Greenway-Upper Kirby Apartments for Rent
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Greenway-Upper Kirby Neighborhood Guide
Surrounded by an affluent neighborhood including high-end shops, homes, and apartment complexes, the Upper Kirby district is one of Houston’s most affluent neighborhoods. Its location is bordered by downtown and Montrose to the east and the Galleria to the west. Whether you prefer lavish shopping or dining destinations, this part of town has something for everyone.
Upper Kirby apartments in Houston will fetch some of the highest rates in the city. But the location is truly the best, and the Upper Kirby communities themselves will be on the cutting edge of development. Many renters talk about how their rent payment is almost like a mortgage on a home. But to many, these properties are well worth it.
This section of town has an extremely high concentration of condos, high rise apartments, and buildings. If your searching for housing in this area you will have myriad selections to choose from. With a location that is top notch, there is not much of a reason to leave the Upper Kirby district.
Right around the corner from your Upper Kirby home, you will have numerous restaurants, clubs, and bars. If your not interested in those sorts of things, the Museum District, Downtown Houston, and Zoo are just minutes away.
Rents in Upper Kirby
Ok, if you are looking at this Upper Kirby district in Houston, you probably already know a little bit about what it can offer you. So what apartments should be you searching for? Well first off, you should know that 1 bedroom apartments will fetch well over $1000. But as with any search, older ones are almost always cheaper. If you have a little latitude on the area, apartments in Greenway are less expensive, but still close Be sure and look for the studio options first for the lower rents.
Cheap Apartment Options
If you care more about location than amenities you will want to check out the Greenway apartments. Sendera at Greenway, Avalon Square, and Gables Cityscape are a few. Many older Upper Kirby/Greenway properties are being torn down, and chances are that they won’t last much longer. The latter 3 apartments are by far the most affordable. But you should be aware that there are waiting lists for many of these older properties. Furnished apartments will increase rents drastically in both Upper Kirby and Greenway.
Why the high pricing? Houston has seen an influx of many potential renters, and the inner loop is one of the most desired sections of town,, especially Upper Kirby. The oil and gas industry has attracted thousands of future residents. And with their higher wages, it has driven up rents. Older apartments in Upper Kirby have been torn down and replaced by tall skyscrapers. Many renters who were accustomed to paying lower rents have been pushed farther west.
Lower rents are gone for good. You might try driving around the looking for apartment rentals in Montrose. Look for “for rent” signs in the yards. These types of rentals are usually older and won’t fetch the high pricing that communities are charging today. It always helps if you can find a roommate. That’s a great way to cut costs.
If your looking for cheap rentals look to the south. The Medical Center and Bellaire rentals offer more affordable rents.
Use Rentkidz to find your next place
Rentkidz can help you locate that luxury or pet-friendly home. Pet owners will most likely be interested in nearby dog parks. Be sure to check out Johnny Steele Dog Park. It’s one of the newest in the city. It’s located off Allen Parkway and has separate play areas for both small and large dogs. It often is closed due to flooding issues after a heavy rainfall. So you will want to check the status on their website. Here are some quick leasing tips.
- Ask your leasing agent about look n lease specials
- Try moving in the winter months.
- Be sure to compare and tour several apartment homes.