabinetry, and recessed lighting in each home.
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Starting at $1,958
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Mural
4727 42nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA
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1 Bedroom
$1,958
2 Bedrooms
$2,490
Close to Ercolini Park, Seattle City Park, Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, Trader Joe's, ArtsWest, Jefferson Square Mall, and multiple bus stops. Pet-friendly apartments with full-size washers and dryers, oversized closets, expansive windows for maximum natural lighting, and energy-efficient appliances.
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Oregon 42
4502 42nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA
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$1,500
1 Bedroom
$1,915
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Luxury one- and two-bed apartments just one block from West Seattle Junction business district. Close to shops, restaurants, farmers market and nightlife. Modern kitchens, gated secure car park, bike racks, fitness center, dog wash station.
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City GuideBurien

You'd never guess it, but you're probably older than Burien. While the original settlement dates back to the Civil War Era, the community remained stubbornly unincorporated until 1993, when a local land use issue finally brought things together. Once empowered, Burien quickly exercised its imperialistic muscle, annexing the tasty North Highline and increasing its population (and tax base) by a cool third.

If you love Seattle but you don't want to live in town, get yourself down to Burien, and fast. Located just south of the Rainy City, Burien's a happening coastal suburb with awesome Puget Sound views, plenty of shopping, manageable traffic, and killer street food. A recently renovated town center encourages friendly loitering and provides something of a small town feel, but with benefits. The combination of proximity, progressiveness, prosperity, and natural setting make the city a true gem.

Renting in Burien

People like living here and so home prices are significantly higher than American averages. Owing perhaps to the youngish average age of residents, nearly half of the city's homes are renter occupied. The resulting array of apartments, homes, and condos for rent help keep rental rates surprisingly affordable. You can find a comparable rental home in Burien for much less than you'd have to fork out in Seattle. The secret's out, though, so you'll find yourself facing some stiff competition.

Beginning the Search

Of the 6,400 apartment and home rentals in Burien, only about 115 are available at any given time. You can search online for available listings, hit the streets or hire a pro. It's your choice, but a quality real estate agent is worth his or her weight in lattes. It's not just access to data; your friendly agent can assess your specific needs and help narrow down your search to the properties that fit you best.

Getting Approved

Landlords like to feel secure. What that means to you is that credit reports, references, and income verification matter. Polish up your rental resume and ensure that you're showing yourself in the best possible light. If you've got some imperfections in your history, explain them succinctly and make it clear why your present circumstances are reliable. Smile, bathe, and bring your winning attitude. If the fit seems right, offer a deposit on the spot because money has an amazing affect on getting deals closed.

Burien Neighborhoods

Like any city, Burien has its own distinct cultural and economic pockets. Who you are and what you can afford will go a long way in determining your ideal address. Here's the skinny on some popular local neighborhoods:

26th Avenue SW/SW 170th Street: Great coastal vistas and a wealth of art and culture. Rental rates are pricey, but the homes are generally larger and established. If you've got the coin, you'll find a higher vacancy rate here than most places in Burien.

City Center: This area encompasses Burien Lake and the city's main retail shopping district. The busy, urban area features a greater concentration of studio apartments and smallish dwellings. Rental rates are quite reasonable, though demand is very high.

Boulevard Park: Adiverse neighborhood bordered by the expansive North SeaTac Park. Easy access to Route 518 makes the commute to the airport quick and easy.

Mount View: This area is best known for it's world-class Asian restaurants and the Schick Shadel addiction treatment hospital. Yes, the noodles are just that good.

The Local Hot Spots

There is, of course, a nearly limitless range of entertainment, cultural, shopping, and dining opportunities available a short ride away in the glittering Emerald City of Seattle. Even so, Burien stands tall in its own right. Hundreds of retail businesses, fantastic restaurants and coffee shops, gorgeous parks, and year-round events give residents a good reason to stay home. Here's a small sampling of what Burien has to offer:

Seahurst Park

This jewel of a park features a saltwater beach on Puget Sound and views of the Olympic Mountains and Vashon Island.

Downtown

Renovated in 2009, Burien's town center includes a vast array of local shops, restaurants, and hangouts. The streets are decidedly more pedestrian-friendly and encourage roving vendors. The street food in the area is as diverse as it is delicious.

Burien Farmers Market

Open from May through October, this local mainstay offers a veritable constellation of fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked products, and farm fresh goodies. Just don't wear your pro-GMO sweatshirt unless you're ready to be assaulted with overripe tomatoes.

Wild Strawberry Festival

Do you like the idea of celebrating community through the sensuously sweet medium of heart-shaped fruits? This annual event features a car show, chili cook off, break dancing competition, and loads of entertainment and family-friendly activities.

Highline Performing Arts Center

The Highline Performing Arts Center hosts the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, award-winning musicals, and the Miss Washington contest.

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