House Hunt: Where to Rent, Sept. 16

This week, Patch takes a tour of homes recently listed for rent throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Northeast Los Angeles.

Want to live in a home without the mortgage and commitment? Try renting! Here's a roundup of the latest available rentals across the San Gabriel Valley and Northeast Los Angeles. Maybe something will catch your eye!

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What neighborhood are you shopping for a new home in? Tell us in the comments.

David Melford September 18, 2011 at 08:33 PM
I know where this is http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/apa/2594436400.html
Donna Baker September 19, 2011 at 03:35 AM
The 282 Grand home in Monrovia is still available and listed through me. We just lowered the price to $2175. Pets are fine!
Jen Havens September 29, 2011 at 08:57 AM
Some of those rentals are really nice :-) Thank you for sharing, but I'd love to see the average rental that a single-income household can afford. It's a shame that tenants stare in the face of so many over-priced rentals...and most are NOT pet friendly, regardless how well-behaved, quiet, and clean the pets are. Geez, my dog has better references than most human tenants! As a renter that is actively looking for a new place in Monrovia, I am disappointed in what I've been encountering. In my opinion, some property owners are asking way too much for way too little. I don't care where it's located or how much you've invested in it, if it's more than any other local rental, you need to reconsider the price. Do some research on average income and be reasonable with what you're asking, we're not all lazy slugs that will thrash the place and not all pets create problems. And, some of us even choose to rent vs. purchase for reasons other than financial and if we found the right place would be a long-term tenant. I wish there was such a thing as renter bonus points or gold stars, just for those of us who respect the landlord and the property as if it were our own house, then when we apply for the next place, we redeem our points or stars for lower rent. I wish... And, if you happen to be a property owner that takes care of things, thank you :-) I do hope your nice, pet-friendly rental is in Monrovia and it's not over priced. And I hope I find that needle in the haystack.
True Freedom September 29, 2011 at 04:55 PM
Renters price their rentals based on what the market will bear. If people are willing to pay those high prices... well then, the single income renter is outta luck. If no one can pay it, the prices will drop. Sounds like you've got to either increase your income or lower your expectations. It is a bummer. It is a tough market here for the middle class. You have very wealthy folks buying places, and low income folks living in places they can only afford because of public subsidies... which squeezes out the middle class.
Dan Abendschein September 29, 2011 at 05:12 PM
True the rental market around here is tough, but it is still cheaper than home ownership. Since the cost of ownership is high, I think the rental market is going to get tougher and tougher until we see some real easing in the cost of home ownership. If nobody buys, they have to live somewhere.


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