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Old 08-22-2013, 07:47 PM
 
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Hello, I am looking for 2 bed 2 bath rental in one of these cities Alhambra, South Pasadena, Pasadena
My budget is 1600$ max. I've been looking in the area for two weeks, but I rarely found something for rent

I will be thankful if anyone can give me:
Street names that has apartment complex.
Any recommendation for a specific place will be appreciated.


I'm a student in USC my older sitter goes to Chapman University in Orange. She doesn't mind the commute time. Did we choose good cities to live?? any suggestions?
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:08 PM
 
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How about Downey?
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:56 PM
 
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Your budget is pretty light for a 2/2 and the areas you are looking at are desireable neighborhoods.

2/1 you can find all day. 2/2, not so much.
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:05 PM
 
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Thanks for you responding

genjy:
Downey was an option to us, but my sister didn't like the city.

JohnG72:
2/1 is ok too, but where I can find them ?
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:14 AM
 
Location: So Ca
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Downey was an option to us, but my sister didn't like the city.
Downey's awful; your sister's right. Stick with Alhambra or San Gabriel on that budget.
Alhambra Apartments For Rent and other Alhambra Rentals — Trulia.com
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:30 AM
 
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Thanks for you responding

genjy:
Downey was an option to us, but my sister didn't like the city.

JohnG72:
2/1 is ok too, but where I can find them ?
Just do a search on craigslist for starters. 10+ listings in Alhambra alone including this one for $1295/mo

Exceptional***Super Spacious ►Very Clean!***New Carpet
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:32 AM
 
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thanks a lot guys I really appreciate your help
we rented an apartment in San Gabriel 2bd/2bath for $1600. It was next door for another complex listed on craigslist.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:15 AM
 
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rabra, I am glad you found something. I was about to suggest San Gabriel and thank God you didn't do Downy. I am a bit surprised anyone would suggest that as an option for someone looking in the Pasadena, So Pasadena area..
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:13 AM
 
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I was about to suggest San Gabriel and thank God you didn't do Downy. I am a bit surprised anyone would suggest that as an option for someone looking in the Pasadena, So Pasadena area..
That's because Downey is the city that makes sense for their commutes. Her sister would have an awkward commute route going to Chapman Univ from South Pas or San Gabriel.

They aren't investing in a house--they are just students living here for a few years.
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:14 AM
 
Location: So Ca
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That's because Downey is the city that makes sense for their commutes. They aren't investing in a house--they are just students living here for a few years.
Downey's pretty dangerous, especially for people who don't know the area.
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