Help me find a great place to live in SF!
December 2, 2010 11:00 PM   Subscribe

I need to find a room to rent in San Francisco. Is there somewhere aside from Craigslist that I should be looking? Thanks!
posted by sumiami to Home & Garden (6 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
No. :)
posted by salvia at 11:50 PM on December 2, 2010 [1 favorite]

Nope, it is all about craigslist, particularly in San Francisco.
posted by arnicae at 12:07 AM on December 3, 2010

sorry, just came in to third that sentiment...craig really is the guy to see in the City.
posted by squasha at 4:07 AM on December 3, 2010

I get my apartments pretty much through an extended network of friends, colleagues, etc. - if you have any peeps in SF already, it's worth putting out a note to them letting them know what you're looking for. There seems to be a high preference for friends of friends on the rental market, so you might be able to pick up something that hasn't hit craigslist yet.
posted by paddingtonb at 9:45 AM on December 3, 2010

Response by poster: Thanks, folks, that's pretty much as expected, but I thought I would check in case you other mefites knew something I didn't :)
posted by sumiami at 2:29 PM on December 3, 2010

I'm starting to look in SF too, and craigslist definitely seems to be where it's at.

There are a couple tools that can make it easier to use though (man is SF CL high volume!). These both plot craigslist ads onto a map, have lots of great filters, etc.

posted by polexa at 8:19 AM on January 3, 2011

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