Top Five Los Angeles Lunch Spots Where The Locals Eat

August 11th, 2016

For renters moving to a new house in Los Angeles, finding a good place to eat is one of the first priorities. However, Yelp is becoming more and more biased and can’t compete with a solid personal recommendation from a friend. That’s why we, as local Angelinos, are giving our best selections for the top lunch spots around the city.

What to Look for in a Pet Friendly Apartment

August 11th, 2016

Be as Close To a Park as Possible

Having an apartment located near a park ensures that not only are your dog’s lifestyle requirements met, more importantly, it also helps secure your own sanity. A park near your apartment helps blind you to your furry roommates annoying ticks, like using your bed as their personal master bathroom or terrorizing your throw pillows.

Why You Should Consider Renting A House Over An Apartment

August 11th, 2016

There are a number of clear reasons why people prefer renting an apartment over renting a house in Los Angeles.

Apartments typically seem easier (at first glance):

There is no maintenance to worry about, and they’re normally bundled with attractive amenities such as a fitness center or pool.

Millennial Apartment Renters and How To Captivate Them

August 11th, 2016

More and more apartment managers are struggling with how to reach out to new renters. We all know that home ownership rates are declining and renting is the only option for most millennials. But even with the increasing renter market, not all landlords will be able to prosper as they once did.

4 Reasons Your Apartment Rental Application Gets Rejected

August 11th, 2016

Finding the right rental apartment can be difficult and time consuming, but once you’ve found your ideal rental the work isn’t over, you still need to secure the lease, and that is where many hopeful renters come undone.

Here are the top four reasons apartment rental applications are rejected:

1.Your credit rating was too low.

Five Slick Ways to Make Your Apartment Feel Bigger

August 11th, 2016

If you know anything about Los Angeles apartments, you know very few people can actually afford a spacious apartment. Sometimes what you want simply doesn’t align with your budget. If you are having a similar issue, here are a few ways to combat the lack of space and make your Los Angeles apartment feel much bigger than it actually is.

10 Facts Every Apartment Renter Should Know about their Credit Score

August 11th, 2016

Most landlords, agents, and property managers regard an applicant's credit score as a critical part of the tenant screening process. That's why you may be wondering how to get a credit score for a rental application. Unfortunately, most owners/agents don't fully understand credit scores and what they mean when vetting prospective tenants.

Downsize Your Belongings Before a Move

August 11th, 2016

Any time you are faced with moving to a new home, whether it is across the country or to a neighboring city, planning the transition can feel overwhelming. This is around the time you realize how much stuff you actually own. Take some time to think and you will realize how little you actually need in everyday life.

Three Tips for Successful Subletting

August 11th, 2016

Many renters find themselves in a situation where they have an extra room. Maybe you had a roommate move out, or maybe you’ll temporarily be living in a different location due to travel or vacation. Either way, you still have a few months left on your lease to pay for whether you live there or not.