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Old 01-10-2009, 03:07 PM
 
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where are there cheap affordable apartments for someone to live alone in LA?
I'm sure most people will say to live where you work, and I totally agree. You can probably find a studio for $1,000 or a one-bedroom for a $1,350 around areas like Studio City, North Hollywood, Burbank, or North Los Angeles, around Hollywood. You say you have saved about $5,000, that won't be enough to move here unless you already have a job. I came with $10,000 and it was gone in three months. Thankfully I was receiving pay from my previous job for two months after I was already here.
Is parking a problem there?
Parking is not a problem as long as you live in a place that offers parking with your rental. That's the first thing you need to ask about. Also, make sure you plan on deposit$.
Is it hard to find work?
Yes, it is hard, especially right now. I looked for a job in a new field for about two months until I gave up because nobody ever called me (after like 400 resumes) and applied for the same thing I was doing back home. You might have to do RN to make sure you're able to survive here.
How long do you have to work in L.A. before you can get an apartment?
My roommate and I were very lucky. We rented a guesthouse from a house and we both weren't working yet. I think the owner though we were nice enough. Plus, we offered to show him bank statements that showed we could pay our rent with no problems. I hear most places WILL ask you for two or three pay-stubs to show proof of income. You can always rent a furnished studio at Oakwood, but it's expensive. There, they won't ask you to have a job because it's just temporary, as long as you can pay you're good. My roommate and I did that when we first moved here while we looked around.
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Old 01-18-2009, 09:09 PM
 
Location: CASTLE HILLS
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thanks for the info Ive found some areas but I'm not sure yet about them because i don't know the area i guess the best thing for me to do is take a trip up there and look around for what i like thanks for the info so how are things working out for u know
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Old 01-18-2009, 11:00 PM
 
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well how much would you recommend that is why I'm asking the questions i live in San Antonio Texas right now i live in a 3 bed room house 2 bathrooms and i pay 625.00 rent deposit was half the rent and i know nothing about la like how much apartments are or deposits and things like that can U help?
You betta stay there cause you're not ready for Los Angeles at all...its all in your post...you not ready sweetie. LA will eat you up at this point. For one YOU ARE NOT going to find an apartment for $625. That's not happening...even in your dreams of moving to LA. Stay put sweetie get some more edumacation and save some money.
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:48 AM
 
Location: CASTLE HILLS
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Thank you for the advice i do have an education. How would you know LA would eat me up? based on information on where i live now come on please i didnt think that is what it was like up there i was simply saying that that was the price down in texas of rent is. Honestly i had a question and thank you for not answering that question at all please if your not going to answer the question that im asking why reply at all????
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:49 AM
 
Location: CASTLE HILLS
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sorry for the spelling errors and grammar people i didnt know i was getting graded people do make mistakes!!!! im only human
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Old 01-19-2009, 03:43 PM
 
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Default like i said....

lol... you ain't ready sweetie. You can't be that sensitive and make it in LA! You gotza be a tough blackagurl! :-)
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sorry for the spelling errors and grammar people i didnt know i was getting graded people do make mistakes!!!! im only human
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