I can't say it's "typical" but it's not uncommon anywhere. A landlord is not only trusting tenants to pay rent monthly, but to take care of their home and their investment. You can shop around for other rentals that may require less documentation. Most will require a credit and background report. They may also confirm employment.... more
The number you're seeing isn't the public record amount. The listing is only letting yon know that there was some activity that affected the public record and prompted a listing. The Zestimates are rarely reflective of market value estimates. Neither agents nor appraisers use consumer real estate sites for real estate transactions. To keep tabs on market activity, or to look for homes to buy, establish a relationship with an agent. We can send you listings showing market activity for areas you're interested in, and give you up-to-date information.
Cory La Scala, REALTOR
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My husband is an Imperial Beach native, although we live in Iowa now. We still have family in the area. It is a lovely area if you enjoy the beach. My thoughts are that it is like most California beach towns. In today's world you have to be aware of your surroundings. If we were in your position we would be heading to IB! Wishing you the best in your retirement!... more