Known as Motor City, Rock City and Motown for its connection to the automotive industry and music history, Detroit is home to nightclubs, bars and music venues that are sure to entice new residents in search of furnished apartments. With several colleges in the city, including the University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne State University, Sacred Heart Major Seminary and Marygrove College, it's not surprising that so many furnished apartments are available. Rent.com offers a handy search feature that makes finding places for rent that fit within your price range easy.
Kiss, Berry Gordy and R&B musicians called Detroit home over the years, which led to its reputation as a major music city. You can still hear famous and local artists performing live, but you can also root for the home teams, including the Red Wings, Tigers and Lions in their home arenas, stadiums and fields.
New professors and students moving to Michigan usually want homes that are furnished, as do those moving for new jobs. If you're a fan of local sports, you may find that furnished apartments near those complexes are on the higher end of rental prices. The downtown area, which many locals regard as the finest neighborhood in the city, tends to have higher prices than other areas as well. Prices vary based on what amenities are available, such as parking spaces within the complex, washers and dryers in each unit and security guards on staff.
When searching for your first apartment on your own, you might have some trouble knowing what to look for when touring and viewing furnished apartments online. Check out this Rent.com blog post to pick up some tips on what to look for and ask about when choosing your new place.