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    SOS! Out with the Mess!

    Is your apartment messy? Do you want to spring clean but need a little inspiration? How does $3,000 sound to you? ForRent.com is on the hunt to find the Nation’s messiest apartment! Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/aptsforrent and click on our contest tab!   The contest will run from April 2nd to April 23rd. […]

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    SOS! Out with the Mess Official Contest Rules

    “S.O.S. Out with the Mess!” Contest Rules ForRent.com is on the hunt to find the Nation’s messiest apartment! Send us a photo of the most disheveled space in your home, and you could win $3,000! Use the money to get a maid, buy storage systems, even buy new furniture, or do whatever you need to […]

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    Don’t be afraid of “Comments”

    In the age of social media, we now have exciting new ways to exchange information. We understand text messages and wall posts, but what about “Comments?” Comments are good! You just need to know how to use them to your advantage. This is the natural way people on Facebook communicate and interact. They communicate in […]

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    Connect. Converse. Convert.

    There are more ways to search for an apartment than ever before.  Social media has completely transformed the landscape, with consumers actively pursuing the opinion of others before making a buying decision.  According to Craig Donato, CEO of Oodle, Inc., “It’s no secret that Facebook has changed the game. Facebook has changed the way people […]

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    The Power of Text

    With 82% of American adults owning a cell or smartphone, and 72% sending text messages1, it just makes sense to use the power of text to communicate with your residents and prospects.  Short codes, keywords and text abbreviations have become vernacular.  Properties that utilize text messaging are sure to tap into their next generation of […]

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    Enhanced mobile website?? A definite UPGRADE!

     Enhanced mobile website?? A definite UPGRADE! Committed to bringing ease of use to potential renters, we wanted to let you guys know that we’ve made some upgrades to the ForRent.com mobile website. Check out the list below: Automatic Geo Location: The new automatic geo-location feature automatically recognizes the renter’s location from the homepage! This is […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Renter’s Recipe – Louisiana Pecan Pie

    A sweet treat this holiday season. 3 tbsp Butter Melted 6 eggs 1 ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup Karo syrup 1 ¼ cup honey 2 tsp vanilla A pinch of salt 2-3 cups chopped pecans Crust 1 cup flour 1/3 cup shortening 1/8 tsp salt 4 tbsp ice water Mix together crust ingredients, and […]

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    Renter’s Recipe – Quick Crab Dip

    Try our Quick Crab Dip – a great addition to any football kick-off party. 1 small onion chopped 1 oz cream cheese 5 Tablespoons mayo 2 6oz cans crabmeat ¼ teaspoon garlic powder Salt and Pepper to taste Several dashes of paprika Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine the first six ingredients in an oven […]

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    Using Long-tail Keywords to Drive Traffic (and Leads) to Your Door

    Keywords are like bread crumbs. If selected correctly, they bring renters right to your door. There are two main types: short-search phrases and long-tail terms. Although short-search phrases are more competitive and drive more traffic to your listings, long-tail keywords are more likely to convert. So, what do I need to know about long-tail keywords and […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    ParaRentar.com Goes Mobile!

    Announcement: Joining the ForRent.com mobile offering, ParaRentar.com, a fully-translated Spanish apartment listing web site, has gone mobile! The Pew Research Center revealed that the U.S. Hispanic market consists of avid mobile users. According to a research conducted during a Spring 2010 Pew Internet study, 87 percent of Hispanics own a cell phone. Of that total, […]

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