Within the metropolitan area of central Texas, you will find unlimited choices of Dallas apartments for rent. Whether you are here for a short business trip, a week-long leisure trip or a long-term relocation, staying in an apartment gives you a better prospective of the local lifestyle.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is also known as the Metroplex, thanks to its leading development in the technological industry. It has also been dubbed as the Silicon Prairie, so named for the high concentration of computer and information technology industries and corporations. For professionals who specialize in these industries, you will find many work-related opportunities in this metropolitan area.
Besides a thriving technological sector, Dallas is also famous for its mild climate, historic buildings and cultural heritage. With hot summers and mild winters, the weather is pleasant for long-term stay. In downtown Dallas, there is also a series of 19th century warehouses that have been transformed into museums, independent boutiques and quirky shops.
Ranked high as one of the best American cities to live in, Dallas-Fort Worth packs in everything that you'd look for - a good quality of life, flourishing cultural scene and endless dining and shopping options.
Relative to other major cities in the United States, apartment rental prices in Dallas-Fort Worth are rather economical. The average monthly cost of renting a one-bedroom apartment in Dallas is $650 and Fort Worth for $600. Within the Metroplex itself, prices are slightly steeper, at $750 for monthly apartment rental. These prices are just an estimate and differ depending on area, size and furnishing. For bigger apartments of two-bedrooms, expect to pay up to $900.
The Dallas/Fort Worth area can be split into various counties when hunting for an apartment. Some of these neighborhoods are the most recommended for their good reputation: Deep Ellum, Frankford, East Dallas, Pleasant Grove, Greenville, Lakewood, Park Cities Area. Here are some useful apartment sourcing websites: rent.com, dallas.apartment.com, mynewapartment.com, apartmentguide.com and move.com.
If you are looking for a cozy studio apartment, you can simply enter in your search criteria. These websites also allow you to enter a maximum rental cost you are willing to pay. Other criteria such as pets allowed, smoking permitted, or the type of facilities available can be selected to refine the search. You can also search according to the number of rooms in the house, type of apartment, furnishing available.
These websites mentioned above also display photos of the property, some even include video tours so that you can get a full glimpse of the apartment you are renting in case you cannot make it down personally. Floor plans and full details of the apartment are also included. In addition, you can also find moving services and truck rental information on these websites.
Before you decide on the rental property, remember to double check the lease agreement, conditions if either party breaks the agreement and other details. Also make a point to check your neighborhood and have a chat with neighborhoods to ensure you are making the right decision.