The rental market in Los Angeles is constantly changing, and Jonathan Eppers, CEO of RadPad, joined Studio 11 LA to answer your Facebook questions about rental trends and what potential renters need to know to secure the best deal and location for their new apartment. RadPad is a local photo-based mobile rental marketplace that uses curated photos to help apartment hunters search for their right apartment.
Here are some of the questions Jonathan will be answering:
Question: Will medical bills on your credit affect your ability to get in a house?
I know they lower your score but will they take the fact that it is just medical bills into consideration?
Question: How can someone with bad or no credit get approved for a nice apartment?
Why are credit checks so important?
Question: Why is rent in LA and Southern California so high? I feel like I'm getting gouged because I like the warm weather!
Question: So is it really legal to really have to pay first/last month rent plus a deposit?
Question: Can a landlord keep your deposit and charge you an extra $5.00 because, according to property owner, the rent was paid late a couple of times?
Question: What percentage of your income is appropiate to pay rent?