Best resources / real estate agents to find Elmwood rental?


We're considering a move to the Elmwood neighborhood of Berkeley and wondering the best resources to find an apartment rental. I've looked at Zumper, ULoop, Craigslist and but wondering if there is a better way to connect directly with folks renting a home.

Ideally we are looking for a house (3 bed, 2 bath) and not sure which websites are best. Or, if you have a real estate agent/company that specializes in rentals please pass them along.

Thank you in advance!

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You may want to try the "housing wanted" section of craigslist. Not everybody is comfortable advertising, and this might be a way of finding a place. Another way is to put an ad on Nextdoor. Nextdoor is for people who already live in the neighborhood, but you may be able to find a way to post there. 

I live in the Elmwood and there are just not many rentals here.  Berkeley in general is hard for finding family-sized rentals, but Elmwood/Claremont in particular has near-zero availability, especially if you're looking for multiple bedrooms. The vast majority of property here is single family homes occupied by families that aren't budging. You might need to expand your search to nearby cities. Or perhaps a resource such as might yield a short-term rental in the area. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.