The thought of finally getting out of your parent's basement and into a new apartment is one of the best feelings, ever. We have in mind that we will decorate however we like, stay up all night and do whatever we please, but actually “finding” an apartment is completely different.
Not only do you have to have requirements you need to have extra cash saved besides the down payment and the first month's rent, according to the Local Records Office. The average rent in Los Angeles County in 2017 is $1,233 a month for a 678-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment. And many experts say rent prices aren’t going down anytime soon.