Zillow is a curated real estate website that has rental listings as well as real estate for sale. Listings are mapped so that it is easy to find apartments in your preferred neighborhood and it allows you to sort listings by newest posting, price, square feet, number of bedrooms, and a number of other categories.
Option #3 - Zumper.com
Zumper.com a curated search site for apartment rentals where listings are real and from verified sources. We know finding the right place can be challenging so we built neighborhood pages and a news feed to help you refine your search. For USF, we're also offering free phone consultations so if you have specific questions about renting in San Francisco, give us a call at (919)-998-6737.
Option #4 - James Wavro Associates Property Leasing and Rental Assistance
We know you have a limited amount of time for your search and are looking for a competitive advantage over other tenants searching for the same properties. Our full service rental program is the perfect way to gasin that advantage. One of our licensed real estate professionals will do all the work from pre-qualifying you with the application and credit/income process, representing you to owners and agents of available properties, preparing the schedule and conducting the tours. The agent will assist you with the application process and lease negotiations all the way through to lease signing. We work with you until you obtain the rental property you looking for, whether it's a few days or a few weeks. ***Visit site to learn more including fees.
Option #5 - Craigslist
Craigslist is the most popular database for finding housing in the San Francisco Bay area. Tips: Once you've specified your search, type in the "Search Type" area "Students." This helps one specify units/rooms/apartments that landlords and posters are posting specifically for students.
Option #6- Rental Roost
A website that includes housing listings and neighborhood guides, as well
as a specific section focusing on college students that allows you to
find available rentals near University of San Francisco.
Option #7 - American Marketing Systems Incorporated (Kim Harper)
Relocating to a new city can be a big challenge. Especially when you are not familiar with the rental and real estate market, nor with the San Francisco neighborhoods or San Diego neighborhoods. Working with a local relocation specialist can be a big asset when looking for a new place or the right neighborhood in a new city.
Option #8 - Scott Upper from Fashion Furniture Rental
Because he is constantly providing furniture for SF Bay Area apartments, Scott Upper is a walking database of property information. USF students and graduates are invited to give him a call for advice. With the current housing crunch, Scott is the best resource for what is available now and what will be coming up soon. Please note: although Scott is happy to help USF students in their search for off-campus housing, priority may be given to those seeking furnished apartments.
Option #9 - Padmapper
Padmapper functions on a giant Google Map, making it easy to view available apartments for rent based on location. Listings are gathered from Cragslist and other apartment search sites but are organized in an easy to read fashion.
Option #10 - Rent Jungle
Rent Jungle is a rental search engine that groups listings from a myriad of website.
Option #11 - Rentcomfy
Rentcomfy is a housing search site that caters specifically to college students.
Option #12 - Campus Cribz
Campus Cribz is a housing search site that caters specifically to college students.
Option #13 - Lovely
Lovely is a website that allows students to search for housing by both a list of postings as well as a map showing the location of rentals.
Option #15 - Campus SF
Looking for off campus housing this semester? Join Campus's community houses where you can learn and create with like-minded housemates. Campus is a housing network with 18 bay area properties and counting! We offer convenient month-to-month housing with furnished common areas and manage utilities and bills.
Option #16 - Hotpads
Hotpads is a website that allows you to search for apartments by neighborhood as well as by location using its map display.
Option #17 - Social Media
Tag #usfcaoffcampus in your posts on these social media platforms:
Facebook: post on our university FB page; search #usfcaoffcampus to see other students that have posted about housing.
Twitter: Tweet a message and mention @usfca; search #usfcaoffcampus to see other tweets about housing
Instagram: take a photo of yourself and give a little bio using #usfcaoffcampus to see if anyone is looking for a roommate. Tag @usfca and post to Twitter and Facebook. Search #usfcaoffcampus to see other Instagramers looking for housing and/or a roommate that you can potentially connect with.
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