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Multifamily rents Dallas, Houston and Austin are clustered in the same rent range for high-end rentals.

HOUSTON—High-end rentals are more expensive, but how much does the price of luxury vary across the US when it comes to rents? The national average rent in a high-end building is around $1,640 per month, about $490 more than an apartment in a low-end building, according to apartment search website RENTCafe.

Among the 30 largest US cities, the price of a luxury rental can vary by thousands of dollars from one place to another. Dallas recorded a 7.4% boost in high-end rents in the past three years, with rates now clocking in at $1,428 per month on average, according to a recent report. The cost of luxury rentals in Dallas ranges from $1,165 for studios to $2,049 for three-bedroom apartments. That’s a price difference of $524 compared to a low-end apartment.

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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