Rockwall Rental Homes: What Can You Get for Under $1,800?

During the last year we have seen Rockwall rental rates increase significantly. While you can find something under that amount, there are a wide range of options to look at in the Rockwall rental market.

During the last year, we’ve seen Rockwall rental rates increase significantly. This has created a bit of sticker shock when potential renters find out what their monthly budget can get in various Rockwall neighborhoods. Today, we’ll take a look what those on an $1,800-per-month budget can get you in Rockwall. While you can find something under that amount, there are a wide range of options to look at in the Rockwall rental market.

Windmill Ridge

For $1,295 per month, this ranch-style home packs three bedrooms and two baths into 1,156 square feet. Windmill Ridge is a great entry-level neighborhood in the Rockwall rental market. Windmill Ridge allows families to get their children into the exemplary Rockwall ISD at a reasonable price point. Just one year ago, comparable properties in this neighborhood were renting for $1,100 per month. A $200 increase from one year to the next can be attributed to the low inventory that’s occurred in the Rockwall during that time.

Home exterior Windmill Ridge Rockwall Texas

Meadowcreek Estates

For $1,450 per month, you can get a three-bedroom, two-bath home in Rockwall’s east side. Potential renters should have a few choices in Meadowcreek Estates at any given time. This is a very popular area for potential investors and renters alike. The neighborhood is between state highways 276 and 205 and provides easy access to Interstate 30. This makes the commute from Rockwall to Dallas much easier at any given time. The commercial growth in the area with restaurants like Rosa’s Cafe and Soulman’s Bar-B-Que makes this a desirable neighborhood in the Rockwall rental market.

Meadowcreek Rockwall Kitchen

The Shores

For $1,550 per month, The Shores is a very popular option on the North side of the Rockwall rental market. The reasonable rental rates for the available amenities makes The Shores a favorite neighborhood for new and current residents alike. The Shores features a community pool, parks, and the Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club. Being near historic downtown Rockwall, The Shores provides residents with several entertainment and shopping options.

Shores Rockwall Front

Chandler’s Landing

For $1,769 per month, this three-bedroom home with a lake view can be had in the sought after neighborhood of Chandler’s Landing. Known as Chandler’s for short, this area is a gated and guarded community in a wonderful location on the south side of Rockwall. This family-oriented sailing community features several parks, ponds, a community pool, Allure restaurant (open to the public), a tennis club, and boat docks on Lake Ray Hubbard. In Chandler’s Landing, you can find condos, townhouses, garden homes, and single-family residences. Making this neighborhood a great option for anyone looking in the Rockwall rental market.

View from home at Chandler

Even with the increasing prices over the last year in the Rockwall, there are many options for potential renters at several price points — attributable to the incredible growth Rockwall has experienced over the last decade. With its exemplary schools and many family-oriented entertainment options, Rockwall is at the forefront of the expansion east of the DFW Metroplex.


Steve Perkins - The Matteson Group, received a BA in Journalism/Advertising from the University of North Texas where he dreamed of becoming a copywriter at top ad agencies. Being now a third generation Realtor he should've known this is where he would have been all along. Now as a Real Estate Consultant with The Matteson Group at Coldwell Banker Apex in Rockwall, he uses that creativity to find solutions for his clients. Steve is a devoted family man to his wife and daughter. He is passionate about Texas BBQ, whether creating his own or traveling around the state to try new places. Steve is a epicure when it comes to malted hops and barley, as a Brewing Apprentice at Rakkaus Brewery. With the little free time he has, getting out and playing a some softball with the guys is a diverting pastime. 

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