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Goldwasser Real Estate
Sure, you can find places that go for $800/month, but they are really hard to find, and are usually in areas that are pretty far from downtown.
Just about every landlord in Austin is requiring that your income equal 3x your rent. So if you make $6,000/month, you can easily qualify for a place that is $2,000. Make sense?
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"What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve."
Don't worry about averages, man. Pick a budget and stick to it. When you see something you like, put in your application. Rentals move quickly in these parts. According to NPR (in late 2011, anyway), over 170 move to Austin every single day. http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/12/23/143725019/aust
If you need housing ASAP, now is not the time to be hunting for bargains.