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Joy Whitman, Renter in La Jolla, CA

I am in Ohio, looking for an agent to help me find a rental home in no. SD area. The 2 I have contacted don't seem to have time to help w/rental help.

Asked by Joy Whitman, La Jolla, CA Tue Mar 26, 2013

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Mar 27, 2013
I agree with the other ads. We don't get paid much for handling rentals. Your best bet is to go to a property management company or craigslist...that sight has the most up to date inventory.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 26, 2013
The best place to search rentals is http://www.craigslist.com. This is where most Property Management companies list available rentals. You need to be careful though - because their are online scammers who often use Craig's List as well, so be careful who you are dealing with. Realtor's in CA typically service prospective buyers on housing searches, not prospective tenants - A property manager will show you available rentals they manage, but not rentals managed by other Realtors. With home prices and rates so low though... buying may be a better option for you if you qualify. If you want to discuss mortgage financing for a purchase - I am happy to help.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 26, 2013
If you're not getting much of a response, maybe you can try increasing the fee you're offering to pay to a month and a half of rent.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 26, 2013
This is a new endeavor for me, Tina, but I will say that the few agents I have spoken to have told me that it is more typical for the property owner to pay the agent for finding them a renter, not the renter! I would not even consider paying a month and a half's rent, to someone just for finding me a rental!
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