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Rent comparison: what you get for $2,500/month

Lots of room, all over town

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,500.

704 West North Loop Boulevard #B, four-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse, 2,723 square feet, $2,495/month. New build in the hot North Loop neighborhood. Granite countertops, laminate floors downstairs, stainless appliances, washer-dryer, walk-in closets. Cats and small dogs allowed.

2205 North Lamar #224, two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom, loft-style condo, 1,255 square feet, $2,395/month. Overlooks Pease Park from West University neighborhood, with an open, two-story floor plan and lots of light. High ceilings, exposed pipes, concrete floors, and stainless steel appliances.

6813 Hansa Loop, four-bedroom, two-bathroom house, 2,236 square feet, $2,500 /month. This one-story home in Circle C backs to the greenbelt and a has a private backyard with big deck, large master bedroom with sitting area, and a “mother-in-law” floor plan with a lot of space.

3715 South First Street, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 1,309 square feet, $2,473/month. Located in a complex in the Dawson neighborhood very close to St. Edward’s University, this casual but comfortable space seems aimed at people who enjoy having lots of socializing common spaces and amenities. Pets allowed.

7406 Wallach Street, four-bedroom, three-bathroom, single-family home, 2,013 square feet, $2,500/month. A brand new, energy-efficient home in South Austin’s Cherry Creek neighborhood, this roomy house has all-stainless, Energy Star appliances, including washer and dryer on upper level. It’s pet-friendly, and the front yard is maintained by the homeowners association.