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Apartments for rent in Houston: What will $1,200 get you?

10411 South Drive. | Photo: Zumper
10411 South Drive. | Photo: Zumper (Photo: Zumper)

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Houston?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating affordable apartments in Houston if you've got a budget of up to $1,200/month.

Take a peek at what rentals the city has to offer, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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4630 Magnolia Cove Drive (Kingwood Area)

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Listed at $1,103/month, this 1,037-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 4630 Magnolia Cove Drive.

In the apartment, you can anticipate a dishwasher, a fireplace and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. When it comes to building amenities, anticipate garage parking and secured entry. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is somewhat walkable, isn't particularly bikeable and offers limited transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

3000 Murworth Drive (Braeswood Place)

Photo: Apartment Guide

Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, there's this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment over at 3000 Murworth Drive. It's also listed for $1,103/month for its 1,052 square feet.

The building features a gym and secured entry. The unit also offers a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Pet lovers are in luck: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Look out for a $300 pet deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is somewhat walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

10411 South Drive (Alief)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Here's a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at 10411 South Drive that's going for $1,109/month.

The unit comes with a balcony and a walk-in closet. When it comes to building amenities, anticipate outdoor space, on-site laundry and additional storage space. This property is cat-friendly. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is car-dependent, is somewhat bikeable and has some transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

2401 Westridge St. (South Main)

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Next, check out this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's located at 2401 Westridge St. It's also listed for $1,109/month.

When it comes to building amenities, anticipate on-site laundry. The listing also promises a walk-in closet in the apartment. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address requires a car for most errands, has minimal bike infrastructure and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

Westheimer and South Voss Roads (Mid West)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Located at Westheimer and South Voss roads, here's a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,110/month.

In the apartment, you'll find a dishwasher, a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting, a walk-in closet and a fireplace. Pet lovers are in luck: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is very walkable, is bikeable and has good transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

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