Channelfog 1 Sep 19, 2021 05:13 AM Help Finding A Rental SB rentals have alwys been overpriced and hard to find. In'79, my first rental was a dump with holes in the walls etc . Over 3 years I fixed everything and landscaped. It was sold thrice in that time and each landlord raised the rent because it was "so nice". In the 13 years of renting in SB, I had to make a purse from a sows ear in each place. That was the "affordable" way to create a nice home; sweat non-equity. The good rentals are usually rented before the bed has returned to room temperature, and that by word of mouth. Keep an eye for something "affordable" (1/3 of income!) that you can fix up and make into something better.