Apartments for Rent in Decatur, GA

100 Ladson Court Decatur, GA 3003 Beds: 1-3  Baths: 1-2 If you decide to call Gables Montclair your apartment home, you get to live in…

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Decatur GA City Guide

Decatur, located east of Atlanta, is a short drive away and has 3 rapid transit stations located within the city. Known as the MARTA, or the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. This is more like a subway system which makes getting around the city very convenient. Decatur is considered an in town suburb of Atlanta and refuses to go away.  It’s a diverse community and is even older than Atlanta.  It’s a great residential city and overall a wonderful place to call home.


Northern Decatur has been constructed in an odd fashion compared to other cities in the area. If you checking out apartments in Decatur, you will soon realize that there are 3 different commercial centers that lie on the outskirts. Residential construction takes up the majority of the interior. It might be a little different than what you are accustomed to.

Pricing of Apartments

There is good news about renting here. Rental properties are extremely affordable. This is nice when you’re watching your pennies. You can secure 1 bedroom homes in the $600 range. If you want something state of the art and newer, you could spend upwards of at least $1000,  and even higher There is nothing new or tricky here about renting a place. 2 bedrooms apartments will start in the mid $850’s and increase thereafter depending on the community. Newer Decatur rentals will almost always cost more than something that shows its age. You will pay for upgrades and the latest features and amenities. If you’re looking to rent in Downtown, you will have your choice of regular flats, lofts, and high rise apartments.

Choosing Private Homes

Not a fan of the Downtown area, there are plenty of suburban rentals such as single family homes and townhouses to consider. Just remember that when you decide to rent a private home or condo you will have to make do without those apartment community-style amenities. The upfront fees most likely will be more. Private landlords require at least the first and last month’s rent upon move-in.  That’s just the way private rentals work. But renting a private house or townhome gives you more square footage, a yard, and sometimes a garage.

If you decide to move to the area, there is so much to do. There is the DeKalb Farmer’s Market, where you can get almost any type of food you desire. A drive-in movie theatre provides a version of how people used to watch movies.  You are just beginning to scratch the surface.

Downtown is pedestrian friendly and there are plenty of popular destinations including a plethora of nightlife, retailers, and theaters. Did you know that Decatur boasts an extremely low crime rate? Just be sure to keep your doors locked and your valuables out of site. That’s the number 1 rules in preventing a car break-in. So we ask you, what’s not to love.

Apartment communities come in a variety of different sizes and with many different choices. If you plan on bringing animals with you, there are many pet-friendly options that will be extremely suitable for your pets. Remember though that apartments in Decatur have become sticklers about fees. Expect to pay additional pet rent and non-refundable deposits and pet fees.

Decatur does give you access to everything you need. You are in close proximity to plenty of restaurants and entertainment.  With a plethora of festivals, you can always find something new to do.

How to Get Approved for Your Pad Fast

Browse through our list of rentals. You will have a wide choice of options at your fingertips. And when you decide to apply, remember to have all of your documents in order. This means a form of payment and your identification.  Renting from a large community, don’t worry about references. They will conduct a full background check on your and your rental history.