Resources for local rent market?

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Where are you guys going to find out what the local rent market is looking like? I have yet to pull the trigger on my first property because I just can't get the math to work out. I'm monitoring local realtor listings for houses up for rent and seeing when they go offmarket but I'm not sure how accurate that kind of research is. Is there an easier way? Would someone local like a realtor be a resource for that?

@Craig Chapman I generally use Zillow and apartments.com to get a handle on local rents. A realtor or PM can give you an idea too. With apartments and duplexes I can narrow it down to 25-50 dollars max per month variance. I may not know what a LL is charging but I know what they should be charging. I only operate in my local markets.

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