for a rental the landlord mainly wants to make sure you pay your rent on time and can afford the rent. In this market ; before you rent you should make sure the landlord can afford the mortgage and doesn't have a Notice of Default file on the home (Pre-foreclosure) I have come across a lot of tenants that unfortuntely had to move all of a sudden due to a foreclosure or shortsale. Just ask us (your friendly realtor) to pull up the address and see if the owner is current on the property. Just a thought.......
Lesley Harris, Realtor
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It's a renter's market in California. I am sure there has to be someone that will rent to you BUT that depends on how bad your credit is. Keep trying. Someone will hopefully rent to you but also do your best to support you credit situation (letter of explanation).
The Carrabba Group
Keller Williams Hollywood Hills
It can hurt.
You may end up trying online such as craigslist or something.
property managers usually look for qualified people.
So Cal Homes Realty
If you are looking for a rental, my office handles rental properties and you can run your situation over with them to see if it will be a problem renting. They handle all kinds of rental properties. My office # is 562-434-9911 and ask for Mary Rozier and see what she has to say.
Hope this is helpful. Good Luck!
L B Brokerage
That said, plenty of private party landlords won't pull credit reports at all. It can be dicey for a private party to access another private party's credit and they couldn't do it themselves (probably have to hire a service to check out your credit on their behalf). They'll look into using past residence referrals and income verification as measures instead.