Because Los Angeles is such a large area, a Los Angeles apartment guide will most likely only refer to a specific part of Los Angeles because there are too many available properties in the entire Los Angeles area to include in one guide. And, even if you find a guide that does list available properties for all the Los Angeles areas, you will spend too much time looking through the possibilities if you have not narrowed your choices down to a few key areas. For those unfamiliar with Los Angeles, these are the various areas—and all of these have further divisions, as well: Westside, Hollywood/Miracle Mile, Metropolitan L.A., San Fernando Valley, San Gabrial Valley/Pasadena, South Bay/Long Beach, Eastern Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Santa Clarita Valley.
It is easy to find a Los Angeles apartment guide, especially on the Internet, because landlords pay to advertise their properties in these resources so they have a better chance of renting them. In fact, even customized searches can be done for free. LA Home Rentals is one online company that provides a wealth of resources for people moving to Los Angeles. They offer free rental listings; searches by area, price, pets, etc.; email alerts for new properties, maps of properties, and pictures and video of apartments, as well as moving resources and an area guide.
There are many other apartment guides located on the Internet ready to serve you, as well. It is not uncommon to find detailed information about the available properties, including floor plans, complex amenities, restrictions, price, pictures, area descriptions, and more. As a further incentive to use these apartment guides, many of them offer rewards for people who actually sign a lease for an apartment they found on a particular site. Rewards include first month’s rent free, free moving costs, $100 cash, etc. So, if you need to find a Los Angeles apartment, start looking today and find a great deal.