Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Apartment Hunting

Today I visited a studio apartment that was for subletting for the next three months. 725/month in a semi-ghetto neighborhood. I check out the area/room, and it's almost too good to be true. Quiet, security patrol at night, bomb parking space, etc. There were, however, three things that bothered me.

1. Person drove a very nice Benz.
2. One of the windows was destroyed "by a neighbor".
3. The apartment was checked out by tons of people (according to him, and I believe him after apartment hunting for a couple months), and none of them took it.
4. Upon asking why he was renting it out, he said he was going out of town for a couple months.

Any thoughts?

21 comments:

  1. I dunno, maybe check with local law enforcement to see if any crimes have been committed at the address, or what has been reported in the area. It does sound a little sketch.

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  2. did the apartment life and it does suck. lol.

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  3. go with your gut feeling, it never leads you a stray :)

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  4. I think it sounds a bit sketchy too. good luck

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  5. Sounds to good to be true, ask around the neighborhood first

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  6. Good god, I can't imagine paying that. You can get a two bedroom town home for that here. I'd go with Astronomy Pirate's advice. The cops will know.

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  7. aww this seems serious good luck with this case

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  8. oh wow
    the sad thing is he will find someone one day

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  9. I'd take it, even if for the experience of learning to stay away from things that are too good to be true, I know it only took me one class to graduate from that and now I don't even bother.

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  10. A studio for that much in a dodgy neighborhood under questionable circumstances? No thank you.

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  11. If the gut is telling the head something's wrong....something's wrong.

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  12. That sounds.. expensive, but i wouldn't know

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  13. Thats pretty cheap. What area are you in? My friend in San Francisco ispaying 1300 in a semi-ghetto neighborhood for a studio he shares with two other guys. Outrageous!!

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  14. Yeah, I'd pass on that one man. Never go with the first place you see. Especially if it's THAT dang much and is in a questionable neighborhood!

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