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    ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

        In late October, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast hard, leaving almost 8 million families throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut without power and thousands without a place to call home. We were inspired by one family in particular and had an opportunity to help support the Correa family of Staten Island. […]

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    Happy Birthday Raleigh!

    That’s right! The Apartments For Rent Magazine publication has been in Raleigh, North Carolina for 5 years and is still going strong. Nationwide our publications have more than 25 million copies in circulation with a consistent pick-up ratio of 90%. With the interactive print ads, including all the latest avenues for consumers to contact apartment […]

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    How Walkable is Your Community?

    Where your apartment is located can make all the difference.  Local amenities, proximity to schools, restaurants — even highways, can be deciding factors when choosing where to live.  To help you find the right apartment for you, ForRent.com now includes Walk Score® on its apartment listings. You might enjoy the seclusion of rural communities, or […]

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    Update to the “Available Apartments” Link

    A key component and value of the Marketplace Expert package is the automatic inclusion of a link within your Facebook page showing your listings on a “My Listings”, or “Available Apartments” link. We’re making some major improvements to this feature this month: 1. An all new user-friendly page layout 2. Advanced filters and searching 3. Ability for potential […]

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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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    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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    Wednesday Wedding Chatter: Just Got Engaged! Now What?

      You just got engaged and now that friends and family have been notified, the questions begin.  Almost always after you share your news, you’re going to be asked about the date and what things you’ve already decided.  If you’re a planner like me, you may already have answers, but if you’re not then you […]

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    Wednesday Wedding Chatter: Just a Few of my Wedding Planning Experiences

    The first sign of appeared when trying to lock down a reception location. We had a specific date in mind and eleven months to get there, but you’d be surprised, even with that much time, how difficult it was to find availability. I probably tried 5 or 6 places before finding one that wasn’t booked. […]

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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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    Peak Wedding Season- Tis the Season to Give and Give Some More

    Here are some tips for spreading the joy… and your money to make it through. We’re knee deep in wedding season and the end seems far. I want to start off by clarifying that I am a huge fan of weddings- in fact, I would dare to say that I love them. I love seeing […]

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