Are you looking for a Los Angeles home rental? If you have been following the Los Angeles real estate market then you will know that sales inventory is low. It is the same for Los Angeles rentals also. Here are some tips for finding a Los Angeles home rental in this competitive market: If you […]
I have written several posts about Los Angeles homes for rent, providing tips and advice to navigate what is ever becoming a frustrating tight market. There are many sites and apps out there offering rental listings but if you are looking in a more upscale market then it might make sense to use a Realtor®.
If you are considering renting a home in Los Angeles you should know that right now the market is tight for renters. Good rentals go quickly so you have to have all your ducks in a row to move quickly on a property you like. Here is a list to help you prepare and hopefully make
I am sure you have heard that Santa Monica has voted to ban rentals of less than 30 days in the City. Homeowners who live on the property can still have short-term renters but must be on-site, have a business license and will be subject to the 14% hotel tax. This new law is due to come into effect
O.K., I admit it. I am a Realtor® who does not own property. Had I started in this business earlier then I probably would have realized that one of the best investments you can make in your life is to buy real estate. I did own for a short period around 20 years ago, but
If you are unrepresented, when you first start looking for a home for sale or rent in Los Angeles, or anywhere else for that matter, you will be faced with so many choices. The search term “buying a home in Los Angeles” will bring you 77 million plus results. If you are more specific, for
I often get calls from people looking to rent a home in Los Angeles, especially on the Wilshire Corridor. They start the conversation with “I saw a listing for an apartment at……” The majority of buildings on the Wilshire Corridor are not apartment buildings, they are condominiums. So what’s the difference? An apartment building is
Finding a good rental property in Los Angeles is difficult at the best of times. Inventory, although improving, is still low, rents are rising, and the good homes lease quickly. Some of the following items are going to make finding a good lease more difficult: Bad credit or no credit. The first thing a landlord
Los Angeles is not an inexpensive place to live, and not a place where you can easily say it makes more sense to buy than rent. However, I often get people who are considering renting a home in Los Angeles and end up buying because it does make more sense. Because rents are so high in
When buying a home in Los Angeles you hopefully will and should have your own buyer representation through a Los Angeles Realtor®. And sometimes you will use a Realtor® when you are looking for a Los Angeles rental property. Remember that when you choose your agent they are working for you and no one else.