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Living in Sacramento, California is adventurous, sunny, and fun! With nearly 53% of people who live in Sacramento being renters, it can be hard to know where to find the best deal for your next living space. 

With some searching and digging, we have found some affordable apartments and lofts packed with cool amenities and features. Even though it may seem that finding the right property is hard, take a breath. We know there are properties you will want to see. 

We know it can be a stressful experience, especially if you are just moving but with a bit of searching around Sacramento, you will find affordable properties to rent that will fit your lifestyle and needs. 

Check out these awesome rentals coming in for less than $1,200.

This post was written by our partners at Rentometer, whom uses advanced tech and data management tools to provide rent comparisons anywhere in the U.S.

Here are a few of our Sacramento, CA rental picks for $1,200/month or less:


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Three Bedroom Here Looking for Kid-Crazed Parents Who Need On-Site Programs for the Munchkins and Teens—$1,187/Mo

This three bedroom, 1312 sq. ft. apartment features more than just luxury amenities! Parents and kids will love living here, and that includes the brooding teenagers. An after-school kids club and a teen club is where all your kids can get involved. Plus they have life skill courses, art programs, arts & crafts activities, a playground, pool, and community center available to help your children succeed.  

And it’s all included in the rent! The other features include a business center, employment services, covered parking, central A/C, energy efficient fridge, a private patio and a pet-friendly community. When doing a rent comp in Sacramento, CA be sure to use a tool like Rentometer so you know you are getting a fair price for your rental.

For more information on this property go here.

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One Student and Pet Fish Needed to Share 2 Bedroom Loft with 42” Flatscreen TV, Furniture, and Fun—$709/Mo

This off-campus student housing two-bedroom loft near Sacramento State University is fully packed with everything the college student needs: paid utilities, a beautiful pool, a fully furnished loft, washer and dryer in the loft, social events, and a welcome policy for pet fish. A long list of other amenities and features fill their brochure. 

This apartment is walking distance of the school and close to Hwy 50. It’s easy to get to Arden Fair Mall, shopping, restaurants, recreational, grocery stores, and coffee shops from here but with everything you get in the loft it’s highly possible you won’t want to leave home!

For more information on this property go here.

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Related: How Much Could $2,500/Month Get You For A Rental In Oakland?


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Two Hydrotherapy Spas are Looking for New Resident with Pet to Rent One Bedroom at Fun Property near Riverfront —$1,095/Mo 

If you like to walk, work out, play games, soak in a hydrotherapy spa, swim in a huge pool, and do laundry in your own one-bedroom apartment, then this is the property for you.

All the standards are included plus additional storage, fireplace, A/C, ceiling fan, volleyball and racquetball courts, a clubhouse, tennis courts, and an awesome fitness center. These are just some of the many features offered with this rental.

For more information on this property go here.

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If you are searching out rental listings in Sacramento, CA, then be sure to use a tool like Rentometer’s Neighborhood Rent Reports to get a real look at the going rents.

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