Looking for a rental agent in San Francisco
January 18, 2013 4:57 PM Subscribe
I am looking for a rental agent in San Francisco, but I'm confused about how they work. I am looking for the equivalent of a realtor -- someone who has access to all the listings, and will show me various properties (regardless of who owns them) until I find one I like. Does this exist for renting, and do you have any recommendations for someone who does this work?
I don't want for example this type of guy
, who seems to represent only a few properties whose owners have asked him to get them rented. Or this firm
, which seems like it just does property management.
You can help me by explaining how rental agents work (how do they make their money?), and/or by pointing me towards any good ones in San Francisco. A SOMA specialist would be particularly great. Thanks.