Glendale, like many cities in Arizona, has an extremely flexible population. It balloons every winter when thousands of people from across the northern reaches of North America flee south to escape the harsh winters of their homes states or provinces.Glendale is home to a number of community colleges, Midwestern University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Glendale is popular for year-round beautiful golf courses, affordable accommodations and for being one of the antique hotbeds of the country. It is also less than 10 miles from Glendale right into the core of Phoenix, which is appealing to many of the residents.
The summer is definitely the time to apply for an apartment in Glendale. The rental accommodations here are often snapped up in the winter by the snowbird crowd, but these suites can be much more difficult for landlords to fill during the summer. This can also mean better prices as well as better selection.
Be willing to sign a year-long lease if you plan on moving to Glendale. One of the problems that landlords sometimes encounter is that everyone wants shorter term leases so they can return to their permanent homes up north. By being one of the people that wants a year lease, you can become a preferential tenant.
Glendale has a comprehensive bus system that provides a smooth and affordable way to get around the city. It also has a "Bike on Bus" program that allows you to load your bicycle on a rack on the bus. Many people prefer to drive during the summer however, as the heat can be sweltering. An air-conditioned car provides some respite from the heat of walking or cycling.
The golf in and round Glendale is nothing short of world-class, and is available year round. Westgate is the most entertainment-oriented hotspot. This entertainment district is full of shopping and dining options. It is also where you can find the stadiums that the Arizona Coyotes play hockey and the Arizona Cardinals play football. There is also a large AMC movie theatre here.
Welcome to the December 2023 Glendale Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the December 2023 key findings and figures for the Glendale rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Glendale and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Glendale average rent prices in the chart below.
Glendale rent prices increased over the last month. From November to December, the city experienced a 0.08% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Glendale one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,298.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from November to December, Glendale experienced a -0.55% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Glendale two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,618.0.
Rent prices have increased in Glendale over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 0 of the Glendale suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 0 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.
More key findings include:
Rents did not increase in any of the Glendale suburbs
Rents did not decrease in any of the Glendale suburbs.
Rent growth in Glendale over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Glendale average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a Glendale one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.
For more information about Glendale and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
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Each month, using over 1 million Rentable listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.