It might be difficult to find a rental home in a big city. A man named Goutham shared a snapshot of a WhatsApp conversation with a house owner in Bengaluru during which the owner requested a LinkedIn profile and a brief bio from the individual. Much chatter has been generated by the related post. On Twitter, Goutham described a “peak Bengaluru” moment.
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He added the caption, “Day 12 of house seeking Indiranagar,” and an image of the WhatsApp conversation. He was requested to reveal his LinkedIn profile, as evidenced by the chat. He sent a screenshot to another owner in a subsequent post, who requested that the man include a brief bio.
The tweet has gained a lot of attention since it was posted and has received over 1 lakh views on Twitter. In the comments area, other internet users also shared their stories. A lot of other people have had comparable difficulties when trying to rent a house.
One person posted, “In Bengaluru, this is a fairly common occurrence. I have a few friends who are willing to pay a respectable amount for rent, but they are questioned extensively and then given a new rent figure that is higher. They are still looking for a residence.”
One more person wrote, “occurs also in Gurgaon. You must provide a profile. You cannot receive housing if you are not a salaried worker. similar to how entrepreneurs don’t usually get houses.”
Third user posted, “I moved to Hyderabad in 2003, and I’ve since rented 8 homes during my time as a single man, a resident, and a married man. I never had to provide my profile, and the advance was never due for longer than two months. presently paying a fair rent in a high-rise community.”
The fourth user wrote, “I spoke to this uncle today who talked about what I’m building/doing for five minutes straight only to tell me he doesn’t entertain bachelors.
In response, Goutham said, “In Bengaluru, you also need to crack the house interview after cracking the employment interview!”