Online Resources

Another good source for housing information is the Internet. The following Websites allow you to narrow your rental search by region and price. They also give a description of amenities offered, floor plans available, maps indicating locations, and photos of the interior and exterior of the apartment complexes.

  • http://www.apartmentsearch.com – Relocation Central Apartment Search offers personalized service
  • http://www.rent.net – Connects you to move.com – comprehensive rental and relocation information
  • http://www.dca.ca.gov – Consumer Affairs of the State of California – Reference information on landlord/tenant rules
  • http://www.homefair.com – This site have a full range of information on school districts, demographics of a city, finding an apartment, childcare, jobs, crime comparisons to other cities and states in the U.S.
  • http://www.apartmentguide.com – Many rental properties can be viewed online, including floors plans, and amenities. Apartment Guide is also available in most newsstands and supermarkets.
  • http://www.forrent.com – This website offers considerable rental property information online. An apartment guide and descriptions can also be found at most newsstands and supermarkets.
  • http://www.ci.costa-mesa.ca.us – Information on the city of Costa Mesa and links to Orange County websites.
  • http://www.rentalhomesplus.com – RentalHomesPlus offers a free search for rental condos, townhouses, duplexes, and houses for rent in and around the Los Angeles area
  • http://www.apartmentlist.com – The website pulls from over 100 different listing sources, so it’s more of a one stop shop for apartments.