If you are looking for a rental unit in Walnut Creek, be prepared to pay anywhere between $1,500 and $4,000 a month, depending on what you need.
The median monthly rent right now in Walnut Creek for all sizes of condominiums and homes listed through real estate agencies is $1,725, according to the multiple listing sources that local agents use. It does not include owner listings on sites such as craigslist.
Here are the median rents in Walnut Creek for different size residences.
1 Bedroom: $1,572
2 Bedroom: $1,750
3 Bedroom: $2,200
4 Bedroom: $4,200
An example in the middle is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium at 1350 Corte Loma. The 1,647-square-foot condo is available for rent at $2,600 a month.
Rachael Hand, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker, said rents are on the rise in part because people who have gone through short sales and foreclosures are renting because they cannot currently qualify for a home loan.
This information was provided by Rachael Hand, Broker Associate, Coldwell Banker and Director for the Contra Costa Board of Realtors. You can reach her at 925-372-8080 or firstname.lastname@example.org