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Apartments for rent in Detroit: What will $1,300 get you?

1743 Van Dyke St. | Photo: Zumper
1743 Van Dyke St. | Photo: Zumper (Photo: Zumper)

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Detroit?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to scoring affordable apartments in Detroit if you're on a budget of up to $1,300/month.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1431 Washington Blvd. (Downtown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

First, listed at $1,230/month, this 662-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 1431 Washington Blvd.

The apartment, which comes furnished, includes a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Amenities offered in the building include garage parking and secured entry. This property is dog-friendly. The listing specifies a $250 dog deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

500 River Place Drive (Gold Coast)

Photo: Apartment Guide

And here's a 610-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 500 River Place Drive that's going for $1,250/month.

You can expect a dishwasher and in-unit laundry in the unit. The building features garage parking and secured entry. Good news for animal lovers: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Be prepared for a $250 pet deposit and a $25 monthly fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is moderately walkable, is fairly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

18115 Roselawn St. (Bagley)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, check out this three-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's located at 18115 Roselawn St. It's also listed for $1,250/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry. You can also expect granite countertops in the residence. Pets are not allowed.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location requires a car for most errands, is fairly bikeable and has some transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1743 Van Dyke St. (West Village)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Last but not least, there's this three-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment over at 1743 Van Dyke St. It's listed for $1,300/month for its 1,288 square feet.

The apartment includes a deck and hardwood flooring. The building has assigned parking. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. Be prepared for a $40 application fee and a $150 non-refundable deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is moderately walkable, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

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This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Additionally, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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